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Fig & Olive
151 Upper Street IslingtonLondonN1 1RA
The Fig and Olive was recommended to me by my partner as he had been there a couple of years ago.
The decor was nice with a conservatory looking part at the back of the restaurant. We were sat at the very front of the shop by the door. The waiters were very friendly and took our order within about 5 minutes. The menu had a variety of different foods to suit different times of the day. I went...more
I go here as often as I can and have never had an unsatisfactory meal. I particularly recommend their minute steak and also the risotto. Both are yummy. Not a fan of the cannoli or how loud it can get, but service is efficient and pleasant and I love to have Sunday brunch there!more
Tried some very flavourful crab cakes and duck salad for starters here. Followed it with 'Falafel the Fig and Olive Way', which is essentially a few pieces of falafel in a yummy tomato-vegetable concoction. Falafel itself was nice and crispy, reasonable by UK standards. For dessert we had ice cream on a hot waffle with a delicious raspberry coulis. They also have an impressive display of other...more
Something at Fig + Olive doesn't quite do it for me but it is hard for me to explain just what that is.
The food here is certainly good. Hummus started its redemption with me at this restaurant. On my recent visit i enjoyed the Pumpkin, butternut squash + manchego cheese soup. The goats cheese + aubergine risotto is a trusty main course. The desserts look. A-MAZE-ZING as you arrive and leave,...more
We walked past Fig & Olive and the luscious looking salads and cakes on display caught my eye. First we sat outside because it was nice and sunny but then asked for a table inside because the street is a bit too busy and loud. The long table in the back is beautiful but the rest of the restaurant is not especially classy.
I wanted a light lunch so I went for the Fig & Olive Salad, hoping that...more