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The Elk in the Woods
39 Camden PassageIslington,AngelLondonN1 8EA
- +44 20 7226 3535
This place could've been great or mediocre and it was pretty much the latter. From the name itself, you can tell it's trying to have character, but they aren't really able to pull it off. The service is quite terrible and the food is just ok.
Saturday around 1 pm we had a reservation. Most of the place was full, so I'd recommend making one. Despite that, it took 5 minutes or so for us to even...more
I had a fear of pork chops from when I was a very small child. Why? Because my mom would make them SO DRY that I would have to load a spoon with apple sauce and then chase it with water just to avoid death by choking. No joking. Sorry mom, but those pork chops were traumatizing.
And unfortunately, the one I had at Elk in the Woods wasn't much better. Sad potatoes, I know I know. I had high...more
I think this was a bit over rated.
Nice atmosphere nice service.
Food was a bit of a let down. Potatoe skins uncooked and steak was very tough.
Service and wine was great, could have been a once off. Give it a try and see...more
Although I have frequented various establishments in and around Angel in general, and in Camden Passage in particular, for many years now, it is a mystery to me as to why I never went into The Elk in the Woods until earlier in 2015. I am sure that the place is similarly unknown to the public in general. One can see hour long queues outside The Breakfast Club next door on any weekend morning,...more
There are high points to this place and low points, so I'm going with a three star. One or two more on the "high side" would've pushed me to 4, but I'm on the fence.
We booked a reservation here for 6 people on a Saturday brunch and were seated quickly, though she set the table after we were seated, which may be how they usually do, I don't know. They didn't seem prepared for our arrival,...more