The Elk In The Woods


The Elk In The Woods is an attractive gastro pub in Islington serving good food - can get very busy in the evening.

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The Elk In The Woods

37-39 Camden Passage
N1 8EA
+44 (0)20 7226 3535
Public transport:
Angel, Underground
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews

4 out of 5 based on 86 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Elk In The Woods

3.0 out of 5 8 August 2015
by Joelle R.

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

4.0 out of 5 5 August 2015
by Anthony J.

I can't say much for the food here, but my girlfriend and I stopped in for drinks and desserts and loved the experience! The restaurant is in a great neighborhood and the ambience inside is even better. For dessert we got the berry crumble and some honeycomb ice cream. Both were awesome and also went well together. We also got some house cocktails and really enjoyed those too (even though it...more

4.0 out of 5 1 August 2015
by Jill S.

Was able to snag a few seats at a shared table for dinner. We had a few small plates to share for the table and then had the fish plate to share as well. I wasn't as big of a fan of the fish plate but the rest of the table seemed to enjoy it. I liked the meatballs and the cauliflower the best (especially the cauliflower).

Good service, love the decor here.more

5.0 out of 5 21 June 2015
by Charlotte F.

Love the place aspects of the decor remind me of my childhood random maybe but there you go.

The food is lovely and extremely filling. The staff are lovely and patient with fussy eaters who are hung over. Thank you.more

4.0 out of 5 10 June 2015
by John L.

So we found this place after the recommendations of a friend who leaves in the neighborhood and during our search for a table in the sun.

Well we couldn't be more luckier than that. The brunch is a mix of typical English breakfast with continental and with a touch of their own creativity. Extremely well put together and with quite a selection. What strike most of all though was their coffee...more

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