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8 Caledonia StreetIslingtonLondonN1 9DZ
- +44 (0)20 7713 8777
- Public transport:
- London Kings Cross, National Railway
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Lunch price would be worth it, but £15.99/adult on Sat night was too much to pay for what that they offered. And the restroom? Let's just say my 13 year-old son refused to use it.more
Srsly? An attempt at a low-price yet upmarket buffet place? Curry with your pizza?
Kitchin N1 looks relatively swanky from outside in its New Kings Cross digs with glass walls and pan-Asian decor but inside it's not much more than a dining hall with a hundred different dishes spending their 3rd hour under the heatlamps. The buffet format offers everything from below-par hummus to below-par...more
This is certainly a different eating experience, since buffets are totally not common in London. There's a huge variety of ethnic cuisines all in one place, which is cool, but it's all a bit weird to put together on one plate. The food isn't bad, but there's a natural decreased quality when food is made in bulk and to sit out.
The real difficulties I had were with the service/staff. For the...more
I went on their Sunday roast day, there were 3 large parties and about 3-4 other smaller tables. When we were shown to our table, we weren't asked what we'd like to have to drink, we were asked if we were okay with the price of £10.99 (which I clearly researched what the price was prior to arriving).
I tend to judge service on how long my water glass is empty, and I had to ask them to refill...more
You can't really beat a lunch-time offer that promises all-you-can-eat cuisine from all over the world for a mere £6.95 a head. In this current climate, it's certainly not an offer to be scoffed at. That's probably why this place is always so packed and I predict we'll be seeing a more of them to come.
The restaurant itself doesn't feel as stark as you'd expect from a buffet. It's design is...more