With rustic decor alongside typically French tablecloths and furniture, eating at La Petite Auberge feels like stepping into a village bistro in France.
Dine on classics such as onion soup, beef bourguignon and frog’s legs, or choose a lighter bite and try out the delicious crepes, both savoury and sweet.
There are also plenty of vegetarian options such as courge farcie – butternut squash stuffed with ratatouille and covered with a generous helping of melted cheese.
Round the meal off with a selection of fine cheeses, a glass of Armagnac, or a sweet dish like tarte tatin.
|Typical meal price||From £25.00 per diner|
£25 and under
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La Petite Auberge
283 Upper Street IslingtonLondonN1 2TZ
Top 5 reviews of La Petite Auberge
Ambience is great. Waitstaff was really attentive and pleasant. Sweet crepes were ok. Salty crepes were disgusting....and I don't use that word lightly. It felt like they were more worried about high turnover than food quality so they rushed plates out of the kitchen.
I had the Florentine crepe which had about 4x too much spinach (tasted like the frozen bags of spinach you get at the... more
Have been here twice now and this is the final verdict.
Best: sweet crepes are heavenly! they have a large variety of nuts, fruits, ice cream, and so many sweet toppings! The belgium dark chocolate was to die for.
OK: Atmosphere was warm and welcoming. Waiters were all very pleasant and helpful. Mussels and savory crepe were both solid because of the tomato-based sauce, nothing special.
I've been twice now and I really love it here.
The staff are all so attentive and sweet and to me, that's what makes the place. The set menu is a great.
Great quality food and generous portion sizes with plenty of choice.
The deep fried Camembert is delicious, as are the prawns to start. However the winning starter has to be the Mussels. Divine.
Highly recommended and I look forward to my... more
Not my favourite French restaurant, but its half decent and here is why. First some minor things which annoyed me a little. Far too cramped, some will say cosy and intimate. I would say not for the couple sitting at the bottom of the stairs, literally. This restaurant can cater for large groups, we were a bunch of 12, so can you imagine us going up and coming down, and plus bathroom visits,... more
Upper Street is a virtually continuous strip of eating and drinking establishments, making a random choice of one or the other nearly as bad as a Brick Lane curry house pick.
With just over an hour to spare before a gig at the nearby Islington Assembly Hall, we plumped for La Petit Auberge on exterior vibe alone, as it looked busy, but not rammed full on a Friday night, with a Parisian bistro... more