Frederick's

4.7
2860 reviews
£26 to £40
British
We are delighted to be fully open. Frederick’s will be open from Tuesday through to Saturday with private parties bookable on Sunday and Monday. The same team is looking forward to seeing you. We can’t wait to shake you a martini and decant a fine wine for you to enjoy.
We are also handling enquiries for weddings and private bookings later in the year - do please send us an email to dine@fredericks.co.uk. and we will get back to you with pleasure.

Having celebrated its 50th birthday in 2019 we are now proud to be a full pack of cards. Frederick's is a relaxed, contemporary restaurant and bar with many private dining options. Serving modern European food with familiar yet focused service and an enviable wine list. Frederick's continues to be run by the Segal family and is proud to be regarded as an Islington Institution.



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vipIrene
London
11 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Can’t fault Fredericks. The food is always excellent and the ambience and the quality of the staff are exceptional. Fredericks deserve all the success it gets.

MD
MaloneyD
London
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always the food wad excellent and the staff attentive without being overbearing.

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Thomas
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The perfect place for a lovely dinner with family and friends.

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 16 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Frederick’s is always wonderful!

JH
JanetH
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband’s birthday meal with friends was made even more special by delicious food in a relaxing atmosphere and friendly service.

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ChrisB
London
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Excellent staff ...helpful , efficient ...well done !

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vipFuzzy
London
8 reviews
Dined on 15 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Business Luncheon .. staff incredibly attentive … Rioja lovely and lamb chops gorgeous

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vipLondontown
Toronto
26 reviews
Dined on 14 September 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Lovely menu and accommodating staff. Everything was cooked to perfection and the wine list was fabulous.

My only comment is about the ambience. There is a very bright spotlight above each table. It's much too bright. It would be nice if those lights could be dimmed and candles added to the tables.

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Gilly
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Frederick’s is fabulous. Good exceptional and service first class. The restaurant has a lovely ambience.

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Elie
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As ever a lovely experience eating at Frederick’s. Not cheap but wonderful food, attentive service and great wine list. Special occasion destination - it was our 20th wedding anniversary.

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amanda
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Underwhelmed, service slow, v noisy, overpriced and food not great.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food ! Great staff , beautiful to share my evening with. What now could a man ask for.

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PGW1951
London
2 reviews
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I've been going to Fredericks for over 25 years now on special occasions with my wife , and it has never let us down.
Service ,ambience ,and food (in particular) has always been first class

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Frank
London
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent restaurant. The food was delicious as was the wine. Lovely staff and a wonderful ambience.

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Lynnwholunches
London
20 reviews
Dined on 10 September 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

This is a charming restaurant and bar which is ideal for any occasion. The food is excellent, great atmosphere and wonderful service

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RichardH
1 review
Dined on 10 September 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Been a long standing anchor restaurant t for Islington for may years. Always guaranteed good food and service. A favourite "go to". Never going to be blown away by the food like a 3* michelin restauarant but that's not why you choose it.
Great place, good food and ambience and good value. Friendly staff

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ValerieW
1 review
Dined on 10 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fredericks is a very classy restaurant in all respects.
The menu is not interesting and varied - particularly impressed with their
Choice of seafood - had a delicious meal of sea bass !
Love the decor and ambience of the restaurant and also the charming garden
eating area.
Service is high end - very professional and attentive.
Always book Fredericks for special celebration meals and it never disappoints!

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vipBroadway
Cambridge
5 reviews
Dined on 10 September 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Does what is has always done as well as it had ever done

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AlisonW
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

lovely food in very relaxed surroundings with excellent service. Always fee special coming here.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time to Fredericks. Recommended by a friend and it didn’t disappoint. Everything was great. Will definitely be going back again

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Squirel1605
London
2 reviews
Dined on 8 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, excellent service and lovely wine. Always reliable

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lolly
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2021
Overall4food2service3ambience4

have loved and used fredericks for 40 years. but the food is now distinctly average which makes it very expensive. it was also served luke warm which is not acceptable to me.

The staff and ambience is still wonderful but it’s not enough to keep me going back so i really hope they up their game soon

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Jaminbern
London
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2021
Overall4food2service5ambience5

We went to Frederick's for an Anniversary Dinner - and we sat outside in the garden area. Its really quite romantic out there and great for an early dinner. The Service was impeccable, and the food was good - with a few notable exceptions.

We ordered the Tempura prawns and veg sharing plate to start, this was excellent - except for the Asparagus which was almost raw (very very crunchy and hard to bite. Maybe this needs to be a little pre-cooked before frying?).

My wife then ordered 2 more starters, rather than a main - and went with the Scallops (Absolutely perfectly cooked and deliciously sweet) and the dressed crab - which again was perfectly prepared, if just a little on the small side even as an appetizer .

I ordered the Chateaubriand for one (hesitantly as I couldn't see how this would work). The meat arrived and was cooked well (rare as requested) - but definitely not the thick piece of meat I would have expected, and had already been carved (not prepared at table as I am used to). Whilst it was a good tender cut - it also lacked flavour. I think a little more seasoning the day before could have fixed that. Overall - it was underwhelming in size - I estimate about 4oz of meat in total (pre-cooked).

This dish was also served with 1 side and I chose the Sauteed potatoes. Sadly - I believe these were just deep fried rather than shallow and also in too cold oil. Whilst they were cooked - they were filled and covered with oil- so much so - that the mouth feel was just that - oil.

Finally - we shared the chocolate fondant. This came as expected (as good as any other I've had).

All in all - we thoroughly enjoyed the meal (partly just to be out) - but these small concerns did cause upset, and I was still hungry when we left (the portions are just a little too small - not quite 80's nouvelle cuisine - but close) given the cost was around £80 a head, we think the restaurant could have done better (at that price - shouldn't everything be just right? )

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Jessie
London
6 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Can’t praise this place enough. Arrived late on my reservation after a show, and 3 minutes before the kitchen was about to close, the welcoming that I received from the manager and the sommelier was incredible…(I worked in hospitality for 20 years, I know what it feels like for the staff to welcome late comers).
I wish I could give you 10 stars Frederick’s, and can’t wait to come back again.

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KeithL
London
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food,good atmosphere,good service,
What else do you need??????

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Fran
London
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food, lovely service. Would definitely go back!

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DK55
London
26 reviews
Dined on 4 September 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience3

Food was average all around the table. Veal cutlets arrived cold. Perhaps it was waiting for too long in the kitchen before serving to the table.
Service is good BUT our waiter was with no mask (mouth cover only is No cover).

After writing the review above I spoke to my friend. Apparently their food was so bad that I feel I had to change my marking. In totally paid £130 / couple which was very bad value for money.

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Garnet
London
9 reviews
Dined on 4 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful setting, delicious well prepared food... friendly and attentive staff.

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Wobbie
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience4

Dishes were overpriced I thought and just ho hum in range and flavour.
Website promised a set menu but there wasnt one.
My feet were cold throughout and generally a bit too airy.

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dancinbird
London
9 reviews
Dined on 4 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have dined here many times and it never disappoints. I am coeliac and all my gluten free requests are dealt with no problems and I can eat most of the menu with no changes and they are always happy to help and suggest alternatives. Staff are happy and friendly and we love coming here. No pretentiousness just a lovely atmosphere, great food and a wonderful time.

PB
PatB
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Excellent food but it could have been served hotter, same for the cappuccinos

SR
SueR
1 review
Dined on 3 September 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Attentive friendly staff. Food was very tasty and good value. Would definitely visit again.

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BartS
London
6 reviews
Dined on 2 September 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Excellent dinner at Frederick's to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Fabulous food: my husband had the scallops for first course which he said were superb. And for main course I had the veal and caponata - the veal was amazing, an enormous piece and fantastic flavour, the best veal I have tasted in my 70+ years. Dessert - summer pudding - first class too. As non-alki drinkers, we had the Mojito mocktail which is amazing too. A great evening and good value for the price.

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Upio
London
6 reviews
Dined on 2 September 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Party of 3. Husband chose the beef, mum chicken and I had the cod. Cod beautifully cooked but found the sauce slightly disappointed (not a big cream type sauce person) but still very good. I had a taste of the beef and the chicken - both superb. Service was great as usual. Very helpful and attentive sommelier.

RM
RichardM
London
1 review
Dined on 28 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

unbelievable experience.
Really really special.

Lovely ambience, attentive and kind service, food was outstanding.

SV
SnoggiVindur
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 28 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service is excellent and the food very good. The dining room open to an inner garden with a few tables.

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fabrizioc
London
3 reviews
Dined on 28 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is the perfect place for a family lunch, for an elegant dinner, for a convivium and / or any social event. This is just a perfect and perfectly run restaurant. Enjoy it!

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SueK
Hampshire
1 review
Dined on 28 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Having looked at the dessert menu we decided to go straight to the mains. We all chose the cod and really cannot describe how delicious it was, such a delicate flavour. Desserts didn't disappoint either Summer Pudding and Cheesecake, our choices, worth any calories consumed! Staff attentive and courteous.
Will definitely return.

JC
JulesC
1 review
Dined on 27 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food in a stylish environment, knowledgeable attentive and very efficient staff.

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amandax
London
1 review
Dined on 26 August 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

I love Fredericks food is consistently delicious, service impeccable
One of my favourite places to eat for the last 30 years

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Frederick's is rated 4.7 stars by 2860 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.