This is a fantastic gem of a restaurant. The owner is very friendly and makes a mean cocktail. We have eaten here numerous times and the food is outstanding. A must!
Lovely evening in this new-ish restaurant. Doesn't look like much from the outside but the food's delicious, reasonably priced and very tasty. Staff are lovely. Highly recommended!
Very efficient and friendly service and food that is most enjoyable
We had the lemon sole (delicious!) and veggie burger with a bottle of chenin blanc and we left two empty plates! And we had a complimentary limoncello to round off the night. Would like to see this lovely spot busier on a Friday night.
I went to meet an old friend to have a meal and drinks before going to a match at the Emirates. It was quiet when we arrived but filled up later.
The staff were welcoming and attentive without being too obtrusive.
Although the menu is limited the food was really good and well presented. Our steaks were done to perfection .
I have no hesitation in recommending this restaurant .
The service was excellent with a very attentive owner who was a delight to speak to. The food was very good indeed and there was a good choice. This is a gem. Would recommend and will return.
Had a lovely early evening meal here on a Sunday. The food was delicious and the manager was really friendly. Would definately like to return soon.
The food was delicious (we had seafood linguine and cod fish cakes), and the wine we ordered were so elegant and served in really nice wine glasses. Service was friendly and warm. Would go back again.
Good food but as Arsenal were playing at home the restaurant was full and only 2 servers. So service was slow but great atmosphere
Another lovely meal in a gem of a place! Great, attentive service and tasty food in a tranquil environment almost hidden away on the busy Holloway Road. A great find
Very welcoming staff and thoughtful menu and wine list.
Great food, friendly staff, highly recommended! They need a more catchy name, though ;)
Disappointing given other positive reviews - not terrible but definitely below average
Very handy restaurant for eating after football at the Emirate. Food is very tasty and good value
Handy for meal after football at the Emirates. Food was good but lengthy wait for main course. One of the specials was no longer available
We thoroughly enjoyed our meal on Saturday evening. First visit to HRD and I will be back. Food was tasty, well priced and the staff were very friendly and attentive.
Very tasty food. Good size steak. Friendly service. House wine also very good. I'll return definitely.
Fab food and great personal service. No idea why it was quiet on a Friday, this should be packed. Best food I’ve had in a while
Great restaurant addition to the area. Food was fantastic, fresh ingredients cooked perfectly. Wine by the carafe is always a good option to have. The steaks were great but will be back to try the sea bass which looked exceptional.
Brithday meal with my wife and family. Really enjoyed the food, reasonable prices too. Will definitely go back again.
Nice food wine and service
Very good food and wine at reasonable prices. Portions generous– sides not needed.
Noise level can be high when restaurant is full but tables are well spaced. Very friendly but not effusive Albanian host. Great find in an area that is certainly not foodie heaven.
One of the best meals I've had in London. The chestnut soup with truffle oil was outstanding, and the salmon was perfectly cooked. The service was outstanding - and the French Shiraz recommended to us paired perfectly with the food. I strongly recommend this restaurant -- it's a gem!
A real find! Service is wonderful, nothing too much trouble. Food is delicious and plentiful. We left fully sated :). It was my son's birthday and he was even given a cake with a candle! Would highly recommend 129HRD and hope to visit again soon!
Lovely little local discovery! Great food and friendly service.
Delicious food! Quality wine! Great service! I would recommend this too all. It was't nearly as busy as it should have been.
Went here with a friend for a catch up dinner. The restaurant was a little noisy but the staff were very friendly and very helpful and the food was gorgeous. All in all a great place, I'd definitely go back.
Surprised how good this place was, great service, fresh food and good drinks selection.
Excellent place to catch up with friends or business meeting. Top quality food at a very reasonable price
Second time at this restaurant, and standard continues to be excellent. Visited with four colleagues on a Monday for lunch. We ordered from both the main and Christmas menus. Can personally heartily recommend the heritage beetroot starter. For main, three of us had the braised feather blade beef with mustard mash, and we all couldn't praise it enough. Other mains tried and thoroughly enjoyed were the Christmas turkey and fish of the day. Puddings - salted dark choc torte and bread & butter - were gorgeous too. All this with fantastic service and great atmosphere.
Superb. Highly recommended. Not in a convenient part of London for me but well worth the journey. Try this restaurant, you will be impressed by the quality and quantity of food.
A lovely friendly local restaurant on the Holloway Road, easy walk from Highbury & Islington tube. Delicious, fresh modern British cooking, charming host, great value set lunches and dinners. A local gem indeed.
What a fabulous find, great food, great service and very knowledgeable staff taking the time to explain the food and drink they served, fantastic
I had great steak. Perfectly cooked. Friends had amazing fish. Attentive, friendly service. Would highly recommend.
I have now visited twice - one lunch with work friends and one evening for a catch-up with friends. Both times did not disappoint! The pork belly and mash were absolutely delicious and so were the dessert cocktails. Fantastic service and fresh ingredients. I'd definitely recommend!
Lovely ambiance, very attentive and friendly staff. Food was excellent both in its quality and presentation. Good value for money! The passion fruit cocktail is one of the best I’ve ever had! Will certainly be back.
An excellent neighbourhood restaurant. Our skate wings were cooked to perfection. Excellent service and very generous portions.
Enjoyed a well presented and very tasty meal with two colleagues midweek at lunchtime. The staff were attentive and informative. The starters, mains and desserts were top class. Will definitely be back!
129HRD is a relative newcomer to the Holloway Road -- and a very welcome one. The food and wine are of the highest standard and the service friendly and attentive. Long may it thrive!
Attending the nearby Emirates for a match and coming in from outside the area, found this relatively new restaurant with good reviews. Lived up to expectations and ticked all the boxes for an early dinner. Good quality food for a reasonable price. Smart, clean and very nice service from the attentive service staff. Would visit again when back in the city.