Hands down the best restaurant in London at the moment
Great services. We went for the chef's menu, with accompanied wine. Superb food and presentations. Some dishes are experimental which is welcome.
Great atmosphere. Delicious, interesting food. Good-value tasting menu with decent-sized portions. Staff were friendly and helpful, particularly with dietary requirements.
We love this restaurant - it gets better every time we go. Super accommodating when we requested a table to accommodate our pram. We're so lucky to have them in our neighbourhood.
Love this restaurant. One of my favourite places in London
Outstanding as usual.
Excellent as expected!
Everything about food and service was outstanding, however they could use some more heaters and isolation during winter period inside the restaurant.
a really relaxing experience with some lovely tasty food.
Some of the best food I’ve had in London in a long time/ sat at the bar - highly recommend that!
Incredible flavours, relaxed atmosphere, great service.
Great and welcome addition to the Green Lanes dining scene. Perhaps the most expensive restaurant on the Lanes but also probably the best in terms of objective culinary skill and execution. It may be modern cuisine but the dishes nod to local traditional Turkish cooking and produce, and the menu is full of surprises, wit and flavour.
Had taster menue , (nearly everything off the a la carte) , all courses v. good , great mix of flavours . Staff were great . Will be back , recommended.
We ate here this week to celebrate our Sons 25th Birthday; he lives in Stoke Newington so had picked it out.
Modern decor, I felt like I was in a restaurant in Berlin, all quite rough, but comfortable.
On a Wednesday night, the restaurant was full and buzzy. Lots of young couples, in fact mainly a young crowd. We could spot one other person of a similar age to us!
The staff were excellent and very knowledgeable. Good advice given on the wine.
We all went for the tasting menu, which is actually very good value for London at £44 a person.
Interesting food, combinations and tastes I had not had before. I did not think everything was fabulous, but overall the food was different and good. I loved the Padron peppers stuffed with patatas bravas and a paprika based dipping sauce. The Gurnard fried in beef fat with chip shop curry sauce was much better than the description! I also loved the salted seaweed creme caramel.
This is a young persons restaurant, run by exciting young chefs and staff, in a perfect location. All up and coming!
I would recommend. I hope they continue to be successful
I noted the noise level as “quiet” because we were the loudest party in an otherwise extremely relaxing and cosy atmosphere. The word in German is Gemütlichke - impossible to translate but means something that makes one feel as happy and warm as home. Perilla was better, for the simple reason their seasonal and locally sourced food was turned into outstanding and priceless culinary germs. I have also been raised with quite the wine palate and grew to be amazed by their wine menu. It’s perfect for nice evening out with someone you care about; for a sweet occasion, a birthday, or even better, a date, the lights and the table leaving you with as little as possible in terms of intimacy. You could celebrate something positive with a friend around a bottle of Lebanese Syrah. The original and creative chef crew brings kitchen regular to warm winter nights and sets off sparkles with their knowledge of wine pairings, mood enhancers and the occasional sweet but spicy tooth. I could wax lyrical for hours about Perilla - the best I can do is to return.
Beautiful understated restaurant with incredible food. Highly recommend
It’s normally very good, service and food. However it seemed that a group of social foodies were dinning in the restaurant. They were having different menus than us and also the whole crew’s attention were all on them. Let down service in that day and the roast beef was way under. A bit let down when special group visiting the restaurant.
Great Food, ambiance and service.
On the pricey side, but worth the spend for an occasion.
I was deeply looking forward to experiencing dinner at perilla. Upon arrival, our hostess greeting was very awkward and somewhat rude. Then we were seated in an empty restaurant and 10mins went by with no drink order. Drinks were served and the waiter was very poor at understanding the nutritional content of the dishes. We order 6 dishes but 3 were missed off the order and re order upon correcting the waiter. When the food finally came it was average at best and took a long time between each dish to be served. The waiter then noted towards the end the final two meals
Contained dairy so whilst my partner sat there hungry, I ate alone in what was a poor dining experience. I would not recommend and there are far better restaurants of similar concept close by to go.
New Year’s Eve
Always delicious and clever with great service. But I have to write 50 words...
Superb !! Great food, great service, great atmosphere. A real gem.
Fantastic menu and fantastic service
Really great service and unusual (but delicious) food. Great for a special occasion. would recommend the tasting menu with the wine pairing- great value and good portions.
Fantastic food and very attentive and charming service! Definitely on of London's hottest tickets.
Amazing food and service. We enjoyed every dish we ordered and the service was attentive. We loved their seaweed sourdough bread so much that at the end the waitress offered us a full loaf. Will definitely come back!
I booked my table via open table for six and didn’t see any warning that there would be a set menu. I also telephoned a few days before my booking to confirm and was not informed then either - this would have been a perfect opportunity for them. I’m sure it’s in some fine print on the website but I felt this should have been communicated to me more clearly.
Some of the dishes were hit (home made bread, mussel dish and burrata - amazing!!) and miss for us. In particular we felt that the lamb dish was overly salty - the lamb was also served on the rare side which was fine in itself but None of us were keen on the layers of rare lamb fat which would have greatly benefited from being rendered more. A substituted fish soup which we all tried was also to no-ones taste and to our maybe unsophisticated tastes actively unpleasant.
Good food, friendly staffs, lovely vibes as always.
We are lucky enough to call this one of our local gems. This was the first visit since the big refurb and it was brilliant. Food epic, as ever, and thanks to the new big kitchen, much better on the timing front.
This place is the best.
Great atmosphere, really friendly staff and an unbelievably tasty and innovative menu - a really special place and have already recommended it to friends!
A restaurant that lives up to the hype and then some is a rare find, and Perilla is certainly one of those increasingly rare beasts. The food's deceptively simple yet complex flavours and textures, the amicable and informed service plus the eye pleasing setting (with no two tables too close together), made the trek all the way from across town well worth the effort to the point where is was no effort at all.
Delicious food as ever. This time passed on the set menu and delighted that therefore could try the lamb and duck dishes. Still slightly over ordered as although smallish plates all packed with flavour and quite rich. The salt cod brandade was comforting and delicious. Great wine recommendation by the staff and very tolerant of indecision and wish to taste as many as possible. Finished off with cynar negroni.
Fabulous food experience and great ambience, thanks to all the customer focused waiters
It's not often that my taste buds are so bowled over that I'm left speechless with only one desire... To refill my mouth and experience the flavours again. Quite simply extraordinary food in a nice setting with friendly, kind and competent staff. I can't wait to go back, in fact we're taking my sister in-law for her birthday
Delicious food, lovely ambiance, very good serving staff
A group of 4 of us tried everything on the menu (the menu is quite small), all delicious, especially the mushroom in truffle sauce and the skate.
We absolutely loved our lunch at Pirella. The food was a surprise we expected something different and was not disappointed. We went for a birthday lunch and enjoyed cocktails along with a selection of dishes including the French onion and seaweed soup and Burrata and beetroot. All of the dishes were equally delightful and we did not come away feeling that we had overeaten. I would really recommend this lovely restaurant with friendly service.