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Perilla, London,

Perilla

4.8
4.8
856 Reviews
£41 and over
Modern European

Perilla is a restaurant based in Newington Green. Using humble ingredients of the highest quality, the food focuses on a modern interpretation of classical European flavours, in an informal and relaxed dining room.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Modern European

  • Hours of Operation

    Lunch Fri, Sat 12:30–14:30 Sun 12:30–18:30 Dinner Tue–Sat 17:30–21:00

  • Phone number

    020 7359 0779

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive Chef

    Ben Marks

  • Area

    Islington

  • Parking Details

    Street Parking

  • Public Transit

    Albion Road Shacklewell (Stop NR)<br> Newington Green (Stop NK)<br>

  • Additional

    Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Wine

What 856 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.8Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseEnergetic

Loved For

  • North London

    Best Ambience

  • North London

    Notable Wine List

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  1. L

    Lovemygrub

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Any meal that starts with the crustiest &amp; soft bread with whipped brown butter wins...and out only got better.

  2. P

    Pon80

    London

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Lovely venue and very nice people. The food was great and we did the wine pairings and none of the wines were dull and in general delicious. Basically it was just very expensive for what it was. Most of the meals were predominantly vegetables so low cost and portions were very small. They were delicious but not worth the price tag. I’d recommend going but I doubt I’ll go back due to the cost

  3. AR

    AngusR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    I've been wanting to try Perilla for a while and it surpassed my already high expectations. Fantastic food and service in a laid back, casual dining atmosphere. I will be returning!

  4. JC

    JeremyC

    London

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Very good food and amazing service yet again. Smashed it!

  5. MG

    MariaG

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Never fails to deliver on food and service, we keep coming back! Delicious

  6. v

    vizzle

    Exclusive

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    I used to love Perilla before the lockdowns, and when I went back recently I was hoping it had not changed. The restaurant is now a touch more sophisticated than before, which I like, but the quality of the food and friendly politeness of the staff remains the same. Definitively a place to go back again and again. The set menu when I went had incredibly well cooked beef (and I am quite peaky about my beef) as a main . Their famous seaweed bread and butter is incredible.

  7. N

    Natashad

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fantastic experience and one of the most delicious meals I’ve had in ages!

  8. A

    Anonymous

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 15 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Really good restaurant and great overall experience. Menu changes every week allowing for a lot of creativity in the dishes. My favourite was the cauliflower and mushroom carbonara. Exquisite

  9. FR

    foodiFR

    San Francisco

    4 reviews

    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 15 June 2022

    overall2food1service4ambience4

    Nice environment and staff, however, the food is very basic, a bit bland. I am usually happy to spend for good food in London but Perilla was just highly priced lower than average dishes. Would not recommend it.

  10. f

    frankp

    Kent

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 14 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    The food was both original and fantastic. The staff were nicely attentive and the restaurant itself quirky and fun

  11. AL

    AngusL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The atmosphere is really cool and vibrant. The tasting menu was perfect for a warm spring/summer evening. The staff were friendly and professional.

  12. C

    hannahC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 June 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience5

    We thought the food was mostly great but chicken ratatouille was a little basic considering value for money and inventiveness! Both desserts fell flat for us too. Custard tart had no flavour of pineapple at all? So very savoury. Doughnut was nice - but jsut a doughnut! Expected something a little more interesting. Again, we’ve seen some more interesting things on past menus e.g. seaweed donut etc. So expected something a little more surprising. Cauli mushroom and greens were nice

  13. EH

    EmilyH

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 10 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Delicious food, lovely atmosphere, good service. Would definitely recommend and go back.

  14. e

    emmas

    Brighton

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on 10 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    From start to finish we had a wonderful time! Food was delicious, service was friendly and the staff atmosphere was perfect!

  15. IT

    InkT

    London

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 8 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Delicious, sophisticated cooking in a relaxed neighbourhood setting. Friendly and efficient service. Great value.

  16. l

    leila

    London

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on 8 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    This is probably one of my most favourite restaurants in London. The food is tremendous and unusual (without pushing the boundaries too far), for those who are veggie the choice is amazing, the service is beautiful and informed, the décor is soothing and chilled, and the price is really reasonable given how great the quality of food is. Such skilled chefs. Totally recommend.

  17. MK

    MelanieK

    London

    5 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 3 June 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience3

    Excellent service but very noisy. The food was good.

  18. B

    Becca

    Edinburgh

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 3 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Mind blowing flavours in a stunning setting. We tried the focaccia, braised greens, and carbonara for lunch, and each dish was beautifully presented and full of flavour. Highly recommend Perilla.

  19. SS

    SteveS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Unbelievably delicious meal with genius wine pairings!

  20. JC

    JeremyC

    London

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 1 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fantastic food, fantastic staff and a great setting. A must!

  21. HM

    HarryM

    London

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 29 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    One of my new favourite dining spots in london. Food was exceptional and their orange wine was delicious. The whole decor is so well done and will be coming back

  22. BD

    BeverlyD

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 28 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Amazing flavours in every dish. Cauliflower mushroom a first.

  23. S

    Spod

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 28 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Truly excellent food and the most charming service you'll find anywhere.

  24. D

    David

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Delish and beautifully presented dishes. Perhaps could do with another 2 dishes to choose from. Fab service.

  25. A

    Anonymous

    London

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 27 May 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4

    Very good indeed. It dropped slightly compared to last time in terms of service. No one explained the ned dishes, nor the sizes but otherwise good service and kind staff. Still a great place to eat.

  26. ES

    EllaS

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 27 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Delicious food and excellent service. A lovely dining experience.

  27. J

    Jonathan

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 May 2022

    overall3food2service4ambience4

    Mediocre overly salted overpriced dishes

  28. KB

    KitBC

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Absolutely divine. Great atmosphere, great food and great people. Up there with the best for sure!

  29. s

    seafoodie

    London

    12 reviews

    2.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on 25 May 2022

    overall2food3service4ambience3

    attempting to share very mean little portions of delicious food does not make it enjoyable. This used to be a great restaurant but small plates is such a bad idea. They really are small! The bread is still marvellous though - and you need it!

  30. 1

    123mac

    Yorkshire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 24 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fantastic food. Minimalist menu but everything is delightful. Lovely staff, beautiful wooden furniture and it’s a slight but bustling place. Excellent service and the tips are built into the price! On the more medium-expensive side but it’s worth it.

  31. LD

    LeonelD

    Berlin

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 22 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Food was outstanding. Service and atmosphere as well. Overall a very nice experience.

  32. J

    Janice

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    I love Perilla, it's my favourite restaurant and is very local to me. I am always impressed with the food, but it's the amazing service and relaxed atmosphere that wins it for me. Sometimes the noise levels can get a bit high and you can find yourself shouting to be heard, and the small square wooden chairs are a tad hard on the bottom, but none of that will stop me visiting Perilla again and again. Janice

  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cheshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Outstanding- We loved the attention to detail, delicious food and excellent service

  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 May 2022

    overall2food2service5ambience4

    Set menu was fairly disappointing. The dishes were too simple and combined strangely.

  35. N

    Noor

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    A completely flawless meal. Great food, amazing service and such a warm atmosphere.

  36. M

    Mica

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Went here for my dad's 60th birthday and we all left feeling super excited and satisfied!! The whole evening goes into my top 5 dinner experiences ever. We had the set menu together with the drinks pairing and the people were very knowledgeable and attentive. Food was amazing!! I want to go back just for the bread and butter.. Seriously. The atmosphere was perfect, and so was the interior. Couldn't recommend it more. I'll be back!

  37. G

    Georgie

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Perfect, as always! The food and ambience of Perilla is incredible!

  38. KJ

    KJD123

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 May 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    The quality of the food was exceptional. The one issue we ran into was that the restaurant has no changing tables for babies. So I had to put two wooden chairs together in the bathroom to change a diaper, which was both physically uncomfortable and felt unsafe.

  39. JT

    JakeT

    Kent

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 8 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Setting the bar for Sunday lunch!

  40. AD

    AndreaD

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We loved the lunch at Perilla! Very fresh and creative dishes with a wonderful interior! We’ll definitely come back!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Perilla is rated 4.8 stars by 856 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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2 people

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Google Map for Perilla

1-3 Green Lanes London, N16 9BS

Additional information

  • Area

    Islington

  • Hours of Operation

    Lunch Fri, Sat 12:30–14:30 Sun 12:30–18:30 Dinner Tue–Sat 17:30–21:00

  • Cuisines

    Modern European

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking Details

    Street Parking

  • Public Transit

    Albion Road Shacklewell (Stop NR) Newington Green (Stop NK)

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive Chef

    Ben Marks

  • Additional

    Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Wine

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