Rossella

4.7
822 reviews
£25 and under
Italian
We are a traditional family-run Trattoria in the truest sense. Inspired by our family's southern Italian origins, we have brought a slice of Italian life right to the heart of Kentish Town. Gather your friends & family and enjoy our main restaurant area or alternatively sit within our deli, full of Italian meats & cheeses. Prefer more of an Al Fresco dining experience? Then book a table in our outdoor seating area with heaters & blankets upon request.

The Interior : The new Rossella brings together all our favorite textures, patterns & colours to help us create a home from home. Rustic brick and rich green tiles will be your backdrop as you dine on our marble & wood tables. We have carefully chosen every dish, bowl and plate to ensure that Rossella always stays how it always strived to be, a true Italian authentic experience for everyone.


⭐️ 2018 Opentable Top 100
⭐️ 2019 Opentable Top 100
⭐️ 2020 Opentable Top 100

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 822 People Are Saying
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JakeH
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and great food - will definitely come back

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WillP
London
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a great experience - lovely food, good service and a great time!

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Lily
Leicestershire
1 review
Dined on 27 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fave family style restaurant in London - always the best for occasions & date nights alike. Feel so at home & staff always make such an effort. Food delicious, quality consistently high & well priced.

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Lottie
1 review
Dined on 26 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very nice comforting food, pleasant and welcoming host

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AnneliesH
London
1 review
Dined on 25 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food, lovely staff, lovely place. I would thoroughly recommend this place

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AmyP
London
1 review
Dined on 24 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Every mouthful was delicious - really fabulous food

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pTricial
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food and very good value…friendly and attentive staff…this restaurant is a real finf…don’t change anything…!!

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LucyP
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, always so welcoming, great atmosphere. We love it here!

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Jadeybirch
London
30 reviews
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

They were very understanding of my recent food allergy diagnosis and accommodated my requires with now hesitation. The waiter was very humorous and made us feel very welcomed. I would definitely return!

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ElizabethC
London
3 reviews
Dined on 17 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So lucky to have this gem in our neighbourhood.
Amazing food, lovely attentive staff and the best Turamisu I've ever had.

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Vigil
London
65 reviews
Dined on 10 November 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

As always very good. The surprise was that it has expanded, great decor, more space and very festive already, and in spite of midweek very buzzy. Calamari as starters was good, Chicken in mushroom creamy sauce was v good, but the Lasagne was medium (have had better elsewhere). However, bcs we were two, cudn't really do justice by ordering more dishes. Price has gone up since the last time, but this is the trend all over, but still worth it, and I will still recommend.

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DianaM
London
11 reviews
Dined on 9 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was really delicious , the service was charming & a lovely atmosphere.

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CameronP
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service and delicious food! Definitely returning :)

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Lauren
London
1 review
Dined on 5 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Been here many times and the food and atmosphere has always been lovely. Highly recommend!

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PeterD
London
1 review
Dined on 2 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really nice setting, great food and friendly efficient service.

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Allsaintsday
1 review
Dined on 1 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent Italian restaurant - full menu with plenty of choice. Very good service and they are able to cope with food for picky young children! The food is delicious and the venue spacious and chic. You can book a table outside if you want to. We were inside because it was cold. Must book!!

Rossella
Responded on 4 November 2021

Hi and thank you very much for your review! We are glad to hear you had a positive experience with us and we hope to see you again very soon! Rossella Staff

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NaomiC
London
2 reviews
Dined on 29 October 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Really lovely place, friendly, great food and service. Seems very well run and plenty of well motivated staff who seem to know exactly what they are doing and look happy! Have been coming here for years, and highly recommend it.

Rossella
Responded on 4 November 2021

Hi Naomi, thank you very much for your review! It's always nice to know we were able to provide a good dining experience and we hope to welcome you back soon! Rossella Staff

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MarkF
London
22 reviews
Dined on 27 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

As always.Very good food,very good service.And a welcome smile,

Rossella
Responded on 4 November 2021

Hi Mark, thank you for your review! Happy to hear you had another good experience with us and we are looking forward to welcome you back! Rossella Staff

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 23 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food,service amazing ,nice family atmosphere but to be honest I prefer it before when it was small,more intimate,but that's me,I understand they had to make the restaurant bigger,,anyway I loved it.

Rossella
Responded on 25 October 2021

Hi and thank you for your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed food and service and we hope that with time you'll get to love the refurbished space as much as you loved the old one! Hope to see you soon! Rossella Team

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Davinababe
Hertfordshire
7 reviews
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a lovely neighbourhood Italian restaurant. Everything was spot on and reasonably priced for this area.

Rossella
Responded on 25 October 2021

Hi and thank you very much for your review! We are glad you had a good experience with us and we are looking forward to your next visit! Rossella Team

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GillC
London
1 review
Dined on 6 October 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Just love this place
The staff are so friendly and slick
The food is always lovely and enjoyed by all

Rossella
Responded on 25 October 2021

Hi Gill, thank you very much for your review! Lovely to know you enjoyed both food and service, we hope to see you soon! Rossella Team

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MichelleMB
London
7 reviews
Dined on 29 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great experience at Rossella. Usually go for special occasions but starting to use other occasions as reasons just to go!
Our favourite restaurant that we recommend to everyone!

Rossella
Responded on 4 October 2021

Hi Michelle, thank you for your kind words! We are glad to know you had a good experience and whatever is the occasion, we can't wait to welcome you back! Rossella Team

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RichardB
London
4 reviews
Dined on 29 September 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

We all (3) agreed that the lunchtime menu was average. Not bad, not good. The luchtime deal pasta dishes were underwhelming. The mains on the main menu are very pricey and i would be hard pushed to say how a pasta dish could be £15 upwards

Rossella
Responded on 4 October 2021

Hi Richard, thank you for your review. Sorry to hear that your experience was just average. Our most expensive pasta dish is Tagliatelle Funghi & Tartufo, which is in fact £15. The reason for this price is because it's pasta with Porcini mushrooms and fresh Black Truffle, products that are quite pricey for us. All the other pasta dishes are between £8 and £14.50 for the ones with fresh seafood. Hope you'll give us another chance and to see you soon! Rossella Team

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 28 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brilliant experience. Great food, friendly service.

Rossella
Responded on 4 October 2021

Hi and thank you for your review! We are happy to know that you had a good time with us and we hope to have you back soon! Rossella Team

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ClairC
1 review
Dined on 24 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always so much fun. Took some friends who’ve never been to Rosella before- more new fans!

Rossella
Responded on 4 October 2021

Hi Clair, thank you for your review! We are happy to know you had a good time with us and thanks for recommending us to your friends! Hope to see you soon! Rossella Team

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CurlyClaire
London
4 reviews
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A buzzy and popular local restaurant with delicious food value Italian food, good atmosphere, and friendly staff. What’s not to love?

Rossella
Responded on 4 October 2021

Hi and thanks for your review! We are very happy that you had a good time with us and we are looking forward to welcome you back! Rossella Team

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NevilleC
London
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Waiting staff very attentive even when the restaurant filled up

Rossella
Responded on 4 October 2021

Hi Neville, thank you for your review! We are happy to know you had a good experience and appreciated our service! Hope to see you soon! Rossella Team

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vipOkayTC
London
79 reviews
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Been to Rosellas many times. We still await the return of the specials which we use to invariably have! Please! Everything we had was good including the replacement prawn starter in lieu of calamari. The Chicken Milanese was nice though not it’s usual std - well I had exactly the same dish at Da Paolo Fitzrovia recently which was better. Overall an enjoyable meal which including a bottle of red from the family vineyard came to £89 for 2. We will happily go again.

Rossella
Responded on 4 October 2021

Hi and thank you for your review! We are glad to hear you had an overall good experience and don't worry, we are working on bringing the specials back but we'll have to ask for a little more patience for it! Hope to see you soon! Rossella Team

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StephanieR
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious and the staff are very friendly. It was my grandsons 7th birthday and the staff sang to him. A lovely evening.

Rossella
Responded on 4 October 2021

Hi Stephanie, thank you very much for your review! We are happy to know you had a nice evening and we hope that your grandson had a lovely birthday celebration! Looking forward to your next visit! Rossella Team

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TatjanaD
1 review
Dined on 10 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was just perfect- authentic italian family owned business at its best! Would recommend to all of my friends ! Loved it!

Rossella
Responded on 4 October 2021

Hi Tatjana, thank you for your review! We are very happy to hear that you had a great time with us! Looking forward to your next visit! Rossella Team

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VictorD
Caribbean
2 reviews
Dined on 9 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and great food!!!!

Rossella
Responded on 4 October 2021

Hi and thanks for your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed both our food and service and we hope to see you soon! Rossella Team

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Perfectpeppermint
London
2 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Very good food, well presented, rapidly served excellent local neighbourhood restaurant

Rossella
Responded on 4 October 2021

Hi and thanks for your review! We are glad to hear you had an overall good experience with us and we hope to welcome you back soon! Rossella Team

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KriszP
London
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Great food as ever but we were disappointed to see the daily specials gone. :(

Rossella
Responded on 4 October 2021

Hi and thank you for your review! We are glad you enjoyed our food, we'll eventually bring back the specials, we are still trying to get used to the new Rossella since it's been a huge change for us! Hope to see you soon! Rossella Team

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JoWe
London
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Finally had a chance to book and was worth the wait. Brilliant dinner, Great atmosphere, snapped some photos of the new layout #interiordesign #instagram #ideas and mesmerised with the deli. Cannot wait to return and hopefully buy some more cheese.
Thanks again for the expresso! 👌😁

Rossella
Responded on 4 October 2021

Hi Jo and thank you very much for the kind words! We are thrilled you had a great time with us and we hope to have you back soon! Rossella Team

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Anonymous
Berkshire
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best dining experience you will have in Europe ! Would strongly recommend for friends , family and dates.

Rossella
Responded on 4 October 2021

Hi and thank you very much for your review! We are glad to hear you had a great time with us and we are looking forward to your next visit! Rossella Team

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SheilaJ
London
5 reviews
Dined on 3 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely tasting food and we had great service. Nice ambiance.
Would be good to get Moretti on tap!
Can’t wait to return

Rossella
Responded on 4 October 2021

Hi Sheila, thank you very much for your review! We are glad to hear you had a good time and we are looking forward to your next visit! Rossella Team

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Deborah
London
3 reviews
Dined on 3 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love Rosella! A great local Italian to take family and friends to

Rossella
Responded on 4 October 2021

Hi Deborah, thank you for your review! Happy to hear you had a great time and we hope to have you back really soon! Rossella Team

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 2 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My partner and I visited Rosella's after reading all of the positive reviews and we were not disappointed. Being pizza lovers we were spoilt for choice, especially as there was gluten, and diary free options which was great for my partner.
We will definitely be coming back soon.

Rossella
Responded on 4 October 2021

Hi and thank you for your review! We are happy to hear you and your partner had a good time with us and that you enjoyed our pizzas! Hope to see you soon! Rossella Team

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PeterD
Hertfordshire
4 reviews
Dined on 2 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Been a regular here for several years. Consistently good. With their excellent family produced Aglianico red wine. My favourite Italian restaurant.

Rossella
Responded on 4 October 2021

Hi Peter, thank you very much for your review and for being one of our affectionate regulars! It's lovely to welcome you back and we hope to see you soon! Rossella Team

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HappyDiner
1 review
Dined on 2 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely restaurant and excellent service. Love the cosy vibes and the fact it is a deli too.

Rossella
Responded on 4 October 2021

Hi and thank you for your review! We are really happy to know you had a nice time and enjoyed our service, ambience and deli section! Looking forward to your next visit! Rossella Team

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FAQs

Rossella does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo, Just Eat and Uber Eats. Rossella also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at 020 7267 9797.

Rossella is rated 4.7 stars by 822 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.