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Rossella

#500 of 17,887 Restaurants in London
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103 Highgate Road | Kentish Town, London NW5 1TR, England
+44 20 7267 9797
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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116 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This family run establishment is very popular locally with good reason as the food is excellent and it has a charm and warmth that chain Italians can never have. Located near some excellent Pubs Rossella, formerly Ristorante Rossella, is not a place that sticks out and has a very humble exterior and interior. However on nights it is crowded with... More 

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Thank Cyrus P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place in Kentish Town is an absolute hidden gem, don't walk past it stop and go inside. It's family run which is lovely for an Italian as the passion runs right through the business and into the food. The food is fresh, delicious and menu is vast. It very reasonable too and they do a great lunch deal in... More 

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Thank Anna J
Camden, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and ice cream lovely lady who took our order, didn't rate a 5 star cos the manager doesn't seem very friendly looks pretty moody to be honest!

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Thank elz_santos_
Luca M, Manager at Rossella, responded to this review

Thank you for the review Elz. We are glad you enjoyed our home made Gelato and the food. Always nice to hear! We apologise if you found the manager moody, we can assure you, nothing is more important than making you feel right at home here at Rossella. Next time I will be sure to come say hello! Luca More 

Wickford, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our daughter has just moved into the area so our first visit to her, we struck gold on our first foray to find a good local restaurant. Couldn't fault our meal, tasty, generous plates of food. Has the feel of a family run business. The staff were so nice and helpful. Now we have found it I am sure this... More 

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Thank Jackie_D_Fl
Luca M, Owner at Rossella, responded to this review

Hi Jackie, We are so glad you found us, and was lovely to have you. We hope your daughter moved in ok yes you must come visit again on your next visit....then maybe the next? :) Thanks again for the lovely words, Luca More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food at Rossella was delicious and very good value for money. The staff were friendly and helpful, and the atmosphere was warm and fun.

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Thank JDenyer22
Luca M, Owner at Rossella, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely words and taking the time to leave a review. Hopefully see you again soon. Luca More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my favorite restaurant. I've been twice in the last two weeks. the staff are super friendly and helpful. they never rush you out and the food is always amazing. i love coming to this restaurant.

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Thank _4everflid
Luca M, Owner at Rossella, responded to this review

This is so great to read, thank you and thank you for taking the time to leave a review. See you again soon, Luca More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been regulars at Rossella since its opening night, now visiting at least every two weeks. There is always a great buzz and usually the restaurant is packed. The menu is sufficiently varied for us never to get bored with its content; we have never had a dud meal. Value is exceptional (a sizeable fillet steak, with vegetables comes... More 

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Luca M, Owner at Rossella, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for always supporting us since day one. We take pride in offering affordable dishes and a varied menu, always changing each week. Hopefully we will see you again soon, Luca More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was my first visit to Rossella last night and I will be going again very soon. We were greeted warmly on arrival and we felt totally looked after from then on in. The food was delicious and fantastic value for money. All of the staff were very friendly and couldn't do enough without being too imposing, perfect! The atmosphere... More 

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Thank Bill H
Luca M, Owner at Rossella, responded to this review

Hi Bill, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. It's our goal to make sure everyone who visits our little Italy feel welcomed and relaxed. Ontop of that, making sure our dishes are affordable and nothing but the best. Thank you again, and hope to see you again soon! Luca More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My favorite Italian restaurant. The staff are super friendly and cannot do enough for you. The quality of food is truly excellent & arrives quickly. A meal for two, with starters, mains & two drinks will cost you no more than £30.00 which is amazing value for money considering the high level of service & how absolutely delicious the food... More 

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Thank matildawhite
Luca M, Owner at Rossella, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review, Matilda! It is always lovely to see that our customers had such a great experience, it is something we have always endeavoured for, and will continue to do so. We look forward to having you back. Luca More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We discovered Rossella completely by chance and had a wonderfull time. Both the waiters and the chef is very friendly and the food is amazing. Had a Rocca pizza and carbonara, they were both very delicious. The prices are ok as well. Will def. revisit.

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Thank Bora B
Luca M, Owner at Rossella, responded to this review

Hi Bora, Thank you for leaving a review, it's great to see people enjoying their visits at our place. We look forward to seeing you again soon, Luca More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Highgate Road | Kentish Town, London NW5 1TR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7267 9797
Description
Located in the heart of Kentish Town, Rossella's ethos "Il piacere di mangiare, la cucina italiana semplice e buona”, {the pleasure of eating simple and healthy Italian cooking} is what drives our chefs to bring you a wide array of dishes from The North and Po Valley to Sicily and Sardinia.Our restaurant space is steered towards a vibrant but relaxed environment – a perfect dining destination for both intimate meals and larger parties, with friendly and knowledgeable staff.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?