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Rossella

103 Highgate Rd | Kentish Town, London NW5 1TR, England
+44 20 7267 9797
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (69 reviews)
“tiramisu” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
103 Highgate Rd | Kentish Town, London NW5 1TR, England
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11 - 20 of 290 reviews

Reviewed 29 September 2017

This is real Italian eating with food freshly prepared and full of flavour. We enjoyed the lively atmosphere, the friendly service and every dish presented- we tasted each others , of course. Portions were generous and well judged. The tiramisu came with a tiny pot...More

Thank GlinysW
Luca M, Owner at Rossella, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi, Thank you so much for your review and glad you liked our Tiramisu, we look forward to hopefully having you back. Luca

Reviewed 25 September 2017

Generous portions, low prices and really friendly service in this lovely independent Italian restaurant. Not too far from Camden and very near Hampstead Heath. The pasta is always great, as is any seafood and I highly recommend their homemade limoncello.

Thank Daisy C
Luca M, Owner at Rossella, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi Daisy, Thank you so much for your review and the kind words. Glad you also tried our Limoncello! Will we be seeing you again soon? Luca

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

If you are used to crowded, friendly, family restaurants in Italy that serve outstanding food the Rossella is the place for you. We ate there last night for the first time and were delighted with all three courses. There is a really good base menu...More

Thank Michael R
Luca M, Owner at Rossella, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi Michael, Thank you for your review. We have always wanted to stay focused on bringing the taste and vibe of Italy to our place, and so it is great that our customers can see this. Thanks again for coming and hopefully see you soon....More

Reviewed 20 September 2017

Very good spot for authentic Italian dishes! their menu is great with lots of option but their daily specials are even better!

Thank Moh'd I
Luca M, Owner at Rossella, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi Moh'd, Thank you for the review! Guess we will be seeing you again soon! :) Luca

Reviewed 15 September 2017

I live near here and it does great simple Italian food at a great price! It's always busy and staff are friendly!

Thank Lisa Q
Luca M, Owner at Rossella, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi Lisa, Thank you for the review, always great to hear from our local friends and second family :) See you again soon, Luca

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Went with my young adult children + a friend, 5 in total. Everyone ate pasta and pizza except I had the steak. All substantial and enjoyed. Apart from bread and olives we had 2 very good desserts. We drank beers, wine by the glass, plus...More

Thank marxist
Luca M, Owner at Rossella, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi, Thank you for joining us with your family and glad you enjoyed your experience! Our receipts are handwritten so can get messy sometimes, but if you cannot read it don't hesitate to call over one of our waiters/waitresses who will happily run through it...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is one of our many local Italian restaurants and for me the best. Set in a rather invisible development in an equally invisible stretch of Highgate Road north of Kentish Town you would easily dismiss Rosella as being a simple local cafe. Perhaps the...More

Thank dennis w
Reviewed 11 September 2017

My boyfriend and I love this place! We live nearby and come here as often as we can. It has such a relaxed Italian family vibe and the owners will always try an accomodate us with a table even when they're busy. The food is...More

Thank Andrea M
Luca M, Owner at Rossella, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hello Andrea! Thank you for the lovely review and always joining us at Rossella, we will always try our best to fit you in, c'mon, you're basically family :) Luca

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Went with friends for dinner and the pasta was beautiful. Also, try the meloncello, a perfect finish to a meal.

Thank JPUCL
Luca M, Owner at Rossella, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hello! Thank you for the review, see you again soon for some more meloncello? Luca

Reviewed 30 August 2017

I know there has been an Italian restaurant at this address for over 18 years. Rosella continues and exceeds that tradition. The food is really authentic Italian, fresh and cooked to order, you can watch the pizza chef spinning his pizzas. A terrific atmosphere with...More

Thank Fromlondon2015
Luca M, Owner at Rossella, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hello, Thank you for the lovely review, nothing better to hear that we are doing our Italian tradition right. Thank you again and hopefully see you again soon, Luca

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Highgate Rd | Kentish Town, London NW5 1TR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7267 9797
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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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