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Cottons - Camden

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Camden 55 Chalk Farm Road, London NW1 8AN, England
+44 20 7485 8388
15:00 - 01:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 23:30
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 00:00
Fri 17:00 - 01:00
Sat 15:00 - 01:00
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I dont understand the poor reviews of this wonderful place. 7 of us enjoyed cocktails (some virgin some not) and a great meal. As the only non-carribean gal I wasnt sure what to expect but my pals were right. It was to die for. Lovely meal. Great service and doggies bags due to so much food.

Thank Levyies
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Service was terrible. Manager was extremely rude, unprofessional with a disgusting attitude. Food was not worth half of its price.

Thank Malika J
Level Contributor
16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Read mixed reviews of this place on trip advisor but decided it was worth a crack. The food was run of the mill, tasty enough caribbean style stuff chicken wings a highlight but nothing memorable. Service really poor. On arrival told we had 5 mins order happy hour cocktails so chose them, the waitress didnt reappear for 10 minutes and... More 

Thank George L
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was fairly decent, music helps the average atmosphere, expensive... delicious mutton curry however it was impossible to eat as there were bone fragments in every single mouthful. 'i'll tell the chef' they said... 'Cheers' I said. What good is that?

Thank Luke A
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cottons is a bit like a tardis - it looks small from the street but inside it extends backwards and downwards and seats a large number. Service is friendly and doing its best, but there were insufficient staff for the number of tables on the night we went. Food is decent, well priced but not world beating. Good cocktails if... More 

Thank Nigel B
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

When I arrived at the restaurant there was nobody to greet me so I just stood at the door for a few minutes waiting. Eventually a member of staff came over and I told him the name under which the table was booked. He beckoned for me to follow him and then suddenly stopped along the way to serve some... More 

2 Thank samfromsouth
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

What this venue lacks in size, it makes up for in its atmosphere and delicious food. Attended last night for a pre hen do meal. Ordered the calamari to start and Sea Bass from the mains - everything was cooked to perfection (could not fault it). Drinks are reasonably priced (£5.00 and up for cocktails) and staff were attentive and... More 

Thank Guvsy
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Staff were very welcoming and helpful and we started with some cocktails were well made and delicious. The food was quite spicy with a lot of depth of flavour, warm enough for spice fiends but not too bad for those with a gentle pallet. The meat was very tender and and well cooked. Overall a great meal out and will... More 

Thank 2016tad
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We came here to meet a friend who lives in London. I am glad she recommend this place, we had a delicious meal and some drinks. The place was so busy that our server never really checked on us which kind of sucked. We ran out of water a few times and had to grab another waiter to fill our... More 

Thank Ally N
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Only visited for drinks - I wish I'd stayed for food (will definitely be returning). Amazing range and selection of great rums (over 300 I was told) and really enthusiastic and friendly bar and waiting staff - made me feel right at home on my first visit. I tucked into a couple of mojitos as the happy hour cocktails were... More 

Thank Jon S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Caribbean, Jamaican
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Camden 55 Chalk Farm Road, London NW1 8AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7485 8388

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