Rossella

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408 Reviews
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£25 and under
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Italian
Top tags:
  • Authentic
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Cosy
Rossella is a family-run Italian restaurant in the heart of North London. Located between Kentish Town, Highgate, Gospel Oak, Camden and Tufnell Park, Rossella serves up authentic Italian cuisine in a vibrant but relaxed environment.

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What 408 People Are Saying
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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London
7 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Really good staff and amazing food

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AE
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely authentic Italian food and very good service.

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A
Hertfordshire
6 reviews
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Hard to believe that there would be a better Italian restaurant anywhere close by. Excellent in every way.

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RM
1 review
Dined on 7 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great meal and really good value. My wife and I were catching up with another couple and this was the perfect place. Great sized portions, of delicious Italian food meant no one left hungry; and we were actually surprised that the bill was so reasonable we gave a sizeable tip!!
Will definitely be back!

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NM
London
1 review
Dined on 31 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Good pizzas and pastas. Have to book on Friday evening

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NS
1 review
Dined on 31 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

As we had booked the table we arrived a bit early but our friends were already there, and had got a bottle of the Rosella family red wine which was very good. Although it was very busy, service was excellent and the food was just the kind of tasty, robust Italian food I love. Obviously an outstanding example of a London-Italian family run restaurant, I don't know why it took us so long to discover it!

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KS
London
1 review
Dined on 30 May 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 3Ambience 4

Food was amazing, service very slow but still polite and apologetic.

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DS
London
1 review
Dined on 28 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I do not want to recommend Rosella as it will become even more difficult to reserve a table...
We are blessed to have you so close.

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S
1 review
Dined on 23 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Always outstanding, friendly and happy staff, amazing food and a buuzzig atmosphere. Never disappointed, will be back many times

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 22 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Best Italian place in town! Love going there

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OT
Warwickshire
3 reviews
Dined on 18 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent all round. Family run, local restaurant serving great Italian food. Great, friendly service. Place very busy, even very early evening. Thoroughly recommended.

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C
London
6 reviews
Dined on 17 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing as always -we even had the owner join us for a bit! Everyone in there feels like family and get treated like it. Again brilliant food cant wait to go back again

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AG
Berkshire
5 reviews
Dined on 9 May 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Simply our favourite all round dinner date. simple, no fuss, perfect balanced Italian classic dishes of delight!! All delivered with true Italian chat and flair.. thank you again back very soon... Anthony and Edit

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EG
London
1 review
Dined on 7 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Real italian food!!! Very cheerful staff.
Definitely returning and recommending this restaurant.

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z
London
10 reviews
Dined on 4 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We love Rosellas we have never had a bad dinner there. The food, ambience is so lovely. The specials are always great. Best fillet steak in North London. Fantastic pasta
Luca the owner is handsome , charming and a superb chef.
Our favourite Italian London Restaurant !
Zoe & Kevin Gregory.

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RM
1 review
Dined on 29 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great restaurant with friendly staff.
Excellent customer service and divine food.

We’ll be back soon

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LT
London
51 reviews
Dined on 27 April 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

We love the ambience of this little cosy authentic Italian restaurant. The kitchen produces beautiful dishes, and the specials are gone quite quickly! Service with a smile a decent price too which is rare these days. Easy parking once you know how!!

Noisy but in a nice way e.g. hustle and bustle but you can still have a conversation easily.

Good food, relaxed atmosphere, value for money.

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c
London
91 reviews
Dined on 26 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We always love coming here, dog friendly, great food, lovely staff. I knocked one star off for value only because we ordered some dishes from the specials board and they are quite pricey whereas the normal day to day menu is amazing value

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BJ
London
141 reviews
Dined on 18 April 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Both the wife and I have been coming to Rossella for a number of years. Unfortunately it is NOT local to us, so we cannot come as often as we would like. We like the new menu, as the previous one was in use for a long while. To be fair they always have a specials board as well with around 4 starters and 4 mains available. In the past I have usually eaten from that as I like the more unusual food. This time I ate from the new 'standard' menu and thoroughly enjoyed it. So did the wife, who YET AGAIN had the mussels and a variation of stuffed chicken breast. We don't do sweets so cannot comment on those.

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S
London
2 reviews
Dined on 16 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Proper authentic Italian food, wonderful service and just a great place to eat. The food is beautiful.

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OT
Brisbane / QLD
2 reviews
Dined on 13 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great food and service! Will go again.

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GI
London
1 review
Dined on 10 April 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely family run restaurant. Just a good local Italian like they used to be! Always buzzing.

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AG
Berkshire
5 reviews
Dined on 9 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Fabulous value exceptional quality.. my new favourite place thank you

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SP
Berkshire
1 review
Dined on 8 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely food, very polite and accomodating staff. We will definitely be back!

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AR
London
1 review
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 3

Welcoming efficient service in this old-style Italian restaurant. Excellent cooking, but a wood-fired pizza oven would have earned 5* Not the restaurant’s fault, but the front door was left open too often - welcoming in a cool breeze to chill the customers..... Don’t let these minor criticisms put you off. Recommended

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CL
London
11 reviews
Dined on 5 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful as always! If you didn't know already, you need to go here. Have Lasagna and the family wine and you will be heaven...

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M
Newcastle
3 reviews
Dined on 4 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A little piece of Italy in London, the food and service was fantastic, I can not wait to go back

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DS
London
1 review
Dined on 4 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing service, fast and amazing food & the team there are so friendly and welcoming you can’t help but have a happy time.

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OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 30 March 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Really great as ever, lovey food and service.

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KR
London
1 review
Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Rosella is always outstanding - friendly, warm and utterly delicious. We love it.

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S
1 review
Dined on 22 March 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

2 really good meals and a bottle of wine for £35 was an amazing find. The service was great and those we spoke too were all lovely.

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N
London
2 reviews
Dined on 21 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Always great service and food. Amazing value for money.

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DS
London
2 reviews
Dined on 20 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful local Italian. Great food. Fantastic welcome.

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V
Washington DC
18 reviews
Dined on 20 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 3

Small family-run restaurant with excellent food. Staff were also very helpful. The Meloncello liqueur they make is delicious and available to take home by the bottle.

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JR
London
1 review
Dined on 6 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

To have one of these restaurants in your neighbourhood is a total blessing. This tiny, a bit cramped, traditional Italian eatery has everything a proper Italian trattoria should have. Really jealous we don´t live anywhere near it. All the starters we chose were fantastic (aubergine parmigiana, gamberoni, garlic bread and zucchini fritti) and the papardele with pesto rosso were also excellent. Great place, even if the service is a little slow at times.

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DS
London
2 reviews
Dined on 20 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing local Italian. Great, charming service, great food. Stay away so there is always a table for me...

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RS
London
2 reviews
Dined on 19 February 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Great family restaurant . Kids/parents/grandparents love it.
Always busy with local people.

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OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Great service!
Tasty food and came piping hot which was great ,but limited desert menu.

Also the layout made it feel quite cramped

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JJ
London
4 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

We love it here! The food is so great. It was very busy so service wasn’t as good as usual because it was very rushed but they are all really nice.

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NC
Cambridge
1 review
Dined on 8 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This lovely family run Italian is the perfect restaurant. Cosy, delicious food and big portions for a good price.

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