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La Porchetta

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141-142 Upper Street, London N1 1QY, England
+44 20 7288 2488
18:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 15:00
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Mon 09:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 18:00 - 23:00
Tue 09:00 - 15:30
Wed - Fri 09:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 23:30
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Limerick, Ireland
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Can't complain, nice food and good service. Nice selection available and everything prepared freshly when ordered.

Thank Katie D
Penzance, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very welcoming. Fairly standard pizza fare, but freshly baked and good choice. friends said pasta good. Small portions for children. Offered to pack up uneaten pizza as takeaway. Very nice staff.

Thank RebekahYork
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9 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Firstly I should give you some background. I am a post-graduate student, huddled over my laptop one cold rainy evening in January until the early hours, desperately trying to complete an assignment I had been pouring over for days. Out of nowhere, the pizza craving hit... And we all know that there's no getting rid of that without the aforementioned... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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227 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

I didn't expect this little local Italian to be up to much however, we had good pizzas and pasta at a very reasonable price. Excellent service too.

Thank BettyLinn
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Can't believe it wasn't busier. Staff VERY accommodating. Great choice, would definitely return. Plus lots of gluten free options

Thank Francis S
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

What a shame Average food (with a hair in one dish), awful service as the woman was extremely rude and aggressive (the older gentleman was charming but this could make up for it). Overall there are much better options on upper street

Thank Matthew T
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217 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Visited with my boyfriend as we needed a quick bite before a big at the assembly hall. We weren't super excited by the menu but were really happy with the taste and quality of food. We had the calzone and a pasta dish with minced pork, mushrooms and chilli. Really delicious! We didn't leave a thing in spite of being... More 

Thank Zutot6
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Overall the food was very good. Service was fine. Customer service experience fine. Would visit again for day time service.

Thank Patricia L
United Kingdom
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85 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

La Porchetta is one of my favourite restaurants, this is because they continue to produce consistent good quality food at what can only be described as very reasonable prices. Whether you're looking for something simple like Pizza Napoletana or Spaghetti and meatballs, or a full blown three course meal you'll struggle to find better quality and value on Upper street.... More 

Thank Pauly-london
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

The pizza is pretty good and well made, though it's not the cheapest. I'd advise against the pizzas with fresh mozzarella (eg buffala) as they add it after the pizza comes out of the oven which cools it down. Arancini etc are delicious but not worth the price.

Thank Edmund J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$47
Italian, Pizza
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141-142 Upper Street, London N1 1QY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7288 2488

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