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the elk in the woods

#4,651 of 18,188 Restaurants in London}
€€ - €€€European, British,
39 Camden Passage, London N1 8EA, England
+44 20 7226 3535
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“pancakes” (10 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
European, British, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
39 Camden Passage, London N1 8EA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Elk in the Woods last week when I was visiting. The food was great. the tables were a bit close together, but it is a small shop and I don't think they had too much room to work with. It was a beautiful...More

Thank Kat W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in for a light bite and were happy we chose this place. My friend had the soup which was very rich and full of flavour. We also shared meatballs with fennel, calamari with chorizo mayo and some chips. All the food was well cooked...More

Thank kdw72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I visited for a quick breakfast - both had the diving bacon brioche butties and a cup of delicious and reviving coffee. lovely service - the guy was delightful and humorous and the service was low key and spot on. simple, love...More

Thank imogendh
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We were looking forward to a family meal and chose Elk in the Woods as it had a good selection of meat and fish. We had a selection of dishes but the meat dishes were poor. The pork belly was really just fat and it...More

1  Thank 1moray
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

I had lunch on a sunny Friday afternoon with a friend for her birthday. We had a table outside and Josie our waitress took our orders. She told my friend that our whole meal was on the house because her confit de canard wasn't tender....More

Thank SiestaCat
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We had breakfast here one day and lunch another. I found the staff to be super friendly and helpful. The crockery and design is beautiful. Very nice and cosy restaurant in a great spot in Islington

Thank JackofSpades
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I had heard about this place for a long time and have been meaning to go, but just not got there . We went as a party of 12 and the staff were really friendly and helpful, the food was really good,I had the soft...More

Thank Stufuk
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This place has an air of casual dilapidation that is somewhat at odds with the prices. Reading the menu suggests that the food is out of the ordinary and that usually carries a premium. When it arrived, however, the food could not be called 'extraordinary'....More

Thank medik
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I love this restaurant. It's great for brunch. The veggie full english is delicious. Thoroughly recommend it!

Thank cbboxer
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We spent £80 and left feeling very underwhelmed. The 'Scandinavian' seafood platter for £26 was a rip-off, a langostine, a few prawns and some poor quality mussels and cockles in a pot of watery sauce. The duck special was average and the deserts were ok...More

Thank Matthew S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
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Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Camden Passage, London N1 8EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7226 3535
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