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) #610 of 18,121 Restaurants in London ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
103 Highgate Road | Kentish Town, London NW5 1TR, England
+44 20 7267 9797
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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103 Highgate Road | Kentish Town, London NW5 1TR, England
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Reviews (278)
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Reviewed 17 December 2016

Charming little restaurant! The owner (Luca) is very passionate friendly and always makes everyone feel comfortable and welcome. Not like some chain restaurants where you're not even greeted. The passion of the owner is reflected in the kitchen and the food. The 'Specials' are constantly...More

Thank RichardB26
Luca M, Owner at Rossella, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

Thank you for a lovely review Richard! I always like to change our specials to keep it fresh every week, and as for the Meloncello, I will be sure to let my family know that it's going down so well. Thank you again and hopefully...More

Reviewed 16 December 2016

small restaurant in kentish town. we came across it before attending a concert at the o2 (kentish town). true Italian food , best pasta and pizza you will eat in London. very reasonable prices

Thank TheICF
Reviewed 30 November 2016

All the reviews seemed really good so thought would give it a try via takeaway. Order carbonara which was bland and cold. Also had the Courgette Fritti, which were also cold and soggy. All the batter had fallen off and was swimming in oil. Unfortunately...More

Thank Leskicurly
Reviewed 24 November 2016

This was our second time eating at Rossella. We were so impressed the first time that we arranged a family meal. The staff were extremely accommodating, the food was delicious - really authentic - and the prices are very reasonable. We will be back. Recommended.

Thank breweruk
Reviewed 24 November 2016

But this place is delicious! Both takeaway and eating in are excellent, though recommend calling for reservations on weekends. Authentic and delicious Italian, staff are lovely, wine is lovely, and consistently good food. We live in the neighbourhood and have been regular customers for 2...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Who would have thought that heading just up through Kentish Town, past the infamous venue The Forum and further up a winding road that you would find this restaurant. After booking a trip to Rome for my girlfriends birthday I thought why not take her...More

Thank scottfinchevans
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Went with family whilst visiting my daughter and her boyfriend in London (they had been before). We were greeted and seated immediately and then given menus to make our choices. The actual restaurant is very well presented, clean and has some great nick-nicks around including...More

Thank Craig1967
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Who would have thought from the unassuming appearance from the outside that this local restaurant serves some of the best Italian food in north London. Cheerful and efficient staff, one of which I guess was the owner, a cosy dining area open to the kitchen,...More

Thank Charles C
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Have been coming here since last year at least once a week.Happy to see quality is still high.Keep it up Luca.

Thank citizenkane89
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Met Rossella some tiem ago with a very good chef and loved his food. Today a new chef also susprised us with a delicious meal, eveytime we visited. The service is most friendly and Luca Meola makes the difference. Do not hesitate in telling him...More

Thank Carlos F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Highgate Road | Kentish Town, London NW5 1TR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7267 9797
  • E-mail
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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