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500 Restaurant

782 Holloway Road, London N19 3JH, England
+44 20 7272 3406
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“rabbit” (24 reviews)
“pasta” (26 reviews)
“antipasti” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
782 Holloway Road, London N19 3JH, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The place is small so you need to book in advance and preferably find a time that isn't too busy. The food is seasonal and freshly cooked, not your standard Italian restaurant menu. Good for tasty Mediterranean food, particularly specialities from Sardinia. Trust the advice...More

Thank Roberto-Battista
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As soon as the bread board arrived I knew this was going to be poor. Dry, tasteless bread that looked vey unappetising and was unappetising. Main pasta course was over cooked and really not vey pleasant. One would expect an Italian restaurant to get the...More

Thank 449Louise
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Finding ourselves in Archway one Friday late afternoon having enjoyed an extended ramble from Muswell Hill through Highgate my partner and I searched known food guides for a restaurant to end a pleasant day. The 500 restaurant was mentioned by several and following a quick...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Whilst we visited quite early in the evening, the main course was below expectations, we had the ragu, the pasta was stuck together, the meat was bland and definitely not what we had expected. We had heard what a super place it was , maybe...More

Thank loanarranger_8
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The 500 is a small family style restaurant with excellent staff and service even though they were full. The food, well all I can say is that was the best Italian food I've eaten in recent years. A superb chef who served the most amazing...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 7 March 2017

My wife and I found this place by accident and decided to give it a try. We weren't disappointed. The food was great and so was the service.

Thank ShlomoEshet
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I love Italian food and there are many great places to eat Italian in London. 500 is one of the best in Archway for its home cooked dishes in a cosy and romantic environment which can be perfect for a first date or in my...More

Thank Cyrus P
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I think we have picked the least romantic place to have our valentines meal. No roses/ a flower on the table, no romantic music, no themed valentines menu, no special chocolatey valentines dessert to share and get us in the 'mood' and sadly no cheeky...More

2  Thank Lottie1966
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Stayed in the Premier Inn at Archway and dined at the 500 twice, excellent food I would certainly recommend it

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Went with our Italian friends who rate this place highly. Lovely friendly welcome and good authentic food. Personally would have liked a little more seasoning but we all have different tastes. Would certainly go again and that is not because of the drink on the...More

Thank AandT_10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 782 Holloway Road, London N19 3JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7272 3406
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