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4-6 Essex Road, London N1 8LN, England
+44 20 7359 5361
12:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked on the morning - just as well, as when we arrived at 8.30 the restaurant was packed and they were turning people away or asking them to come back in half an hour. As it happens our table wasn't quite ready as the previous diners were lingering over coffee. We weren't in any rush so I told the maitre... More 

1 Thank Terry O
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for brunch and got the steak eggs and chips. I'm very picky about my beef and the quality of the meat and flavor is what I would rate high. Not top rung but definitely way above average. Preparation was also quite good but slightly more done than the medium rare I asked for. The chip quality actually exceeded that... More 

1 Thank joem32082
North Elmham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great fillet steak. Sides were delicious too. Didn't get the lady who served us name, but she was really friendly and attentive. Would visit again! Go go go!

Thank BpeGrainger1988
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is very nice place. Meat is really same taste in Argentina. I have been in Argentina and i ate all of kind beef really taste is same. People, meat, place and taste excilent. This time i tasted ribeye-steak next time i will try asado. Thanks all of comador people.

Thank Özcan S
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to come back to Meat People last Saturday night as i really enjoyed my first visit there. and... It was amazing !!! The place was really busy but they manage to find a table for us after few minutes waiting at the bar. We tried the meat people platter and it was beautiful. Service is extremely friendly and... More 

Thank jen2016462
London, UK
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180 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a Saturday night so was busy. Really excellent lamb and chicken main courses - beautifully cooked. And the side of greens was sensational. Great atmosphere (even if as (slightly) "older people" we had to use our phone light to see the menu). Starters and desserts less memorable, but good all the same. Small restaurant and well staffed so... More 

Thank callmedave
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Squeezed in without booking on a busy Sat lunch with a pushchair and they were great to accommodate and create some space, especially as they were pretty much full throughout. Chorizo & Black pudding ... Ribeye steak sandwich with chips. Both very nice, well cooked and exceptional taste. Lots of other stuff on menu looked very tempting! Staff attentive and... More 

Thank Andrew B
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65 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Seated without reservations on a weds night but it did get busy shortly after we arrived. Ordered the fillet steak with peppercorn sauce and hand cut chips, blue cheese sauce and greens. The food was AMAZING! Everything was delicious and tasted very fresh, steak cooked to perfection. Had the Malbec wine which was so tasty and complemented the food fantastically.... More 

1 Thank RessieMei
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Came in for lunch, waitress shook her head and said "no". Apparently no table available; given her use of only one word with a scowl, this is an assumption. Upon further inspection, multiple two-person tables were open, we were a party of three. Either way, I think their sign should read 'mean people'.

Thank Ali C
Meat P, General Manager at Meat People, responded to this review

Dear Ali C, After further investigation, I would be very pleased if you could contact me at the restaurant or trough my email sophie@meatpeople.co.uk to discuss this matter. Best Regards. Sophie More 

Amersham, Bucks
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70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

My husband recognised Meat People from its distinctive outdoor decor which fortunately had barely been changed from when it was a traditional Italian cafe called Alfredo's. Inside the character features remain too like oldfashioned weighing scales, posters and signs. It opens on weekend mornings for breakfast/brunch. I couldn't eat steak and chips at 11.00 but the eggs appealed more! It... More 

Thank JanehAmersham

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, European, British, Argentinian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-6 Essex Road, London N1 8LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7359 5361
Neighborhood restaurant specializing in quality meats next to Islington Green. Offering a new lunch menu between 12-4pm Monday to Friday and Brunch from 10am to 4pm to Saturday & Sunday. We also serve a wide selection of teas & coffees and hand-made cakes, cocktails and organic wines. On Fridays and Saturdays we stop serving food at 12am but continue to serve drinks until 12:30.

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