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Les Associes

#5,569 of 17,934 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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172 Park Road | Crouch End, London N8 8JT, England
+44 20 8348 8944
19:30 - 22:00
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Tue 13:00 - 17:00
Thu - Tue 19:30 - 22:00
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place with a very friendly owner who is a character. Food is wonderful and good wine selection. our favourite local Resturant which is not trendy which makes it even better ....

Thank swhite1234
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have been regular diners at Les Associes since it first opened about 30 years ago. It's an oasis of calm dining with really good cuisine. Crisp tablecloths and gentle French music add a pleasing ambience. The wine list is well chosen and moderately priced. We have hosted a couple of private parties in the dining room... More 

Thank Lewis M
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Cold room, very bad service, low standard food and overly expensive. Unfortunately the whole experience was bad from start to finish which is such a shame as a local I really want to like and support local businesses. I hope the owners are reading the reviews here and change things up here as this could be a great local restaurant.

2 Thank Sasha D
London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We visited this restaurant for the first time recently for a mid-week dinner. As the total of diners amounted to 2 couples there was a lack of atmosphere but the food was authentic and the main courses were quite substantial although the vegetable selection was quite ordinary. The place has a slightly jaded feel and could really do with a... More 

Thank Robert B
London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is situated in the Front room of a Victorian House in Crouch End. The patron is a typical French restauranteur. The menu is not particularly extensive (maybe 8 choices of entree and main course). However it is all delicious. I had the chicken liver salad for an entree and the chicken livers were cooked to perfection. The mousse... More 

Thank Annemarie D
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Have been wanting to visit for many years, so decided to go for my husband's birthday. The restaurant feels and smells like someone's front room. The starters of snails and avocado salad were tasteless. The mains of steak were ok, but my duck was disappointing. The sides of vegetables contained one small piece of broccoli and one tiny piece of... More 

1 Thank Deborah P
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

This is a rather old-fashioned place, in a good sense. The owner is unpretentious, can even at times be a bit rude, yet is completely committed to running a good, honest French restaurant and can also be quite humorous. Very unusual these days, the place is quiet enough to have a conversation with your friends while having your dinner. The... More 

Thank Wilhelm S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We found this French restaurant by chance as we usually drive down Hornsey Road to get to other eateries in Crouch End. The reason why we had not discovered it until now is that it blends in with all the other houses around it and has literally been turned into a bistro like place. The food is not too cheap... More 

Thank Eva A
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We had a lovely dinner at Les Associes to celebrate an 18th. All the family came. We loved the wine, the atmosphere, the service and the food. So nice to organise 3 delicious veggie main courses as well. Granny kept saying this was how French restaurants used to be! And aren't we lucky this one is here in Crouch End?... More 

Thank ecobunnyLondon
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

Went for a Saturday evening meal. Fantastic food, friendly welcoming atmosphere This is why we come so often to this restaurant. We can always rely on having a really special evening.

Thank michael b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$125
French, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
19:30 - 22:00
19:30 - 22:00
13:00 - 17:00
19:30 - 22:00
19:30 - 22:00
19:30 - 22:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 172 Park Road | Crouch End, London N8 8JT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8348 8944

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