176 Stoke Newington Road. , London, N16 7UY


SquareMeal Review of Fontaine's

Vintage girls should vamp up in violet velvet, faux fur and opera-length gloves for intimate soirées chez Fontaine. All cream upholstery and 1930s Egyptianate art deco, with a cheeky tiki joint downstairs, this is the sort of hutch where a Hollywood seducer in the tradition of Clark Gable might ply pliable floozies with such period pieces as brandy Alexander, Ramos Gin Fizz, De La Louisiane Sidecar and Aviation – should he ever find himself up Stokey way (an unlikely prospect, admittedly). Sip Italian fizz (£25) or Champagne (Laurent-Perrier at £8.50 a flute), and snack like a star on beef carpaccio or smoked salmon and caviar blinis. Then say it like Gloria Swanson in Sunset Boulevard: ‘Mr DeMille, I’m ready for my close-up!’

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Rectory Road Station 422m

Dalston Kingsland Station 1km


Address: 176 Stoke Newington Road. , London N16 7UY

Area: Stoke Newington Stamford Hill

Opening times

Weds-Sat 6pm-12M (Fri-Sat -1am) Sun 4.30-10.30pm

Nearby Landmarks

Rio Cinema 757m

Hackney Downs 868m


Telephone: 07718 000546


Cuisine: Bars

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