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Widely commended for smartening up Caledonian Road & bringing decent, affordable British cooking to the area, The Brill remains a good-looking addition to the King’s Cross scene with its plain yet handsome surrounds. Despite the odd gripe about ‘uninspired’ cooking, locals are generally most forgiving about the place – especially when it comes to hearty portions & fair value (£17.95/£19.95 for two/three courses). On a typical day, you might be offered prawn & crayfish cocktail dressed in Marie Rose sauce, ahead of meat & fish from the grill, penne bolognese or pan-seared chicken with roast potatoes & sage jus. Nursery puds finish things off nicely: perhaps apple pie with custard, chocolate brownie or a slice of lemon tart. A refurbished cellar bar does the business for those requiring liquid sustenance.


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Essential Details for The Brill

  • Address: 6-8 Caledonian Road, London N1 9DT
  • Telephone: 020 7833 7797
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  • Opening Times: Mon-Fri 11am-12M
  • Cuisine: British
  • Area: Islington Barnsbury
  • Price: £34.00
  • Wine: £14.95
  • Champagne: £27.50
  • Lunch: £12.95 (2 courses)
  • Dinner: £17.95 (2 courses)
  • Private Dining: 50

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