Old Street Area Guide – Part One Restaurants

In and around Old Street, EC1, there are some fantastic places to eat and drink. Part one of our area guide is a round-up of our favourite restaurants in the area. Stay tuned for part two, which features a guide to the best pubs in the neighbourhood. 



Located between Old Street and Islington on City Road is Sardine which specialises in delectable Southern French cooking over a charcoal fire. For a four-course meal that is both filling and tasty, head to Sardine for the monthly “La Grande Bouffe” where you are sure to leave satisfied. 


Address: 15 Micawber Street, London, N1 7TB

Telephone: 0207 490 0144



With a menu inspired by the coast of Peru and welcoming service to match, eating at Ceviche will make you feel as though you have been transported to South America. If you’re short on time, pop in on your lunch break and try the “Express Menu” which features delicious options from only £8.


Address: 2 Baldwin Street, Old Street, London, EC1V 9NU
Telephone: 0203 327 9463


Enoteca da Luca

If Italian is more your style, Enoteca da Luca offers a menu inspired by the finest ingredients Italy has to offer. Enoteca is built on the philosophy of “piccolo e bello”, translated as “small and beautiful”, which is seen in the restaurant’s select menu, small plates to share and attention to the little details.

Address: 207C Old Street, The Bower, EC1V 9NR

Telephone: 0207 251 9196



Whether you’re looking for a quick slice of pizza on the go, or want to devour a 20” with friends, Homeslice will happily accommodate you. What was once just a pop-up has now become one of the best pizza joints in East London. Homeslice maintains it’s simplicity whilst innovating with unique flavour combinations that are sure to impress. 


Address: 374-378 Old Street, Shoreditch, London, EC1V 9LT

Telephone: 0203 151 1121


Cay Tre

Located in the centre of Old Street is Cay Tre Hoxton, a local favourite that serves up an array of traditional, fragrant Vietnamese delicacies. As any backpacker will attest to, the crown jewel of Vietnamese cuisine is pho; a broth soup with rice noodles, herbs and meat. Cay Tre cooks its pho for over 24 hours to ensure a delicious and authentic taste.


Address: 301 Old Street, Hackney, London, EC1V 9LA

Telephone: 0207 729 8662


Bone Daddies

Bone Daddies serves up delicious Japanese food with a twist. Enjoy dishes such as chicken katsu curry and a variety of steamed bao buns, as well as incredible ramen, set to a soundtrack of old school rock. 


Address: The Bower, 211 Old Street, London, EC1V 9NV

Telephone: 0203 019 6300



Passo ticks all the boxes when it comes to a great meal out; charming ambiance, friendly service and above all, exquisite food. Serving up authentic Italian cuisine for lunch and dinner every day, and brunch on the weekend, Passo is well worth a visit whatever the time of day. 


Address: 80 City Road, London, EC1Y 2BJ

Telephone: 0203 883 9377


Honest Burgers

An Old Street restaurant guide wouldn’t be complete without mention of Honest Burgers. Known for its succulent, British burgers and rosemary-salted chips, Honest Burger is a safe and delicious choice, every time. 


Address: 6 Baldwin Street, London, EC1V 9NU
Telephone: 0208 069 6990


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