Worldwide icon-chevron-right Europe icon-chevron-right United Kingdom icon-chevron-right England icon-chevron-right London icon-chevron-right Wolf


Restaurants, Italian Stoke Newington
3 out of 5 stars
3 out of 5 stars
(1user review)

Time Out says

3 out of 5 stars

An upscale Italian on Stoke Newington High Street.

This Stoke Newington newcomer offers seasonal Italian food in stylish surroundings. The decor is inviting, all mid-century furniture and olive-green panelling, like a classy mid-’60s airport lounge. The drinks are fantastic too: a sweet orange Aperol Spritz was dizzyingly delicious. The meal started well, with creamy burrata lightly flavoured with anchovy, and a warm pear and celeriac salad dripping with honey. But mains were a disappointment. A fillet of lamb neck with cannellini bean puree was beautifully tender, but for some reason it was slathered in a brown, salty gravy that tasted worryingly like Heinz oxtail soup. The cod had the opposite problem: though well cooked, both the fish and the celeriac puree beneath were so subtle as to be almost flavourless.

Desserts were good. A light panna cotta came with peanut brittle and prunes, while an unsweetened affogato with a scoop of salted caramel ice cream was a bracing slap in the chops. But by this point the staff’s inexperience was starting to show – a major interruption to our meal wasn’t apologised for, let alone compensated. Still, good looks and dynamite cocktails are not to be sniffed at: Wolf would make a good little spot for aperitivo hour.


Address: 110 Stoke Newington High St
N16 7NY
Transport: Stoke Newington Rail
Price: Dinner for two with drinks and service: around £120.
Do you own this business?

Users say (1)

3 out of 5 stars

Nearby Restaurants

    Snap up exclusive discounts in London

    Time Out's handpicked deals — hurry, they won't be around for long...