Top Cuvee


Top Cuvee in Highbury sees an ex Dinner by Heston in Melbourne alumni return to London, backed up by a chef from Naughty Piglets. Expect a neighbourhood wine bar with a regularly changing list of both food and wine, as well as cocktails from the people behind Three Sheets.

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Test Driving Top Cuvee in Highbury - a top team for a new neighbourhood spot
With wine as its focus, but some cracking cocktails as well, this neighbourhood small plates spot is a welcome addition to the area. ...
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Restaurant details

177b Blackstock Road, London N5 2LL
Nearest tube: 
  • Arsenal
  • Finsbury Park
Telephone number: 020 3294 1665

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177b Blackstock Road, London N5 2LL


Critic reviews - total score 7 out of 10

Critics' score: 8
Jimi Famurewa ES Magazine
Reviewed on March 20, 2019
"Properly, blissfully good. Sweet potato, blue cheese and sage croquettes had pungent, yielding centres with a touch of Mexican queso to them. Cornish cockles brought a fistful of gaping shells bearing tender, steamed meat and a marbled mix of sour ‘ajo blanco’ and crimson ’nduja oil just made for bread dunking." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 6
Ed Cumming Independent Estimated score
Reviewed on March 06, 2019
"In general, the simple things were the best. There are olives, cheeses and hams to nibble at with the drinks. Soda bread came with a little dish of outrageously salty Normandy butter. Can butter be too salty? I’m not sure." READ REVIEW


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