Mem & Laz  

 
 
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8 Theberton Street, Islington, London N1 0QX
 
 
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12pm-10.30pm (Mon-Thu, Sun), 12pm-11pm (Fri & Sat)
 

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Mem & LazThis bustling Turkish restaurant down an Islington side-street serves a range of delicious Mediterranean dishes at a very decent price. Recently expanded to take on the next-door building, Mem & Laz has a great atmosphere and is adorned with coloured lanterns, candles and posters of West End musicals and shows. Improvements could still be made on the toilets, but there's no doubting the food and its value for money. The likes of grilled sardines with lemon and coriander, sun dried tomatoes, prunes, seafood casserole, honey and mustard chargrilled chicken, succulent lamb steaks, stuffed pepper dolmas, grilled halloumi and much, much more feature on the menu. Portions are generous, mains start at a fiver, with a two-course lunch menu available for less than a tenner. Owing to its popularity, Mem & Laz can get very crowded - but the service usually comes with a smile, and if you don't mind a little wait you shouldn't be let down.

 

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Angel Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
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Canonbury Overground Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
9 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
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53 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Mem & Laz
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
 
 
 
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Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
 
 
 
 
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6 Therberton Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Mem & Laz
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80 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mem & Laz
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18 Theberton Street, Angel / Islington, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Mem & Laz
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O2 Academy Islington, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Mem & Laz
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115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Mem & Laz
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Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mem & Laz
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Studd Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Mem & Laz
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14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Mem & Laz
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2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 4 minutes from Mem & Laz
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66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Mem & Laz
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16 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Mem & Laz
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Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Mem & Laz
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Islington Education Service, Laycock Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Mem & Laz
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City Academy
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35 Britannia Row, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Mem & Laz
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239 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mem & Laz
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Islington Green, 27 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Mem & Laz
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209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Mem & Laz
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116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Mem & Laz
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74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mem & Laz
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69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Mem & Laz
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Hoxley & Porter
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153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Mem & Laz
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Business Design Centre
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52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Mem & Laz
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King's Cross Railway Station 25 minutes walk from Mem & Laz

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Concerts | On 24th July 2016 

The Lexington 1.4 miles from Mem & Laz

Punk quartet that formed in New York in the 1990s. With support from Casual Nun....More

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King's Cross Theatre 1.4 miles from Mem & Laz

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King's Cross Theatre 1.4 miles from Mem & Laz

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Exhibitions | Until 24th July 2016 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from Mem & Laz

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Concerts | On 24th July 2016 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from Mem & Laz

Melodic, blues drenched modern jazz from one of the finest jazz guitarist the UK has ever produced....More

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