Open Tuesday to Saturday, serving food all day
- Private Dining
- Families and Children Welcome
About Prawn on the Lawn (London)
Prawn on the Lawn in Islington is a fully licensed fishmonger and restaurant situated near to Islington’s buzzing Upper Street. Established in 2013 by Rick Toogood and his wife Katie, it began life as a seafood bar and fishmonger but has now been extended to include a 35 seater restaurant and 16 seating private dining room, serving only the freshest seafood and tapas-style fish dishes. Prawn on the Lawn serves creative plates including seared tuna, thai style scallops and our signature Prawn on the Lawn dish, as well as larger platters such as Crab, Lobster, Fruits De Mer and fresh fish you can pick from the counter, sourced directly from day boats and fish markets in Devon and Cornwall. We make every effort to be as seasonal and sustainable as possible and change our menu every day.
What a great lunch the four of us had! Thank you so much for the excellent food & outstanding service. Will see you soon!
We had an amazing time at POTL and cannot wait to visit again. Highly recommend 5⭐️ business!!
Great selection of seafood and drinks to accompany it. It is a pretty small restaurant so won’t be the most romantic setting but equally a great enough atmosphere for all occasions.
Thank you so much for a truly amazing meal, you helped make our wedding day so special. As always, the food was next level and we couldn’t have asked for nicer staff. THANK YOU!! Robyn & Max X
My absolute favourite North London restaurant!
Lovely little restaurant with a nice atmosphere and a great selection of small plates. Perfect for a date night.
Great food and drink. Terrible service.
Good food, definitely on the pricey side for the size of the portions but tasty nonetheless
Everything was brilliant, food delicious and staff were lovely. Only small comment is the service was slightly slow but other than that I would recommend to anyone
Delicious food, great service and lovely atmosphere - perfect birthday dinner for my partner
Great place, delicious food, good wine list. We’ll be back
Consistently good quality fish & seafood. I appreciate space for refrigerators is limited but the white wine would benefit from being served colder.
Staff were charming and the wine delicious but we chose badly from the menu. I wish we had selected many of the small sharing dishes but we chose oysters and then the seafood platter. The Jersey rocks were very salty and not worth the money - the Porthilly were lovely. The platter was poor value for money with very few whelks or clams. Our crab shell was completely empty and we sent it back. Also in France you would expect to get platter items like mussels and clams raw not steamed - this being a sure sign of the freshness of produce.The prawns were also pretty tasteless. If we come again we would definitely not order the platter. The John Dory that we bought from the fish counter and have just eaten for lunch was delicious - perfect.
The freshest of fish and shellfish imaginatively served. The seared tuna and shellfish platter were outstanding and the spiced potatoes and truffles salad were fought over! Plus we drank them out of Provençal rose.
Food was excellent and our server, John was kind and accommodating.
Unusual, fresh & delicious small plates, with well spaced / paced delivery, so time to chat as well. The only problem is NOISE, like many small restaurants.
My favourite restaurant in Islington. I love coming here for variety of dishes depending on what the recent catch is, always tasty food and the friendly service. Cannot fault. I have given 4/5 for value just because it’s a treat. Not overpriced but wouldn’t go here every other week
Excellent food. Great concept Lovely evening We’ll be back. Thanks
The food is absolutely lovely, but the service was slightly all over the place. We had to ask a fair few times as to where our food was and the starters we mis-timed. The monkfish main was also cooked differently to how we had discussed it with the waiter. The restaurant deducted 10% off the food and wine bill, which we were grateful for, but it didn’t take away from how the slow the service was! Great fish though! 👍🏽
Horrible staff without experience. I have been asked to leave the table while eating my £44 lobster and the bill was £196. George the teenager who said was the manager was absolutely rude and did not have at all customer service experience. I have asked 5 minutes to finish my lobster instead I was pushed in front of the kitchen when the staff was polishing the cutlery, going around the small restaurant with my plates and glasses. Disgraceful experience. Rubbish place. Table really close to each other. All in all really bad.
Salted caramel pot needs more crunch or less caramel, very sweet. Fruits der mer was sensational, only missing lobster really
Great food in a lively atmosphere.
Delicious fresh fish, friendly service, welcoming atmosphere. Favourites were scallops (and prawn on the lawn). We will be back!
Service was a little slow - and we did not get exactly what we had ordered, which we didn't realise until the meal was over (one never knows when "small plates" might arrive)