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359 Upper St. Send to Phone
020-7359 1932
Underground: Angel
The former Glas in Borough Market is now Upper Glas in Islington.

Lunch & Dinner Mon.-Sat.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Upper Glas Restaurant Review

: In the former Lola's in one of Islington's malls of antique shops, Upper Glas is as Swedish as a plate of meatballs---which it serves with mash, cream sauce and lingonberries. Glas relies on the old classics, which is fine but which doesn't challenge our ideas of Scandinavian food. And with top class restaurants opening in Stockholm (and Helsinki, though Finland is officially a Nordic, not a Scandinavian country) you might expect more adventurous stuff. Never mind, what they do is good, as in herrings three ways, salmon pudding with horseradish and browned butter, or char-grilled beef. Puddings like nut crisp and berries with wildberry coulis are more what you'd expect from a country that has such fabulous wild foods (like berries). The menu is short and to the point; service is delightful. It takes place in a light, first floor room with parquet floors and wooden tables. Ask for the table in the window.


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