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Paesan Italian restaurant appears to be on its way to Crouch End - and rescuing the long gone ex-Greek restaurant (Arocaria) site tucked away behind Gail's Broadway Parade facing Weston Park.
An independent, they have a sister branch on Exmouth Market. Early days.
It would be great to see that site put back into use, and I welcome an independent restaurant coming in to fill it rather than another chain. It will be nice to add traditional Italian dishes to the Crouch End scene alongside the pizzas at the excellent Sacro Cuore, and Cicchetti inspired small plates at Nickel.
Let's just hope it's not another Middey's fiasco.
Thought I'd ask the chap responsible, he confirmed -