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Ajani Grill & Jazz Place perfectly combines delicious, freshly prepared food with the smooth sounds of live jazz music from talented artists, all right here in the heart of Islington, London.

Ajani Grill & Jazz Place

Restaurants and Jazz Clubs in Islington, London

Ajani Grill is the exciting, vibrant and popular restaurant that perfectly fuses delicious dishes with some of the finest jazz music around!

Visitors to Ajani Grill can sample a range of dishes from around the world and soak up the sounds of live music every week. Ajani Grill is perfectly situated Hornsey Road in Islington and is fast becoming a local hub for great food and unmissable music.

The talented chefs at Ajani Grill cook all dishes to your order using only the freshest, finest ingredients, which are locally sourced wherever possible. The professional and friendly waiting staff offer a warm welcome to all visitors.

020 7272 5566

Recommended by The Best of Islington




The Ajani Grill menu has been specially selected to please all tastebuds, featuring a huge variety of freshly prepared dishes.


Grilled Chicken Wings - Meaty chargrilled wings with celery sticks and a choice of house BBQ or Peri Peri sauce

Bruschetta - Marinated diced tomato, fresh basil, olive oil and garlic with shaved parmesan and basalmic glaze, served on fresh ciabatta bread


Crispy Crab Cakes - Oriental herb crab cakes served with a sweet paprika aioli

Big Sharing Platter for 2 - Wings, crab cakes, garlic bread, plaintain wedges and dipping sauces

Crispy Coated Calamari - Golden fried calamari with homemade tartare sauce


Mozzerella and Tomato Salad - with basil oil and balsamic glaze


Main Courses

Marinaded Grilled Chicken - Basted with choice of house BBQ or Peri Peri sauce

Vegetable Tagine - Courgette, capsicum, aubergine, carrot, chickpea, onion and apricot simmered in Mediterranean herbs and spices

Grilled 8oz Sirloin Steak - with grilled tomatoes and peppercorn sauce


Fresh Catch of the Day - whole grilled sea bream


Lamb Chops - Grilled lamb chops served on a sizzling skillet


BBQ Baby Back Ribs - Chargrilled over a low heat. Meaty, moist and tender, served with mild or spicy BBQ sauce.


Grilled Vegetable Stack - portobello mushroom, bell pepper, aubergine, tomato, red onion and goat's cheese melted in warm ciabatta bread




Classic Caesar Salad - crispy romaine lettuce tossed in creamy caesar dressing, garlic and herb croutons, parmesan and anchovies




Hand cut Maris Piper chips


Cumin rice

Wok greens




Warm belgian waffle, ice cream and maple syrup

Choice of ice cream

Fresh fruit salad


Customers can also choose from a great range of alcoholic and soft drinks.






Ajani Grill has fast become one of Islington's premier venues for some of the finest jazz music around, attracting an electic mix of artists.

As well as promoting local musicians and emerging talent within the world of jazz, Ajani Grill has welcomed a number of high profile artists.

Just some of these artists include British jazz saxophonist Gilad Atzmon, who was described by the Guardian as "one of London's finest saxophonists" and Frank Harrison, a talented pianist.

You can view upcoming events by visiting the Ajani Grill website - simply use the link to the right of this page.




Opening Times


Monday - Friday 5pm - 1am

Saturday 12pm - 1am

Sunday - bookings only





Contact Details

289 Hornsey Road,
N19 4HN

020 7272 5566

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To email Ajani Grill & Jazz Place or to visit the website please use the links on the right.




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In June 2012, said about Ajani Grill & Jazz Place

Excellent little restaurant tucked away on Hornsey road. A little out of the way but worth the journey for the food and great Jazz. Highly recommend for a great evening out

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