After a few hours walking, sitting, lying, and napping, you should always reward yourself with something saucy. This is where Rossella comes in. It’s an old-school Italian trattoria on the Highgate Road where locals have been tucking into hearty portions of ragu lasagne and spag bol for years. It’s a homely, ‘have another spritz’ type place. So expect lots of carby pleasure rather than intricate handmade pasta perfection.

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The Best Bites Near Hampstead Heath

Pints, pork belly baps, and more to eat around north London's finest green space.