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Barnsbury restaurant offers free meals for homeless people throughout December

PUBLISHED: 16:40 29 November 2019 | UPDATED: 13:01 02 December 2019

La Taberna restaurant in Roman Way

La Taberna restaurant in Roman Way

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A Roman Way restaurant will dish up free meals to homeless people every Monday of December.

Chefs at family-run La Taberna Ristorante Italiano will be preparing meals including for homeless people, including those with dietary requirements.

The business's owner, who asked to remain anonymous, said she wants to help people in the run up to Christmas.

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She told the Gazette: "I think this is the most sad part of the year if you don't have family, if you don't have anything. People can be really sad in December.

"We are a family run business and I think we are lucky enough and it's good to help others.

"I want to do more to help in the future, but at least for one day a week they can have someone look after them."

She said her offer is open to all homeless people in the borough - and urged Gazette readers to spread the word.

You can find La Taberna at 1 Roman Way, N7 8XG. Call 020 7607 3519.

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