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Kolossi Grill

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Clerkenwell
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56-60 Rosebery Avenue | London, London EC1R 4RR, England
+44 20 7278 5758
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12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I came here on a Saturday with some family, two members shared the Kolossi Meze but they put a few extra items on so I could join in and nibble too! It was delicious and they kept refilling the bread. For starters I had halloumi, main was moussaka and lastly baklava, all were delicious! The customer service was very friendly... More 

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Thank Hollie G
London, United Kingdom
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283 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tasty food, good price and amazing service! the waiters are so cute and do put lot of effort to make a great experience!

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Thank Tomas G
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I could not believe I saw rat dropping on the floor. Disgusting! I ignored hoping the food will be tasty. 30 mins after ordering the food, we reminded the waitress that we were waiting. The restaurant was empty; I didn't find any excuse for delaying. Average food. Seasonal food option was hilarious - 3 slices of a banana and three... More 

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Thank JinnatUlHasan
Harry N, Owner at Kolossi Grill, responded to this review

Dear JinnatUlHasan Thank you for taking the time to review our establishment, however, I have got to say your review did surprise me as why anyone would remain in a restaurant after seeing rat droppings on the floor is completely laughable, ridiculous beyond belief and frankly stupid. When you consider the amount of extremely positive reviews we do have this... More 

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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Sooo happy I came across this lovely restaurant. I'm visiting London for just about 4 days and am staying in Islington. Decided to forgo eating in the touristy areas of Central London in hopes of discovering a good restaurant on the bus ride back to Islington. Hopped off the city bus once I saw the charming atmosphere of Kolossi Grill... More 

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Thank Megan B
Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Eaten in this restaurant many times over perhaps 30 years (even when it was called something else as part of the Sofia Hotel). Brilliant little unpretentious Greek grill. It has recently been redecorated and the menu simplified for the masses, but still good value and great authentic food. Don't expect Greek complex home cooking - very traditional grill dishes -... More 

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Thank Cerieds
London, United Kingdom
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185 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This small (and therefore often crowded) restaurant offers a decent taste of Cyprus in the heart of Clerkenwell! Although you don't quite get the full Mediterranean experience the food is not bad at all. You do tend to be a bit rammed in and it's definitely a good idea to book but the crowd gives the placve an atmosphere that... More 

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Thank Rallyman23
Norfolk
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179 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We had tickets for Sadlers Wells and wanted to eat nearby. This place was perfect, just five minutes walk away. Better, was that it was truly authentic - great food, Cypriot beer and amazing value for money. we will go again

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Thank RobertAshton
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We made it a good evening food was okay not very strong Greek Flavours could have been a bit more authentic. The lamb shank wasn't good at all was very plain tasting and boring nothing on it just the meat with a tiny portion of chips. No sauce. Staff were friendly and nice but not too impressed with the food.... More 

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Thank Joy B
06-13
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

As Greek food goes it's not the best and it's not the worst either. It's small and can get crowded - diners are squeezed into tight spaces so it's probably not suitable for someone with limited mobility. The service was OK - although there did seem to be an argument going on between a couple of the staff with raised... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Good small authentic slice of Greece ideal for a pre theatre meal. Excellent herby tastes in everything we had reminding us of similarvmeals in a much warmer climate. Well staffed so service good. House wine not the best choice.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56-60 Rosebery Avenue | London, London EC1R 4RR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Clerkenwell
  • Neighbourhood: Clerkenwell
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7278 5758

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Clerkenwell
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