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Yialousa Greek Taverna

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Neighbourhood:
Bloomsbury
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18 Woburn Place, London WC1H 0LU, England
+44 20 7837 4748
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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364 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We are staying in the hotel opposite, and loving Greek food, what a bonus to find this on the doorstep. We were seated inside by the window and had a look through the extensive menu. We had the keftedes and prawn saganake to start followed by mousakka and the Greek mixed grill. Everything tasted divine. The meat just melted. Great... More 

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1 Thank Chris T
Pentney, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a chance encounter, on our way to Russell Square tube station we passed this restaurant, menu looked interesting and reasonable prices. Having ascertained the kitchen remained open until 11.30pm, we vowed to return after our trip to the theatre. So glad we found it, the staff were very accommodating, Mezze was good value and the food delicious. It... More 

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1 Thank PedroandPolly
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is excellent! Service is great, and location is in the heart of the city. It's a walking distance from british museum, it's a great place in any occasions. Highly recommended!!!👍👏

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1 Thank Adele L
Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this restaurant at the weekend. Friendly staff and tasty food but not happy with the billing. The itemised bill reflected the menu prices but in adding up the bill we found that total cost had been increased by 10% but with no indication that a service charge has been added. As a consequence we left a reasonable tip prior... More 

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1 Thank Haigh99
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on a Sunday night, which I thought may be quite, and yet the restaurant quickly filled, so it obviously has a good client base. The meze was great value at £16.95 each, with a good choice, and there was more than enough - we couldn't finish it. There is also a good selection of Greek wines, some of... More 

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1 Thank rdr
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I just had lunch at Yialousa and the food was incredible. We where recommended by the very attentive service to try the mezee. We loved it!! The salad was very fresh, crispy and tasty and the different meats and kebabs where delicious. It reminded me of the delicious food I had tried a few months before in Plaka, Athens. As... More 

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1 Thank Cybell K
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We dined early evening, there were about a dozen other customers. The atmosphere was relaxed, our food arrived quickly, the portions were large and tasty. We didn't finish our mains because of the large portion sizes and also because we were tired after sightseeing all day.

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1 Thank fazzkat
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The food was wonderful and so was the service. We were treated like very special people which is so rare these days. The staff were very helpful and the manager was so friendly. This is a very special restaurant and I would highly recommend it. You will not be disappointed.

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1 Thank Peter G
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Since I am Greek I thought to give it a try with my friend. Well the food was not that bad but didn't look really fresh. The dessert Kataifi really bad. Not fresh and they just add honey on top although we can see that had some other more fresh. The service quick and they are hospital. The environment not... More 

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Thank Athan1976
Kent, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I was immediately greeted by the absolutely lovely waitress who was friendly and approachable. She chatted to me whilst serving food quickly and efficiently. The food was also lovely from the starter to desert. I had vegetarian food, and it was all cooked very well. Lots of lovely fresh vegetables and salad. I want to say again how fantastic the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Woburn Place, London WC1H 0LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7837 4748

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Bloomsbury
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance access to many of London's most popular attractions. It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated museums, including the must-see British Museum. Despite an understandable popularity with students, tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury retain a quiet, residential feel year round and throughout the week.
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