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Bamboula Caribbean Restaurant

12 Acre Lane, London SW2 5SG, England
+44 20 7737 6633
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“peas” (11 reviews)
“goat curry” (7 reviews)
“oxtail” (5 reviews)
Open Now
13:00 - 21:00All hours
Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
12 Acre Lane, London SW2 5SG, England
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1 - 10 of 103 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, good value... I treated my family to dinner here. There was one chef on his own when we got there (it was late)... He served us well. The food was cooked to perfection. Tasty, not too oily (as can sometimes be the case...More

Thank AshmanDj
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

I've just found a little Caribbean hem in the heart of Wembley. I loved the vibrant decor, music was really nice; and I must say the guy behind the counter was really warm and friendly. I opted for the curry chicken roti. I was a...More

Thank greyu
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We went here mid week – early afternoon. The first impression is that with its bright and vibrant colours, this is a Caribbean restaurant. Service. – The one person taking orders, mixing drinks, taking the payment was less that friendly. It seems that she failed...More

Thank PPPEssexEngland
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Ordered Ackee and Saltfish to takeaway and was disappointed to see this container only made up of Ackee and no saltfish. Rang to complain..to be given platitudes and apologies...how can you charge £8.50 for something you ordered but didn't fully receive...will return meal as I...More

Thank Jenny F
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Great place to dine and grab a take away. It is cosy with a range of delicious food and refreshing drinks. Choice of areas to sit. Great background music. The staff are pleasant and no long waiting period to be served. The prices are unbeatable.

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Been here several times now and it's always great. Lovely chilled out, relaxed atmosphere despite being in the middle of busy Brixton. They have friendly service and really, really tasty food. My favourite is jerk chicken with coleslaw, sweet potato fries and callaloo. This is...More

Thank nagapie_eh
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I visited bamboula some time ago and remembered how gorgeous the food was, so I decided to take my friend who was a Caribbean food virgin. Firstly, Even though the restaurant was open they were not answering their phone during the day/early evening, making it...More

1  Thank Zelah D
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Our server was really friendly and made some good recommendations! Food was really flavourful, really enjoyed it! The goat curry was tender and delicious! The plantain fries and sauce - highly recommended! Great food, great atmosphere! Will be back for sure!

Thank Amandainldn
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I tried the jerk lamb and was taken aback by the generous portion. The decor is plain but the background music makes up for it to create a relaxing and pleasant experience.

Thank one5piri
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Second time eating here now, and the first was a pleasant experience but the second time will definitely be my last time!. Guy serving had no customer service skills. Please and thank you did not exist in his vocabulary!. Did not ask once if we...More

2  Thank hlthompson
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Acre Lane, London SW2 5SG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7737 6633
Home of Great tasting Caribbean food located in Brixton.
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