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Yialousa Greek Taverna

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18 Woburn Place, London WC1H 0LN, England
+44 20 7837 4748
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139 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What lovely restaurant this is. We had na terrific lunch here with all that you need in terms of comfort, warmth, m service and yes, great Greek food too. The most amazing thing is finding a lovely place with such good value in London. The Restaurant was easy access, plenty of room and a good atmosphere. We were served by... More 

Thank dentiStockton
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The service and chef were both very good. I had eaten there once before but couldn't remember the dish. The chef personally came to our table to understand my description of it. It was as good as the previous time.

Thank Nadiakw
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112 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Visited with a friend for evening meal, service was rushed and noisy, the waiter was obviously new and kept getting told off by the owner: he brought us a dish that we didn't realise was not ours but the owner made us feel bad for eating it! The food was quite nice although we ordered the mezze selection and there... More 

Thank Hayley W
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Yialousa Greek Taverna served sumptuous chicken and beef dishes garnished with fluffy rice and perfectly cooked veggies. The service was prompt and friendly. I highly recommend Yialousa Greek Taverna for lunch or dinner. I was able to go for both as it was just steps from my hotel.

Thank tomcarsn
New York, N.Y.
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87 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We came just before closing after a long flight and were very happy they obliged to feed our starving bodies. We got the mixed grill, which was just fine. Nothing special. I was a bit irritated that the waiter said the dish had vegetables and we didn't find a speck of anything beside meat and rice.

Thank bbright1
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Wow what can we say about this place except that it blew me n my partner away not only with the 5* quality of the food but the 5* quality of the service n staff. It may not look brilliant from the outside but open the book (door) n wow. Its a must and we will be back. Also it... More 

Thank Walter C
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

The chef at this restaurant who doesn't work Tuesdays has always told me that he can't sleep at night if he feels that something was lacking in any of the dishes either made by himself or his team. He is meticulous about hygiene and if it were up to him he would personally meet and greet every customer asking them... More 

Thank Saamir
Perhentian, Malaysia
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

It is apt that your picture is taken from a room in the Royal National Hotel, as I would guess that is where the majority of diners originate from. i.e. One-off customers. I doubt there is any sort of loyal clientelle. I have little to say about the food other than it is very much quantity over quality. My big... More 

Thank Mayafrog
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I'd rate this restaurant as good. We stumbled across this restaurant on our way to Covent Garden one night. Food was tasty, service was good. Prices reasonable.

Thank Louise S
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

where do I start with this place , the short massage is: STAY AWAY went there for a lunch with my family - Outdated , dirty and old restaurant - horrible food (Salty and under cooked ) none of us actually finished his dish - over priced with everything ! I sent my dish back and showed the waiter how... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Greek, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Woburn Place, London WC1H 0LN, 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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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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