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Yaalu Yalu

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Indian, Asian,
164 Addington Road, Croydon CR2 8LB, England
+44 20 8651 4528
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“wild boar” (25 reviews)
“sea bass” (16 reviews)
“goat curry” (9 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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164 Addington Road, Croydon CR2 8LB, England
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1 - 10 of 188 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ha an anniversary meal at this restaurant having been recommended by friends. Ddi not disappoint. The flavours were delicious, the food fresh and the service friendly. The menu was varied and exciting and vegetables were not overcooked. Not at all greasy or fatty. Great value...More

Thank LydiaRose2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little restaurant is full of BIG surprises . If you want to try something different then this is the place is for you . It covers all types of different diets. Meat , fish, vegetarian and vegan . You can try new and delicious...More

Thank shabushabu33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time here, both staff and food were exceptional. Great atmosphere! I was served by two waitresses called Claire and Olivia who's conversation and professional Manner made it a first class experience. Will definitely be coming back!

Thank 1,83,83,992
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As per title. Couldn't fault it. Would definitely recommend it. The wild boar was particularly good.

Thank Cicciuzzubeddu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a definite recommendation. Amazing tasty food with heaps of spice and flavour. Only let down by waitresses who are slow and inflexible. Table of 8 put on a 7 seater. We asked for one more chair and they claimed there were no...More

Thank sharleen l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to the Yaalu Yalu a few times now. I've been with friends but recently I visited with my family. The food is Sri Lankan, freshly cooked ,delicious and full of flavour.I like the fact that the staff are able to advise on the...More

Thank jasper107
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had seen this place from the outside and it looks small and uninteresting. Do not be deceived - this place is just brilliant. We came here for a friend's birthday. What struck me first was a rather strange sign outside. When I saw the...More

3  Thank jivebanana
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

So far I have tried most of the menu and now I am revisiting some of the delish dishes in offer. Since we discovered this amazing place our visits to Selsdon increased ten folds. Very relaxed atmosphere with super service and this has become our...More

Thank Kristy A
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

This is now a regular place to eat in but thought we would have a takeaway as a change. The food was amazing as always. Will be eating here again very soon.

Thank Shazyb173
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This place is a little gem and if you like a curry, this just tops them all. Staff and especially the manager were wonderful. Enjoyed it so much ordered a takeaway for my son.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Warwick S
17 March 2017|
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Response from Yaalu_Yalu | Property representative |
Hi, Yes we do have a variety of options on our menu. Should you like to know more details please call us on 0208 6514528 during the opening hours. Many thanks for your question.
19 January 2017|
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Response from abbys29 | Reviewed this property |
The lamb, goat and chicken is halal. Alcohol is served separately Yes they serve wild boar which is pork
Annette X
16 October 2016|
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Response from Sarah V | Reviewed this property |
I would phone in advance and check. when we went it wasn't available.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 68
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 - 21:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 164 Addington Road, Croydon CR2 8LB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Croydon
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8651 4528
Yaalu Yalu is a trendy Asian eatery with number of specialist dishes. Try the special Yaalu Yalu salmon fritters or the refreshing mango and papaya salad to start with to explore the wood oven baked meat or seafood dishes on the menu. Choose from a good variety of vegitarian delights to specialist treats and finish off with a traditional south Asian cream custed "wattalappan" to wrap up. Or try your own combinations of fusion food while enjoying some finest wines in south Croydon.
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