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Blue Island

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198 above bar street, Southampton so14 7dw, England
02380635045
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Traditional English and Greek food. Breakfast, lunch, Thursday Friday and...
Traditional English and Greek food. Breakfast, lunch, Thursday Friday and Saturday nights from 18:00 till 22:00 traditional Greek food (mezedes)
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Just had the most fabulous pre theatre supper at Blue Island this evening. The Meze is highly recommended ....endless wonderful dishes just kept arriving . Fantastic service and great value for money .The owners of the restaurant were such lovely people too. Thankyou and hope to see you again... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
RosiePosie54
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New Forest
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New Forest
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Just had the most fabulous pre theatre supper at Blue Island this evening. The Meze is highly recommended ....endless wonderful dishes just kept arriving . Fantastic service and great value for money .The owners of the restaurant were such lovely people too. Thankyou and hope to see you again very soon.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I met up with 7 friends to celebrate a birthday. I called ahead and organised a choice of menus. We were warmly welcomed and the food was ready to be served within ten minutes. The food was plentiful and delicious.we all had a thoroughly good evening.

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

What a lovely restaurant, nothing to look at from the outside but wow the food is amazing authentic Greek food!!!! We wanted to eat early and thank god my husband said book ahead as by 7pm they were turning people away. Kleftiko was to die for!!

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Lisbon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I had walked past Blue Island a number of times and thought it was just a café. I really fancied some greek food and had already tried a few other local places. I looked through the window and eyed-up the plates of the current customers. It looked amazing! I was with my boyfriend and we both ordered souvlakia, I had... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

Me and my work colleague was looking for somewhere to get a decent breakfast before our 6 hour drive back up north, and was not dissapointed. Very friendly staff, and a very filling breakfast to set us up for the day :) Would definitely go back. Smiles all round :)

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Alton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We have walked past this restaurant on several occasions but had not ventured in until Saturday. We had travelled to Southampton to make a return visit to another Greek taverna but as this was closed so we decided to give the Blue Island a try. Very accommodating staff with an authentic Greek atmosphere with Greek music playing. Very generous portions.... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Came here for our wedding anniversary and had a superb, quiet meal. The steak was absolutely gorgeous. First time here, but it won't be the last.

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We can't to the Blue Island as it was close to our hotel. My wife had five a bit of T.A. research and said let's give it a go. Finn the outside it looks dubious, and inside its best to say it's rustic. We decided on the meze for 2 as the reviews said the portions were large and our... More 

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New Forest, UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We were a noisey bunch of nearly 14 recently retired gastrophiles enjoying a few drinks but couldn't get any beer 'on tap'. The selection of wines were fine though. The 'meze' evening was perfect for us - an endless selection of cold and hot mezes followed by tastey chicken kebab and lamb shank. The faultless young ladies serving us added... More 

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Shanklin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Travelled over from the isle of wight and had the best Meze.So much food and family very friendly will visit again as we don,t have a Greeek restaurant on the Island.Even took a doggy bag home.Highly recommend the Restaurant .

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Additional Information about Blue Island

Address: 198 above bar street, Southampton so14 7dw, England
Phone Number: 02380635045
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
Average Prices: USD $6 to $28
Cuisine: Greek, English

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 198 above bar street, Southampton so14 7dw, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: 02380635045

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $6 to $28
  • Cuisine: Greek, English

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget

Description

Traditional English and Greek food. Breakfast, lunch, Thursday Friday and Saturday nights from 18:00 till 22:00 traditional Greek food (mezedes)

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