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198 above bar street, Southampton so14 7dw, England
02380635045
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Highly Recommended!!!

Really nice food and fantastic service! The owners are really friendly and we loved every single dish that was served to us...and there were quite a few....

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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English first
St. Albans, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Really nice food and fantastic service! The owners are really friendly and we loved every single dish that was served to us...and there were quite a few....

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

I visited with family for both lunch and dinner. The food was amazing, very tasty and above all super-fresh! The atmosphere is nice and cosy and the staff very friendly! The meze is great and very rich. Highly reccomended for everyone.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Went in on my first day down in Southampton and chatted to the owner. The place is definitely dated but has its charm. The food is good and pretty prompt at turning out. Kebabs and kofte are staples. Get a meze and try and variety of things!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Absolutely beautiful Greek food and the staff was fantastic. Highly recommended to anyone. Can't wait for my next visit!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

1st time visiting the Blue Island restaurant, loved the food and i love Greek food, however it was very dated/ old didn't feel very welcoming . This is not a complaint it's just an observation but the restaurant could do with new paint (walls where a little dirty) and defiantly new tables and chairs and maybe candle or dimmed lighting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Excellent food and very friendly attitude! Relaxing music and positive atmosphere! Their sweets are very nice! I can't wait until I visit it again! Lovely!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Brilliant food & value for money.... Meze was amazing & excellent... Will be visiting again hopefully soon & recommending to others.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I've never eaten at a Greek restaurant before but had an impression of what a typical Mediterranean taverna would look like. The Blue Island was just as I'd expected it to be and the hospitality was typically Mediterranean too. The hosts were just delightfully warm and friendly and made our party of four really welcome. The service was excellent without... More 

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nr Winchester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

There was five of us and four people had mezee where we ended up with more dishes than we could eat.We had to have a take away for the chicken to eat on another day as it was just too tender and tasty to waste

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We are vegetarian, so chose a range of starters to make up a meal for ourselves and our son. The chef came out to us personally and told us we had probably ordered too much, as they served large portions. When the food arrived it was really excellent, could not be faulted. We have eaten at many Greek restaurants both... More 

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Restaurant Details

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 - 28
  • Cuisine: British, Greek

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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