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Bar Meze

8 Adelaide Street, St. Albans AL3 5BH, England
+44 1727 847799
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Ranked #28 of 223 restaurants in St. Albans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Mon 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thu - Mon 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: Greek
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Bar Meze restaurant in leafy St Albans north of London offers a traditional welcome so warm that you���ll feel the Mediterranean sun beaming down on you. Nimatt���s serves only authentic Cypriot cuisine. Their motto is ���Eat, drink, share���, which reflects the informal style of dining of the Eastern Mediterranean. Instead of set starters or mains, you can order a mix of smaller dishes for yourself or to share with family and friends. Meat, fish and vegetables are sourced from local markets and almost everything on the menu is made on the premises using their own recipes. Bar Meze restaurant says that its menu reflects the history of Cyprus, an island at the crossroads of Greek and Arabic influences. As well as the typically popular dishes like falafel, deep-fried calamari, stuffed vine leaves, lamb souvlaki and grilled halloumi. Don���t miss the melinzanoslata ��� a delicious roasted aubergine and tomato dip.
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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

We ate here early on Friday evening. The restaurant was not busy and service was swift, a little bit quick as we had eaten starters and main within an hour. A little gap between starter and main would have been good. The waiting staff and the owner was friendly and welcoming. Food wise we chose not to eat the special... More

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St Albans
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79 reviews 79 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Hadn't been here for years, but decided to try it again mid week as we know they can get really busy with big parties. It's nice inside but noisy even when only half full, but it has a nice buzzy atmosphere. We had the meze, all the food was good but not exceptional, main problem was that it was all... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Expected great things at Bar Meze. The restaurant itself looks lovely, but when we attended the food was nothing spectacular and the service was a bit hit and miss.

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Saint Albans, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

We came for an early afternoon dinner with our yo friends and had a great meal We had the meze and our friends ordered a selection of dishes. A particular highlight for our meze was the fish course. The calamari and sword fish were both amazing. The chicken and port were also excellent and the portions were very good. A... More

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Harpenden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Me and my friends had wanted to come and visit this restaurant for a while and I'm glad we finally did! All the food was delicious, we had the Special Meze which was so so good and amazing value for money! I especially liked the taramasalata and the Calamari. The atmosphere of the restaurant is laid back and friendly -... More

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Chester
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We had heard great things about this place and booked in looking forward to sampling their lamb mains which had been highly recommended to us. We had been advised to book a table also, so I booked a table 2-3 hours prior. No problems. The decor in the restaurant is lovely. We really got that "Greek holiday" vibe. The waitress... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This was my and my wife's third visit to Bar Meze and it has been excellent on each visit. We have had the Meza Special each time and it is huge, I like my food and can eat big portions but I never leave this restaurant feeling hungry. The atmosphere is lovely, I have just come back from holiday in... More

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Luton, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Went here for the first time, phoned the night before and managed to book the last available time slot, sitting right by the window! Starters was amazing, all the home made dips were delicious! For our main we had the slow cooked lamb which was absolutely gorgeous! It fell off the bone and had a generous amount of flavours! Would... More

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Watford
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Went back to Bar Mezze at my son's request yesterday and although food was ok they kept 3 booked tables waiting outside for 20 mins because they had over booked (the glass of prossecco was a nice thought but as there was no where to sit we had to stand and admire the dug up road works and digger parked... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Meal with my fiance. The manage always says hello and recognises is us even though our visits are not as often as we would like. Would recommend to couples and anyone who loves good quality Mediterranean food

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