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Yialousa Greek Taverna

#4,603 of 17,039 Restaurants in London
#4,909 of 17,883 Places to Eat in London
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Bloomsbury
Turkish, Greek
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18 Woburn Place, London WC1H 0LU, England
+44 20 7837 4748
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Nice spot to have some great food.

A wonderful, kind staff makes it easy to enjoy this establishment. Very good food, and a short wine list works well. Excellent location as well.Overall a good choice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
Forrest B
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157 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

A wonderful, kind staff makes it easy to enjoy this establishment. Very good food, and a short wine list works well. Excellent location as well.Overall a good choice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

my husband and i stopped in for a weeknight dinner and were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and the attentiveness of the service. i had a vegetarian moukassa that quite exceeded my expectaions. their greek selections are quite authentic. would definitely go again!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

I went there with my brother. We are Greeks so we thought to give it a try. We had pork kebab, tzatziki, bougiourdi(tomato and feta in the oven) chips and pita bread. Simple stuff. Everything was good but there was oregano missing from all the dishes. Anyways you can only taste the REAL greek cuisine in Greece. But it's not... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

We were staying up the road at a nearby hotel for the weekend on business and discovered Yialousa. The food was excellent, seemed authentic and homemade with good size portions. We were so impressed that we returned the following evening and found it just as good. Pricing was reasonable and service was good. The only downside was that the front... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Wonderful service, the staff were very attentive. Quick service and friendly atmosphere, food very good, large portions. Overall fantastic

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

My family had a great evening at the Yialousa Greek Restaurant. The menu selection was brilliant, the food delicious and brought back very happy memories of lovely holidays spent in Rhodes. The vegetarian moussaka was absolutely delicious as was the rabbit stifado and the mixed grill. The humous, pittas and pasta with ricotta also come highly recommended. A large Greek... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

As foreigners to London we never expected to find such a variety of cuisines to choose from! This Greek restaurant’s food was so delicious, and the setting as well as the staff so friendly we thought we’d landed in Greece! Hans Bohrer

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

At Yialousa on a Friday evening. We had an aperitif which was accompanied by a bowl of olives. For starters, I had Loucanica, delicious spicy Greek sausages, and my wife had Keftidakia, grilled meat balls, which she pronounced very tasty. We both opted for a main course of Kleftikon and were each served a huge lamb shank, cooked to perfection,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Indeed to say the kleftiko was amazing and the moussaka melted in your mouth . Prepared carefully and professionally . Generous portions and a friendly atmosphere . Andreas the chef is a pro . Definitely coming back again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We spent my Husband's Birthday in London 28th March, staying in Euston, as we were booked in to see a show that evening, we decided on a late lunch. The food was great, too much for both of us, and the service friendly, even singing my Husband 'Happy Birthday' and giving him some cake with a candle in it. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 18 Woburn Place, London WC1H 0LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighborhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7837 4748

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Turkish, Greek

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