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Helva Restaurant - CLOSED

29-31 Greenwich Church Street, London, England (Westminster / Belgravia)
02088588658
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CLOSED
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Westminster / Belgravia
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Westminster / Belgravia

47 reviews from our community

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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

I'd been to Helva with my girlfriend in the first week they opened and (despite some issues with the bill) we enjoyed the meal. So I was looking forward to this visit. I seem to remember the menu being much more Turkish on our first visit. Now there is some Turkish food but it's mixed with a random selection of... More

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NYC
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Wow I have a hard time agreeing with some of the recent reviews I'm seeing here. My experience was the opposite. I had a mixed grill of kebabs with olives and bread to start. Food was very good. Server was very polite and made good recommendations. I thought the room was also very nice and the restaurant is located in... More

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london
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Don't bother eating here. I genuinely have nothing positive to say! The food and service where terrible!

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

This is a "Turkish" restaurant with pizza, pasta, Indian curries, Mexican enchiladas etc on the menu and not manyTurkish dishes at all. We decided on the Borek starter which is feta cheese and spinach in a light filo pastry. We were very surprised to see it coming with sweet and sour sauce as if it were Chinese spring rolls !... More

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Tacoma, Washington
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Upon arriving in Helva for lunch on the 16th, my American family of four and I were greeted by the man who would also be our waiter. After being seated, the waiter commented on my mother's accent as being "very American", and proceeded to ask us where we were from and if it was our first time in London. When... More

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Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

The food here is nice and the restaurant is clean and lovely. Unfortunately the service really lets it down. We were sat at a table that needed clearing, this didnt happen for some time, we then had to ask for menus and once given them, it took too long for the waiter to take our order. the service is nowhere... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Visited here with friends , we stuck to the lunchtime menu which was ok, they had run out of most of the beers on the menu which was a little disappointing. For London the prices were reasonable. Biggest problem was that the loos were out of action, apparently it happens quite often. Not bad for lunch but probably wouldn't rush... More

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

This is a restaurant smack in the centre of Greenwich village. You can see the Cuttysark from outside it's doors .They have a huge amount of tables and can cater for large groups but you can equally enjoy a romantic candlelit dinner for two. The menu is large and you can ask for dishes not on it. The staff are... More

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Sandy, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Went in for early dinner having been at museum, very helpful staff and food was just delicious; house red very good; would certainly go again. Very good value for money.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Decided to try this as the menu appealed to us - mezze. I was dubious as I've been disappointed before at other restaurants. We were the first diners for evening service and received a warm welcome by an experienced maitre d' who excelled at his job! The food was plentiful, fresh and perfectly cooked. I cannot fault this restaurant -... More

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