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Wood Oven

#10,270 of 18,314 Restaurants in London
Turkish
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126 George Lane | South Woodford, London E18 1AD, England
020-8989-3083
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Today
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 26
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 20
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Relying on previous reputation I'm afraid

Unfortunately I will have to disagree with most of the positive reviews on here. Read on if you are interested in an honest non biased review. I live in South Woodford. When Wood Oven first opened it was fantastic. It was back a few years ago before the Turkish charcoal kebab house phenomenon... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
PAUL N
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately I will have to disagree with most of the positive reviews on here. Read on if you are interested in an honest non biased review. I live in South Woodford. When Wood Oven first opened it was fantastic. It was back a few years ago before the Turkish charcoal kebab house phenomenon really took off like it has now.... More 

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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

I love this place. Good atmosphere, great service. More canteen fast food but you can take your own wine and food is great every time. There's wood oven special is great to share. So good food at a fair price what more can you ask

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84 reviews 84 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

What a place, packed with people eating in and a queue for the take away. The food is very good, had 2 lamb kebab's and chicken kebab and they were great. They came with there own carton with rice, in another carton was salad and then there were two tubs of sauce and a pita bread. Well worth the money.... More 

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WOODFORD GREEN
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Having heard so much about the Wood Oven 4 of us went for a Friday evening meal (7pm) we are asked to wait for a table 5mins which became 10.20 25 mins WE was offered a table outside!on the pavement which is where most people came out to smoke!! We realised then that patrons were being hurried to finish by... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Went with my family for my brothers birthday they're amazing people and would recommend anyone to go here

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Amazing food, always welcomed by friendly staff. It's not a smart posh place which suits me as normally drop in in my work clothes.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

It's more a cafe style resturant and the food is excellent it's what I say one of the best Turkish restaurants around the price is great and menu is really good you don't pay for a lot of useless food but food actually you would eat. Recommend it.

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15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Went for a quick lunch here and was impressed with the price/performance. Plenty of waiting staff were prompt and efficient with bread a dips offered before grilled kebabs, followed by a complimentary taster of Turkish desert cakes. Food was freshly prepared and well presented.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I've been to this restaurant many times and at different times of the day. They do not fail to satisfy!!!! The chicken wings are absolutely to die for as well as the Adana kebab. The portion sizes are very generous! The first time I visited the restaurant I went with my friends and I was amazed how busy it was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Went twice at different day and time. The food is overly priced. Serve pitta bread rather turkish bread. Bought someones order to us 3 times. Went at 3pm weekday when it wasnt busy. Found a hair on food (green pepper). Told the staff who then took that 1 pepper and bought me 3. 5p water bottle charged at 1.50. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 126 George Lane | South Woodford, London E18 1AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: 020-8989-3083

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Turkish
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?