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32 Ivor Place, London NW1 6DA, England (Marylebone)
+44 20 7723 7474
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Ranked #7,762 of 17,938 Restaurants in London
Price range: $31 - $55
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Middle Eastern, Egyptian
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Description: Ali Baba Restaurant was established in 1979 and has been a family run restaurant ever since. We specialise in authentic Egyptian and Middle Eastern cuisine made using the finest ingredients.
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English first
London, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I dined here with my girlfriend on a Friday evening. We arrived quite late, around 9.30pm, and were told that we had to sit in the front part of the restaurant, that resembles a takeaway, rather than the back part, even though it looked as if there were seats available. My partner went for the moussaka which she seemed to... More 

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Approached this place with some reluctance as the exterior looks like a run of the mill kebab house. However were drawn in by the very pleasant young woman who came out and gave us a menu. On venturing inside discovered small, authentic family run basic restaurant serving freshly cooked, delicious Egyptian food - as they have done since 1979. I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

I have been there a few times, some plates are exceptionally nice. It could be much better with some attention, small plats as a main course and this does not help. The service is family run and could improve with deeper thoughts. Attention by the owners would keep people coming back.

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London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

A just returned from another visit to the Ali Baba. This is a small family run restaurant tucked away off Gloucester Place, near Baker Street. The restaurant offers authentic Egyptian and middle eastern cuisine at a reasonable price. Mostly when we have gone there over half the customers have been from the middle east so a good indication that the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

I have been to Ali Baba many times and always have found the family to be quiet but friendly in service. Food always comes quickly and is always nice ! I have not been disappointed once. The humus, falafels, sausage, etc are standing orders for me. Decor is basic; takeaway counter in the front and walk through to the back... More 

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Burgas, Bulgaria
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Very sample family pub. Egyptian don't sell any kind of alcohol, but there is no problem to buy it from nearest shop. Food is arabian - kebaps, fresh salads, rice. Cheap prices. Average service. Not good ventilation.

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Aylesford, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

This establishment has a great relaxed and family run feeling to it. The restuarant is at the back of the building and the service that I received was of a good standard. The food was delicious and I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending this place to anybody that fancied trying some good Arabic food at an affordable price.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012 via mobile

No-frills middle eastern cooking. Very generous portions at a great price, although not memorable quality. Note there is no alcohol available - adding to the authenticity

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

I've just returned from Cairo & was delighted to discover this little gem of a restaurant. A slightly limited menu but the food was amazing, ( especially the Um Ali dessert!!) The restaurant is very small & fills up v quickly so book ahead to avoid disappointment. looking forward to my next visit already!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2011

It was a very good experience. We are Egyptians who live in Aberdeen and decided to visit London for a short holiday. Discovered this place by accident and it was a very nice discovery. Good food, good service and for the first time in 1 ½ years we can eat out an authentic meal, they even put Om Kolthom on... More 

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Additional Information about Ali Baba

Address: 32 Ivor Place, London NW1 6DA, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7723 7474
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Marylebone
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 31 - 55
Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Egyptian

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