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163 Ballards Lane, London N3 1LJ, England
+44 (0)20 8346 4414
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout

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  • 4
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Superb meal at a good price

As you enter Divan all the chefs and waiters welcome you with a friendly smile and a hello, even though it was a busy Saturday night. Shown to our table we were immediately asked if we wanted drinks which we ordered. We then ordered starters, mine was a good sized portion of tarama and main course... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
jeffnorthlondon
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As you enter Divan all the chefs and waiters welcome you with a friendly smile and a hello, even though it was a busy Saturday night. Shown to our table we were immediately asked if we wanted drinks which we ordered. We then ordered starters, mine was a good sized portion of tarama and main course, mine a chicken kofte,... More 

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Thank jeffnorthlondon
Cavtat, Croatia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

This is one of my favourite place in London to eat!!!!Great meal,great vegetables good portions,very good lamb indeed!!!Small restaurant with great service and reasonable price!!!Looking forward to our next vist!!!!

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Thank Luss2013
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Great meat, well seasoned, well cooked, good portions. Consistently good. Lamb shish mixed recommended.

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Thank jasonmo2014
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

This is a local gem for takeaway kebabs. The restaurant is simple but offers great fare. The service is welcoming and the price is very reasonable.

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1 Thank godfre
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

been there for my wrap ever since i moved to London in the late 90s. Not michelin starred restaurant if you want to sit down (basic,small tables etc).....but great for food!!! Your turkish kebab is unlikely to be matched anywhere near!!! classic!!!!

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1 Thank lagnelo
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I visit this restaurant often when back at home visiting my parents. It is a great takeaway, the quality of the meat is far greater than most suburban kebab houses, this is why Divan has so many regular local customers like us. The portions are plentiful and one has the option of having turkish bread which I strongly recommend, so... More 

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2 Thank Charles N
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We always try to visit Divans when we come to London. As ever we were not disappointed. Friendly staff, yummy food & ample choice. My 11 year old daughter, my husdand & I ate in the restaurant & there was plenty of choice on the menu. Free nibbles of olives, chilli peppers & carrot sticks were given whilst we chose... More 

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Thank 20Suzanna13
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

This is not a bad restaurant, but it could improve. The kebab meat portions are very generous but some mains come without rice or chips so end up expensive. The fish is not fresh and a bit dry, the mixed mezze doesn't include hummus which is mean and the bread is not very fresh either. There are others which are... More 

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Thank Rebecca B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

I have been going to Divan for the last 12 years and will always go there. The food is amazing well cooked and reasonably priced. The service is as good as it gets. They're open until very late and still busy just shows how popular they are. My favourite is the chicken shish wrap... In writing this review I'm suddenly... More 

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Thank Amir K
Stevenage
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Always nice to visit , lovely staff and excellent food. A regular visit if I'm in london. Lamb wraps are hoooge!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 163 Ballards Lane, London N3 1LJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)20 8346 4414

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 51 - 51
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, European, Turkish
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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