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Divan

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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: Reservations, Late Night

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  • 4
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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
Fantastic!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
20Suzanna13
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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

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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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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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Divan is an excellent local Turkish Take Away/restaurant with good honest food served in healthy portions. I not saying expect 3 Michelin star cuisine but good value local food from healthier Chicken Shishs to the Heavier Lamb Doners. For me the Take Away works better. I have had meals in the restaurant part but for some unknown reason the experience... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Often use this as a takeaway, and never disappointed, nice kebabs in Turkish bread, wraps or peeta bread, big portions aswell, friendly staff, sit down very good aswell, highly recommended

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I have been going to Divan for many years. Have been there with my family, with work colleges and with friends. Whoever I have brought here has been impressed with the food. They have a huge selection of starters, hot and cold. Whenever I'm here with a big group we order loads of bits as they are all so tasty.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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45 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This is our local kebab house near our business. The owners and staff are lovely but their food is pretty basic. Most people have a take-away but there is a nice restaurant within. My husband eats from there at least 3 times a week and has gradually said that its not as good as it used to be. My biggest... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Divan in Finchley is the best restaurant of it's kind in London. I've tried them all in Dalston, Stoke Newington etc, durum on the next corner and even the poncey ones in the West End and none come close. They've got so many regular customers which speaks for itself. Great service, high quality food, amazing prices. If I was told... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Fantastic local take away and eat in restaurant. Amazing value and qualify taste. Sis kebabs and falafel are the one!

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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: 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?