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#27 of 16,990 Restaurants in London
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PRICE RANGE
$13 - $31
CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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Islington
0.5 miles from King's Cross Station
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Liman for a pre-lockdown “last supper” and I am almost out of superlatives for how incredible the lamb shish is. It’s just miles ahead of anything else you will eat. It is unbelievably tender (I have no idea how they do it!) and...amazingly tasty. It’s like a religious experience every time. The rice is also the most buttery and delicate and delicious thing! Today also had the borek and falafel, both 10/10.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed October 20, 2020

Liman is one of the best turkish restaurant. We love the food and service. Nice menu and food. Lamb sish and halloumi are the best.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed October 19, 2020 via mobile

Great food, great service as always. Family loved the experience. Favourites... Halloumi dish Mixed grill ( great portion size, enough to feed two or more) Seafood linguine Lamb beyti Salmon with mash and spinach We were also given some complimentary Baklava ( light and fluffy...with ligthly infused rose water) and I have to say it is one of the best we have tried.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 18, 2020

After a tired day we searched for a restaurant and we found Liman. Very warm welcome.Food is great, we will definitely come back.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 18, 2020

It was a Saturday night , They were very busy as it as a great restaurant ! First of all food was absolutely amazing nothing to say.The service very polite fast and friendly.Everything was superb from beginning to finish. We will come again thanks Liman...❤️More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 18, 2020

Liman would be right at the top of my restaurant recommendations, for couples, friends, solo dining, anything really.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 16, 2020 via mobile

My partner and I came for dinner - our first meal out in a very long time and we were excited, especially seeing all of the very positive reviews. The food was great, there is no doubt about it. However, the service from the lady...waitress was abrupt and dismissive from start to finish and we actually felt rather uncomfortable around her. There was an issue around my main (the “bed of toasted bread” was just actually a handful of croutons). Her response to me asking about the bread, and if it is actually croutons then perhaps I could have some on the side instead - it was not at all accommodating, and I felt like I had been told off and then begrudgingly appeased. There was a long wait between our starters and mains, and my parter’s main came without the pitta he had asked for. The kitchen was busy and these things happen - and I think in this environment especially, it’s important to be accommodating as a customer too. The gentleman waiter brought us some baklava later, as he had noticed - which was a nice gesture from him. However, the service from the lady waitress did spoil the evening for us and is something that is difficult to accommodate for - a friendly and personable demeanour to your customers should be very simple. We heard the tables around us saying similar things. The experience last night does not seem in keeping with the general experience people have at this restaurant - a real shame.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 14, 2020 via mobile

Quite possibly the best mix grill I've ever had. And the service was excellent. 5 stars 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 13, 2020 via mobile

Just off Chapel Market, this restaurant serves up gorgeous Turkish dishes packed with flavour. The falafel is some of the best I’ve ever had, the lamb shish is so tender and portions are really generous. The mezze platter on the back is a brilliant option...to try loads of dishes, and unless you’re really hungry you won’t need anything else. Would say service is a bit slow but totally expected at the moment. Really recommend.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 13, 2020

Went here last Sunday eve with 3 friends. Warm friendly welcome and atmosphere. Excellent extensive menu. Had the house red very good. All dishes were beautifully presented and generous portions. Highly recommend the house special meat vine leaves! Will be going back.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Response from jusieb | Reviewed this property |
Hey there, I would definitely recommend the restaurant for a romantic evening. About the bread, I am not really shure. But I believe you can order it separately. Hope this helps. Best wishes.
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You can park right on the street near restaurant but I think you need to pay for this.
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