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126 George Lane | South Woodford, London E18 1AD, England
+44 20 8989 3083
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I been here this place Wood Oven. The food was good here. I like their mix grill it's good marinated. Overall it's a average restaurant. Good service

Thank Anmolgour
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food here is outstanding. In particular the Mixed Grill. Huge portion, variety of meats, beautifully cooked and seasoned, and consistently excellent. Equally delicious eat in or takeaway. The service is great, the staff welcoming and friendly. There are a lot of Turkish restaurants in the area now. This is head and shoulders above the rest.

Thank awaissheikh78
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

The food is amazing. I would really recommend this restaurant to lovers of Turkish food, meat dishes and people looking for good value for money. The only negative is the restaurant is a bit cramped. Nonetheless, I will certainly be going back.

Thank Barbara W
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Use to love this place, but sadly this has gone down hill. I ordered 4 mixed grills for a family party and historically we use to get great cuts of meat and kebab ( generous portions) to cheap cuts of meat! These cuts just fill out the box and barely have any actually meat just grilled fat! The chicken wings... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

Wings were good, service ok. Ambience - Just too loud.. Would I go back? If all the Turkish places closed... maybe ;-)

Thank capturefour
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Wood Grill in South Woodford offers a great Turkish bbq/grill experience. It's a very busy restaurant - I'm more likely to order a takeaway, rather than eat in. Their mixed grill is great value - a marinated lamb skewer, a minced lamb skewer, and a grilled chicken skewer. The rice is always delicious (dripping with meat juices). A recent great... More 

Thank SM0London
London, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We came here without booking and they found us a table within 10 mins. We were part of a long table with 2 other sets of diners so it was a little loud. Food was delicious. We had halloumi cheese and hummus as the bread and dip was free for starters Main we had was the "special" which had 2... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

I love the Wood Oven. The food is great and extremely good value for money. Free tzatziki and bread with our starters. We ordered humous & garlic mushrooms which are to die for. Then a lovely chicken shish with rice and salad and my son had a pizza. The staff are really attentive. It's a busy popular place and people... More 

Thank Lady C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Fresh, tasty food! All the friendly staff couldn't do enough to ensure we were happy, and patiently helped us choose what to eat. Humous, halloumi cheese and mixed grill were all wonderful. All other diners were very complimentary. Many people also came in for take-away food. Really recommend having a meal here!

Thank HeavensAngels
London, United Kingdom
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

The food here is truly delicious and best Turkish around in my opinion. The complimentary dips are a nice touch and the chicken shish is yummy - my favourite!

Thank kelwells

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Barbecue, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 George Lane | South Woodford, London E18 1AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8989 3083

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