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Zara

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#5,472 of 19,182 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for dinner and we selected 2 main courses and 2 desserts. Quality of food very good, average/small-ish portions. Good service and motivated personnel. Prices in the average. All in all i would recommend it. Unfortunately they do NOT accept ALL credit cards, and...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank goz314
Reviewed August 12, 2019 via mobile

The food is delicious here and the quality of the meat superb. However, the staff leave a lot to be desired. Some are friendly but slow and seem disinterested both in their customers and their job. Others aren’t even friendly. We’ve eaten there several times...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Yamama26
Otuzhasan, Owner at Zara, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2019

Hi there, We're really sorry to hear that our service didn't meet your expectations. We have a dedicated waiting staff who are passionate about our restaurant and our customers. Our Turkish tea is unfortunately only available at certain times. We prepare our tea carefully and...More

Reviewed July 25, 2019 via mobile

I love this restaurant -the staff are welcoming , passionate and warm. The food is fresh , delicious and plentiful and served with a smile .I could eat here every day and not get tired of the menu and wonderful atmosphere. Great vegetarian options too....More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 384beaney
Reviewed July 24, 2019

A typical Turkish restaurant with some good Turkish wines. The only complaint is that the "salad" that comes with the main dishes is no more than a garnish of some lettuce leaves and one slice of tomato & cucumber which lets the rest of the...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Lazylunch
Reviewed March 9, 2019

I dined recently with a group of friends. Portions were tiny and the food, especially the fish, was massively overcooked. I didn't complain as the waiter and male owner looked grumpy enough already. I won't ever return.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Sam G
Otuzhasan, Owner at Zara, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2019

Dear Sam, We're very sorry to hear that our standards were not up to scratch when you visited. We hope you'll consider returning so we can make it up to you! Zara Restaurant

Reviewed February 22, 2019 via mobile

I visited with a group of friends and was really impressed. The food was really good, not too expensive, and the staff were really nice. Would definitely go back.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank F1988-London
Reviewed February 12, 2019

This visit was a Friday night walk in. Very happy with the mezze starter. The three mains were all very tasty and there was plenty of them. Lovely bottle of well priced Turkish red to have with it.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank gordy1210
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

The decoration is nice and makes you feel in a cosy ambiance, also due to warm and welcoming attitude of the staff. The music in the background is well chosen. The menu choice is good and offers delicious dishes for the Turkish cuisine. Definitely worth...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank awelley
Reviewed November 6, 2018

What a disappointment! We ordered several starters - the humus was watery and utterly tasteless and the other starter portions were meagre in size. Of the 3 fish dishes on offer two were unavailable (Saturday night - early too!) and the chicken main course came...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is awful! I’ve walked past it many times and after reading reviews thought it sounded worth a try! The hummus is basically blended chickpeas and water, totally flavourless and I overheard another table send it back for the same reason. The mezze portions...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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