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Bali Bali

150 Shaftesbury Avenue | Soho, London WC2H 8HL, England
+44 20 7836 2644
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“nasi goreng” (31 reviews)
“rijsttafel” (28 reviews)
“beef rendang” (26 reviews)
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Asian, Indonesian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
150 Shaftesbury Avenue | Soho, London WC2H 8HL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This Halal restaurant is luckily is located near my hotel. We went there for 3 or 4 times when we were in London. Service is good and food is excellent. We tried many options on the menu and everything was delicious. My favorite was spicy...More

Thank DCfamily03
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looks very nice from the outside. We got a poor table (well, two square tables and a round table added to the side, for five of us) which was sort of sandwiched in front of the bar area and which really impacted on our ability...More

Thank Notmyrealname32
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been going to this restaurant for over 25 years and haven't written a review. It probably doesn't need a review if you went and saw the clientele inside who know authentic Indonesian and Eastern home food! The food here is delicious and wonderful. Mind...More

Thank 66starfish99
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very conveniently located,a ten minute stroll from soho and theatreland, and close to Leicester Sq tube, this is a restaurant which is consistently very good in all ways. The food, particularly the 7 course rijstaffel, is fresh, tasty and well priced; the service efficient and...More

1  Thank StAlbansPadre
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We missed out on lunch here by a few minutes so was it worth the wait, yes it was the beef randang was so tasty, I was expecting one let down and it came with the gado gado but everything else was well worth it...More

Thank Cholla1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for an alternative to Thai we settled on Bali Bali for Friday night dinner. The menu has a lot of options to choose from. Soups that we had to start with were a little bland and watery. Beef rendang and prawn curry as well...More

Thank DC1977
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a long day of exploring parts of Central London, my parents and I met up with my aunt and two family friends at a delightful Indonesian restaurant. Service was friendly and the food tasted great and was more than we could eat, and it...More

Thank Runako K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place advertises a six-pound takeout lunch entree, with a choice of a dozen or so dishes. I was passing by and thought I'd give it a try. I ordered two that I was familiar with from other places, gado-gado and nasi goreng. They came...More

Thank Porcophile
Reviewed August 10, 2017

I've never tried the Indonesian food before, and the place was recommended to me by my Indonesian colleague. I loved the idea to add one more cuisine in my foody collection, I loved the name, I loved the location, so decided to give a try....More

Thank olgacorelli88
Reviewed August 10, 2017

I came here last night with a good friend of mine. We hadn't had Indonesian food for a while and were impressed with the TripAdvisor reviews, but for once we felt really let down. But it's a matter of opinion, but our opinion was the...More

1  Thank Steve N
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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Questions & Answers
October 26, 2016|
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Response from mikeaberks | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty certain that it is but as Simon said, give them a call or email as they are very friendly.
December 11, 2015|
Response from uberoobi | Property representative |
I'm afraid that right now we don't serve anything. We've been waiting for months for the insurers to stump up following a fire, and it now seems that we'll have to wait until March 2016 before we can re-open. Please go to... More
Sean S
May 10, 2015|
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Response from uberoobi | Property representative |
Hi Sean, I assume you tried to book on Top Table - with whom I'm afraid we have decided to part ways. Never mind, I have booked a table for you for four people on 19th June at 18:30. Please call us on 020 7836 2644 if you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 11:15 pm
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 11:15 pm
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 11:15 pm
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 11:15 pm
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 11:15 pm
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Shaftesbury Avenue | Soho, London WC2H 8HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighborhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7836 2644
An utterly authentic Indonesian restaurant in London's West End, Bali Bali goes from strength to strength, constantly gaining new fans among locals and visitors alike. Classically decorated in simple tones and unfussy furnishings, Bali Bali has a pleasingly relaxed, unpretentious atmosphere and efficient service from staff who know the menu well. For the many years that Bali Bali has been a fixture on the London dining scene the kitchen has only improved, perfecting the traditional regional Indonesian dishes which delight customers with their balance of flavour and heat. The lunchtime and pre-theatre menus are an ideal introduction to Indonesian food or, if you can't decide, simply give chef free reign over your dining experience.
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