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“Great food, great location ”

Kua 'Aina - Carnaby Street
Ranked #384 of 23,571 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $20
Cuisines: American, Hawaiian
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: Soho
Description: Aloha! Welcome To Kua 'Aina - Our Burger and Sandwich Grill faithful to the original on Hawaii's North Shore which opened in 1975. Lava-grilled burgers, succulent sandwiches and delicious salads all served with a ray of sunshine! We also offer a wide range of fluffy American pancakes, sumptuous brunch, real ice cream milkshakes, specialty cocktails, Hawaiian craft beer and much more. Mahalo (Hawaiian for "thanks!") and see you soon!
Reviewed April 4, 2013 via mobile

This restaurant has a really cool inside! You feel like beeing at hawaii. The food is really great and the staff is very friendly and in a good mood, one of the best places to eat :)

Thank Patrick R
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Reviewed April 2, 2013

If you crave a bit of the islands then this is the place. Great burgers. Be prepared to queue as it is a small place but worth the wait. Right by Carnaby Street so there is much to do and see in the area. If you are craving a burger and fries this is your place when in the area.

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Thank almasst
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Reviewed March 22, 2013

I know Hawaii is meant to be a chilled out place, but the waiters were a bit too relaxed to be working!

The place is a small quite nicely decorated and we had a booth table to ourselves which was great. But on arrival it too ages to even get the drinks order. I had to walk up the stairs twice to get the attention of some waiting staff to actually serve us, as they were just chatting between themselves. We ordered a pitcher of beer, which ended in confusion as well but they got there in the end.

The food itself was nice. The burgers tasted good and were a good size, but nothing exceptional. The prices were about right for what you were getting, the beer was a bit pricey but not terrible.

I won't be rushing back. But I can see its appear as a place to casually drop by and grab a bit to eat.

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Thank Matt174
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Reviewed March 18, 2013

Kua'Aina is an excellent Hawaiian burger joint located just off Carnaby Street. Perfectly located for the weary shopper, the restaurant offers a selection of top quality burgers and sandwiches, chips and drinks. Although it is not a fast food restaurant, they have decorated the place as such and this adds to the charm!

Popular with people from all over the world (after hearing many languages whilst eating on a Saturday lunch time), the food really is excellent quality and reasonable prices. Round about £8 per burger, more toppings including the signature avocado and bacon (apparently President Obama's favourite burger at Kua'Aina) come at a little more expensive.

As the restaurant is just a short walk from Oxford Street, it provides diners with a different option to 'Garfunkel's or The Angus Steakhouses, popular with tourists.

I would honestly recommend walking the short distance to come to this unique place full of Hawaiian character and GREAT food!

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Thank sherlock641
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Reviewed March 12, 2013

I really liked this place. On a Friday night in Soho, it's pretty difficult to find somewhere decent to eat on a whim, so I'd recommend this place for anyone who is feeling a bit jaded about queueing three hours for a piece of meat on a board (naming no names). This place, in contrast, was extraordinarily accommodating, and the staff were very friendly and helpful, especially when it came to queue management and - this is really unusual - being nice to customers! The burgers were really juicy - and massive - and well seasoned, although I thought that the chips had been rather over-doused in seasoning (but that just might be me). Overall - a great place. Give it a go.

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Thank KateH698
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