21 April 2014

Yalla Yalla

12 Winsley Street, London W1W 8HQ

£34.00 Middle Eastern Bloomsbury, Fitzrovia
  • Wine: £18.00
  • Champagne: £36.00
  • Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-12M

Square Meal Review of Yalla Yalla ?

Having taken Soho by storm, Yalla Yalla is now peddling its funky Beirut street food to the frenetic hordes of tourists & shoppers mingling around Oxford Circus. The new hangout is less claustrophobic than the pint-sized Green Court original, with big open spaces, rustic benches & heavy wood tables lit by dangling tubular lamps. By contrast, the menu is much as before, with a
host of mezze topping the bill for value, nourishment & authenticity: fattoush, tabbouleh & falafel share the limelight with batata harra (spicy potatoes with red pepper, coriander & chilli) or sawda djej (sautéed chicken livers with garlic & pomegranate molasses). There are also a few larger platefuls for those who want to pig out – anything from veggie moussaka to char-grilled chicken shawarma with pickles, sumac onion salad & vermicelli rice. Meanwhile, flatbreads & wraps are the stars in the takeaway stakes.

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  1. Yalla Yalla

    12 Winsley Street, London W1W 8HQ
    Overall rating:
    Rhiannon R.

    • Food & Drink: 9
    • Service: 9
    • Atmosphere: 8
    • Value: 9

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  1. Published : Tuesday, 3rd January 2012

    Her Favourite Food :: Yalla Yalla

    Nestled in a small alley in Soho, Yalla Yalla with only 28 seats to offer, what looked like an unpromising venture stirred up a storm right from its opening in 2008. This restaurant has been reviewed and recommended by a host of varied high profile publications including the Tatler as well as the Financial Times, making it a swanky place to be...
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