Istanbul Meze Bar

100 Cleveland Street , London, W1T 6NS

SquareMeal Review of Istanbul Meze Bar

Given its low profile & nondescript location, it’s pretty remarkable that the Istanbul Meze Bar has stayed afloat in these troubled times. But it thrives because the rustic Turkish surrounds conjure up sunshine trips out east, & service is beguilingly accommodating. The cooking also strikes a familiar note, with all the usual Cypriot-influenced dishes present: here you will find assorted mezze (from deep-fried squid in batter to stuffed vine leaves), plus an array of mains taking in popular skewers of spiced minced lamb, mixed grills & imam bayildi – a messy but delicious vegetarian dish of stuffed aubergine. For those in party mood, there’s a downstairs wine bar with frequent live music nights, while warm weather means plenty of competition for the pavement tables.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Great Portland Street Tube Station 251m

Warren Street Tube Station 310m


Address: 100 Cleveland Street , London W1T 6NS

Area: Bloomsbury & Fitzrovia

Opening times

Mon-Sun 12N-11pm (Fri-Sat -12M Sun 4pm- )

Nearby Landmarks

BT Tower 227m

University of Westminster 277m


Telephone: 020 7387 0785


Cuisine: Turkish

Lunch: £8.90 (2 courses)

Dinner: £11.90 (2 courses)

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