Yalla Yalla

12 Winsley Street , London, W1W 8HQ

Yalla Yalla, Bloomsbury Fitzrovia, London

SquareMeal 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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Yalla Yalla is recommended for

Buzzy | Dark And Moody | Traditional | Byob | Outside Seating

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Oxford Circus Tube Station 210m

Tottenham Court Road Tube Station 459m

Address

Address: 12 Winsley Street , London W1W 8HQ

Area: Bloomsbury & Fitzrovia

Opening times

Mon-Sat 10am-12M

9.5

Food & Drink: 9.5

Service: 9.5

Atmosphere: 9.0

Value: 9.5

Food & Drink: 5.0

Service: 5.0

Atmosphere: 5.0

Value: 5.0

michelle m. 18 June 2014

The place was buzzing when we stopped for lunch, though service was quick. We punted for 4 mezze dishes for two of us; each costing £4-5. Good choice for veggies. Dishes were a nice size and 4 was plenty. I sampled the falafel, spinach fatayer and vine leaves. The chunky, spicy falafel and refreshingly lemony vine leaves made for a tasty meal, but the spinach fatayer was dry and weirdly sweet. Without houmous or baba ganoush, it was all a little too dry, which resulted in us guzzling some nice lemonades from their selection.

Food & Drink: 4.0

Service: 4.0

Atmosphere: 4.0

Value: 4.0

Rhiannon R. 07 February 2012

Great food and good value for money. The take-away wraps are perfect for lunch too!