Venue Details & Map
12 Winsley Street
- +44 (0)20 7637 4748
- Public transport:
- Oxford Circus, Underground
I used to really like this place and Yalla Yalla was my go-to for Middle Eastern food. Especially the Soho location, which is a hole-in-the-wall, tiny kind of place felt like a discovery.
This location however? Not so much. Both the food, but most importantly the service, was very disappointing, so I will for sure not be returning, and wouldn't recommend it to anybody.
We ordered a pretty...more
We arrived at about 5:45pm and it was fairly quiet so we got a nice comfy table with cushions tucked away in the corner in which to peruse the menu. Given that there was so much choice we decided to share a few mezze dishes with the option to order more if we felt we needed it.
We had the hommos; thick, creamy and utterly delicious I can't stop thinking about it, falafel; which were some of...more
Definitely my go to spot in London! I've eaten here on countless occasions but always get the seabass it's just that good!YUM! To start I have the baba ghannouj and the samboussek jibne . I am not very familiar with Lebanese but the menu is easy enough to figure out with the descriptions.
The Yalla jou jou dessert is excellent as well. Vanilla mousse speculoos with dark chocolate and dark...more
Really lovely food, but I genuinely felt like they hated me for eating it!
It was a busy Friday night, so I get that they didn't necessarily have the time to spend explaining the menu in depth to us. Maybe they picked up on the fact that we only had 30 mins to squeeze some food in, so they thought we'd want them to be dismissive and curt with their service, giving only brief answers about...more
So I will break my review up into two: food and service.
1) Food and drinks - drinks were fine - I had a Sauvignon blanc and my hubby had the mulled wine which was out of this world, warm and inviting to drink. We were provided with complimentary pickles olives and pita. We ordered the batata hara and the baba ghanoush, both which were tasty. The batata were delicious with a hint of spice...more