The Bayou

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Experience the heady mix of French, Spanish, Italian and African influenced Creole fare, live music and cocktails at The Bayou. This all-day dining venue brings the best of South American Creole cuisine to Camden, with dishes such as crispy buttermilk chicken and Creole banana pie.

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Typical meal price: From £25.00 (USD32.81) per diner

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96% customer satisfaction rate

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The Bayou

Address
20 Inverness Street
Camden
London
NW1 7HJ
Yelp Reviews

2.5 out of 5 based on 15 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Bayou

1.0 out of 5 27 March 2016
by Angela D.

This entire place smells like a chemical toilet! Ugh.

We came here after seeing on Twitter that cocktails are half price at Bayou during happy hour. We arrived to be shown a happy hour menu of cocktails that cost £5 - originally priced at £7.50 each - I think that whoever operates their Twitter account needs to go back to school! That's most definitely not half price.

Not deterred, we...more

1.0 out of 5 26 March 2016
by derrick c.

Worst food I've had in London. The pulled pork was bland and terrible and the gumbo somehow was even more bland and terrible. Avoid at all costs. Well in fairness, the sparkling lemonade was pretty good.more

3.0 out of 5 28 December 2015
by josh h.

Waitress was really nice. She saved the dinner from being total loss.

Owner (?) french guy not so happy when I recommended not playing make out music instead of fun lively jazz music the way Good ol' Louisiana folk intended. Amazing music / real environment would have saved the meal.

Food... Ok. Not authentic nor gourmet, but pretty solid.

Most importantly, disappointed they only had...more

2.0 out of 5 12 October 2015
by Tara M.

In all honesty, it's my fault for having expectations. I should have known that a 'creole restaurant' in Camden (of all places) was not going to be up to much. And yet, because I wanted the rich flavours I'd experienced in New Orleans I was bitterly disappointed.

I must make this clear, the food is not bad per se, it's just not what it claims to be. For anyone who has ever had gumbo or...more

3.0 out of 5 29 November 2014
by Natasha B.

I came here after seeing a review on Shortlist Magazine's newsletter. I usually check out Yelp opinions but neglected to do so on this occasion. I would have thought twice about coming here had I checked Yelp in advance because it's clear how split everyone is.

I booked a table for a work lunch a week in advance. I had to give card details for our table of 10 with the agreement that they'd...more

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