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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20 Inverness StreetCamdenLondonNW1 7HJ
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
terrible terrible terrible. only positive thing to say is that the stuff was super friendly and fairmore
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
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
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