The Bayou


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 (USD39.01) per diner

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96% customer satisfaction rate

Venue Details & Map

The Bayou

20 Inverness Street
Public transport:
Camden Town, Underground
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews


3 out of 5 based on 11 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Bayou

4.0 out of 5 13 May 2015
by Jacia H.

Omg the cocktails!!!! The desserts!!! Lovely little place with live jazz and authentic tasting creole food. I finally understand what princess Tiana from the Disney movie was making. Them beignets... Droolmore

1.0 out of 5 1 March 2015
by Steve W.

I should have read the Yelp reviews instead of trusting tripadvisor! I have to say I got suckered in by the branding and website, and the menu didn't look too bad either so was looking forward to some southern style food. Unfortunately I didn't get any food. Ok so it was a Friday night, it was quite full but only about 30 covers. Apparently the supervisor was sick and there were also two...more

1.0 out of 5 13 February 2015
by David B.

The Bayou Camden is anything but authentic. Am from the States and a bunch of us ate a selection of dishes and I tasted each of them. I have visited Louisiana, specifically New Orleans dozens of times and spent countless weekends eating my way through the Southern States. I know what Soul food is and Bayou Camden is definitely NOT!!!

Bayou is soulless. Best thing they could do is:

1, hire...more

3.0 out of 5 29 November 2014
by Natasha L.

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

5.0 out of 5 19 July 2014
by Goetz B.

Spot-on, well-seasoned chicken in a perfect combination with a sweet pumpkin side and crispy thick-cut chips. All served by friendly and efficient staff.

After I read about this new restaurant, Bayou Camden, I decided to check it out during its soft-opening.

I was served quickly and was offered a free starter - roasted bread with an olive and tomato spread, I think. On request, I did not...more

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