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 (USD36.31) per diner

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The Bayou

20 Inverness Street
Yelp Reviews

3.0 out of 5 based on 12 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Bayou

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

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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