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Blue Island

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198 above bar street, Southampton so14 7dw, England
+44 23 8063 5045
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

What a little gem to find. I was in Southampton on business and a colleague suggested this venue. Staff were very welcoming and it's clear customer service and satisfaction is top of the list. Being shown to a table and drinks orders took immediately. Opting for the chicken, rice and chips. A simple easy meal but this was a lovely... More 

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Thank James W
Burgas, Bulgaria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

It is a must when you visit Southampton. For me it was just a random walk in and I really enjoyed it. The service was great, the food more than delicious. There was also show cooking for some guest and nice music and dance for a birthday:)The prices are absolutely normal for such food! I would really recommend!

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Thank Pavel D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My friends and I spotted this restaurant when we were out looking for somewhere to eat one evening - intrigued mostly by the very beautiful appearance of the restaurant interior from the window, the walls covered with beautiful paintings of Greece. The 'cash only' sign stopped us that night, but we returned a week later, cash in hand, to try... More 

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Thank Rebecca F
Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

After having a fanatic holiday in Cyprus I was keen to sample the same atmosphere and taste’s here in Southampton, and Blue Island is the best place to go. I had the Mediterranean Chicken and my partner had the Meze which was the same taste and quality as we had in Cyprus. The staff were warm and friendly and I... More 

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Thank Peter L
Penarth, Wales
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

How lucky for us that The Blue Island was close by. The service was slick and friendly. The Meze was so tasty and so much food, it's a great way of sampling loads of Greek dishes in one sitting. I would recommend everyone take the family and try the Meze!

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Thank WelshCypriot
Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Another brilliant evening. Took our friends for their first time and they loved it! Wife and I had the meze and couldn't finish it so the lovely staff kindly boxed it up for us. Always happy to go back.

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Thank Stirling63
Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

A group of 16 of us visited for a birthday. A Cypriot chose the venue, which was reassuring in itself, and I loved it. A continued supply of assorted meze arrived, the food was really lovely, plenty of it and served seamlessly. I'd definitely visit again and would recommend a visit. The resteraunt is family run and makes a great... More 

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Thank Sotonbradders
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I'm a neighbor of this restaurant. They kicked me out twice because they don't wanna give a table of 4 for one person. What a shame !

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Thank Asim J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Being away from home, it's fantastic to eat original Cypriot/Greek food and products at the best price. Mr.Simon, the owner, and his wife, Christina, are the best hosts ever. Thank you guys !

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Thank EleKyriacou1989
Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

My husband and I try to visit this restaurant as often as possible and are always given the warmest of welcomes. Whether we have the meze or some of our other favourite dishes inc. Kleftiko and Mousakka, we must always have the Calamari.....which is the best ever. We can not recommend this restaurant highly enough!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 28
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 198 above bar street, Southampton so14 7dw, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8063 5045
Description
Traditional English and Greek food. Breakfast, lunch, Thursday Friday and Saturday nights from 18:00 till 22:00 traditional Greek food (mezedes)

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?