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Blue Island

198 Above Bar Street, Southampton SO14 7DW, England
+44 23 8063 5045
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“dolmades” (21 reviews)
“baklava” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
198 Above Bar Street, Southampton SO14 7DW, England
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101 - 110 of 526 reviews

Reviewed 7 December 2016

We had the set meze meal, party of eight. nothing too fancy, everything delicious. Tasty mezes and good wholesome meat dishes. Service was spot on, not too rushed and the final price was very fair. We shall return. Near the local Weatherspoons, so good for...More

Thank cornmek1
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Fabulous venue,, a small homely greek style taverna restaurant . I was looking for a venue to cater for my birthday celebration, so glad i chose Blue Island and visited along with 14 friends. Delicious home cooked traditional Greek food. Cheerful helpful staff. I felt...More

Thank Andriana Z
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I have been to the Blue Island for a dinner with my friend. I thought the place would do with a lit a bit of refurbishment but after I eat their tasty food I didn't mind the old school interior. I quite liked it in...More

Thank AgaMaga
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Came here last year when Lfc won 6-1 (or 2, forget!), so naturally a repeat necessary. Last time we loved its simplicity and food; real Greek. Simple meal of taramasalata and dolmades, lovely people, nice food. Writing this ahead of match, don't know if right...More

Thank AndyLFC_9
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Everything about this lovely place is great - food, staff, price - everything just as you would have in Greece - a little piece of heaven right in the middle of Southampton.

Thank lovejc48
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Cannot fault this place. Fantastic food. Fantastic service. Lovely staff. Great chef. Would definitely recommend this place.

Thank sueb1965
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

First time in Southampton. Looking around for nice place to eat and we come across this hidden jem. Staff very friendly. The chef was wonderful and the food was fantastic!! Will definitely be going back here again before we leave!

Thank SMMasella88
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Ok from the outside it doesn't look like much but once inside it all changes. The staff are fantastic & although I'm not a great fan of some of the dishes on offer (just personal taste) I really enjoyed my visit & will certainly be...More

Thank Jake H
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Excellent food served by friendly and attentive staff. Located near centre of the city but quite. Our second visit - it won't be our last 😀

Thank Pete B
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We selected this restaurant based on the previous Trip Advisor reviews for a recent weekend Theatre break stay. We made a reservation by phone beforehand to secure a table and were clearly advised of their policy to accept only cash or cheques. Received a warm...More

Thank secrock66
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Questions & Answers
13 February 2018|
Response from ChristinaPeyiazis | Property representative |
Normal menu thank you
13 February 2018|
Response from ChristinaPeyiazis | Property representative |
Hi live music every couple of months if we can next one on the 4 th of March and meze night tuesday and Wednesday we do an offer £13 pp and other evenings thursday to Saturday £18.90 thank you
Keith R
12 November 2017|
Response from ChristinaPeyiazis | Property representative |
We are not open on Sundays thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 28
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
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
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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