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Zorba's Greek Taverna

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36 Leinster Terrace | Paddington, London W2 3ET, England
+44 20 7262 5358
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London, United Kingdom
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479 reviews
333 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 716 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place left me with a sticky feeling - when one goes inside, at the side door (I chose to sit outside), one is fmgreeyed with liked up rubbish an stuff that is clearly waiting to go to the tip (why??) Dolmades tasted old and were carelessly thrown into a semi dirty plate w lettuce that has seen better days.... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beef dish tasted great Owner is chef, waiter,chief bottle washer service is very slow not the cleanest restaurant

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Southern Ontario
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I made this place a regular stop for breakfast while we were on vacation. The restuarant is a little dated, and there appears only the owner as the jack of all trades, waiter chef etc so those comments are accurate. However, for the price the breakfast was excellant, and we found the owner to be very friendly.... More 

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Thank TheRedman
Renaze, France
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

virtually empty restaurant with no staff to greet and seat us. After hovering uncertainly for a time, we were reluctantly 'greeted & seated' by the chef wearing a filthy apron. There was no 'atmosphere' only a feeling of almost hostility - as in 'how dare we disturb the chef's evening'!

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Thank leslie s
Rock Hill, South Carolina
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We ate at Zorbas for dinner one night, not knowing the reviews, wanting something close to our hotel and despite the fact that no one was in the restaurant even at 7:30 pm. We were greeted by the owner, who was the cook and waiter for the evening. We ordered chicken and lamb kabobs which were good and were served... More 

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Thank JaneHardin06
Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The worse dining experience of my life . Terrible food , terrible service and the Chef was shouting at his staff during the whole evening . They overcharged us and tried to argue with my Partner when we told someone else not to bother coming in . Needs a hygiene inspection . Soup was from a powder mix 0/10 .... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived mid afternoon to try to feed a hungry wife, so no research. Saw TA reviews after sitting down but decided to give a try. Got a variety of starters and they were ok. Service was lax at best, the cleanliness factor was challenging in some aspects and a squirrel ran in thru the open door and seemed quite at... More 

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Thank JustinW27
Chambly, Canada
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155 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I can't believe I have eaten there ....... The waiter was friendly , and we decide to go in .... however once we ordered , ( only 2-3 tables with customers ) , I saw horrible things . More , discuting things . 1- the waiter was wearing a white jacket which was so dirty , in the front and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Awful food. Rubbish service...the olives came after the main course, a starter arrived as we were eating the main course. The water didn't turn up until we'd got tired of life. Starve rather than go there!

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Thank Diane R
London
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Although restraint was dated and needed refurbishment. The owner was very friendly and welcoming. Good choice of Greek food with excellent service. Good value for money.

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Restaurant Details

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Mediterranean, Greek
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Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Leinster Terrace | Paddington, London W2 3ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7262 5358

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