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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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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Can't really fault this place. Lovely fresh food and very friendly staff. The staters we had of calamari, dolmades and fried holloumi were lovely. For the mains stafado and souvlaki were good and plentiful.

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Thank wt632013
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here after seeing the xmas panto at the Mayflower. Its literally a 5 minute walk. The restaurant was very quiet but it was very early at 5pm. We had the meze which offered a wide selection of greek dishes (about 12 in all). There was masses of food and we couldn't eat it all. Thoroughly recommended. Very homely.

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Thank JONandTRACY
Southampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great find. A warm welcome and attentive service. We opted for the mezes and they were absolutely delicious; also extremely generous in portion size. Fantastic value for money. Felt like being in a Greek taverna on holiday. Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank Mart152015
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great atmosphere, lovely people and great food. We enjoyed every piece! I would highly recommemd it!

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Thank John T
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

i came here with my family new years eve for my birthday 14 of us food fantastic the staff were great could not do enough for you thankyou so much for a lovely day Anastasia.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once again Blue Island delivers the most beautiful food and dining experience. Simon and Christina and the waitresses are so friendly, the food is delicious and the atmosphere homely and welcoming. Greek Cypriot food for excellent value; dolmades, souvlaki, moussaka and much more... Blue Island is very special... we shall be there again soon....

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Thank Rebekah H
United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it is our first visit in southampton. got excellent service. food taste un-explainable. must visit again with friends. its not like english style and i dont know which style it is. but, really good

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Thank suecandysky
Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went on two consecutive days to this restaurant. The first time I was alone and the second time with my family. Both times I was really impressed with the consistency in the quality of the service offered but also primarily of the food. The owner was quite friendly and came to chat with me when I went there alone.... More 

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Thank Christos I
Southampton, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 a post-pint venue too.

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Thank cornmek1
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 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 that the owners go out of their way to make our visit to Blue Island... More 

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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
US$6 - US$28
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, 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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?