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Bosphorus

#1,661 of 17,936 Restaurants in London
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Neighbourhood:
South Kensington
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59 Old Brompton Road | South Kensington, London SW7 3JS, England
+44 20 7584 4048
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11:00 - 23:30
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Everything was quite average tbh, and the customer service was not great. However I don't believe you will get a filling meal for under a fiver anywhere else in the area.

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Thank Atif K
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Were looking for a place to have something to eat on our last trip to London. We never had a kebab before but decided to give it a try. It was absolutely unexpected!!! Taste was just unbelievable! I am affraid to taste kebab anywhere else now;) There is limited space inside as you can find in other rewievs, but we... More 

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Thank Marek R
Paris, France
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We had two kebabs for a fair cheap price and appreciated it. A turkish guy is explained this is the actual Urfa kebab type. It is actually different to the meat our kebabs offer in France. Taste is very good. The XL portion is huge. Serves all times, but not enough room to eat inside.

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Thank robinnathalie
London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Yes it looks bad. Yes it does not have many sits. Yes you will smell food if you d have your food inside. But also yes it s the best chicken shish or doner or anything else. Nothing else would taste better. And they have the whole wall of people who agree with me :) Worth driving south ken way... More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Really good spot to pick up food to go (take away) after a long day of sightseeing. Enjoyed the doner and mixed grill. There is not much space to seat and eat although you can try.

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Thank Zul B
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I'm surprised by how many good reviews there are on here. Paid £5 for a small doner kebab served on a small tray. It wasn't awful but tasted very average. Don't bother adding a drink as a can costs £1.30. I know it's South Kensington but the meal was a total rip off. It was interesting to read the notes... More 

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Thank squidward14
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

The doner meat is worth the visit alone, definitely worth the trip across London for. Went straight on from there to the Emirates on the Piccadilly line and I'd definitely do it again

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Thank Jamesie L
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Very small place near South Kensington tube station. They have great kebab, shish with great chilli sauce etc. There are cards from the customers all over the place dated many years back so you can't make mistake here. They also pack the meals to take away.

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Thank Jan M
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Less than last time We had only shawarma The service very good Food taste great But shawarma pieces were Thicker Staff good

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

One of the best lamb sheesh's you will have and goes without saying the garlic mayo is the icing on the cake

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Fast food, Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Grill, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Old Brompton Road | South Kensington, London SW7 3JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > South Kensington
  • Neighbourhood: South Kensington
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7584 4048

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall) such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming and cosmopolitan as it is reserved and residential, South Kensington is always a hit with visitors.
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