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Gaby's Deli

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30 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0DE, England
+44 20 7836 4233
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

i dont know how gabys gets away with all its signs decrying its amazing falafel its the worse falafel in london. to begin the falafels are not made fresh to order but warmed up in a crappy pita bread in the microwave and still its not properly hot they only put one type of salad in and they dont put... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Gaby's is perfect for a quick lunch or evening meal in the heart of Theatreland and a few strides from Leicester Sq. tube. I have enjoyed their falafel and hummus across the decades for over 40 years. Smoked salmon sandwich was very good too.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We desperately needed something to eat before a show so wandered around and came upon this independent deli which definitely fitted the bill. Service was friendly, incredibly quick and food tasty and hot. We chose the special (£8.90 for two courses - of lentil soup followed by chicken and spinach curry) for speed and weren't disappointed. Great for a quick... More 

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Sussex, England
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been coming here since 1974, and it really doesn't change very much which is great - thank goodness they beat off the developers a few years back. Had my usual mixed deli plate, my companions had goulash and mixed grill - all of us were very satisfied

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I took my girlfriend here as I have fond memories of Gabi's. However while my salt beef sandwich was nice the bread was too thin to hold the meat. Cold mashed potato is not a salad, the falafels were quite dry and the hummous had no lemon juice or garlic in it and was quite plain. My girlfriends spinach and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Tried their falafel wrap today. It isnt the best i have had but it is pretty good especially if you are looking for a quick bite. Their falafels are strange yet tasty as falafels arent supposed to be crunchy.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

A lovely place to have lunch. It has a wonderful deli menu with quick service. Although not plush it is full of character and clearly popular with people. It is obvious that people return again and again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Tucked away in the heart of central London, Gaby's food is fresh, spicy, aromatic, and amazing. There is nothing that comes close to the deliciousness of their hummus in London - and probably in all of England.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Gaby's has an exotic selection of fresh and wonderful Eastern type food. It is staggeringly cheap and totally tasty. Can go there any time for any kind of food and feel welcomed.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Back to the 60's and a trip to the Middle East at the same time. Even the staff and the prices do not reflect the age we are living in. I speak for the falafels but they don't need any advocacy. They have got it from stars and celebs. It's like arriving to a different universe when stepping out to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$51
Cuisine
Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7836 4233

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Covent Garden
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