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Ev Restaurant

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The Arches 97-99 Isabella Street, London SE1 8DD, England
+44 20 7620 6191
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (38 reviews)
“stuffed squid” (6 reviews)
“salad” (35 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:30 Hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
The Arches 97-99 Isabella Street, London SE1 8DD, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The seating area is nice in summer/ spring with plenty of greenery. But, service was slow. It took 45 minutes for our mains. I had chicken shush which was very bland. The chicken cubes were less than half the size you get in most Turkish...More

Thank Jaimie_Irvine
Reviewed 16 March 2018

I went to this restaurant with my family for mothers' day lunch. We had a great time, and some great food, my step children enjoyed their lamb shanks, my wife her halibut, and I my steak. Good house red wine also, and a lovely spacious...More

Thank Johntimelord
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

I have been eating here for over 10+ years and the food is consistently good. The menu does not change that often although there is a lot of variety. Would be good to see some specials on the menu. The prices seem to have crept...More

Thank Blallan
Reviewed 9 March 2018

I never leave reviews but felt compelled to on this occasion. Can't understand how there are so many positive reviews for this place. Maybe we just got unlucky... Went to Ev bar for lunch as the location looked great, set in the beautiful arches under...More

2  Thank Eveline J
Reviewed 24 February 2018

This is a perfect dining experience, providing fresh and colourful food that you feel good eating. Tucked away in the Cut in Waterloo it uniquely placed in the arches. If you are sensitive to the sound of trains passing by, you will need to keep...More

Thank Louis C
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Great location and atmosphere. The EV Meze was a bit tasteless and not enough to satisfy a 10yr old, let alone an adult. The service was a bit clunky, but they include a 12% service charge regardless - which means two scoops of vanilla icecream...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

I came with a group of 8 and we were wowed by the decor of restaurant. It was huge and very pretty, with a relaxed atmosphere on a week day afternoon. The menu was extensive and they also did a lunch time set menu, two...More

Thank gemmxx
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We had a pre-theatre meal and having been previously we were all looking forward to this. My meal was very bland,I had stuffed aubergine. It was impossible to say what exactly I was eating as it was flavourless. having watched Nigel Slater the night before...More

1  Thank ardnaxela
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Food is good, place is nice.. had few meals, I think meat and chicken pieces should be bigger. Mezza was ok.

Thank aaaldaoud13
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We booked a last minute table for New years eve, they were very accommodating. The food was scrumptious, it was a fixed menu and as we had not had Turkish food before every dish was explained to us. we had a mixed mezze with cold...More

Thank 317JulieG
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$34
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Arches 97-99 Isabella Street, London SE1 8DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7620 6191
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