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Blue Island

198 Above Bar Street, Southampton so14 7dw, England
+44 23 8063 5045
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
198 Above Bar Street, Southampton so14 7dw, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a friends 21st birthday, and the service and food was incredible. They treated us so well and gave us multiple extras, which they didn't charge for... Thankyou so much!

Thank megfaithfull
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely early evening meal with friends from the USA. This is the first time we have been to Blue Island. It's not as snazzy as some of the other cafes restaurants and bars on the strip but the food and the friendly staff...More

Thank PJW45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been visiting Simon at the Blue Island for many years at least 5! Great place for lunch and dinner- food is great and the host is kind and generous and a great cook. So if you want authentic Greek food at reasonable prices...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this place last Wednesday and wow the food was so good the best food any of us had had in a long time and can not wait until we go there again.

Thank taz j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my husband ate here after seeing it in the top ten restaurants in Southampton!! We visited Greece a few years ago and the food we received last night was better than some of the places in Greece! I had the mixed Souvlaki and...More

Thank kjb1999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fantastic little restaurant. Wonderful food in a quirky setting. I really enjoyed my meal here, the food was fantastic and very reasonably priced. Will definitely visit here again

Thank Catherine N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were married in September and had a small ceremony with immediate family and close friends. We wanted to celebrate with dinner for everyone afterwards and, as a firm family favourite, Blue Island was the obvious choice for us. Simon and Christina...More

Thank alsk606
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another great night at Blue Island, Great portion sizes, friendly and lively atmosphere and fantastic value for money and the birthday cake at the end really finished the night off, thanks to Simon and Christina for another amazing night will be back soon.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Blue Island is always a great place to meet with students, colleagues and friends or simply to eat alone whether for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner. The owners Simon and Christina are always welcoming and make their customers feel at home, plus the food is simply...More

Thank Ruwan_Uduwerage
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I have been to 4 Greek restaurants in Southampton, None can compare to how flavoursome and well priced the meals are. The meals are clearly cooked with love and passion for Greek food. The cost her would entice anyone to return over and over. This...More

Thank Stephen K
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sarah-jane a
30 June 2017|
Response from ChristinaPeyiazis | Property representative |
Yes our chicken is halal
Peter H
14 September 2016|
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Response from tobybigdog | Reviewed this property |
Although the restaurant is accessible, I don't think the toilets are.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$28
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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
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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