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Blue Island

198 Above Bar Street, Southampton so14 7dw, England
+44 23 8063 5045
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • 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 3 days ago via mobile

...and there aren't many. Skip the hipster chains for a night and try this. A proper restaurant serving good, satisfying food. Try the taramasalata. And the flaming halloumi. Bring an appetite. 😀

Thank MissTorinese
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food, great service and very good value. Meze particularly good. Consistently reliable - well worth a visit.

Thank Tom I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with a group of 15 for my 22nd bday. Most of us got the mezze which was on special offer for 14£. Excellent food and amazing value considering the volume quality and price. They catered well for the veggie in our group and...More

Thank Louise R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice Greek meze, friendly environment and value for money. Mastros Sotiris was great. The whole concept reminds a Mediterranean view.

Thank Phivos T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had dinner in this small greek restaurant. Food was excellent (hummus, grilled pork and chicken with chips and feta and vegetables) and more than enough for one person. The staff (the owner and his wife do the cook and serve also) was very nice,...More

Thank gabitzo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is amazing, and cooked by a authentic Cypriot , The staff are warm and friendly and work to meet the needs of the customer. A warm and friendly atmosphere and the menu is reasonably priced. We went on a Wednesday for the Meze...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No matter the weather, occasion or time of year Blue Island always offers amazing value for money and mouthwatering Mediterranean cuisine. The owners Christina and Simon could not be more friendly and welcoming and no request is too much trouble. This is truly a home...More

Thank Ruwan_Uduwerage
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I hadn't been in for a year or so and the hot weather made me fancy a bit of Greek food!! I popped in and had an amazing chicken salad. Freshly griddled chicken, a really fresh and well dressed salad, loads of olives, feta etc....More

Thank poppybamboo
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Went to this restaurant based on the previous reviews. We were not disappointed. The welcome and the atmosphere in this small restaurant was great and took us back to our first visit to a restaurant in Kefalonia. Choice of food and service was excellent and...More

Thank LynF53
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

After seeing some positive reviews on Trip Advisor, my partner and I decided to give Blue Island a try. I'm so pleased we did! A fantastic restaurant with a homely, welcoming atmosphere. Staff, or should I say the family are so friendly and provided excellent...More

Thank Georgina D
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sarah-jane a
29 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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
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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