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Illusions Bar and Grill

#15,090 of 17,542 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$
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1 Mattock Lane | Ealing, London W5 5BG, England
+44 20 8232 1060
12:00 - 00:30
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 00:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 01:30
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

There were more staff than customers on a Saturday night. The doormen are very polite and so are the bar staff, but we had an issue and a barman had to call the manager because he wasn't authorised to sort it out. A scruffy Asian chap came over to us and asked us what we wanted, apparently this guy was... More 

Thank id0ntcare
London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The staff are miserable and grumpy with bad attitude problems Food is good but slow and the drinks over priced but the lady manager last week was great Made us stay longer for a little dance and a sing along Great potential but the servers let it down and it was quiet Shame this place use to be the number... More 

Thank lady_B33bee
London, United Kingdom
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254 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Called in with family for a quick lunchtime drink. It wasn't busy but the girl behind the bar was engrossed in a conversation with two young blokes so took a while to serve us. We just had 4 soft drinks which we drank at the outside tables and it was£10! London prices I know! We saw people having pizzas which... More 

1 Thank Andrew W
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

This place has changed it's name a few times. I've been here several times over 10 years. The staff and bouncers have always been polite. They have 2 floors, a few TV screens, pool table. They have outside seating at the front. On Tuesday evenings, they have Salsa classes from 19:30. Which is great, the atmosphere is always good

Thank brownsugar224
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

went for a casual drink with boyfriend, however I did not order. Boyfriend asked for a half pink and before he could finish the girl that was serving asked me for ID although I wasn't even speaking or taking he was just ordering. The girl said okay. Poured my boyfriends drink which was the wrong beer and also a full... More 

Thank MissGe0
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Me and a few mates passed down on a Wednesday for a quick cocktail and ended up staying till the end. They had karaoke with some great singer and a really nice vibe. We had a mixed grill platter, was tasty! Staff are lovely too. We are planning a night out over the weekend as they have a dj till... More 

Thank Emma H
Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

This place is in need of some redecoration. Lovely big venue and could be much classier. Wine is not the best quality and aprox £8 a glass which isn't cheap. Staff are usually polite but not trained and take time to serve you and often have no idea how to find drinks on the till.

Thank Therasa1983
Sutton, Surrey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

I bought a wowcher deal from this company for a three course meal for my boyfriends birthday. When we got there the exterior and interior looked very nice, however was rather empty. My boyfriend and I had never been before and expected a separate restaurant to the bar. This was not the case, as we walked up to the bar... More 

1 Thank X9077TRamandab
London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

I went to Flavas for my Birthday on 04/10/2015 2013. Had a great time with friends and family. Particularly enjoyed the music that was played. Had a fair bit to drink too and shared a platter to eat. All in all it was a good night out.

Thank carol c
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

Really enjoy the food, I'm a regular visitor because of that reason and the customer service is great. Very recommended to go in and get a bite to eat.

Thank Bandelaki K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Bar, European, Middle Eastern
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 01:30
12:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Mattock Lane | Ealing, London W5 5BG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8232 1060

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