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Gallipoli Bistro

#1,008 of 17,838 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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102 Upper Street | Islington, London N1 1QN, England
+44 20 7359 0630
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:30 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 09:30 - 00:00
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

great decor, great staff, affordable (get the mixed mezze for £10 before 5pm) and delicious. Would recommend

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Thank PBosquet
London, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered through one of those delivery apps. Our order was Lamb Beyti and it was the most delicious we had in London. As a Turkish person I am picky with my own cuisine and definitely loved it. We also had mixed cold meze and I had the best kisir. I do strongly suggest that you should give it a... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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382 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Obviously very popular because the restaurant was completely full on a Thursday evening, but VERY cramped, verging on hazardous - we were put in an alcove, with very limited headroom, pretty much blocked in by other diners. The lanterns and decor brought back memories of Istanbul, but that's where any comparison ends. The (Italian) Aperol Spritz was probably the highlight.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good, tasty and not overcooked. Reasonably priced. Good atmosphere. Bit cramped for space. Definitely go back.

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La Rochelle, Poitou-Charentes, France
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for brunch on a Sunday. The waiters are polite, smiling and professional. I got an omelette and my friend got a Turkish breakfast. The food was delicious and well presented. Will come back to taste more of the menu!

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Thank Angelinelm
County Cork, Ireland
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

For a casual bite in an expensive city this restaurant does well. Lots to choose from the service is casual and food is earthy. Real taste of Turkey and some of their neighbouring countries thrown in!

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Thank Baz365
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Although the alcove that we were placed in was a tight squeeze and we had to sit according to who had the strongest bladder, the food more than made up for it. We were given free shots to make up for the lack of space. I've been coming here for 17 years on and off and the food is still... More 

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Thank Debbie S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We popped in for a quick, light meal that proved to be delicious. Fresh juice. Good service. Recommended!

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Thank Spitalfieldsguys
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

I wanted to go to a Turkish restaurant for my 18th birthday party, so I thought why not Gallipoli. It's easily accessible and has good reviews online. I was certainly not disappointed when I went! The staff were so attentive and friendly, giving my friends and I a lovely experience. When the belly dancer came, the afternoon just became even... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We booked in advance for 5 and upon arrival there was no table available. A group of 4 were then asked to move to a corner table whilst in the middle of eating their main course! Absolutely shocking!@!..but they did. Restaurant is extremely crammed with tables and we were virtually shouting to have a conversation. It really does question safety... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$25
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Upper Street | Islington, London N1 1QN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7359 0630

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