RestaurantsLondonSouthwarkSE1

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£68
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A “great take on modern Israeli cooking” – ex-Ottolenghi chef Eran Tibi creates “brilliant dishes inspired by the buzzing food markets in Tel Aviv” at this all-day venue on two levels in a Southwark railway arch. Top Tip: “love the shakshuka, a Sunday morning treat”.

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£64
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3
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2
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2
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Unusual, imaginative and tasty Israeli cuisine” takes centre stage at this “lively modern Tel Aviv-style café” with cocktail bar, in a Southwark railway arch, from former Ottolenghi chef Eran Tibi.

Summary

£64
  £££
3
Good
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Unusual, imaginative and tasty Israeli cuisine” takes centre stage at this “lively modern Tel Aviv-style café” with cocktail bar, in a Southwark railway arch, from former Ottolenghi chef Eran Tibi.

Summary

£60
  £££
4
Very Good
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A flavour of Tel Aviv café culture is to be found in a railway arch in Southwark – the first venture of Israeli-born chef Eran Tibi, formerly of Ottolenghi: “great sharing dishes that look as amazing as they taste”. Top Tip: “an astonishing cauliflower dish changed my perception of this vegetable”.

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Bala Baya Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Bala Baya Restaurant in SE1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Bala Baya restaurant.
Peter S
Vary good and innovative menu....
Reviewed 6 months, 27 days ago

"Vary good and innovative menu."

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£5.50 £18.80 £5.50 £9.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £31.00
Filter Coffee £2.00
Extras  
Bread £5.00
Service 12.50%
Arch 25, Old Union Yard Arches, 229 Union Street, London, SE1 0LR
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Saturday11 am‑4 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Sunday11 am‑4 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm

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