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Shishawi

#15,069 of 17,542 Restaurants in London
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51-53 Edgware Road, London W2 2HZ, England
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I start. After a night of football, we decide to go to Edgeware road for some Shisha and mint tea. Due to the fact every Shisha bar on the long strip was packed and Shishawi wasn't, we settled for it - I wish we hadn't. I've been to almost every Shisha bar on the strip and in and... More 

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Thank ozlevent
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the first time I've ever felt the need to write a negative review relating to a restaurant. But when you're charged £2 on your bill for ordering a cup of hot water you know that something is seriously wrong! We were so shocked by this charge that we actually called over a waiter and asked if they'd made... More 

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Thank Shahim M
Ilford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We went very late. Very different from your usual Turkish place. Loads of bright lights and music. Food came quickly. Really cool decor. Food was really nice. Staff really friendly.

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Thank saify1
Reading, United Kingdom
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232 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoying watching the Zamalek match The Egyptian food ( Koshary and Korneb ) are nice. Highly recommended to watch African specially Egyptian football matches. The staff are good.

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Thank samiremile
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Food is expensive and stale clearly not fresh and hygiene of the chefs is questionable. Shisha is half used with half tobacco being fresh if fresh who knows. It's all a waste of time and money. AVOID ! Go to salt bar !

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Thank DRIZMK
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Absolutely disgusting customer service, I mean nothing in common with it. Also the milkshake I did order wasn't as shown on the menu (there is no description about the shake, only picture). However, inside design seemed like attracting though

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Thank Oldzhay R
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Very very very poor. Was the only customer but didn't know how to serve properly. Food tasted quite old as well.

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Thank Tahir P
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64 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

When you walk down the Edgware Road and you get hungrier simply because of the ambience .. every restaurant is so inviting we walked in pretty late around 0045 am Sat night ...this place needs a change of attitude seriously. .I won't whine and compare but hospitality is an essential integral part of this experience sadly was let down ...food... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Don't take me wrong, the food was ok. Generous portions and the quality was good, but I thought it was more expensive than it should be. We were a party of 7 people. We tried different pastries (we wanted them as starters but they came together with the food) and we had all sort of different mains (baby chicken -huge-,... More 

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Thank Raul P
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68 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

It's an Arab restaurant, geared towards God knows who. Rude owners. Untrained waiters. Our waiter was probably the only one who knew what was going on, and he was running around like a headless chicken. They are very understaffed. The food is mediocre at best. Reataurant is loud. Bad crockery and cutlery. If you want to eat Arab food, there's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Halal
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51-53 Edgware Road, London W2 2HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London

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