Vadi Restaurant

3.4
62 reviews
£25 and under
Turkish
Vadi Restaurant was established in 2011 and it is a fully licenced, air conditioned restaurant with a refigerated display of raw kebabs, a steaming, sizzling ocak grill, a hot table laden with simmering stews and braises.
Our highly experienced chef and his team boast a combined experience of years in quality on Turkish cuisine. Along with our stunning new look comes a new relaxed style atmosphere with many new menu features being launched.
The Vadi maintains the standards you are used to along with an easy relaxed environment for your dining pleasure. Enjoy Turkish Cuisine, a light snack with a beer or coffee, with light refreshing wines or join us any evening for our classic menu with some intriguing new twists.
The Vadi offers a casual atmosphere to their guests while offering freshly cooked food in a variety of styles from Classic to Contemporary.

What 62 People Are Saying
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3.4based on recent ratings
3.8
Food
3.4
Service
3.5
Ambience
3.5
Value
Noise · Moderate
56% of people would recommend it to a friend
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LiaA
London
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2020
Overall1Food1Service2Ambience3

Average food, quite bland boiled rice, the price is expensive r what you get

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Foodaholic
London
10 reviews
Dined on 16 October 2020
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience3

Adana kebab and mushroom and halloumi starters were both quite salty. Fairly noisy so had to raise voice to be heard.

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StephenT
London
5 reviews
Dined on 28 August 2020
Overall2Food3Service3Ambience2

Been coming here for ages. have to say this time very disappointed. Staff not wearing face coverings. When we got there tables were spaced more than 2m apart, but then they started to put tables in between - less than 1 m apart. Prices have gone up, portions have reduced and they now stick a discretionary 10% on the bill - not a great way of attracting customers at the moment. Not sure I will return again.

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SHABINAK
1 review
Dined on 26 August 2020
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

Rubbish, I booked in advance and they call me couple of hours in advance to cancel... probably bigger booking

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 25 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely food. Fantastic service. Will definitely be coming back.

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Dolly
1 review
Dined on 22 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very nice atmosphere good food and staff very polite and friendly

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CraigT
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience4

My wife and I visited this restaurant some years back, when it was called one of the many names it feels like it has been called, due to the good right ups. Sadly, it was far from what we expected, loud, absolutely freezing cold inside (not helped by the fact it was chucking it down outside), and below par food.
So we met up friends for an evening out and we thought we'd try Vadi out.
Our thoughts, good I suppose, food was nice, it isn't as cold or loud as it was, but the service left a little to be desired. They were all friendly and polite, however two of our meals appeared, the other two about 10 minutes later, I asked for garlic three times, it was all a bit hit and miss. They were busy, but that isn't an excuse. Will give them one more chance and see what happens.

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Yve123
London
2 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great value, good food and service.
Would definitely go again and also tell friends.

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FionaL
London
1 review
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

We had a lovely evening with friends at Vadi. The food was great and there were extras before and after the meal which were included free of charge. Nice touch. There were good vegetarian options too. The service was very efficient, curtious and friendly. The portions were very generous. The atmosphere was lively but not too loud despite this. Will definately be revisiting soon.

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BarbaraG
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall2Food3Service2Ambience3

Don't know what has happened to our favourite Vadi?
Seems chaotic now whereas before it was very efficient
I booked well in advance on line and confirmed it and called in on the day earlier to confirm and they still said they did not have my booking
Not enough staff and very slow service
Very disappointed

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Tess
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall3Food5Service3Ambience4

I like this restaurant, I've been there few times but I'm not happy from my last visit on 14.02. I understand that it was Valentine's day and they was busy but this is not an excuse. The food was great, the wine....but when we ordered ice cream for dessert, they brought us a nice bowl with less than a scoop of ice cream 😳😳😳 that's ridiculous, a joke.... they can just tell me that is finished... we paid more that £8 for less than 2 scoops of ice cream.

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TonyR
London
3 reviews
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall2Food3Service2Ambience2

Terrible service, gave drinks order, drinks never turned up! Had to give order to another staff member. My fish was over cooked and dry and husbands casserole was supposed to have cheese on top (didn’t). May have just been a busy night, but if staff can’t handle that level of busy then they should reduce amount of bookings

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LynneH
London
2 reviews
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall2Food4Service1Ambience1

The restaurant was overbooked with a large party of about 30 people. We waited a long time for service. After our meal we asked for the bill three times to no avail and in the end we stood up and put our coats on and said we are leaving now would you like us to pay; then we were given the bill. The people on the table behind us said they had been there 50 minutes and were still waiting to be served. Not an enjoyable evening.

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HowardM
1 review
Dined on 18 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Really nice place with good food at reasonable prices. Would go again and take friends.

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Ian123
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 18 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We visited Vadi on a Saturday evening recently. The restaurant was busy and became busier as the evening went on which is a very good sign. Had read reviews before visiting, which were positive about the food and staff and I'm glad to say we were not disappointed. Greeted immediately, shown to table and orders placed. One drink brought to the table was incorrect but the waiter apologised and returned with the correct one which was larger in quantity than I had ordered, that was a nice touch and appreciated. Salad, roasted onions and aubergines were brought to the table for free before our starters arrived which were bigger than we have had in other restaurants we have visited. The main meals were plentiful followed by free Baklava. Food tasty, fresh and reasonably priced considering the amount served up. Service was excellent. One negative - we were seated at a table to the front where the big windows/opening doors are. It was cold and draughty there but we will be going back in the near future.

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vipHighmaintenance
London
35 reviews
Dined on 9 January 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

Really lovely food, great sized portions that were good value for money. Lots of free dishes and lovely friendly service, which was an added bonus.

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SoniaM
London
1 review
Dined on 6 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

If my husband loved it, anyone will! He is so fussy and he absolutely enjoyed the food, value for money and decor. Lovely place.
Although, there could be a bigger vegetarian choice but I was happy with what I had.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 30 December 2019
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience5

Always great food at a great price

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Mikeb
London
2 reviews
Dined on 1 December 2019
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

Food is Always above the rest of the Turkish restaurants In the area . Great place , great value .
I eat in the haringey / green lanes area a fair amount and this place is well up there with those guys .

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Fran
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on 17 November 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience3

Great service, polite and friendly. Good choice of food and very tasty. Have been before and will be back.

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RonD
1 review
Dined on 14 November 2019
Overall3Food2Service5Ambience4

Positive- free food before meal, Nice surrounds, very comfortable , room temperature good,
Negative- Wine expensive
Garlic mushrooms too salty
Rice not hot enough (plate cold)
Shish meat not marinated enough

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Daveylondon
London
1 review
Dined on 8 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Booked with open table. Turned up at the restaurant and they never new anything about the booking. Lucky enough they had a table for us. So I won’t be using opentable again. I’ll go directly to the restaurant.

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Lauren
London
10 reviews
Dined on 2 November 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Lovely service. Fab amounts of extra foods served complimentary. Very nice meal.

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KerryB
London
1 review
Dined on 27 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great place to eat, great customer service, great food. Staff very friendly and good with small children :)

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LouiseR
London
1 review
Dined on 27 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food and service at this restaurant are excellent and the waiting staff can't do enough for you - very attentive. A nice touch are the dips and salad which arrive on the house before your order is served. I think the restaurant changed hands sometime last year and it is vastly improved now on what it used to be. We are always happy to eat here.

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SuzieG
London
5 reviews
Dined on 20 September 2019
Overall1Food2Service1Ambience1

Over sized very greasy portions and serving staff arrogant and disagreed with me when they got my order wrong. Serving dishes were chipped and the rice was not typical milk soaked rice but oily Chinese special fried rice..it even had carrots and peas in it! The white bait tasted off. Very disappointing! Gezi park in Wanstead is a fraction of the price and a universe ahead in food quality and service! Don't waste your time in Vadi restaurant.

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Tracey
1 review
Dined on 14 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing place excellent value for money big portions great service and staff friendly best Turkish restaurant been loads of times thank you

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maxk
London
2 reviews
Dined on 13 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Food was excellent loved their kebabs and salad. Seevice was very good waiters very friendly

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StephenT
London
5 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Always have a good meal when we go to Vadi's . Love the free salad and bread they give you before your meal and the baklava after you have finished. Service always good and quick

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GinaS
London
1 review
Dined on 3 August 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

A friendly and relaxed, non pretentious dining experience. Extremely good value for money

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Tiggy
1 review
Dined on 29 June 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience2

No complaints with the food which was plentiful and well cooked and service was also very good. A nice touch was the little extras on the house at the start of the meal and the baklava at the end. Only thing we didn’t like was the noise level was so loud we couldn’t hear ourselves speak and parking was a bit of a problem but found somewhere to park further down around the corner.

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MikeD
1 review
Dined on 20 June 2019
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience3

Long time customer of the Vadi in Ponders end and this restaurant is not nearly as good
The majority of the food was cold and the liver was cooked to death
I was there with my family for my 80th birthday celebration and was embarrassed as I had always told everyone how good it was . This was a disappointing visit and maybe my last
PS the lamb chops were good

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LynnD
London
1 review
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

One of my favourite restaurants as food always very good, service with a smile & very reasonable prices.

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CliveS
London
1 review
Dined on 11 May 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food, service and value for money. Our first time here and will be returning. Noise level was quite high but was expected as the restaurant was packed out. Went Saturday night and did book before hand.

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StephenT
London
5 reviews
Dined on 21 April 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Been here a few times and it is constantly good. Food is served quickly, quality is great and I would sasy prices are quite inexpensive.

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BarryC
London
1 review
Dined on 16 April 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Good good at a modest price. Service good. Highly recommended.

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Oscar42
London
20 reviews
Dined on 11 April 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely food, great service

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KazK
1 review
Dined on 5 April 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Visited on Friday, 5th April in a group of 7. Service was excellent, staff couldn't do enough for us. Food was delicious, would definitely visit again!

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AndyCey
London
1 review
Dined on 30 March 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

First time visiting this restaurant. It was for my informal birthday celebration with friends & staff were all friendly, welcoming & helpful. Food was excellent value for money. Ambiance was very good & despite being a Saturday night, we weren’t rushed or hassled to leave our table. My husband is Turkish, so we have visited many other Turkish restaurants ... but this is one of the best. Will definitely recommend Vadi & also return.

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MitchellG
London
1 review
Dined on 29 March 2019
Overall3Food2Service2Ambience3

Food was not to hot. We had a few appetisers, after ordering. Our mains arrived in about 5-10 minutes of our appetisers, which we were still eating. Felt rushed, and they could not clear the table quick enough whilst we were still seated. poor experience, don't thin I would go again. Not recommended

FAQs

Vadi Restaurant does offer delivery in partnership with Just Eat.

Vadi Restaurant is rated 3.4 stars by 62 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.