Baroüshka - Meze, Grill & Bar

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We take inspiration from pretty much anywhere we can find it from the Arabian peninsula, but with a bias towards the ingredients and flavours of the Middle East, North Africa and across the Ottoman. Whilst our cuisine stays true to the food from these regions, we also pull from more familiar Western cooking techniques in the execution of what we do in true Lebanese style.
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JD
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

The food and service was excellent but the noise level was high, mainly because it was full and there were a couple of big parties, but also because the music was on also.
I would recommend the music is turned off if the restuarant is noisy.
Overall rating good.

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AS
1 review
Dined on 18 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food was really delicious and so much vegetarian choice. Can't wait to go back and try another dish.

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S
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on 18 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service. Restaurant is lovely, authentic and very clean; all staff were extremely friendly and helpful but not over the top; food was delicious. Definitely highly recommend to people who love lebenese food!

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BM
Hampshire
1 review
Dined on 10 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

My second time here and we enjoyed another really tasty meal with excellent service. Saturday evening was a little noisy but that’s to be expected however the service was faultless despite the hustle and bustle. The menu was varied enough to make return visits a certainty, and I’ll be recommending to friends and family.

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AH
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Just a fantastic lunch for mothers day. Great food and service 10/10 would recommend to a friend. Will definitely be back

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HH
Brighton
2 reviews
Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely food, staff,ambiance! What more do you need.

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P
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on 21 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went on a Thursday evening with a good friend and we had a super time. The menu was delicious, and the service excellent. We chose from the a la carte menu but the staff very kindly offered to do a mixture of anything we wanted. They also offered us a choice of a set menu - which was very reasonably priced.

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C
Surrey
35 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent lunchtime meal that was probably the best Lebanese food we have had. Service is very good with good advice on plate selection and amount ordered.

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VS
Leipzig
2 reviews
Dined on 4 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time here as I was going to the nearby theatre and will definitely be back. The food is lovely, great value & friendly service.

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SF
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on 21 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place, great staff, good Food - a little bit expensive but worth it on the whole. Would recommend to others

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ET
Caribbean
1 review
Dined on 20 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely food, really helpful staff. My husband forgot his glasses, when I mentioned this, they produced a couple of pairs he could use, Brilliant.
Would definitely go agin when in Salisbury and would recommend.

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OT
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Restaurant was quiet, which as nice. Food nicely prepared and interesting and arrived quickly. Waiting staff very nice too talk to. Overall a really nice lunch and we'll be going back.

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LM
London
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a lovely early evening meal here, which was excellent value for money. The staff were really friendly and very efficient and recommended some delicious and interesting Lebanese wines.

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S
1 review
Dined on 31 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and food. We had a sharing platter for lunch and tried Turkish coffee for the first time. Will definitely teturn.

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OT
Oxford
3 reviews
Dined on 19 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good selection of food wth an interesting menu great ambience and comfortable setting. Good service. A little expensive for the mains but worth it overall

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SL
London
1 review
Dined on 18 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely LOVELY place - such friendly and quick service and attention to detail without being in your face...totally recommend 200%!!
Only draw back - ridiculous music...sorry! All you could hear was the boom boom of the base. So unnecessary and had it been authentic music it would have worked so much better, provided not so loud!
You come to a restaurant to chat and raised voices just bring up the volume and noise....BUT don't let that put you off. The place is a treasure. Lucky Salisbury!!

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l
Bath
1 review
Dined on 18 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Four of us went before a show at the Salisbury Playhouse. Fantastic food and atmosphere. Very quick service, they ensured we were out with in the hour in time for our show.

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CR
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on 5 January 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Fantastic food! It was very busy so service for our drinks was a bit slow. Our table had a draught coming from the brick wall behind us, the was difficult to for us and the staff to explain. They offered to move us to another table, but we fixed it by putting one of the menus by the wall to redirect the draught! The staff are lovely and the restaurant very atmospheric.

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SC
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A lovely restaurant with great food, great service and great ambiance

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VW
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on 29 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service would highly recommend this restaurant.

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HC
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on 27 December 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Pre pantomime meal for 7 aged 2 to 67. Delicious food - really enjoyed mixed mezzes, both hot & cold. Large servings - choose early evening menu (2 courses for £10 if you're not hugely hungry).

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EC
London
3 reviews
Dined on 22 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Very attentive service, characterful decorations, authentic tastes!

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S
London
2 reviews
Dined on 15 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent restaurant all round. Food is sublime, service exceptional and lovely surroundings.

Prices reasonable considering quality of dishes.

Wide and varied menu too with plenty of vegetarian options as well.

Well worth a visit but book early

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OT
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I had a wonderful birthday celebration with friends at Baroushka. The service and food couldn't have been better and the little birthday extras made it even more special. Many thanks!

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OT
Gloucestershire
2 reviews
Dined on 15 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely as always. Gorgeous decor, superlative service, amazingly tasty food.

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MB
Nashville
4 reviews
Dined on 27 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Another fantastic meal! Great starters and main course too with large servings. Always good, attentive service.

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FM
London
1 review
Dined on 6 November 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

Good food, but setting and atmosphere more for a romantic dinner for couples. We had a few minor issues as we went for dinner with visiting elderly family and my 20 month old.

I booked a table for 6 through here on a weekday, requesting a highchair as well. Got there as scheduled, the staff clearly didn't know of my booking, and didn't offer a highchair, I had to request it after being seated for 15 mins. They have not got baby changing facilities, but staff were happy for us to change on the sofa. The dim light in the restaurant meant my elderly relatives had to use torches on their phones to read the menu.

Though we had a shaky start, we were very satisfied with the food served. We ordered a hot mezze and a Cauliflower Sharawma as starters which tasted amazing. Between us we had lamb shank, chicken kebab, sausage platter, stuffed aubergine with quorn, which all tasted fantastic. I had the aubergine, which I would have liked it to be baked for even longer and softer, but overall I am quite happy with it.

We only ordered two desserts, the rose and pistachio cheesecake is to die for in our opinion, and the dessert platter is worth a try if you like to explore different flavours.

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PJ
London
2 reviews
Dined on 27 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food, reasonably priced. Superb service. Very busy on a Saturday night, be sure to book.

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OT
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on 21 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious, and the presentation was lovely. The service was excellent as well. I would highly recommend

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JP
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

Was very busy, but to be expected on a Saturday night. Service was excellent. Food was mediocre. The kibbe starter was very cold in the middle. The tagine was very greasy.

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OT
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on 4 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

From the second the door opened into the restaurant, we were made to feel welcome.

Three of us dined, all sampling differing starters, mains and deserts- plus a rather good bottle of wine.

Our dishes we all beautiful presented and in good portions - our compliments to the chef.

At all times our host was attentive, but without being overly fussy around us.

All in all a wonderful meal, excellent value for money too.

Thank you.

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KL
Kent
2 reviews
Dined on 29 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Delicious food and great service. Despite their being a large party in, the noise and music wasn't overwhelming and we didn't wait long for food, which is hard to achieve. We opted for the lonely meze so we could try lots of different dishes and they were all yummy. Really good choice of mocktails – it's hard to find something that's not too sugary but tastes good when you don't drink alcohol. Lovely authentic tea experience too, loved the traditional pot and glasses.

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GM
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on 29 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A great dining experience. An excellent menu and the food is very well-presented and delicious. Very attentive staff. This is a great restaurant and we'll be back!

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IK
London
1 review
Dined on 12 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Very good food and service. Delicious flavours. Very big portions which limited the number of courses that we ate.

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AS
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A really enjoyable meal - the waiting staff introduced us well to the lebanese/turkish cuisine, the service was fantastic, the food was plentiful and delicious and we would very happily go again.

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A
London
3 reviews
Dined on 3 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very interesting menu. Great flavours. Pleasant service.

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SN
1 review
Dined on 1 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a wonderful, authentic 3 course Mediterranean meal here, with a drink and a coffee.

The service was sharp, the food plenty and tasty, the restaurant, though busy, was relaxed and the ambiance was fine. Could even hear to have a conversation.

Staff was friendly and the restaurant was very clean.

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PD
Gloucestershire
2 reviews
Dined on 30 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Extremely attentive service, good surroundings and lovely food. Thoroughly recommended as one of the top reasonably priced places to eat in Salisbury.

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SB
Hampshire
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

An absolutely fantastic meal great atmosphere great service and not to pricey would recommend to everyone to try this restaurant great evening all round.

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m
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on 27 August 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Very good lunch time meal. Food excellent and service very good. Would highly recommend.

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