Yalla Yalla (Soho)

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Beirut street food in Soho
Exemplary but miniature restaurant for sit-down or takeaway fresh and home-made Lebanese specialties, many of which are either charcoal-grilled, sautéd, deep-fried or pastry-based. 'Yalla yalla' means 'hurry up' when in downtown Beirut. Located a few doors away from Italian delicatessen Lina Stores [see entry] in an alleyway just off Brewer St, which is just off Wardour St, which is just off Old Compton St. A second (and much bigger and noisier) branch opened in December 2010 at 12 Winsley St, just north of Oxford St, east of Oxford Circus.