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Efes Restaurant

78 King Street, Cambridge CB1 1LN, England
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Ranked #29 of 522 Restaurants in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $31
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Turkish
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Darlington, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

I will be honest, I wanted to reserve a table at a Middle Eastern restaurant that is higher on the list on the Cambridge TripAdvisor, but fortunately, for Efes, the other place was holding a private function so I could not go here. My wife and I had actually considered this place first, so I guest fate meant that I... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Went for a birthday meal with some friends. It appears unassuming, but the food at Efes is absolutely great. The prices are reasonable, and the house wine very drinkable! Would thoroughly recommend to anyone who fancies some Mediterranean cuisine.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I had unreasonably high expectations going here, so will try to taper my dissapointment. The food was nice; not mind blowing, but tasty. The portions were generous. The atmosphere and decor are unremarkable. Bits of memorabilia here and there but not a defined style or well thought decoration by any means. The price was reasonable. It was a pleasant evening... More 

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

this is the second time we have been here for lunch and it was just as delicious this time. The service is impeccable and the food comes out quick. I ordered the spicy kofte kebab which was two kebabs and some rice and you get a side salad too. My other half had the moussaka. The serving sizes were just... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Upon recommendation from my Husband who visited Efe's on his last trip to Cambridge in September we headed there for dinner this evening. I was a little reticent as I'd had a large lunch plus I knew the menu had a lot of lamb on it and I'm luke warm in the lamb department. It was a chilly evening but... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We had always wanted to try Efes because of the many positive reviews. We managed to get a table even though we hadn't booked and the restaurant was quite busy. We ordered 2 main courses because we didn't think we could manage a large meal. However, the portions of chicken in one meal and mixed meats in the other were... More 

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Cambridge, England
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Yes, the men behind the glowing bed of (first quality!) charcoal at Efes know what they are doing. From the tasty livers as one of the starter meze to the glorious lamb and kebabs, this is Turkish cuisine as you would hope to find it in a favourite restaurant in Istanbul. I also like the continuity here. They have been... More 

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Efes is a regular place we enjoy to go for a Turkish food fix, for the food is fantastic and the friendly, gracious hospitatilty we always receive. Greeted with a handshake, smile and offering of beverage is always the start to a wonderful evening at Efes. The entire staff are always very happy to see you and the food is... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

My son and I ate here on a busy Monday night. Surprisingly busy for a Monday but testimony to it his restaurant's deserved popularity. We probably should have booked but we were fitted in without fuss. Great authentic Turkish food, good fast and friendly service and a real buzz about the place. The set menu deal is great value but... More 

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Southampton
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61 reviews 61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Ate here on a Monday evening with a work group and lovely to have such a great atmosphere with a full restaurant on a Monday. Slightly disappointed with the meze starter for the group which was just hummus, taramasalata, tzatziki , pitta bread and then a plate of liver and 2 feta parcels. We all chose separate main courses and... More 

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Address: 78 King Street, Cambridge CB1 1LN, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
Average Prices: USD 20 - 31
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Turkish

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