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9 Clarendon Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2ED, England
023 9282 2617
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Ranked #21 of 488 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Turkish
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Marmaris, Turkey
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

The Agora describes itself as the rather unlikely combination of a Greek /Turkish restaurant . We had based our yacht in Turkey for almost three months earlier this year , followed by a further two months in Greece , so felt we were fairly au fait with Eastern Mediterranean cuisine . It was therefore a real surprise to find something... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

on arrival we were presented with a small plate of 'nibbles' - olives, peppers etc. on eating my first olive I felt a crunch. At first I thought it was a large piece of salt but was actually glass. Mentioned to staff who did apologise. However, this was not mentioned again, not concern about whether I was ok, not explanation... More 

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Sussex
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

As a fan of Turkish food I had high expectations and I was not disappointed. The service was swift and friendly but the highlight was the delicious food. We had a selection of hot and cold Mezza all of which was lovely. It's pretty good value overall especially if you opt for the house wine.

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Portsmouth
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

What a wonderful evening! I phoned for a table, no problem. We arrived to big smiles and a busy restaurant that was buzzing. We had a lovely table for two waiting for us with olives and nibbles. For starters we went for the mixed meze, all were delicious and flavoursome. They even brought us extra bread, their bread is warmed... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I finally got round to having dinner here last night having been wanting to try it for a long time. It definitely lived up and exceeded expectations. There was so much variety on the menu, I wanted to try everything! I definitely need to return in order to make my way through the amazing menu! The food was beautiful and... More 

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Lovely small restaurant serving good food in a pleasant atmosphere. Service is good and attentive and the Raki is perfect!

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London, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Came here very late on a Thursday night and had a very nice meal. Having traveled all over Turkey it was nice to find a couple of unfamiliar dishes on the menu. Service was very good and friendly despite the late hour and the fact we were virtually the only diners. The wine was great too, and prices very reasonable.... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Good choice of food with an open grill. Delicious food. They cater for small groups as well. Good decor and a clean restaurant.

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

i have visited this restaurant maybe ten times, on and off for the past 6 years and have never had a bad meal. I visited twice recently and again I wasn't let down. The food is superb. I went with three work colleagues and we all ordered different things with the aim of getting a taste of each others and... More 

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hampshire
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205 reviews 205 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Have known Agora for past 14 yrs and it has gone from strength to strength as an established restaurant in the Osbourne Rd district - so many restaurants have come and gone but Agora has survived the trend of fancy pizza burger and fusion restaurants by continuing to serve good honest well cooked authentic Turkish food from an open BBQ... More 

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Additional Information about Agora

Address: 9 Clarendon Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2ED, England
Phone Number: 023 9282 2617
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Turkish

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