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Otto's Restaurant

344 Sharrow Vale Road | Hunters Bar, Sheffield S11 8ZP, England
0114 2669147
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Ranked #81 of 1,060 Restaurants in Sheffield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $17 - $41
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Moroccan
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Authentic, home-made Moroccan and Mediterranean cuisine. Bring your own wine and beer 7 days a week. Corkage £2 per bottle (wine), £1 per bottle/can (beer). Upstairs private function room available free of charge for catered special occasions: birthdays, leaving dos, wedding receptions, etc. Pianist every Friday and Saturday evening and selected Sunday lunch1.30pm - 4pm. Buffets from £10pp. Set Party menu and Moroccan Party menu - 3 courses and tea/coffee for £23.50pp. Combine with bring your own wine and beer for a slap-up meal still within budget!
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

We have visited this restaurant before but haven't been for several months. The place was packed on a Saturday night but we managed to get a table at 9.30. The staff were as friendly as we had remembered and complimentary olives were waiting on the table. As it was late we opted to go straight to main course. Everything here... More

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TDamahi, Owner at Otto's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Nigel154 Thank you for your review and positive comments. Saturday was, indeed, very busy. Apologies for your wait. Upstairs tables were available but downstairs is often fully booked as you well know. A lot of people like to listen to the pianist while they eat. We do like to feed people well at Otto's! Portions are quite large -... More

Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

After driving for 5 hours to Sheffield, our visit to Otto's made it totally worthwhile: buzzing with a good atmosphere, helped by the piano player, and helpful service from all the staff. The food was excellent - lamb tagine, chicken with preserved lemons & cous cous, swordfish - all delicious. Now wouldn't want to eat anywhere else in Sheffield -... More

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TDamahi, Owner at Otto's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Jackie D Thank you for your very kind review. I remember your relief when you arrived! I'm glad we could help erase the stress of the journey and I hope that for your next visit to Sheffield you won't have to spend quite so long on the road. I will pass on your comments to our staff. They will... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Great Moroccan food with a relatively impressive ambience given it's awkward location. Menu is interesting and food is reasonable, considering there isn't any other Moroccan place to done out in Sheffield, or is there ? I feel the decor is a little unfinished even though there's little added perks to the restaurant which makes it all the more different and... More

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TDamahi, Owner at Otto's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear trip Advisor member (Couldn't see a name on the review) Thank you for your comments. I'm sorry that you weren't happier with your visit to Otto's. Our decor is simple. We aren't about gimmicks, that's why. We try to let the food speak for itself. You describe our food as both reasonable and great. I apologise for the "reasonable".... More

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This was a first visit for the four of us on a busy Saturday evening. The menu offered excellent choice and the service was good.Staff were keen to get your views on the food served The food was of a high standard. The lamb tagine was superb and came to the table at an appropriate temperature. It was possible to... More

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TDamahi, Owner at Otto's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Josie F Many thanks for your kind words. We do appreciate them. I will make sure that all the staff have seen them. I look forward to seeing you again in the future at Otto's. Regards Theresa @ Otto's More

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

A very good establishment with a great relaxed atmosphere catering for small groups;intimate gatherings and families. This was enhanced by a low key non overpowering playing of the piano.A varied choice on the menu and listed on the wall board. Food very good quality with attentive but not pushy service. Tables outside but did see them used for meals. Good... More

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TDamahi, Owner at Otto's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Londonexiles Thank you for your review and positive comments. We try to offer the food and service quality that we would hope to receive ourselves in a restaurant and to treat our guests as VIPs at all times. I'm glad that you enjoyed your visit and I look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Theresa @ Otto's More

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

If you like great food, love different tastes and have a hankering to taste world cuisine then Ottos offers the Turkish menu to the residents of Sheffield. Just off hunters bar it's in the vicinity of many great pubs which are themselves worthy of a visit. Ottos allows you to bring your booze, it has a piano and often hosts... More

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TDamahi, Owner at Otto's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear JHRed Thank you for your positive comments. They are much appreciated. Just to avoid any confusion for readers of this review, our menu is mainly Moroccan rather than Turkish. When we want good Turkish food we go to the original Zeugma on London Road. We once tried to do lamb kebabs as good as theirs but failed so we... More

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We go here quite regularly and love the food. The highlight though is the consistently excellent service. Otto's genuinely care about your experience and will bend over backwards for you.

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TDamahi, Owner at Otto's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear WinstonHarrison Thank you so much for your kind words. Service is very important to us and we try and make every customer feel special. I'm glad we have succeeded on your visits to Otto's. Rest assured, we will be doing our best to maintain standards when you visit in the future. I will pass on your comment to our... More

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I enjoyed a delicious meal at Otto's with my partner. The atmosphere and staff were supberb (including live piano) and the food was excellent. Importantly for us, the restaurant took great care over the contents of our food and drink (my partner has a dairy allergy and a gluten intolerance) without ever making us feel awkward. It was a delightful... More

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TDamahi, Owner at Otto's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Cravos Thank you for your very kind review. We love looking after people and, as I think I said to you on the night, I am always embarrassed when people apologise to US for asking for special care to be taken with their food. It's our job! Moroccan food is often dairy free and, as we make all our... More

Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Had such a great meal with 4 friends on Saturday night. Seated upstairs out of the way by attentive staff who never pressured us and seemed to know what we needed before we asked! Lovely to see lots of choices for gluten free diet. Food beautifully presented and tasty. Thanks for a great night.

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TDamahi, Owner at Otto's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Clarelambie Thank you very much for your comments. This is what we'd like all our guests to feel after their visit to us. We don't always get it right, but I'm so glad that we got it right for you you enjoyed your visit so much. It makes it all worthwhile. I will pass on your comments to our... More

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Really enjoyed our night at ottos, the staff are friendly, the food is fantastic and the atmosphere is really laid back and relaxed. Would recommend to anybody for a fantastic evening and amazing food. The portion sizes are good and value for money. We will definitely return in future

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TDamahi, Owner at Otto's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear N3J55104 Thank you for your review and very kind comments. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit to us. You describe exactly what we would like all our guests to feel when they visit us. I will pass on your comments to our hardworking staff and I look forward to welcoming you again soon at Otto's. Regards Theresa @ Otto's More

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