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Lokanta

#127 of 1,103 Restaurants in Sheffield
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478-480 Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2QA, England
0114 266 6444
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 95
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Beautifully cooked fresh ingredients

Friendly service by owner, Farouk, who sources the best ingredients for authentic Turkish food. Meat wonderfully marinated so that it is as tender as possible. With food this good the restaurant deserves more attention than it currently receives. Well worth a visit if you want a tasty quality meal.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
gailhazan
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Vegetarian meze was quite tasty but nothing special and the side orders were expensive and again not particularly notable. Nice decor and pleasant service.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Friendly service by owner, Farouk, who sources the best ingredients for authentic Turkish food. Meat wonderfully marinated so that it is as tender as possible. With food this good the restaurant deserves more attention than it currently receives. Well worth a visit if you want a tasty quality meal.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We were staying in Sheffield overnight and were lucky enough to stumble upon Lokanta. From the moment we walked through the door service was prompt and professional without being over bearing. As we both have allergies staff were also very helpful about helping us to negotiate the menu and bringing us alternatives where necessary. We had the pistachio/walnut cheese and... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I booked a table at Lokanta, as the reviews were quite good, and I was visiting my granddaughter who lives nearby. I am glad I booked because it was quite busy at 8 o'clock, and it became even busier. The atmosphere was busy but relaxed and the décor was a clean and modern Mediterranean style. We both had starters and... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Very good food - we were out with a large group of friends for a birthday and everything was fantastic. There was lots of little plates of food (meze) - some cold and some hot - and it seemed to just keep coming. Lots of variety and the service was great. A very friendly setting and very relaxed. They sold... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

With a party of six, one of which recommended this as an excellent Turkish restaurant, and well worth a visit, we ventured to sample. This was a busy place, plenty of keen waiting staff eager to impress, and immediately aware that many of the patrons were repeat visitors. Our interest? To sample Turkish cuisine aware of a scheduled visit later... More 

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Duns, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I came tonight with my husband to break my 'fast' as it's Ramadan. We have been before but it seems that everything has changed? Not that I am complaining-a more extensive menu with so many options to choose from. We had a selection of Meze, from the tapenade as nibbles, to options including the Aubergine Purée, the Pistachio/Walnut Cheese Paste,... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Absolutely fantastic food served in a welcoming and friendly atmosphere. A vast array of Turkish wines to go with your meal make for a real treat as too often places concentrate on the food and then ask you to pair with spanish/italian etc. Great choices for vegetarians and carnivores alike with plenty of ways to share and try others food.... More 

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St. Albert, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

Came with friends. The starters were nice we just had some dips and nibbles. Main was £11 a veggie kebab and a very small portion..quite dry too!! I have been to turkuaz on London road and for the same price if not cheaper price, you get such a huge portion with a big salad and a bigger kebab with more... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

We went at the weekend and had a sharing platter consisting of homemade bread and tasty sauces. The main was loads of meat dishes. This has to be the best food I have eaten in a long time. The whole meal including soft drinks was less than £30. We were stuffed after (and my partner is a big eater!) 100%recommed... More 

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Additional Information about Lokanta

Address: 478-480 Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2QA, England
Phone Number: 0114 266 6444
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Sheffield
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Mediterranean, European, Turkish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 478-480 Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2QA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Sheffield
  • Phone Number: 0114 266 6444

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, European, Turkish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?