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Efes Taverna

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46 Princess St, Manchester M1 6HR, England
+44 161 236 1824
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: As the most established Turkish Taverna in Manchester, Efes offers...
As the most established Turkish Taverna in Manchester, Efes offers tremendous value for money.The atmosphere in Efes Taverna is second to none on our weekend evenings! We offer everything for a full night out all under one roof. Commence your evening with a delicious feast of authentic Mediterranean dishes as you take in the live music from our very own resident musicians. Then immerse yourself in traditional Turkish dancing, performed by our own waiters and a captivating belly dancing act. You can sit back and absorb the sights, sounds and atmosphere, or if that’s not your style, feel free to get up and join in. We actively encourage audience participation here at Efes! As the Metiderranean music fade out the disco beat starts around midnight until 2.00am. Efes Taverna is an ideal place for birthdays, hen-nights or any other celebration you care to mention with a capacity of 130 people. Once you reserve a table it is yours for the evening. We are licensed until 2.00am.Sunday through to Friday afternoon we offer an all you can eat Mediterranean buffet. 12pm - 10pm (Friday 5pm). With over 60 dishes to choose from, The food is cooked from fresh everyday and offers a vast choice of Turkish and Mediterranean favourites.
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  • 33
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Try the lunch menu.

I have only ever been here at lunch time. They have a "eat all you can" for a set price and the food is really nice and fresh. Lots to pick from. The chicken soup is really worth trying. The service is good with drinks and staff are happy and friendly. Really will be returning for the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I have only ever been here at lunch time. They have a "eat all you can" for a set price and the food is really nice and fresh. Lots to pick from. The chicken soup is really worth trying. The service is good with drinks and staff are happy and friendly. Really will be returning for the evening menu.

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, your kind words mean a lot to us. We are so happy to hear you enjoy our Mediterranean buffet. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

What can I say never tried Turkish food. My friend invited me and the Mrs for an evening buffet. Nice small place small variety but must say worth the money. Not a big buffet but what was out on display was where went back for more. Highly recommended must go if you don't you don't know what you missing. ;-))))))

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed our Mediterranean buffet. We hope to see you again soon. More 

manchester
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

I went to Efes for my friends birthday. it was my first time so I didn't know what to expect. I had the vegetarian starter which was delicious and then the vegetarian lasagne, just personal taste but I wasn't keen, there was nothing wrong with it, I just didn't like one of the flavours in it. two of our party... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We were just in Manchester for one night, and decided to stop at the first restaurant that looked decent. So glad that we found Efes! All the food was delicious - I especially liked the stuffed aubergines and vegetable mousakka, although the chicken kofta with the yoghurt and spinach dip was also fantastic. Amazing value and not to be missed!

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, we are delighted to receive such comments. We hope to see you again next time you stop in Manchester. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I went here early July for my birthday with a group of friends and work colleagues. It was pre booked with a deposit paid over the phone of £5 each. Upon arrival we were all arriving at different times so I chose to sit at the table with the few friends that were early. This was in the middle of... More 

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your evening celebrating your birthday with us. We pride ourselves on offering an ultimate party night and therefore it was lovely to read your comments. Thank you for your suggestions regarding the music, we are always looking for ways to improve and have taken your comments on board.... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

Went for lunch with hubby and really enjoyed the food. Plenty of choice and well worth the money. Enjoyed it with a nice glass of wine which was also good value. The staff were very friendly and the restaurant was clean. Cannot fault it and intend to return next week with the granddaughter in tow.

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed our Mediterranean buffet, we look forward to seeing you on your next visit. More 

Manchester
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137 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 404 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Popped along for a lunchtime buffet and was pretty impressed with the everything! Well priced, great service, plenty of atmosphere and more importantly good food! Plenty of choice in the lunch buffet and plenty of options for everyone!

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Your kind words mean a lot to us, we are so pleased you enjoyed our Mediterranean buffet. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Viseu, Portugal
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Mediterranean-style buffet lunch with many options to choose from. Could have a better buffet selection. Value for money, especially if you go outside normal lunch hours.

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, it is very much appreciated. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Nice place with a different take on the buffet, good selection of foods with some great tasting dishes... Especially the kebab meat!

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, it is very much appreciated. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your meal at our Mediterranean buffet. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Very good value for money. Big variety of meat choices. Could do better with the desserts seleciton.

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are always open to suggestions and therefore appreciate your comments regarding the desserts. We have taken your comments on board and hope to see you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 46 Princess St, Manchester M1 6HR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 236 1824

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

Description

As the most established Turkish Taverna in Manchester, Efes offers tremendous value for money.The atmosphere in Efes Taverna is second to none on our weekend evenings! We offer everything for a full night out all under one roof. Commence your evening with a delicious feast of authentic Mediterranean dishes as you take in the live music from our very own resident musicians. Then immerse yourself in traditional Turkish dancing, performed by our own waiters and a captivating belly dancing act. You can sit back and absorb the sights, sounds and atmosphere, or if that’s not your style, feel free to get up and join in. We actively encourage audience participation here at Efes! As the Metiderranean music fade out the disco beat starts around midnight until 2.00am. Efes Taverna is an ideal place for birthdays, hen-nights or any other celebration you care to mention with a capacity of 130 people. Once you reserve a table it is yours for the evening. We are licensed until 2.00am.Sunday through to Friday afternoon we offer an all you can eat Mediterranean buffet. 12pm - 10pm (Friday 5pm). With over 60 dishes to choose from, The food is cooked from fresh everyday and offers a vast choice of Turkish and Mediterranean favourites.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am

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