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46 Princess St, Manchester M1 6HR, England
0161 236 1824
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Ranked #257 of 1,763 Restaurants in Manchester
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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.
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English first
Lincolnshire, UK
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122 reviews 122 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

I stumbled into this place as it was just around the corner from my hotel and looked like something different. The concept is simple. All you can eat buffet for not a lot of money. Service was fine and I was quickly seated. The restaurant was about half full The food was OK. Not great but OK. Lots of choice... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

We went on a buffet night this was excellent food will go again all so at weekends thay have entertainment

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Had the works Christmas party here Friday 12.12.14, 10 people, we had a great table facing the dance floor so had an excellent view of the belly dancing and the waiters dancing. The food was better than I expected, you can go to a restaurant several times a year and the food is great but at Christmas it never seems... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We had our work christmas party at EFES last Saturday, we were quite a big group and we all left happy! We went for the banquet option, it was lovely and the service was great, the waiters were very attentive and checked on us many times, the best bit was that they played all the songs we asked for, so... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I had a voucher to use in this restaurant and was pleasantly surprised by the venue and the food. The Staff were extremely pleasant and friendly. I was dining alone, took a book along to read and really enjoyed the experience. The food was great, plenty of choice to suit most tastes, though the layout a bit confusing, as someone... More 

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Bacup, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I booked a deal for this restaurant on groupon to take my son and his wife as their Christmas present from me is a trip to northern Cyprus . The restaurant is very dark and smelled of grease which stayed with you after leaving. The waiter sat us at a table which was dull black colour with just a serviette... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

After seeing a voucher on voucher cloud we decided to go to efes not expecting too much. We were plesently supposed to find such lovely food and amazing value. Far better than any of the large buffet places in town.. Will be going again.

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Stockport
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190 reviews 190 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I love this place, £6.90 for a amazing buffet, lovely lentil soup and bread, beatiful starters, beef and chicken kofta, stuffed vine leaves, Mushrooms ala Greek, Donner meat, pizza's, all kinds of main courses, salads, rice and potato dishes, vary dishes throughout the week, had a lovely chicken liver dish today, great desserts: Baklava, donuts, Profiteroles, melon, oranges. Lovely staff... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The staff are really friendly, efficient and accommodating - can't fault them at all. It's just a shame the food is so bloody awful! It was lukewarm, some of it looked like it had been sat there all day, lots of stale bread to choose from and brown grapes and dried out cheesecake for dessert...yum!

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england
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

went tonight wednesday on a social living voucher.about 630.was over crowed at that time.it got busier as we were leaving.alot of options to eat.went up twice then had a sweet.had half a larger each.350 each .,as bottles.so what we saved on voucher didnt mind spending on a drink.nice place,nice people.parking close by on a meter.but 550.so take some change.service exellent.well... More 

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Additional Information about Efes Taverna

Address: 46 Princess St, Manchester M1 6HR, England
Phone Number: 0161 236 1824
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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