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46 Princess St, Manchester M1 6HR, England
0161 236 1824
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Ranked #258 of 1,781 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
Manchester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Visited here on a Thursday in late January. Arrived around 8.10pm & was promptly seated. The buffet was laid out to the back of the restaurant & we enjoyed the selection available. Although this is like lots of the other buffet places in the way that the food isn't cooked to order & I suppose the real quality isn't amazing... More 

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are thrilled your enjoyed our Mediterranean buffet, we value your comments! We hope to see you again soon. More 

Top Contributor
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56 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

We often visit Efes for lunch, at £4.50 for a take away its great value. You get a large carton and depending on how creative you are you can fill it to the brim. They even have a loyalty card where you can earn a free meal. The amount of food envy I get is astonishing when I return back... More 

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Your kind words are very much appreciated. Our take out option is great for people on the go; providing a healthy alternative to your usual fast food lunch options. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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12 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I visited today with my better half and was very pleased with the Sunday buffet. Staff were friendly and assertive, I would recommend Efes and will re visit in the near future.

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Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed our all you can eat Mediterranean buffet and look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

i went with my grilfriend for her birthday at the weekend. it was magnificent ,amazing!!! i can not put it on a word , foods were great and fresh and services were on time and waiters were friendly and helpful. they had a out standing entertainment such as belly dancer,waiters dance and DJ were played music till late night. we... More 

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are thrilled you enjoyed your evening with us! Your kind words highlight everything we strive to achieve. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. More 

Manchester, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

we been at Efes, 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 good, and enjoyed

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Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your evening with us! We hope to see you again soon. More 

Bolton, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

Great food, excellent service, lots of meet dishes, salads,veg, pasta, all very well cooked, soup very good, excellent bread, for £ 7.50 lunch

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Thank you for your comments. Your kind words mean a lot to us. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Mold, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This is our second visit to Efes, we weren't disappointed. Only the buffet was available but there was plenty of choice and delicious! Will definitely return!

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Thanks for your feedback! Your kind words are appreciated. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Bolton, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I tried their buffet last week, was doing some last minute xmas shopping, a friend of mine had recommended the place, the all you can eat buffet offers a variety of food, it looked freshly cooked to me, and I was pleasantly surprised by the selection of meat. My gfd is vegetarian and she enjoyed her dinner ( for once!),... More 

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We aim to provide a wide range of dishes to suit everyone and therefore we are pleased you and your girlfriend enjoyed your meals. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Lincolnshire, UK
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

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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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. It was very disappointing to read your comments and I would like to thank you for bringing this to our attention! I am sorry your experience was with us was poor but please be assured this will not happen again. More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

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

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Thanks for your feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed our Mediterranean buffet. We hope to see you again soon. 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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