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46 Princess St, Manchester M1 6HR, England
0161 236 1824
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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Good for:
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 110
    Excellent
  • 76
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 27
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good buffet

We visited this restaurant on a voucher and found it quite good, the buffet didn't have a massive range but what there was tasted very good and there was certainly enough choices to not go away hungry. The trays were regularly filled and kept fresh. Apparently on some nights there is live music and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
StuartHelen
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Rossendale, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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257 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

I can honestly say that Efe's Taverna is a Turkish restaurant like no other I have been to. With a relatively central Manchester location, it can't be bad can it, there again, the Groupon offer should have warned me of what to expect....... We visited as on a Tuesday evening to a near empty restaurant to experience their buffet which... More 

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Rossendale, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

We visited this restaurant on a voucher and found it quite good, the buffet didn't have a massive range but what there was tasted very good and there was certainly enough choices to not go away hungry. The trays were regularly filled and kept fresh. Apparently on some nights there is live music and the equipment was there on the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I went in at lunchtime on a whim. The place only had a couple of people sitting at another table. The staff (both waiting and kitchen) were pleasant and helpful. The food was excellent. I'm not sure what the reviews below are talking about when they say there wasn't much choice - a big choice of starters (salads, hummus, stuffed... More 

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We aim to provide a wide selection to suit everyone and therefore we were delighted to read your comments. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Weymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Went on Saturday night for my nieces hen night , Great atmosphere , good food and service ,and brilliant entertainment. .... Solo singer , guitarist , belly dancer and amazinTurkish dancing from the waiters . Also evening finished off with disco and good mix of classic and current tracks .

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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. We aim to provide a fun filled evening under one roof and therefore it is was a pleasure to read your comments. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Went for a family meal relaxed atmosphere, excellent food. We all had the set menu good choice not expensive. Staff very helpful and funny felt very welcome.

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We are delighted you enjoyed your evening with us and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Stockport, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Went for a work colleagues Birthday, we had a choice from a menu we had chosen before the night. I had the Garlic mushrooms and Mediterranean lamb, both were extremely lovely. There were about 18 of us on our table and everyone enjoyed their meal. The potions were generous and everything was piping hot, this was great as the restaurant... More 

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Your kind words are very much appreciated and we are so pleased you enjoyed your evening with us. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Stockport, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Our first visit to this restaurant and we were looking forward to it. The place is pleasantly laid out and the staff were friendly and welcoming. You could see they are set up for entertainment but obviously not midweek. However what we got was piped music from what sounded like Oasis which didn't seem appropriate to us given the type... More 

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Sorry to hear you was disappointed with your visit. We were certainly disappointed to read your comments and we apologise for your poor experience with us. We will use your comments as a means of improving our services and we thank you for bringing this to our attention. We are sorry to have lost your custom. More 

Leigh, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

It was a buffet all-you-can-eat and although the food wasn't bad, it was all a bit uninspiring really. Few meats, few veg, nothing special but it was cheap so what did we expect really. Staff were great though, good fun which made up for the food!

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

We have over 60 dishes on offer in an attempt to fit everyone's tastes and therefore feel we have a variety on offer. We welcome ways in which we can improve our services and appreciate your feedback. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Called here late Sunday afternoon (today). Very busy but a table was found immediately for us. The choice was excellent, even for a vegetarian, and everything we chose was so tasty. Lots of families enjoying their time there, and the staff very friendly. Really good value for money. We had gone looking for a Chinese buffet, but so glad we... More 

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your afternoon with us. We appreciate your comments regarding variety as we try to offer a wide range to suit everyone's needs. We are sorry to hear that you missed out on the offer for the house wine, please excuse this error, if you could e-mail your details to info@efes.co.uk... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We went on Tuesday night to redeem our voucher from LivingSocial, which was for the buffet style evening meal The variety of food was great - plenty to choose from for any taste I liked their broccoli bake, hummus and other dips, stuffed wine leaves ( very much like they would serve them in Armenia and in the Middle East,... More 

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your evening with us. It was so nice to read your comments, it sums up the experience we strive to provide. We look forward to seeing you again. 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: 0161 236 1824

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 - 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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