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Efes Taverna

46 Princess St, Manchester M1 6HR, England
0161 236 1824
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Ranked #271 of 1,655 Restaurants in Manchester
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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
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

never been or even heard of this place and we were on a hen night so we did book, what a fantastic place the place was packed atmosphere was brilliant you could of been in Turkey / Greece we had bellydancers and waiters dancing got the hen girls up belly dancing what a good laugh, meal was lovely I had... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW via mobile

We ate at efes sunday buffet, the food was tasty, lots to choose from, great atmosphere, great wine and beer, will definitely return and definitely recommend xx

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Had a great evening at Efes. Food was perfect, good size portions, well cooked and taste to match. Good atmosphere and entertainment. Everyone very friendly am helpful from start to finish.

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, it's great to hear you enjoyed your evening with us! We hope to see you again soon. More

Manchester, England
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I was part of a party of girls for a birthday night out, we had the 3 course menu and entertainment. Everyone was ooohh and Mmmmm-ing thought their meals, I'm a notoriously fussy eater and I enjoyed every bit of my meat platter, the food was cooked beautifully. Staff are lovely and friendly, two fantastic singers a belly dancer, dancing... More

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words! This is everything we strive for. We are thrilled you enjoyed your evening with us and we hope to see you again soon. More

2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Have now been here twice in one month. And on both occasions the place was cosy well set out and te food was faultless!! Me and my boyfriend have visited almost every buffet place in manchester and this is one of the best. There's a massive variety of food..large salad bar..loads of starters..pizza/bread sections is vast and delicious mains! Just... More

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback! It means a lot to us. Hope to see you again soon! You should join in with our Twitter competition to win a free meal for 2 at our Mediterranean Buffet - @EFESMANCHESTER More

Preston, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful food.... I would highly recommend..... Friendly, pleasant staff.... A hidden gem in the heart of Manchester :)

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Thanks for the great feedback, we hope to see you again soon! More

Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

This is my second visit to Efes and now that I understand my way around the massive and varied offering I am starting to appreciate just what value for money Efes provides. The competition for custom is fierce in central Manchester but Efes copes with this effortlessly. But it is not just about the amount on offer it is the... More

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

We pride ourselves on offering homemade fresh and healthy dishes on our Mediterranean Buffet and therefore your feedback means a lot to us. You should join in on our Twitter competition to win a meal for 2 at our Mediterranean Buffet - @EFESMANCHESTER We hope to see you again soon! More

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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We went to EFES for an early evening meal on Saturday, we wanted to have a nice meal in a place where we can have a chat as well, got a 3 course meal for 12.90£ and a bottle of house wine ( I think they give you 30% discount on house wine), food was tasty and portions were generous,... More

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback! We hope to see you again soon. More

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

I went here with two friends for a nice meal before a night out and the initial greeting was okay however one of the waiters asked my friend if she had been taking something, she was a little offended and the place was very empty with no atmosphere. The waiters were attentive but seemed uncomfortable and not very relaxed. My... More

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. I am disappointed you felt this way; our dishes are all home made using the finest ingredients and I can assure you there is nothing heated in a microwave. Please accept my apologies regarding the bill, this will be investigated further. Also to point out the service charge is optional. Again, please accept our apologies as... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This was the second time we have visited Efes, and on both occasions we were over charged. The first time perhaps you could put down to a mistake, but twice in two visits On both occasions we were over charged for white wine and lemonade to the price of £24 the first visit and £18 the second visit. The bills... More

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efestaverna, Manager at Efes Taverna, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. Please accept our apologies for this error, mistakes do happen from time to time but I understand your frustration with it happening twice! This will be investigated further. More

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