We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
9 Great Colman Street, Ipswich IP4 2AA, England
+44 1473 233448
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #10 of 353 Restaurants in Ipswich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $23 - $38
Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Turkish
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Traditional yet modern!Alaturka Restaurant is a perfect place to enjoy a meal in the friendly and relaxing atmosphere or to host your special event whatever it is…We serve good quality food at affordable prices. We have a wide selection of meals of Turkish cuisine the heritage of Ottoman Empire. Come to Alaturka for a delicious meal with great service.Alaturka PromiseThe secret of Turkish cuisine is a mixture between the spices and the main ingredients, achieving a delicate balance that enhances the taste of each. At Alaturka we have fresh local produce delivered every day and our food is all made with natural ingredients.
Write a Review

297 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    201
    69
    18
    6
    3
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

You didn't get a complete meal, for example I had a dish an if I hadn't ordered rice I would have had a plate of lamb and onions, rice was an extra. For £40 per head for 2 course meal. Not very good value. A lot of better places to eat in Ipswich. Would not go back.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Alaturka is not a pretentious restaurant: the décor is simple, with bare floorboards and plain furniture. However the welcome was warm, the service willing, and the food excellent. We wondered what it would be like (having been in Turkey during the summer) and were not disappointed, although I would think in terms of "a good family-run restaurant" rather than "haute... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This was our first visit and wasn't sure what to expect but we weren't disappointed, we were greeted by friendly staff who genuinely wanted to chat, we had three courses each and I couldn't fault any of them especially not the dessert which was a chocolate pudding that had a liquid centre it was gorgeous. The first bottle of wine... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Whilst on a christmas visit to see family in Ipswich we searched internet for local restaurants and the Alaturka. The reviews looked good so we decided to book for evening. On arrival we were the only 5 there. The waitress that greeted and served us was very helpful and pleasant. She pointed out the recommended dishes and left us to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Authentic, fresh, tasty food. And I tested a few times ;) Waiting times are long on busy nights but worth it. Good value for money, friendly staff who can deal extraordinarily well with picky guests.

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Because I enjoyed my 1st visit so much, I raved about it to my work Team and we booked in for an xmas lunch- beginning of Dec. The restaurant is clean and inviting, drinks were offered quickly, staff were attentive and polite and the food was tasty and fresh. The staff were knowledgeable about their food and highlighted to my... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Norwich, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Visited this Turkish restaurant for the second time recently when in Ipswich for a show & was not disappointed. The service is friendly & efficient & the food delicious although a little bit pricey compared to a similar establishment we use in Norwich but overall an excellent place if you want something a little bit different.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I have always loved coming to this restaurant, so I organised my office Christmas meal here, and as per usual i was not disappointed! Despite us being a large number we had very short waits in between our courses, the staff were wonderful, friendly and helpful as usual. I always recommend Alaturka.

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Ipswich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Nice food, an hour wait between our starter and main and the waitress rude when we complained, also she had a body odour problem. Will not be returning.

Was this review helpful? Yes 9
Ipswich
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We were here for the belly dancing/set menu on a Saturday night. A great selection on the starter platter and plenty of choice for the main courses. The kleftiko was melt in the mouth soft and a huge portion - note to self, don't fill up on all the lovely starters in future! Despite my son suffering from the tail... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4

Travelers who viewed Alaturka also viewed

 
Ipswich, Suffolk
Ipswich, Suffolk
 

Been to Alaturka? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Alaturka

Address: 9 Great Colman Street, Ipswich IP4 2AA, England
Phone Number: +44 1473 233448
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 23 - 38
Cuisine: Turkish

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Alaturka staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?