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Istanbul Restaurant Meze

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Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern
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40 Marine Parade, Worthing BN11 3QA, England
01903 219119
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 71
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
great turkish food!

I thought it would be busier as it was really nice food, had a halloumi starter which was nice, and lamb kofte meatballs for main which were absolutely amazing!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
simlewis
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Turkish first
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English first
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

For first-class Turkish cuisine, immaculate attention and a well-priced menu and wine list, this is the place to go in Worthing. A family party of six had the best possible Sunday lunch there, today. Very many thanks to the Istanbul and its charming staff.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Went for a meal last weekend with my partner (his first visit) and we were extremely impressed. The Istanbul Kofte is delicious and we ended up sharing each others dishes. Will definitely be going back over the summer for more dinners

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I thought it would be busier as it was really nice food, had a halloumi starter which was nice, and lamb kofte meatballs for main which were absolutely amazing!

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angmering
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Lunch on a lovely sunny day opposite the seafront. Absolutely excellent food lots of choice and reasonably priced wine. Staff very friendly and welcoming. Will definitely return and recommend to others.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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142 reviews 142 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

I have visited many times which is testament to how good this family run restaurant is. For some reason my previous review has disappeared. I can recommend the lentil soup, garlic mushrooms, Turkish sausage, mixed grill, Kleftico, Guvek, and pretty much everything else on the menu. And what is it about their rice? Everyone is stunned by this simple but... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

My husband and I took clients mid week for an evening meal as we knew without doubt that we would receive excellent food and service. Again not disappointed. We paid approx £26.00 per head for a 3 course meal, 5 alcoholic and 2 soft drinks. We've been previously when they have had belly dancers - an evening not to miss.... More 

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Banbury
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Visited on 25th April with Family. The menu was varied & informative to me a great help as I am not that familiar with this cuisine. I had the Kisir followed by the Kulbasti which was excellent and the Turkish Red House Wine was very acceptable. This is a relatively small family run establishment about 70 covers. Everyone was friendly,... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We visited on Sunday afternoon for a late lunch. I was looking for something healthy and this hit the spot. I had the Mediterranean salad which was a generous portion size & my partner and chicken (shish?) I think. Quite a simple meal but does what it says on the tin and staff friendly.

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Ate here recently on a Friday night and it was fairly empty, nice people running the place and good service. The meal was ok, nothing wow, they did forget part of the order which was surprising given how quiet it was, there's quite a bit more competition in Worthing these days and I think they'll need to up their game... More 

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Dorking, Surrey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I met a group of friend here for a lunchtime meal. The quality of the food was very good, though I was rather disappointed with the size of the portions for the price. Most of the group would be happy to eat there again.

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Additional Information about Istanbul Restaurant Meze

Address: 40 Marine Parade, Worthing BN11 3QA, England
Phone Number: 01903 219119
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Worthing
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisine: Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 40 Marine Parade, Worthing BN11 3QA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Worthing
  • Phone Number: 01903 219119

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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