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.
All 799 Canberra Restaurants

Alanya Restaurant

22 Style Arcade Franklin Street | Manuka, Canberra 2603, Australia
(02) 6295 9678
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #441 of 799 Restaurants in Canberra
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Turkish
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Write a Review

17 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    3
    5
    5
    1
    3
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Canberra
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

My dinner companion and I really enjoyed our dinner here the other night. The service was spot on, the servings reasonable, the food very enjoyable. I think others were a bit harsh! I've been to Turkey, and certainly whilst no expert, I thought the food at Alanya's was more than acceptable. I can't rave about it, but the atmosphere was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I went to Alanya with some friends this week, and I have to say I was very impressed with the food, service and atmosphere as a whole. The restaurant has managed to keep its originality in its décor and furnishings which gives it a unique vibe in a good way. As a group we thought the food was amazing from... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I liked the little restaurant and their food(I would have liked a little larger helpings). It was close to my hotel. The food was actually above standards and the service was fantastic.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Canberra, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

When you wallk into Alanya Turkish Restaurant you will be immediately taken back to the 1980's and unfortunately, the restuarant and its food has not moved on from that time. The bevelled square tiled mirrows, black piping vinyal chairs, plastic table flowers and vertical blinds looking out to the back alleyway immediately have alarm bells ringing inside your head. However,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Alice Springs, Australia
Top Contributor
250 reviews 250 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

I went to Alanya with a few work colleagues and enjoyed a pleasant evening over dinner. However, while the meals and service were OK, I was perhaps expecting more distinctive flavours to come through in what were described as authentic Turkish dishes. The presentation and menu choices seemed good enough, but somehow I left wanting more. The atmosphere I found... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

The taste of the food was good, but the portions are so small! We left about $320 there for the banquet and if it wasn't for the bread filling us up, we would have let hungry. For $35 each you get some iceberg lettuce, bread, a tiny amount of dips, some rice, 2 very small skewers of meat and a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hobart, Australia
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Recommended to us and whilst it is a little tricky to find (upstairs in a small laneway) it was a pleasant oasis of tranquility in Manuka. The food was not your average Turkish food, no kebabs or souvlaki here. The eggplant dishes are exquisite. Portions are not generous but when accompanied by their fresh homemade bread was more than sufficient... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lennox Head, Australia
Top Contributor
315 reviews 315 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Four of us went here for lunch and should have taken note of the fact that we were the only four people having lunch there that day. We ordered two of the banquets which were for two people each. The Turkish bread rolls were like cold, heavy scones so needless to say most were not eaten. The dips were ok,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Canberra, Australia
Top Contributor
312 reviews 312 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Went as a group to Alanya for lunch. We ordered the $25 banquet including a complementary bottle of wine. The grilled chicken/ lamb, salad & rice were lovely. I found the Turkish bread rolls a little heavy and would have liked a bit more of a selection than 2 dips. That aside it was a very pleasant meal and one... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Adelaide, Australia
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

Easter in Canberra- and many places were shut. We found this restaurant online noting that not all the reviews were complimentary, but we did feel like a Middle Eastern dining experience so we took the plunge. We found it very suitable for us -minimal noise,pleasant and attentive service, and helpful advice about our choices. The lamb with creamy eggplant was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Alanya Restaurant also viewed

Canberra, Greater Canberra
Canberra, Greater Canberra
 
Canberra, Greater Canberra
Canberra, Greater Canberra
 

Been to Alanya Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Alanya Restaurant

Address: 22 Style Arcade Franklin Street | Manuka, Canberra 2603, Australia
Phone Number: (02) 6295 9678
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Greater Canberra  >  Canberra
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
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