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Ottoman Cuisine

Blackall Street, Canberra 2600, Australia
(02) 6273 6111
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Ranked #6 of 780 Restaurants in Canberra
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Middle Eastern, Turkish
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Hunter Valley, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

This restaurant is a must if your ever in Canberra. A delightful blend of flavours and spices to delight any palate. A comprehensive menu of things familiar and not so familiar.

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Canberra, Australia
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

The Ottaman has been a favourite of mine for a few years now but the honeymoon might be over. I did review it on Trip Advisor some time ago before their recent refurbishment and rated them highly, but things are slipping in the improtant area of service and comfort. In many respects the establishment is unchanged. The layout remains the... More

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Canberra
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Waiter was fantastic and attentive without impeding on conversations. Food was exquisite and of course it came with a price tag that was matching the food.

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Perth, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The Ottoman Empire must have been a culinary paradise if this restaurant is any indication of what those old sultans really indulged in (amongst other things!) We have just had the most relaxed, classy and enjoyable evening dinner possible ... We started with the tuna (sashimi Turkey style), then the zucchini flowers, the scallops, the prawns, stuffed onions with lamb,... More

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Canberra
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158 reviews 158 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Ottoman is consistently good, whether you have a banquet or not. The restaurant is nicely decorated and the staff are always excellent.

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Canberra, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We have been here several times and never been disappointed. The most recent visit was for a special occasion and we booked a private room. The staff were very helpful and attentive, the room very quiet despite the main restaurant being very full, and the food as always delicious. We had the banquet and special meals were provided for those... More

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Sydney, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We ate at the Ottoman Cuisine on a quiet week night in balmy February and enjoyed the ambience and the food. That time we ordered à la carte. This time we went for the dégustation menu. The food was superb. But there are some buts this time. The restaurant was full and the service was slower than fit with our... More

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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

Our first visit to the Ottoman in February was memorable so on our next trip to Canberra we booked our dinner. This time we chose the degustation menu. The surroundings are beautiful, it has very comfortable chairs, and last time it was nice and quiet. The comfort was the same but this time it was much more crowded and the... More

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Gympie, Australia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We were a large party of 7, most of us had not seen each other for 30 years (yup feel old saying this) so were intent on talking, some were hungry, some weren't, one was a vegetarian and one was late. Could have been an absolute disaster but the team at Ottoman handled it perfectly! One friend chose the wines... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We had their special roasted chicken with aromatic rice, well prepared, chicken was tender. Their dips are also really good, some never tasted before combination. Their wine selection isn't that great but they had a few good brands, which is enough. This place environment is very calming and the service is great - I would have accepted nothing less.

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