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Caravanserai

1 Dornoch Terrace, West End / Highgate Hill, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
07 3217 2617
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Ranked #97 of 3,003 Restaurants in Brisbane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: Turkish
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Grenoble, France
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79 reviews 79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Went out for dinner with friends on a friday night and the place was packed. We shared an Ottoman starter and a mixed platter for a main and got to try a little of everything. The food was fantastic and the serves are fairly generous. The desserts of the day (choc caramel tart & choc coconut tart) were awesome and... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Dining at this restaurant is definitely something to get excited about. The food is marvelous! Would recommend ordering a mixed platter (one of their Mezes) for the entree if you have never dined hear before or do not often have Turkish food. Make sure to save room for dessert (their sticky date and macadamia nut pudding with butterscotch source is... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

For anyone who has been to Turkey or eaten real Turkish food, Caravanserai serves up (pricey) disappointment. The "pide" was not a freshly baked item as you might expect but simply grocery store standard Turkish bread slathered in sauce and passed up as pide. Dips were flat and lackluster. Meat were nicely seasoned and cooked, the only decent part of... More

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Sydney, Australia
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202 reviews 202 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

In truth this is probably a 3.5 rating. Located a short taxi trip from Brisbane CBD in West End (about a $15 fare). The dishes varied in quality - the prawns, lamb ribs and salmon were the pick, the others (pastry puffs, haloumi, meatballs, skewers, dips) were reliable and nice but not particularly memorable. Service was friendly and attentive. The... More

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Hobart, Australia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Our daughter took us out here for dinner last night, for the famous Tuesday Banquet Special - $33 a head plus $3 per person corkage. Wow! How simple not to have to order, just to have the staff bring out beautiful plates of exquisitely flavoured food. The restaurant was packed - inside and out - with groups taking advantage of... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Have just read Cathy P's review. We were there the same night and were very disappointed. We had to ask for our mains and were told "not long." 15 minutes later they arrived. We were there for 90 minutes having had only an entree and a main. Didn't have time to wait for coffee or even the bill. (we actually... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Have eaten here in the past, although a number of years ago. The decor is still fabulous. Sadly the food seems to have become a bit more generic with the more traditional turkish fare no longer dominating the menu. It was very busy, a number of large groups and while the staff were professional and friendly the wait for them... More

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Falkirk
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Great Turkish food in the West End. Try the Shish Kebap or the Borek. Ask for a seat out back for a great view.

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Brisbane, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Had a lovely dinner here on Sunday night. I had the spicy meatballs which was really delicious. For a Sunday evening the restaurant was really busy. The service was prompt and the staff friendly.

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McLaren Vale, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Great food, atmosphere and excellent service. BYO with bottle shop across the road. Only $3 per person for corkage.

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