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Caravanserai

1 Dornoch Terrace, West End / Highgate Hill, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
07 3217 2617
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Ranked #167 of 3,173 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
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We visited this restaurant with a group of 30 of our friends for dinner and was very disappointed. We all ordered the Sultans Banquet each however the food was no where near enough to feed all of us adequately. My husband and I left the restaurant feeling hungry and unsatisfied after spending $100.

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Brisbane, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

6 of us who had all been to Turkey had a Saturday night get-together here on last day of November. It was very busy and noisy...we also had difficulty hearing each other as people already celebrating Christmas parties..some were over the top! But food and service was great for a full restaurant. We gave up about dessert and asked if... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Had a great dinner here with close friends but just a bit too noisy and seats a bit close for my liking. Couldn't hear each other without shouting and kids (5, 9, 11) were quite overwhelmed by the drunk, staggering people near our table at 7:30 on a Friday night! Great to sit by the open door where at least... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I think we first came here at least 6+ years ago and had a great meal and night out. It's fantastic to be back yet again for another great meal; how many restaurants can keep up their standards over a long period of time? Add in free parking, BYO and you can see why this is pulling people away from... More 

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17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We went as a group of 9 for the Tuesday night banquet, which is $30 a head. In theory it sounds good, but I thought I would have received more food for $30. Entree was basic dips and bread. Mains was a selection of 3 or 4 dishes, but they were normal size mains to share between 9 people. You... More 

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Grenoble, France
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50 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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20 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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 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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160 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 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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44 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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Address: 1 Dornoch Terrace, West End / Highgate Hill, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Phone Number: 07 3217 2617
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: Turkish

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