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Achelya Turkish

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Docklands
Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Halal
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23 Aquitania Way | Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
(03) 9602 2234
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
can do better

it looks nice, but the service is slow, and the interior conditions are perfectiblle... Nice selection of ethnic food and a few drinks too. They are supposed to be the specialist for a Turkish coffee, it was really average.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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  • English first
  • Turkish first
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English first
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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92 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The four of us returned to The Docklands late at night from the MCG after watching the CWC 2015 Final. This Turkish Restaurant was actually closing down for the evening but agreed to accept us for dinner. Subsequently, a further 40 odd people, who also appeared to be returning from the MCG, were served dinner. Service was impeccable and full... More 

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Bruny Island, Australia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Had a fantastc meal which was complimeted by the the service. Food was very fresh and extremely tasty. There is a wide variety on the menu to cater for all tastes. Would recommend without hestation. There is a separate area away from the eating area where you can even indulge in a Hookah.

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Sydney, Australia
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223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

it looks nice, but the service is slow, and the interior conditions are perfectiblle... Nice selection of ethnic food and a few drinks too. They are supposed to be the specialist for a Turkish coffee, it was really average.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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49 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Great variety on the menu, right on the water. Great atmosphere and service. Loved this place and its uniqueness

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melbourne
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69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Very nice Turkish food, every thing we ordered was very nice & fresh, Bread was piping hot, staff were great, only thing wrong was I ordered a cocktail that was supposed to have cream in it & it came with out the cream, they should have told me if they didn't have cream & I would have ordered something else,... More 

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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This is not just another turkish eatry its beyond that, great ambiance close to breath taking river view and the food is marvelous. Do try the turkish breads with different yogurt dips and the sheesha is just there to set the mood right.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

we been at the place which when we check the net only the place with live music on.a)I think thay should check Internet to cook real turkish food b) live music was old fashion + players only enjoy they songs c) belly dancers terrible don't look a like d) they service Nargile smoke in the restaurant which shouldn't be use... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We were trully disappointed. There was 30+ of us and not one of us enjoyed it. The food was edible but definitely not restaurant standard. We got the banquet which was way overpriced for what you get.Not worth going at all. Staff was very nice and diligent though. I would never go back.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My friend and I went to Achelya on a Friday night, for an early dinner and to try the Shisha Pipes. After reading a few of the reviews, I initially thought we may be making a mistake going here, but no, we didn't. What we got was attentive service by the staff, a delicious meal, which we did not have... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Went there for dinner sat night, read bad reviews about it but thought we would try anyway as it was across the road from our accomodation. Service excellent & food superb. Great ambience with belly dancers & band. Fun night, def going again

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 23 Aquitania Way | Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Docklands
  • Neighborhood: Docklands
  • Phone Number: (03) 9602 2234

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 18
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Halal

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