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Kilim

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193 hastings St, Napier, New Zealand
06-835-9100
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent food and friendly atmosphere.

This is a really good restaurant! The dishes are served exceptionally fast and the meals are beautiful and delicious. But mostly, it's always nice to receive a warm welcome, the team is smily and helpful, as the only thing you want when you leave the place is coming back soon.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
Ljherve
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Hastings, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

They charded too much extra for a meal on a staturoy holiday with the pretence that it was to cover staff costs when it was obviously a family business. Just gouging the customer. At least Mc D's hires staff anf there is no extra charge. Extra charge for extra costs maybe. I didn't like this and the food was nothing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

This is a really good restaurant! The dishes are served exceptionally fast and the meals are beautiful and delicious. But mostly, it's always nice to receive a warm welcome, the team is smily and helpful, as the only thing you want when you leave the place is coming back soon.

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Hastings
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We were warmly welcomed and seated. Meal options were typical middle eastern kebabs, moussaka etc. We were going on to another event and the staff were very helpful with prompt, attentive and courteous service. The food was fresh and excellent. I was very impressed.

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UK
Top Contributor
208 reviews 208 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Made a nice change from self-catering :-) snacks or main meals, and sweets to choose from [including Turkish Delight]. Not too pricey like some of the other restaurants in the area.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Been here a couple of times now, it's nothing flash, just a really nice little restaurant with a really authentic Turkish feel and very nice food. I've also enjoyed a takeaway kebab, which again was really good. It is also very good value for money, and somewhere I will go back to

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Wellington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Not bad for a kebab shop, food is fresh and quick. Atmosphere feels like a takeaway, which I guess is what it is!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We first looked up Kilim as we heard of the BYO without corkage. In the end we had a takeaway instead. The food was alright, not bad for its price. Those looking for a tasty meal might want to go elsewhere. Evidently Kilim's popularity is largely because diners get to not have the typical pub food with their booze.

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Visited Napier on Easter Monday and found everywhere really quiet - until we chanced upon this amazing restaurant. The choice of food is wonderful, and the portions huge.... and very tasty. We fancied a dessert but couldn't manage one after we'd wired our way through some huge plates of main course. Bring your own wine too, which makes the already... More 

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Auckland
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

So glad we found this restaurant a short walk from our motel. The food was delicious and the servings generous, and we all enjoyed our meals. The only slightly confusing thing was whether it was table service or order at the counter, but we worked our way through this, and it would not put us off eating there again. Heartily... More 

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Sydney
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I had the mixed plate in which each part was mediocre, the vine leaves, often poor at this type of restaurant, were particularly inedible. My girlfriend had some very prosaic chips as part of her meal while her daughter got the best of it with a decent chicken roll. Having eaten a lot of lebanese and turkish food while living... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 193 hastings St, Napier, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: 06-835-9100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Turkish

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