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Kilim

193 hastings St, Napier, New Zealand
06-835-9100
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Ranked #16 of 132 restaurants in Napier
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Turkish
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Wellington, New Zealand
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This was our second visit, the last being last time we were in Napier 5 years ago. We were impressed then, and more so this time after we have been to Turkey. The food was authentic, and plentiful. The service efficient, timely, and friendly. The music was just loud enough for atmosphere but quiet enough for normal conversation. We will... More

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Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Very reasonable priced menu. Yummy food, wonderful flavours & decent portion size. Best of all, no corkage charge.

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Napier, New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

As vegetarians Kilim is our go-to place for well-priced tasty food. We generally have the Vegetarian Meze with its "mixture of dips, filo rolls, felafels, halloumi cheese, green beans, taboulih,olives with rice and Turkish bread" and/or the Felafel Meal which is similar but with more felafel obviously. If you like a wine with your meal, BYO is attractive but Kilim... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

This is a charming restaurant in Napier that is decorated with an array of Turkish cushions and other objects. My husband tried the mixed grill plate. The meat was incredibly tender and full of flavour. I ordered a dish with lamb and tomato that was in a small pot. The meal was delicious but the lamb was just too spicy... More

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Hastings, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Went last weekend and managed to get a table. Very busy little restaurant and is BYO. Would recommend ordering entree only, the after eating order your main, otherwise it all comes at once. Food was great and excellent value.

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Napier, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Meals are very reasonably priced, great for dinning in, BOY wine. We get take-ways once a month. Kids love the kebabs.

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Seattle, Washington
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The hummus is out of this world. The most delicious food and a fun place to rest on a busy ArtDeco weekend. Just off the main drag and close to everything. I loved sitting next to the big open window. You can tell they put a lot of love in the cooking.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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72 reviews 72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Really enjoyed the food - shared a meze and then we had the lamb and the chicken. Felt like being in Turkey The staff was very friendly and it was nice that they had BYO as they did not served wine. Will definately return if we return to Napier.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Wow Kilim was literally the best falafel meal I have ever had (and being a Turkish-obsessed vegetarian I have had a few) I'm considering driving back to Napier (from Auckland) just to eat there again!

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Ventura, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We choose Kilim after reading the good reviews and we were not disappointed. We brought our own bottle of wine and enjoyed a great meal. A must when visiting Napier.

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