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Akbabas Turkish Kebab House

130 Bridge St, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
(03) 548 8825
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Ranked #25 of 121 Restaurants in Nelson
Cuisines: Turkish
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English first
Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Our family has been eating Akbabas for the past 15 odd years and we love it. They are nothing like the kebabs you get served in a Mall that claim to be Turkish and all horrible. Anybody that complains is a muppet! We are soo luck to have Akbabas in Nelson!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

On Holiday from Melbourne, Australia. Our second night in NZ, made a reservation for 7pm on a Friday night. It was my Our 28th Wedding Aniverssary. Arrived to find the place packed, and disorganised chaos from ALL staff on duty! We were told that they had NO table available for us, even though a reservation was made the night before.... More

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Knebworth, United Kingdom
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262 reviews 262 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We first turned up here to try dinner. It was a Thursday night and the noise from the clubs/bars next door/over the road was a real turn-off, so we went elsewhere. I was determined to try it though based on the Tripadvisor reviews, so we returned for lunch the next day. The food (mixed and veggie iskender) was excellent and... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Place hasn't changed in 15 years. Warm and friendly. Very good value. Excellent fresh kebabs. Friendly service.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

We had the chicken iskender and a lamb kebab, good was good, service was super speedy. Shop is small, but was empty when we went. Worth a visit if you like fresh, fast Turkish.

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16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We were walking around sightseeing and doing simple shopping and dropped in for a quick bite. The man behind the counter was friendly, informative, and was quite helpful in our selection. It's a great place for a Gyro, but they called them kabobs here. Go for it!!

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Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

it has been awhile since we had turkish kebab rolls, and we where not disappointed! the portion size and price are very good for what you get! and its a lovely little place. you can sit in as there are a few sits inside, or you can take away.

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Richmond, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Thanks guys for the speedy tasty tucker, right price, and satisfies. I had been looking for somewhere that fed me healthy protein with plenty of vegetables, salad with a great taste and you provided it - so pleased I have been back a few times.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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114 reviews 114 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

These guys know how to please their customers - happy smiles, wide selections of foods and fast service - top marks!

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Motueka, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Extremely quick service, tasty food. The decor is a bit cramped, it's not a fine dining experience but a popular takeaway.

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