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Mustafa Akdeniz, Kalkan 07960, Turkey
90 242 844 36 31
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 275
    Excellent
  • 64
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
mmm

loved the steaks the staff are very accommodating very nice surroundings and atmosphere the manager is always there for the personnel touch

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
izzi52
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renfrew
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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381 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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renfrew
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

loved the steaks the staff are very accommodating very nice surroundings and atmosphere the manager is always there for the personnel touch

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Divided on a meal here because the music they played was so good. Not tried here on our previous visit so thought it was worth a try. We had a couple of the special dishes which with hindsight might not have been the best idea but the food was OK. People dining around us were very friendly and there was... More 

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

My husband and I had dinner at The Alternatif - great atmosphere, lovely staff, very reasonably priced and the best steak that I have ever had! Highly recommended.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Kalkan has dozens of restaurants and Alternatif more than holds it's own. It's not as pretty as some others as it doesn't have a terrace view but it has great food and friendly service. Great steaks for dinner and when we went for lunch we had a bunch of starters tapas style that were delicious

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Don't be put off if that call to prayer is going when you find this place, it's at the back of the mosque but the food makes any noise interference worth it. My husband had the sizzling swordfish and I had an izgara (I think) and they were absolutely smashing. There are a couple of more expensive restaurants not too... More 

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burnley
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

As always the Alternatif remains a firm favourite of ours. The Alternatif was recommend to us if you wanted a good steak, now some 10-15 years later we are still coming back and recommending to others. Mustafa as always never fails to deliver, a warm welcome awaits, excellent food and the atmosphere is wonderful with a nice choice of background... More 

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Dunblane, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We always visit Alternatif as their steaks are the best, however we very nearly didn't visit this time due to a few bad reviews we had read on tripadvisor. In the end we decided just to go. All 11 of us had a different meal and they were all delicious. My sister is very hard to please and she said... More 

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Measham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Several people had recommended that we visit this restaurant during our stay in Kalkan. They weren't wrong! All eight of our party enjoyed a delicious meal. Staff were outstanding and made a special fuss of the four children (ages 5 - 12). The atmosphere was fantastic and we all loved the music. As other reviewers have said, the steaks are... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The staff are really friendly and the food was just outstanding. Could not recommended it more and if you go make sure you have a steak !! P.s mustafa is a legend !

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Amberley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Lovely food, great music and a relaxed, happy and fun atmosphere. One not to miss. Great for parties, full of fun and fireworks all laid on and kept buzzing and alive by Mustafa and his crew. Fabulous. Martel & Tony x

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Mustafa Akdeniz, Kalkan 07960, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Turkish Mediterranean Coast  >  Antalya Province  >  Kalkan
  • Phone Number: 90 242 844 36 31

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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