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The Alternatif Restaurant

Mustafa Akdeniz, Kalkan 07960, Turkey
90 242 844 36 31
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Ranked #24 of 180 restaurants in Kalkan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Kalkan, Turkey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

I had one of the most delicious meals I have ever tasted. Not only was the food brilliant the service was incredible with extremely friendly staff. If you are in kalkan I recommend you try this restaurant. Incredible value for money.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Visited a couple of nights ago and the food was good we both had the lamb shank which was the special for the night. Service matched the food and was unobtrusive and on occasions funny. We received a complimentary liquor which was a nice touch.

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London
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

On our last night in KalKan we decided to visit Alternatif as we had spoken with the friendly owner whilst passing by and we had noticed some good reviews online. We were all very pleasantly surprised by the quality of food and reasonable priced wines. We had a tasty bottle of white, which was less than 40 Turkish Lira! The... More

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London, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

I had a chicken casserole type thing which although the ingredients were very fresh there was no flavour whatsoever. No herbs, spices or seasoning. Everyone else in the restaurant seemed to be eating steak so I guess that is the dish to order.

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Morden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Our 5th visit to Alternatif Wonderful atmosphere and 1st night to our holiday. Samoza with chilli sauce to start (be warned this sauce is HOT).. followed by Fillet steak and fried onions. Cooked to perfection. All followed up with complementary liqueur and turkish delight. Same time next year..

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We came here after hearing good things and were not disappointed. The service is spot on and we were very well looked after. Alternatif also seems like a great place to come for a celebration; there was a 50th wedding anniversairy when we were there and the restaurant turned down the lights, lit some mental candles (practically fireworks) and brought... More

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

Always a friendly greeting from Mustafa and his staff. The food is always fresh and presented very well.Simply the best steaks and seafood in Kalkan. We have celebrated our last two wedding anniversaries here and look forward to next year.

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Bristol
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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We came here on a whim. The food here was okay, filling and wholesome cooking, however we all found the service very overbearing. We just wanted to relax and enjoy our meal but felt the waiting staff and manager were too overbearing which in all honesty, was irritating. We wanted to eat our meal and relax but simply couldn't. Don't... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My favourite restaurant all week. Complimentary cheese pastries, delicious steaks, melt in the mouth! Reasonably priced and great friendly staff.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Always a good welcome from the management and staff at the Alternatif. It is in a nice quiet location where you can people watch all evening. The food is good and my husband enjoyed the fillet steak in a pepper sauce and i really fancied the lamb chops which were unfortunately on this occasion a little tough, nevertheless both plates... More

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