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Culcuoglu Et Lokantasi

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Kalender Sokak, Gaziantep, Turkey
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Real Antep food and atmosphere, but don't expect a smile.

We really enjoyed our feast here. Along with the main dish come a table full of side dishes, soup and bread. We were stuffed by the time our kebab came, but it was so delicious we fought on. The owner was concerned that we didn't likenit because we couldn't finish it. He admonished us for eating to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2015
umbaba
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Asheville, NC
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78 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Asheville, NC
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed our feast here. Along with the main dish come a table full of side dishes, soup and bread. We were stuffed by the time our kebab came, but it was so delicious we fought on. The owner was concerned that we didn't likenit because we couldn't finish it. He admonished us for eating to much bread. The... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

If you are in Gaziantep and want to eat the local lamb kebabs that the city is famous for there are a million places you can do so and although I only made it to a handful in my 3 days in Antep this place was the best. In fact my best meal in Turkey. You get a huge meal... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

Incredibly rude service personnel, very aggressive, even insulting. Filthy place, grease all over the place. Shoes stick to the ground because of food stuff and dirt. Puts Antep to shame. Don't go.

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Gaziantep
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Great Turkish cuisine, very rich offer and service Unfortunately the local is busy and very close to the kitchen, so a lot of noise disturbs the client. Anyway that's a place to suggest for the high quality of dishes and abundant sevrce offered.

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london
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

This place is just a relentless assault on the taste buds (in the nicest possible way.) Gaziantep is the home of turkish food and this restaurant is our favourite - its perfect in every way. Standouts included the lentil soup, icli kofte, kunefe and the mains. There is just one item I would recommend they ditch and that's the fried... More 

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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

They have 2 locations. And the food is excellent. Generally what ever they serve the taste is superb. They are soo good in kebap taste that they compete in Gaziantep with Imam Cagdas and Kelebek as the best tasting kebaps in the world.

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London, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

This restaurant offers one the best Gaziantep cousin with very reasonable prices but until recently only the locals were aware of it. However it is still a hidden gem needs to be found. The ambience may be surprising, moreover can be found uncomfortable for some, but when you taste the meals I am sure you will forget where you are.... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

At Çulcuoğlu Et Lokantası, one chooses the meat dish and the beverage, and the rest is taken care of. In our case, several kinds of salads, (delicious ezogelin) soup and the obligatory bread was served. By the time your main course arrives, you barely have any place left. The kebabs were good: the adana kebab was spicy - not for... More 

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

the meal is basically planned for you, save for the meat, which you choose upon entering. it's a bit disconcerting at first, but go with it! totally an awesome, local place...GO!

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Gaziantep, Turkey
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55 reviews 55 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012 via mobile

If you're hungry, you shouldn't miss that place.A little bit difficult to find for foreigners, a real heaven for gourmets though.For meat lovers of course.If you are a vegetarian the whole may be disappointing.I strongly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kalender Sokak, Gaziantep, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Gaziantep Province  >  Gaziantep
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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