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Anatoli Turkish Restaurant

24 Napier Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 419 2501
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $20
Cuisines: Turkish
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Experience the best cuisine that Turkey has to offer at Anatoli. Be greeted warmly by attentive staff and seated in an intriguing Victorian warehouse, built in 1904. Anatoli has been serving the best Turkish food in Cape Town since 1984 and this wealth of experience and success is well reflected in the offerings on the extensive and well-planned menu. Freshly baked flat breads accompany traditional meze, presented in equally traditional oversized trays. The knowledgeable waiters will enthusiastically take diners through all of the meze available. There is something to suit every palate at Anatoli due to the variety that characterises Turkish cuisine. Experience a memorable culinary journey through Turkey care of Anatoli at Green Point.
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London, United Kingdom
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155 reviews 155 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

Had a very nice dinner here in a recent trip. They bring a selection of mezzo to the table to start - cold dishes you get direct from the tray - hot ones come within minutes. Small selection of main courses you are taken to peruse - bit odd that part - but all the food was delicious in spite... More 

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Gaborone, South-East, Botswana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The place was quiet during the week. The food was great. We had lots of mezze platters which were fresh and light. Would go there again to try the meatier dishes too.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Maybe my expectations were more than I received since I have just returned from a visit to the Middle East and compared to my expectations was disappointed. My main dish was overcooked and the managers response was "well you ate it ???" don't think I'll be back soon.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Somehow Anatoli manages to remain an intimate & stunning experience, despite many years of fame. Only warning is that it is VERY easy to overindulge with the meze platter, leaving no space for mains! As access to Napier St from Somerset Rd is permanently closed, you reach Anatoli, using Alfred St. You can park in the Rockwell Hotel's parking garage... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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100 reviews 100 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The atmosphere of Anatoli's stands out from the usual. The close four place seating on squared off wooden chairs and paper 'table cloth' sets the scene for the wide choice of starters and a tasty garlic bread. Pick carefully, and keep an appetite for mains. We shared three between four of us, which makes for an easy space for sharing... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We went back to celebrate a Birthday after several years and the food is still delicious with the good service and Mediterranean friendliness that makes one feel as if you are back in Istanbul. Ideally located if you are staying at the Rockwell.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We went in a group and enjoy the restaurant, but the food was too oily for us. Maybe for people who do not mind all the oil, it will be ok

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112 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We were tempted in by the Efes beer sign outside - having loved a cold draft Efes when in Turkey a couple of years back. Unfortunately it transpired that they aren't importing Efes any more. That's where the "unfortunately" ends. The staff were warm, welcoming and engaging. We had a seat at the bar, were given a liberal "taste" of... More 

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Perth, Australia
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111 reviews 111 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We booked for dinner at Anatoli's thanks to a recommendation by a local living in Kenya. Amazing what tips you can gain through travel! Dimly lit, the restaurant is cosy and thanks to the music, transports you back to Turkey as soon as you walk through the door. The menu is unique... A choice of hot, cold and meat meze... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Anatoli's reputation precedes them!! Had the pleasure of visiting the restaurant for the first time after numerous references. The food was excellent, the service good and very helpful. The atmosphere so intoxicating, almost makes you feel you're in Turkey. Only two words necessary to describe it... TURKISH DELIGHT!! Thank you guys. Will definitely be coming back for more

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Address: 24 Napier Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 419 2501
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Average Prices: USD 12 - 20
Cuisine: Turkish

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