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“Shockingly good place!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Saray

Saray
609 Wilbraham Road | Chorlton, Manchester M21 9AN, England
0161 881 8292
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Ranked #4 of 1,764 Restaurants in Manchester
Cuisines: Turkish
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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65 reviews 65 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Shockingly good place!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Not sure the previous review entitled Shocking place! was actually at Saray. Mainly because the decoration is really good.

I've been to many Turkish restaurants and this is by no means a bad restaurant.

The service is very good indeed. Very polite, friendly and attentive.

We had the mixed starter which was extremely tasty and had included a variety of dishes and flavors. Try it!

For main I had the Shepherd's kebap (Coban kebabi). It's not a kebab like you would get in a takeaway. The Aubergine was really tasty and the lamb cubes were very big! I would personally have liked the lamb to be softer but it was not hard and dry or anything. The sauce was really nice.

My wife had the swordfish, which she liked, and I had a taste and it was lovely.

Overall a great meal and would definitely go back.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Turkish first
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English first
Manchester England
Top Contributor
211 reviews 211 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 66 cities Reviews in 66 cities
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
“Turkish Delight”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Small restaurant in the middle of Chorlton. Very friendly and attentive service. Menu is not extensive but there's a pretty good selection. Prices are reasonable. We were a party of seven and had a wide selection of dishes that everyone enjoyed. Would happily eat here again.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Shocking place!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

When I first entered this place, I was appalled by the decoration but thought that the food would be tasty based on the positive reviews on tripadvisor. I ordered the chef's special chicken which was very dry and tasteless and the rice was cold. My friend had the chicken iskender which was served with pitta bread. He felt it was very average as he thought the quality was very similar to a take out kebab dish.
I would not return back as there are plenty of other restaurants offering food of much higher quality.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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“Best Turkish”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

It's a few months since I have been to the Saray but I will be going again next week. The staff are very good and the food is excellent. There are quite a few Turkish restaurants in Greater Manchester but this one is probably the best.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Yes it's a great small place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

Nice food
Nice staff

May be a small place but the food is nice
Many places to eat in chorlto
But none of them can offers the food that they offer here,
Many like to say they are Turkish GReek
Or Italian
But here is pure true Turkish food

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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