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“A small and understated restaurant - tops competition in Darlington!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Meze

Meze
113 Parkgate, Darlington DL1 1RZ, England
01325 464 466
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Ranked #4 of 202 Restaurants in Darlington
Cuisines: Turkish
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“A small and understated restaurant - tops competition in Darlington!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

The food at Meze is truly outstanding and is exceptional value for money. We enjoyed a night out with friends and thoroughly enjoyed it. Non-pretentious and welcoming.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Durham
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
“OK food but overpriced”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

Popped in before the show at the Civic.
I had a shish kebab and my wife had chicken cuvec...meat was very tasty but both came with a very small portion of rice and half a tomato...bowl of bread between us and again a very small salad.....could have done with a dipping sauce for the kebab....very dry.
For nearly £10 a main we thought it was overpriced for a small restaurant that was on the cold side.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Nice meal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Both enjoyed the meal that was served quickly. Good quality in a small, local restaurant that seats 20 maximum. If you book a table it's yours for the night so you aren't rushed. Would definitely return. Good service just not quite worth 5/5.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Durham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“The best restaurant in the North East”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Another fantastic night at the Meze, Pauline made the night very speical by decorating the tables with valentine stuff. The food was excellent as always. We always meet people because its such a small compact restaurant everyone just talks to each other great atmosphere. Good choice of wine never disappoints. I had the tuna was lovely and fresh. Cem and Pauline are the best !

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“VEry disappointed”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

Went with friend - one who is vegetarian and many choices that were listed on the menu were unavailable. The lamb I ordered was nicely cooked but it was supposed to come with potatoes and veg but they had run out of so much that it just came with cous-cous. Hardly any choices of wine available too.
Sat in the window by the door and it was cold.
After reading such good reviews we had expected it to be much better.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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