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Sofraa Istanbul BBQ Restaurant - CLOSED

126-128 Church Road, Formby L37 3NH, England
+44 1704 873389
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
Turkish, Middle Eastern
126-128 Church Road, Formby L37 3NH, England
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Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

I ate as least as possible in this restaurant because it has been closed down for not being to clean, changed name opened again then burnt down changed name opened again. Friends wanted to go so I went. The staff haven't changed however as I...More

Thank charlieformby
Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

Visited as a large group for a family birthday on a Saturday night. Good start to the night, staff very friendly. Upon ordering the food it is evident that the name change also means a change in food and how it's cooked even though the...More

Thank Openminded78
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

We have been many times during all the different name changes. Now called Effes. Staff are pretty much the same and were very pleasant. We love our sharing platter of mezes for starters. The husband and I loved all our 5 we chose with the...More

Thank mctc17
Reviewed December 21, 2016

Tried the platters,excellent value The food was great quality,have been many times and never disappointed.My son ,a chef was extremely impressed with the quality of food and service.

1  Thank John T
Reviewed November 8, 2016

Great sized portions for main meals, friendly and efficient service, good food, pleasant interior, toilets ok, but could do with a revamp.

Thank catc70
Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

We visited tonight to celebrate a friends birthday; sometimes you know as soon as you walk into a place that you aren't going to 'buy in' to what an establishment is offering, and tonight was one of those nights. Ambience in the restaurant is good,...More

1  Thank Andy W
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

We went to the new sofraa not so long ago to meet with old friends.. It was all newly done out. The food was good plenty in the portions Nice friendly staff make sure you book though as it does tend to get busy

1  Thank donnalwe
Reviewed September 14, 2016

Make sure you have an appetite before you go,this is a restaurant for meat lovers. Lovely staff,very friendly service.Recomend the Turkish red wine ,an unexpected surprise. The fresh Turkish bread to start is lovely. We will be teturnung

1  Thank sallydollydrops
Reviewed September 1, 2016

Highly recommended for a relaxed atmosphere and good Turkish charcoal cooked meals, try the efes beer its good. Staff are very friendly and children are welcomed, well worth a visit.

1  Thank scouser1945
Reviewed August 24, 2016

It was a nice change to try something different and the perfect meal for a summers evening We were given the biggest loaf of bread ever It turned out to be hollow inside and lovely and crispy ideal for the dips

1  Thank SRIKER9
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126-128 Church Road, Formby L37 3NH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Formby
  • Phone Number: +44 1704 873389
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