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Efes Taverna

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46 Princess St, Manchester M1 6HR, England
+44 161 236 1824
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a great night for our works Xmas do. Loads of food, very meat heavy which suits me just fine, not great for vegetarians though. Service was excellent and the entertainment was spot on, we all really enjoyed it.

Thank Dave H
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Bit skeptical of buffets due to mass produced food lacking flavour...however we stumbled onto this place and YUM YUM YUM! Lovely and warm place with a friendly staff! Basaran was very pleasant and attentive :). Such a great place with yummy food packed with flavours and a wide range of choice to suit everyone!!!

Thank Tee A
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I really like this restaurant especially when it is buffet, very tasty food. friendly staff I've been there few times

Thank mpooladi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

pretty decent range of food for an all you can eat, bit more varied than chinese AYCE nearby, and doesn't feel quite as dirty. more fresh stuff than your average AYCE, including better desserts!

Thank happycoupletravel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous Mediterranean food! It was so lovely to have an all you can eat buffet where the food was authentic, delicious and comforting. Also its the only all you can eat in Manchester centre to have a 5 star hygiene rating! We will definitely be returning! We visited with 2 small children. The food was suited for all tastes. To... More 

Thank Donna T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We visited efes for during lunch break and we were very satisfied! The staff are very friendly and the food is very tasty! I recommend chicken and baklava as they were great! My girlfriend wants to visit again for sure :)

Thank free_songbird
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

20 ish people pre booked for a 21st birthday party. Menu already picked and paid for. Did we like it ? No, we loved it !!! The staff are brilliant, friendly and nothing to much trouble. Food was great, atmosphere (with entertainment I must add) was fantastic. Best night out in Manchester for years and I'm a Manc 😀 Don't... More 

Thank Fogster
Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Fancied something different , spotted this place , so went in. Italian, greek, spanish types of dish. £11.50!all you can eat on sunday. Nice clean and tidy. Very friendly staff, no rushing going on, and plenty to choose from to eat. Caters for hen nights as such. Will visit again in the future

Thank Vernon V
Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

30 of us had a great time, excellent value for money. Great food great entertainment and fabulous atmosphere. I would recommend this place to anyone.

Thank MichelleHill33
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

The visit was to celebrate a forthcoming wedding and was a Hag Party. The choice of food was arranged in advance and was served to a party of 20 ish, very quickly and efficiently with no incorrect orders. The food was tasty and good value for money. The bar prices were average rates, with a good deal on bottles of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Princess St, Manchester M1 6HR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 236 1824
As the most established Turkish Taverna in Manchester, Efes offers tremendous value for money.The atmosphere in Efes Taverna is second to none on our weekend evenings! We offer everything for a full night out all under one roof. Commence your evening with a delicious feast of authentic Mediterranean dishes as you take in the live music from our very own resident musicians. Then immerse yourself in traditional Turkish dancing, performed by our own waiters and a captivating belly dancing act. You can sit back and absorb the sights, sounds and atmosphere, or if that’s not your style, feel free to get up and join in. We actively encourage audience participation here at Efes! As the Metiderranean music fade out the disco beat starts around midnight until 2.00am. Efes Taverna is an ideal place for birthdays, hen-nights or any other celebration you care to mention with a capacity of 130 people. Once you reserve a table it is yours for the evening. We are licensed until 2.00am.Sunday through to Friday afternoon we offer an all you can eat Mediterranean buffet. 12pm - 10pm (Friday 5pm). With over 60 dishes to choose from, The food is cooked from fresh everyday and offers a vast choice of Turkish and Mediterranean favourites.

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