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Oudburg 42, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 225 78 18
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Greater London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Travelling with my partner and his mom for a weekend in Ghent, we had a Flemish meal one night then saw the rating for this Turkish restaurant on Tripadvisor and decided to give it a try. The service was excellent and the menu, while not translated to English, had pictures of each dish and was easy to follow. The calamari-borek... More 

Thank Liz G
Merelbeke, Belgium
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2016

Just took my mom to restaurant Ankara because she never went there. We arrived early (just before 6pm) and it was nice and calm. We got served fast but very friendly. Around 7pm the place got crowded quickly so I can imagine things get slower then, consider yourself warned! My mom got a mixed grill which was super nice, with... More 

Thank Karen D
Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 16, 2016

Food was delicious and very reasonably priced. We have been here a few times so far -- and will keep coming back. We had a 1/2 liter of wine, glass of kir, the chef's mezze plate and the mixed grill that we ordered for two people and could barely move afterwards. The lamb meat was so juicy, the spices were... More 

Thank TravelsNSmiles
Evergem, Belgium
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522 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Went on a Friday evening early because i know this restaurant is always full when you go a bit late. The waiters were very friendly and they brought the menu card right away. Its easy to order food since there are also pictures of the dishes on the card. Ordered starter,main dish and some drinks and right after that i... More 

1 Thank HugoColle
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53 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

The meal was really good, and although the staff didn't speak any English the pictures in the menu were really helful. But the toilets seemed to be dirty

Thank Dia G
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Really lovely place food is so good would recommend mixed grill, meat is cooked to perfection would def go back staff where very friendly and helpful a must try

Thank Jojobip
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 3, 2016

I'm baffled at the reviews here. I thought a Mezze platter might have something along the lines of falafel, baba ganoush,tabbouleh, flatbreads, some veg in oil/pickle/ or that sort of thing. Instead it was a plate of about ten lumps of stuff - a nice harrissa type one, a bland yogurt one, a dull hummus, and then odd things like... More 

Thank oneofthebarbers
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92 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed May 22, 2016

We had the Mezze du Chef..... totally bland.....and the grill special....forgettable. Nothing positive to say except that it is inexpensive. The Tarama is totally forgivable and the tzatziki has zero taste. The place is packed (why???), the service takes time long since there are so many people.

Thank sallemjazz
Ghent, Belgium
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed May 18, 2016

We had a really nice dinner there yesterday evening. We went to celebrate my boyfriend's birthday. We ordered the mezze to share as a starter, which was definitely enough for the both of us. As a main course, I had the lamb chops and my boyfriend the lamb stir fry. We really enjoyed it. The service was excellent, it was... More 

Thank Justine D
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121 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

These is a Turkish restaurant, with Delicious food. Good specially if you até hungry because the dishes are huge!!! Waiters are very atencious also.

Thank Livia D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oudburg 42, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 225 78 18

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?