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Istanbul On King

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159 King St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
10:00 am - 1:30 am
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 1:30 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

There is nothing more to say than YUM!! Hands down the best kebabs in Sydney. They do lamb which is brilliant!

Thank Jen D
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016

Istanbul has been keeping punters happy all hours for as long as I remember. How? With big juicy kebabs and Turkish food on the main strip of King Street, nearby several bars. A great combo. Lockout laws and the Nanny State are making an effort to close Istanbul at midnight. This could be your last chance to live the Mike... More 

Thank shinraemonsam
Kota, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Freshest and succulent chicken kebabs, Shish and rolls. Open till late, right at a street-corner, prompt service, and moderately priced. A range of dishes for the vegetarians as well.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

ISTANBUL is always good for that late night snack or greasy hangover cure. Good range of kebabs including lamb, pide and slices of pizza.

Thank Peter P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

By far the best kebabs in Sydney. The taste takes you to Istanbul and so does the interior of the place. I always crave a kebab from Istanbul on King. The fresh made pita bread makes it what it is.

Thank Alex M
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2011

Great prices, tasty kebabs. What more do you need after a few beers?

Thank yellowboxfish10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
10:00 am - 1:30 am
10:00 am - 1:30 am
10:00 am - 1:30 am
10:00 am - 1:30 am
10:00 am - 1:30 am
10:00 am - 1:30 am
10:00 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 King St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Newtown
  • Neighborhood: Newtown
  • Phone Number: 9519-6643

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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A Bohemian inner-west suburb known for its alternative music scene, Newtown is a diverse community offering a multitude of restaurants, art galleries, performance spaces, thrift stores and bars. Home of some of the best live music venues in the city, shows can be found everywhere from the official theaters to the neighborhood pubs. From its humble beginnings as a neighborhood primarily known for its many Thai restaurants, Newtown has evolved into a foodie's paradise with a delightful array of highly innovative cuisines from around the world. It is still possible to eat on a budget, but if you crave a more sophisticated menu, Newtown will not disappoint.
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