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West End / Highgate Hill 1 Dornoch Tce, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
07 3217 2617
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Geneva, Switzerland
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339 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Friday lunch time at the Caravanserai sees the restaurant empty. The setting is basic, the menu as well,be it that the dishes are authentically Turkish. Food is well prepared, my chicken skewers are well prepared, but the dish as a whole nothing to write home about. Even the price is average. Wine is BYO.

Thank robert_bos53
Melbourne, Australia
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68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in off the street and were happy with this find. Loved the share plates , serves were generous . My eggplant dish was divine . Great little neighborhood gem . Lovely atmosphere as we dined outside .

Thank bindybel
Mackay, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the pleasure of being invited to eat here, and so happy we were, atmosphere was lovely & relaxing, staff were very helpful & food was excellent, we enjoyed a entree shared between 3people with plenty to go around. Main meal was delicious, chicken dishes was yum & Atlantic salmon was excellent, had plenty to eat & certainly didn't leave... More 

Thank andreabethel
Trier, Deutschland
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to this restaurant 2 weeks ago and I was amazed by the atmosphere. I heard a lot about it before so I was keen to give it a try. It's BYO so if you wanna enjoy a glass of wine with your meal, you have to bring it yourself. Service was very friendly and quick even though it... More 

Thank Mirnchen
Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food was great, and the place is wonderfully decorated. The staff were quite friendly and helpful in all manners of service. There were two downsides for me, it was pretty noisy and lots of movement happening around our table, the second point was that it was definitely not good value for money. I ordered the spinach and goats cheese... More 

Thank jdbrownlie
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this night with friends and family. We had the meze plate to start with, the meat was amazing, but the dips were very sad. The fresh Turkish bread was great too. The main were okay.. really disappointed with them in fact. I wished more from this place, but I did not quite deliver for me or my wife.... More 

Thank Ross W
Brisbane, Australia
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Had the best evening at Caravanseri tonight. Group booking (birthday) for 11 people, service was exemplary, food was spectacular and everyone left very happy. Fifth time I've been to this restaurant and report the same great experience each time. I recommend highly. Special note to the team (chef and guest managers) - thank you.

Thank lmb_612
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74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

I won't bore with full details, but basically we had dinner on a night when there was a big function inside the restaurant. We were seated outside, it was cold and windy, it was too dark to see the food properly, we asked for a heater but it never came. We had to go inside and get our own wine... More 

Thank 11Cab11
Melbourne, Australia
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98 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

There's not too many charmingly relaxed restaurants like Caravanserai that offer BYO $3 corkage per person). The restaurant has been around for years and the perfect go-to for your visitors to Brisbane. The food isn't traditional Turkish but offers all the flavours you love about Turkish food in a clean/modern way. The meze platters are the most popular and so... More 

Thank Clifden27
Nowra, Australia
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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

I left the choice of restaurant to my sister during a recent catch up and I was not disappointed. As soon as we walked in I felt like I'd been transported! I loved everything about it, the ambience, the decor and particularly the lanterns. The staff were excellent, attentive and friendly. We had the mezzo platter for two which was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $25
European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West End / Highgate Hill 1 Dornoch Tce, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: 07 3217 2617

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?