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Achelya Turkish

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23 Aquitania Way | Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
(03) 9602 2234
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Tathra, Australia
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127 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

This restaurant ticked a couple of boxes... Close to our hotel on an evening we were both tired & very easy wheelchair access. We weren't after a feast so simply ordered some dolmades (vine leaves), mixed dips, tabouli & then the chicken doner with rice & salad included. The vine leave were straight out of the can which immediately makes... More 

Thank CrippAdvisor
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135 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Achelya is a turkish restaurant in a great location in Docklands. Food servings are huge. Quality ordinary. The customers here are largely folk who choose to inhale fruit substances through a bong. for them food and drink are lesser considerations. At times the restaurant has a strong sweet fruit odour.

Thank Angleseateam
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is so dissapointing! They gave us no choice but to order in bouquets, 45 dollars a person and the amount of food, quality and taste that was put on the table was so bad! They gave us canned vine leaves, and mixed up our mocktails for cocktails.. The dance floor is so tiny also that you don't feel... More 

Thank Sama G
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105 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

We have been here a few times before Each time we are in for a pleasant surprise Sometimes the staff are on to it other times, it appears everyone is training. The food is great very xxxx for it surroundings and service It's essentially a cafe with restaurant prices Famous for its hooka We went when belly dancers were on... More 

Thank Indyrka
Melksham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

We weren't sure about visiting having read previous reviews, but we were staying close so gave it a try. We had kebabs ! They were everything you would expect and the service was brilliant. We went back a few nights later and had steak and fish of the day. Excellent, and once again the waiting staff were so good (... More 

Thank SteveMelksham
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Our meal was most enjoyable with plenty to eat. The bellydancing performance was a pleasant surprise

Thank Kathleen O
Page, Arizona
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137 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

Arrived fairly late in Melbourne and wanted something close to Esplanade. I had the Kavurma with Lamb and enjoyed it very much.

Thank kyle w
Figtree, Australia
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65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

Great food, no regrets though in the final part of our banquet it did say Baklava but we got something else, was looking forward to trying their baklava...still though id go here again and again. The fish was nice and so were the other meats, the dips and veggie stuff mmmmm yum. Had a few Turkish beers too, nice. Thanks... More 

Thank Afrim A
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Ordered a dip and Turkish bread for two and a meat platter and got it as take away. Dips were divine and the was bread to die for. The meat dishes that we were served were cooked to perfection. We would highly recommend this restaurant. The staff were pleasant and very helpful. If Turkish people eat out at a Turkish... More 

Thank Kris F
Bendigo, Australia
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89 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Had quite a good look and atmosphere but the food was a let down. Lacked flavour and was uninspiring to say the least

Thank JBlack14

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $18
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Aquitania Way | Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Docklands
  • Neighborhood: Docklands
  • Phone Number: (03) 9602 2234

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