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Mahmut's Restaurant

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Islamlar Mahallesi | Islamlar Koyu, Kas, Turkey
+90 242 838 63 44
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2013

Driving from Kalkan to Islamlar you cannot fail to be stirred by the wonderful scenery (and dreadful roads) as you travail the route leading to the Trout farms. We stopped at Mahmuts Restaurant which is also a Trout farm and from a seat overlooking the valley found the view quite breathtaking. The food, unfortunately was not. We started with an... More 

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Kas, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2013

Not easy to find but well worth the drive out of Kalkan. Some upgrading of the restaurant going on but that did not detract from the excellent fish and salad. Good value for money.

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hertfordshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2012

Mahmut is very hospitable, him and his family cant do enough for you. the food is excelent and really good value for money. whether you are staying in the mountains at one of the villas or staying in Kalkan it is definitly one to put on your list! Great fried cheese

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London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2012

We were staying in the little village of Islamlar and dined here twice. Islamlar is up the mountain north of Kalkan a few km's up a windy road. It's a little cooler in the evening when the sun drops (especially out of season), so if you're coming from Kalkan then I would prepare for this as it may come as... More 

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Walton-on-Thames, Surrey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2012

Went to Mahmuts on the last evening of our holiday.....literally en route to the airport. We were a party of 5 and didn't realise that on Weds evenings it was a set menu with lamb as the main course meaning that we would not be able to order a la carte......however the owner of the restaurant was totally accommodating and... More 

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Motherwell
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2012

Collected in what looked like a pick up truck. Very careful drive up the mountainside through beautiful countryside- lots of trees, crops growing & vines!Turkish wines are improving! A lovely welcome awaited us.Great views down to the sea & the sound of water gushing all around. Went on the fish night. Great meze to start, followed by delicious trout, lovely... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2012

We booked on the strength of a leaflet through our villa. They come to pick you up and off you go, up and up the windy roads. We chose the 'lamb' night and thoroughly enjoyed it. Only downside was constant pestering of months as the sun went down but it was good value for money and a lovely setting. Everyone... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2010

20 minute uphill drive from Kalkan to Islamlar is Mahmut's. We had decided to find a restaurant in the hills serving a traditional Turkish breakfast and found the right place. The spicy eggs were delicious and with the basket of lovely bread,fruit,honey,jam,coffee etc it made for a wonderful experience. The price was very reasonable for a full breakfast. The fresh... More 

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Essex
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2010

We had a leaflet left in our villa that offered a free taxi ride to this restaurant for a fixed price menu. How could we lose?? Taxi turned up 25 mins early so we had to leave ill prepared, squashed into what would be better desribed as child seats in the back (5 passengers in the taxi). Journey more than... More 

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Kalkan, Turkey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2010

Went to the Wednesday night themed evening - included was taxi which was just as well as would not have gone all that way otherwise. Food was ok, but if four of you are going then book two tables for two rather than one for four as two people will get the SAME AMOUNT of food as four will but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Turkish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Islamlar Mahallesi | Islamlar Koyu, Kas, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Turkish Mediterranean Coast  >  Antalya Province  >  Kas
  • Phone Number: +90 242 838 63 44

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