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Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
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Reviewed February 13, 2020 via mobile

Istanbul never disappoints. It has great food and fantastic staff. The mixed grill is super and the homemade cheesecake to die for!! Mid-week lunch menu is such good value too 👍

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 2, 2020 via mobile

Went with 5 adults and 1 2 year old for late Sunday lunch. Food and service was excellent in a really nice setting.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 21, 2020 via mobile

Nice food,quick service.Large venue and can accommodate large parties.Lots of people go in for celebrations.The waiters come and sing at the table.Belly dancers and disco on sat night till 11pm from about 21:30.Belly dancers come to your table and try and get you to dance...with them.Good fun of you like that.Waiters pleasant.Nice evening.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 7, 2020 via mobile

Having previously visiting the establishment during the daytime we decided to try an evening visit. We were not dissapointed and the place was packed out. There was a vibrant atmosphere and very attentive staff. The food was amazing and the drinks very good. Everything about...the place is top notch.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 4, 2020

Haven’t been here for a while , easy booking on line Attentive service , food yummy , reasonable priced Would recommend

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed January 3, 2020 via mobile

I booked a table for 4 the day before and on arrival, they denied a booking was made. I showed the senior staff member the time I rang from my phone but still persisted I made no reservation. We were having a verbal disagreement but...kept calm as the restaurant was full, and this is when I was asked for a booking reference. I couldn’t help but laugh when this was requested as I have never been given a booking reference for a restaurant. Once threatened with a bad TripAdvisor review, the member of staff wanted to get his phone out and record us. We left the restaurant and went to the neighbouring Italian Job (which was great and highly recommended). A couple of weeks later I rang back to reserve a table and guess what? No booking reference was given!! Even when I explained our past experience he denied any mention of a reference number!! I would have accepted it if they were honest and held their hands up and said, we messed up, sorry their is no available table but the way they made excuses and treated us like we were in the wrong is inexcusable. There is no way I would go to that restaurant again, there are better ones in Urmston!!More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed January 2, 2020

New place , when you walk in it take your breath away,the decor is magnificent, food top notch, its spotless an faultless

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed December 26, 2019

We had the 2 course deal for £19.99, the mixed grill was a popular choice in the restaurant, we saw plenty of them coming out! We chose the mixed grill and sizzling chicken. Very good portions, tasted gorgeous as always. Great value, lovely food and...fantastic service. Love eating here.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 16, 2019 via mobile

Amazing value for money. Love the decor and great atmosphere. Alex made us the best ever mojitos. They don't do the two course deal during December but still worth going and easy parking fairly close by.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 15, 2019

Went here on our works Christmas do. Fantastic food, very tasty and reasonable portions. It was very busy and the staff were very friendly. There was entertainment with a belly dancer and a disco later on. The atmosphere was great and would recommend for a...living night out, with good food.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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June 6, 2019|
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Response from Sammie_jaye | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have draft beer but it is a Turkish brand
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Response from JennyI2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's halal - I think there is one meat that isn't but cannot remember
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