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Istanbul Turkish BBQ Restaurant & Takeaway

34 York Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2BD, England
+44 1702 464017
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Overview
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“kebab” (37 reviews)
“rice” (32 reviews)
“baklava” (15 reviews)
Open Now
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM Hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Barbecue, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Halal
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
34 York Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2BD, England
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1 - 10 of 378 reviews

Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

Have visited this restaurant on many occasions and definitely recommend to friends and family. Food is always plentiful and extremely tasty the hot and cold mezze always hit the spot and the owner is always so welcoming and can’t do enough to help even when...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GraemeS331
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

You certainly will not leave still hungry. The waitresses are very accommodating and attentive. The starters of helim and sucuk was so flavoursome and the main portions are equally so full of flavour however will reconsider starters next time due to size of main. A...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank suesanvan
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Arrived very late and expected to be served onto a takeaway, but the staff immediately offered to seat us. Quick service and food came out quickly. It was fresh and delicious. Attentive staff kept checking if we were okay or wanted...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Hannah W
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

We have just returned from our meal to celebrate an 18th birthday. From the moment I made the booking the staff were extremely helpful and accommodating. They decorated with a mixture of bits I brought and they had so it looked great. Food was amazing...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KateG2419
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Love this place! This is my go to place when I come to southend! Great service and quality food, highly recommend.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jengray1989
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

We have visited this restaurants for lunch, food was so fresh and tasty, as a starter we had cold meza, very big portions perfect to share, staff very friendly, lovely people! Recommended!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank suelondon63
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

One of the few halal options at southend lakeside hence as lovers of Turkish food we wanted to give this place a try. We placed and order of mixed grill and 4-5 mezze, although I picked my mezze, I was given one mezze twice and...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank aash4ever
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner found this restaurant last year and have traveled from Basildon just to eat here, The staff are amazing the service they provide is quick and efficient always correct and helpful and when your unsure what to order, The food is on...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Carla B
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Visited as a group of 18 and asked to leave because the chef felt we didn't order enough! How totally ridiculous...... would not recommend it at all.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank s1586
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Food was very tasty and good waitress however the portions were very small not enough salad nor Cus cus a bit disappointing as other large luxury Turkish reastaurants and very much more generous. This is only a kebab shop. Shame.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Rosa08
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NPAAD
August 26, 2015|
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Response from Afize B | Reviewed this property |
yes, they do , they are serving a clean, delicious and halal food, I can highly recommend this restaurant to anyone who loves to enjoy the turkish traditional cuisine.
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Hafsa U
August 10, 2015|
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Response from Afize B | Reviewed this property |
yes it is very clean and are serving halal food
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Najakhtar
August 6, 2015|
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Response from Afize B | Reviewed this property |
yes it is, the meat is clean and halal, I highly recommend.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 York Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 464017
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