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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


$2 - $45
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had been to this restaurant before and thought the food was the best middle eastern food, we had ever eaten; however, at that time, there was a separate full Vegetarian menu that was perfect for me and, as a result, my husband took me...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Jeannie G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The venue is wonderful, very nice and cosy, The food is nice and well priced, Not a big menu selection but nice selection, comfortable outing,

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Anjani D
Reviewed May 5, 2019

Our group of 6 enjoyed the most delicious lunch, we ordered a mix of plates including the prawns, beef kofte, eggplant bomb, the cauliflower & kale salad and a couple of desserts, every dish was delicious. The service was friendly and professional. Will definately be...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank LB012014
Reviewed April 14, 2019

We ate dinner here with friends on the weekend and ordered the banquet as it seemed to cover all the dishes we wanted to try. The dips at the start included humus, smoked eggplant, and an artichoke dip with peas - all were delicious especially...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Ingrid0309
Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

It was such a pleasure to come here for breakfast. There are no bacon & egg rolls or smashed avocado on toast or lattes, rather the most amazingly sumptuous spread of dips, assortment of breads, cheeses and meats with bottomless pit serving of apple tea...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank AquaticNomad
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

My partner and I decided on a spontaneous visit to Effendy. The venue is great for a romantic dinner. The service was so good, our waiter was friendly and helped us decide on our meals. The atmosphere was great. And lastly the flavours of the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 513sindyp
Reviewed February 26, 2019

Wandered in off the street, no booking to be met by wonderful staff who made you feel right at home. Every bite of food was filled with an amazing combination of spice and texture, crunchy tasty vegetables, juicy delicious meats, fresh herbs and breads and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank lovesherfood2018
Reviewed February 17, 2019

Each bite was bursting with flavor and everything was exceptional, best Turkish restaurant in Sydney by far. Would not hesitate to recommend. Staff very friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating, atmosphere was when relaxed and fine dining collide. A must visit for all.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Felicity V
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

As a Turk, I was keen to taste food in this restaurant which belongs to a famous Turkish chef. Food from appetizers to main course was so tasty. To me the finishing with the dessert Kunefe was legendary. Team in the kitchen puts a special...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Cem K
Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

I went with my daughter for breakfast after a morning shopping in lovely Balmain. I have wanted to go to this restaurant for a couple of years and it did not disappoint. It was better than I ever expected. The courtyard setting was just beautiful....More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Take the ferry to the inner west suburb of Balmain and
be enchanted with this picturesque and eclectic
waterside area. A stroll down Darling Street will take
you on a tour of coffee shops, boutique delicatessens
and shops offering wholefood products and organic
cuisines. Yoga studios abound, and live music emanates
from the hotels at night. As the place where the
Australian Labor Party formed in 1891, Balmain has
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April 29, 2019|
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Response from DesiP22 | Reviewed this property |
no real menus for children, the menu might be a little fussy for them.
August 21, 2017|
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Response from SomerSiv | Property representative |
Hi Libby, no we are not. Thanks
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