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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


$2 - $46
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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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
Thank 15kimg
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Overall very good food, some becoming border-case authentic Turkish due to variations, a nice experience and well enjoyed

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sagirsultan
Reviewed January 27, 2019

I was recommended this establishment awhile ago and never really had the chance to visit. Well i finally did visit and kicked myself in the shins for not visiting earlier. It has to be no doubt the most unique, scrumptious and plentiful breakfast i have...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mushussein
Reviewed January 22, 2019 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in Balmain with excellent food and service. The restaurant has a great vibe, especially downstairs, whilst upstairs is great for a quieter but equally great experience. Nice big tables outside for summer. Great share food - highly recommend the dips,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BridgeC1988
Reviewed January 15, 2019

This restaurant offer a great authentic treat - not just the food, but the whole experience of "Efendy"..

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Peter M
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

Went for our work Xmas Party - food was excellent - had banquet menu - lots of food - catered to all tastes

Date of visit: December 2018
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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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