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Review of Istanbul - CLOSED

Istanbul
Cuisines: Turkish
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed March 5, 2014

Popped in to try this Tukish restaurant!!!!! Lovely. Staff were on the ball. Food was wonderful. Dessert was lovely. Will defno be going back.

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Thank lisa s
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Reviewed March 1, 2014

We happened upon this Turkish restaurant on a wander down the High Street and will definitely return. The staff are very warm, attentive, welcoming and have the tech to ensure prompt service. We had a variety of tasty Meze which were great - especially as we are vegetarian and a bottle of Pino Grigio. Great value, came in at £40 for two. Everyone seemed to pay their compliments as they left.

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Reviewed February 21, 2014

I have been looking forward to trying this out since it opened as I love Turkish food and wasn't disappointed. My parents, partner and 2 yr old daughter only wanted a light lunch so we had mezes but we decided had to follow it up with baklava and Turkish coffee! I can't wait to go back and have a full meal as the menu looked so good. The staff were friendly and attentive and food was wonderful. Don't be put off by the look of the small ground floor as the upstairs is light and airy.

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Thank NoodleNikki
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Reviewed February 7, 2014

After doing a summer season in beautiful Turkey, my fiancee and I had really missed Turkish food so to find a newly opened Turkish restaurant in Canterbury got us excited!

Really friendly manager present on arrival to welcome us, followed by smiles from the kitchen staff after a "meribah" from us made us smile too, upstairs to the gorgeously modern but still very Turkish-ly designed seating area and seated at one of the window booths to overlook Canterbury high street.

Service was swift, no pestering from the staff during the meal and fantastic food made us all very happy. We went for various dishes and shared between 6 of us. Great value, great food and great service. Couldn't have asked for more. Will definitely be returning when we're back down in Canterbury and have also since visited for lunch too.

Definitely worth a visit if you want to try something new in Canterbury.

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Thank Eeasp
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Reviewed February 6, 2014

We had lunch here on Saturday - having seen it had opened and loving Turkish food we were really pleased!
We chose from the set menu. The food was ok. It was very filling, and lots of it. We were a little bit disappointed as the food could have been so much better and having spent many holidays in Turkey we know how tasty the food can be - however the lamb was delicious!

The staff couldn't have been any more helpful. We asked for a break between the main course and the dessert, which they were more than happy to oblige. We didn't feel rushed at all.

It was certainly good value for money and we left absolutely stuffed - we will return but maybe try something else off the main menu.

Recommend to give it a try - especially if you have never tried Turkish food before - It is a good introduction.

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Thank KandKKent
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