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“Excellent Turkish Restaurant on the Isle of Dogs”

The old fire station
Ranked #2,158 of 23,707 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Turkish
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed April 27, 2013

I live right down the street from this restaurant and am ashamed to say that I've only been here twice. It is set in an old fire station (hence the name) but serves Turkish food, along with some excellent Turkish wine.

The interior is decorated quite cute - empty frames hanging from the ceiling and windows that open up fully so it's comfortable when the weather is quite nice outside.

The menu list is extensive - I would recommend the Halloumi and Spinach vegetarian dish, which is cooked in a delicious creamy white wine sauce and comes alongside Basmati rice. At the end of the meal they do bring you some little dessert nibbles on the house, so be sure to order a Turkish coffee. :) They also do brunch menu that includes English breakfast options for those unwilling or unsure of Turkish cuisine.

The service is also excellent - not overbearing, not pushy, but friendly and knowledgeable servers who don't rush nor ignore you but let you enjoy a delicious meal.

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Thank Excentrique
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Reviewed April 19, 2013 via mobile

We are local to this Turkish restaurant so go quite often. It's simple food at great prices. The service is great too

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Thank custard405
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Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

Live on the doorstep of this restaurant. It could be so great. Food is absolutely tasteless. The best dish is the all day breakfast. We have eaten in here numerous times. But the food doesn't get any better. The other best dish is the bread with dipping sauce, it's the only dish they serve with any flavour or taste

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Thank Duane1965
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Reviewed March 24, 2013

Been here many times since it as opened food fantastic every time, staff friendly, and excellent service. Food is made to a very high standard can not fault. Prices are reasonable too!

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Thank FATBUTFIT
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Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

Great atmosphere, friendly staff, gorgeous food (especially the kebabs) and great value for money. Love this place.

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Thank KatieWakey
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