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“A Real Disappointment - avoid”
Review of Kilim

Kilim
Ranked #17 of 201 Restaurants in Napier
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Turkish
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Yealmpton, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
139 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“A Real Disappointment - avoid”
Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

After all of the high reviews on this site we really looked forward to an authentic Turkish with its quality meat and dips. Boy were we disappointed. It was a real emperors new clothes for us. As a cheap takeaway akin to a kebab house it might have stretched to two stars. As a restaurant it can only be one. Cheap yes but not even value for the sixty six dollars we spent on food for two. The dip starters were watery and horrible, the spicy lamb cheap reconstituted meat worse than the cheapest beefburger and the 'salad' flaccid. For us a terrible choice in Napier given the many respectable restaurants in the area.

Visited March 2014
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
“Authentic and delicious”
Reviewed March 10, 2014

So good! Every time I visit Napier I have to eat here at least twice. Portions are more than generous and it is all fresh, delicious and authentic!

Visited February 2014
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Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Best of the Bay!”
Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

This little turkish family restaurant, is a real gem. Love the charm of the people and the food is a real illustration of true turkish cuisine. Much love!

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Thank Mostauche
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Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great Food and Value”
Reviewed March 2, 2014

Food was fabulous great flavors, huge portions and not expensive, BYO with no corkage charge. Highly recommend this restaurant.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank Michael G
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Sheffield
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Excellent value money!”
Reviewed March 1, 2014

The service was very friendly. The food was tasty and the portions were huge. Good if you're hungry!

Visited February 2014
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