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“A lot of potential but sadly falls short”
Review of Belgin's Kitchen

Belgin's Kitchen
Ranked #70 of 210 Restaurants in Kalkan
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Turkish
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed September 14, 2012

We were tempted by this restaurant due to the idea of 'traditional Turkish dining'. The upstairs terrace comprises of low tables and cushions to sit on and the signs and manager boast "traditional Turkish cooking". However, once our meals were served it became blatantly clear that traditional means premade! The casserole was obviously freshly made in the kitchen but using prepackaged ingredients such as tinned mushroom and a save that had obviously come from a packet.
We ate what we could of our meals, quickly paid the bill and went elsewhere for a pizza.

This restaurant honestly had the potential to be one of the best in Kalkan purely for the novelty of eating in the traditional Turkish setting. However, if they want to improve then the 'traditional turkish cooking' should possibly actually be COOKED rather than heated up!

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Thank Sam A
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Reviewed September 13, 2012 via mobile

Saw the reviews on trip advisor before visiting which were very mixed. Wished we had listened to the bad ones

Food looked and tasted like it was pre packed and it was inedible. I couldn't even eat my meal which was the lady's thighs.

It's great to experience the whole Turkish style of eating on the floor and the view was great too. If the food was good this place would be such a great place to eat.

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Thank Sian-Wales89
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Reviewed September 4, 2012

I went to this restaurant as part of a family group on holiday this summer. We'd reserved a corner ottoman on the roof. The views across the bay were stunning.
The food is good; on the recommendation of one of the children in the group I had 'ladies thighs' which were lovely. It's good Turkish food. The staff were attentive and welcoming.
Overall a brilliant evening in a lovely location.

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Thank SilverLadyLondon
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Reviewed August 13, 2012

Nice for a change to be seated on the floor, on cushions, on a roof terrace. The food was nice, but nothing special, as compared with the high standard in this party of Turkey.

Overall, nice, and we would go again, but we won't be rushing back.

Thank Allan B
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Reviewed August 8, 2012 via mobile

good service nice food quality ambience! despite fact we had a technical malfunction!! night we visited had a bit of a wait but food was of a good quality, staff cared and atmosphere was traditional Turkish sat on cushions etc different from others in kalkan old town!

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Thank linzj1279
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