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“Excellent food, nice environment, great service”
Review of Elai Restaurant

Elai Restaurant
Ranked #9 of 36 Restaurants in Uchisar
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Turkish
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed September 9, 2013

Thoroughly enjoyed dinner so much that we went back a second time. After a week of nonstop kebab shacks, it was a treat to go to more of a "fine dining" restaurant serving more interesting dishes, artfully prepared, with more of a continental flair.

Outdoor seating would have been nice, but it didn't seem to be available.

Highly recommended.

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Reviewed August 7, 2013

We went to dinner at the Elia based largely on recommendation in Lonely Planet. A mistake. Most Turkish restaurants make you feel welcome from the moment you walk in the door. Not Elai. Although we were the ONLY diners (at nearly 8 p.m.), we were told we could not have a table by the window because it was reserved (and, by the way, when we left almost two hours later, we were still the only diners in the restaurant). Service was diffident; food was mediocre and over-priced (my date's beef kebab was terribly over-cooked; my asparagus appetizer was SO overcooked as to be nearly inedible). Avoid.

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3  Thank LMOverby
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Reviewed July 6, 2013

We had lunch at this amazing Restuarant, food was freshly made and absolutely delicious.......
The ambience is good its in this tiny village and the owners are sooo warm and courteous, we reached there quite late in the afternoon and it was their closing time yet they welcomed us , and dished out this amazing spread..

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Reviewed July 3, 2013

Last weekend we had an unforgettable evening in Elai Restaurant's roof terrace under the stars in Capadoccia's enjoying the view of the pigeons valley,the Erciyas mountain and the red valley.
Elai restaurant is my favourite in this region has an excellent cuisine of european and turkish
dishes,an excellent wine choice and excellent service.
the restaurant is on the 1.floor of an old greek house which has been renovated and in summer
the terrace on the roof with a beautiful view is an excellent place to have a romantic summer night
candle light dinner under the stars with superb food quality and wine choice which you will enjoy.
I warmly recommend this restaurant which merits to be the best in this region.

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13  Thank amirzekeriya
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Reviewed May 24, 2013

we couldn't get in without advance reservation but everybody local recommended!! must be good we thought ))

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