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US$11 - US$19
Mediterranean, Turkish
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 19 December 2020

Recently went out for a meal in Gem of Essex with my husband - the food is amazing and it's good value too. We'd recommend the calamari and prawns for starters which were really tasty.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 1 November 2020

On arrival, we were shown to our reserved table and it was good to see that they had altered the table layouts to give a good distance between tables. I had the calamari for starters followed by lamb cutlets well cooked for my mains. both...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 25 October 2020

Best restaurant in Essex friendly staff. Very good service and excellent service and excellent food. I do recommend to everyone who loves Turkish food with best service.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 19 October 2020 via mobile

Friendly staff & Excellent Service! Went here with 4 friends and ordered the meal platter for four. Tasty selection of mezes with fresh bread. The lamb was succulent and tender. Finished off with delicious Anatolian dessert.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 19 October 2020

Amazing food. We came as a family and the service was very good. Would definitely go again and is covid friendly.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 19 October 2020

We were there on Monday night as a family.. their Adana dish was delicious! While the staff were so attentive even at busy periods Certainly would go again!

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 23 September 2020

been here a few times always had lovely food and service. The moussaka and calves liver starter are wonderful.

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed 24 August 2020

was quite pleased with the overall quality of the food, for the price the food was good. Service was good, nice ambience and overall a good evening.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 19 August 2020

Lovely evening with friends at Gem of Essex. It’s so good to have a local restaurant with such friendly staff, especially Jay, excellent food and delicious Turkish wine which is a great discovery. Will return with or without Rishi’s ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ offer.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 18 August 2020

Have been here a few times and never been let down. The service is good, the food is delicious and the portions are big enough to leave you more than full! Would recommend.

Date of visit: August 2020
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    Does Gem Of Essex offer takeaway?
    Yes, Gem Of Essex offers takeaway services.
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    How is Gem Of Essex rated?
    Gem Of Essex is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5