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Istanbul Restaurant

880-882 High Road | North Finchley, London N12 9RH, England
+44 20 8445 2230
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“kebab” (16 reviews)
“lamb dish” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00 Hours
Turkish, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
880-882 High Road | North Finchley, London N12 9RH, England
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

We went for dinner here on a recommendation from a friend and had the best night ever. Fantastic food, great atmosphere and very swift service. There was even a belly dancer on the night that was very entertaining. Child friendly venue with some of the...More

Thank Parham S
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

This Turkish restaurant one of the best, if not the best in South England and London. The food is top quality and the service is great too. The staff are friendly and helpful. Keep up the great work. From Cllr Dan long & family.

Thank Danny L
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

This is the 3rd time we tried ISTANBUL. They prepared a nice table for 10 at Easter and the position and seating were very comfortable. A la cart menu was extensive, extremely tasty and very reasonably priced. The service was also very friendly and efficient...More

Thank pdcs4
Reviewed 21 March 2018

very disappointed by this cheap but very ungenerous lunchtime venue. I could find nothing interesting and very little Turkish on the menu, The 2 usually very tasty starter dishes were tasteless. Ended up with Moussaka, which I assumed would at least be a reasonable portion...More

1  Thank EuroTraveller52
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We have been to the restaurant several time since it opened, we have also had takeaways. Food is very good, staff really nice. made to feel really welcome.

Thank Lindsay F
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Me & friend came here for lunch and picked off the lunch set menu. The portion sizes were disappointingly small. The food we got was ok - highlight being the desserts: rice pudding & coconut baklava. I think I'd like to come again but would...More

Thank Nood1986
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Was here with family and enjoyed the whole experience. The menu is extensive and there really is something for everyone. Tasty food, beautiful spices, and staff are attentive. My first time but my family come here often.

Thank Gino P
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Been to this Turkish Restaurant a few times and it always delivers. Took daughter recently and as usual the Lamb Kebab was excellent. Had other dishes also which were very pleasant. On one occasion we were entertained by a Belly Dancer which was very well...More

Thank D0llie
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Wonderful presentation and delicious food. I highly recommend the Istanbul restaurant. A fabulous place for special occasions.

Thank Yılmaz D
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Wonderfully cooked food with the best ever service, flawless, with good wine list - visit this restaurant !

Thank tarjei1964
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 880-882 High Road | North Finchley, London N12 9RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8445 2230
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Turkish restaurant serving charcoal grilled kebabs and traditional home made turkish dishes, large selection of vegeterian and seafood dishes
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