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Istanbul Restaurant

22 St. Helens Road, Swansea SA1 4AP, Wales
+44 1792 654966
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“baklava” (37 reviews)
“meat platter” (15 reviews)
“moussaka” (9 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
22 St. Helens Road, Swansea SA1 4AP, Wales
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here tonight on a spontaneous trip as I was starving. We have lived in swansea over a year and have practically tried every kebab in the city. To our disappointment they were all rubbish! All with pre made stuff. We went tonight with...More

1  Thank Jessica E
Reviewed 30 November 2017

This was an excellent visit. The welcome was warm and friendly, the range of food on offer is quite huge, the quality and quantity of the food we had amazing. I am not the world's best expert on middle-eastern food but this was by far...More

1  Thank fishonsaturday
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

It’s the end of a very busy week and I’m ready for a simple honest meal in friendly surroundings. I just want to relax in the knowledge that the meal will be reliably good quality. And that’s what Hari provides. The service is warm, friendly...More

2  Thank Salvatore A
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Excellent experience at this restaurant this evening. The quality of the food and service was a 10 out of 10. We had sword fish absolutely wonderful.

1  Thank Familyfavs
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was amazing. Highly recommend the meat platter. The chicken was so so tender. The hummous was great as well. Friendly staff and a relaxed atmosphere. A really hidden gem!

1  Thank maizie r
Reviewed 15 October 2017

we came on a whim following a long walk, so hungry! we had the set menu, good choice of several dishes for starter and main. good reasonable wine choice Very friendly helpful service. starter and main delicious, followed by wonderful baklava to finish. excellent all...More

1  Thank gilli
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We came here whilst in Swansea for the night and it was lovely. We had the meat platter which was good and reasonably priced. Service was very good and would definitely come back when in Swansea again!

1  Thank MP123Uk
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

What a great dinner, this was my second visit to Istanbul, loved the food, loved the friendliness and specially love the owner. This time I wanted to taste Turkish coffee and I am so glad I did one word delicious, I will recommend whoever visits...More

1  Thank Roop B
Reviewed 16 September 2017

It was our first time to eat at The Istanbul and definitely won't be the last! Delicious food, great variety of dishes on the menu, something for everyone. The service was excellent nothing was too much trouble, nice to see happy, friendly staff Reasonable prices...More

2  Thank jgcymru
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Had a nice welcome, the food was very fresh and tasty. The owner who served us was excellent and obviously really cares about his customers and even threw in a complimentary dessert, fantastic customer service. Fully deserve their place in the top 10 restaurants in...More

2  Thank Jon A
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Questions & Answers
26 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Jampaul1 | Reviewed this property |
On street parking nearby
21 January 2016|
Response from Yaz B | Property representative |
No we are not, we serve a selection of wines and two choices of beer, Efes (a turkish beer) and Budweiser.
26 March 2015|
Response from Yaz B | Property representative |
There is a car park by the Grand Theatre.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 St. Helens Road, Swansea SA1 4AP, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Swansea County  >  Swansea
  • Phone Number: +44 1792 654966
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