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Akarsu Turkish Restaurant & Grill

32A Silver Street, Durham DH1 3RD, England
+44 191 383 0292
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (24 reviews)
“baklava” (12 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00 Hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
32A Silver Street, Durham DH1 3RD, England
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1 - 10 of 319 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First time here with a group of friends. The place is over 3 floors, small and cosy without being intrusive and the service was friendly and timely. Couple of issues with the food mainly around the temperature of it - warm food served + cold...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kockeymad
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Same standards, great food, lovely owners, welcoming waiters/waitresses. If only was wheelchairs accessible. Ordered Adana Kebab, I asked them to replace the rice with extra salad and remove the pita that comes with it. The meat was very tender and well seasoned. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Travailler2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal here last night. Staff are friendly and attentive. The food was delicious. Homemade hummus, falafel, mixed kebab and chicken wrap...all excellently cooked and tasted yummy. Would recommend to anyone who likes Turkish food.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Sazzlejamjar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Disappointed with the quality of the food we received, have visited this restaurant on previous occasions & been happy but sadly this time it was lack lustre, one starter was ok the other not so good which I mentioned to the waiter, a replacement was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank pixiepotter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excited to try this restaurant tonight as a great lover of Turkish food and in particular having read the positive reviews. Unfortunately our experience did not live up to expectations We hadn’t booked but that wasn’t a problem and to be fair we were seated...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Victoriamolloy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice and friendly little place with a great menu. Food was lovely. Going back to try something different next time.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gawinc2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My brother and sister in law booked a meal as this restaurant as one of many 30th birthday treats and it did not disappoint. With a 6 month old baby in tow I thought that the quaint restaurant located at the top of a flight...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jodie I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food, Fantastic Staff Would go back. We had Meze hot and cold for starters so we could try everything and all our mains were delicious. There are lots of floors which means lots of stairs so if you struggle with stairs mention it when...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank sharonmQ2451BS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

FIVE stars all the way for you.this restaurant has great staff and fantastic food..I will be definitely coming back. If you love turkish food don't pass on this place.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic lunchtime meal for my wife, 6 year old and me. Will be back soon. Moussaka and wrap delicious.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cscsisrs
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2 August 2018|
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Response from | Property representative |
Hi you can have chips or rice.
22 May 2018|
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Response from jaj0409 | Reviewed this property |
The two nearby car parks Millburngate and Prince Bishops both have both have disabled car park spaces. One is at the bottom of Silver St the other at the top, Silver St is quite steep. However, I think your difficulties may... More
23 September 2016|
Response from lisaramage | Reviewed this property |
It's on their facebook page
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32A Silver Street, Durham DH1 3RD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 383 0292
Authentic Turkish cuisine set in a 1600's, grade 2 listed building, in the heart of Durham City. A warm welcome comes as standard. Afiyet Olsun.
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