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Akarsu Turkish Restaurant & Grill

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  • Socially distanced dining tables
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PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$20
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had an amazing evening. Food was outstanding as was the service. Fehim made us feel welcome from the second we walked in and was very generous with his time and knowledge. If you are in the area then we cannot recommend the restaurant enough!

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 4 days ago

First time at this restaurant and it lived up to reviews. Food was lovely and authentic as I often visit Turkey . Will definitely return here. Our waiter Gengis was very helpful and friendly. Restaurant itself was very quirky, their are quite a lot of...stairs to climb especially if not seated on first floor for anyone with mobility issues. Looking forward to returning. 👍More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited for the first time just before New Year. What a marvellous evening. Quality food in a cosy environment. Great welcome from the staff while we were wonderfully served by the personable and helpful Fehim who is a real asset to the restaurant.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fehim (waiter) suggested us the lamb chops, and best thing ever. I don’t eat lamb but here it changed my perspective. Great service too! Interacting and very respectful. Absolutely loved it and recommend to anyone!!

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I regularly eat at Akarsu and it never disappoints. My boyfriend and I visited last week and we had a lovely time. The food is always lovely and the servers are fantastic. I’d recommend the white Turkish wine to any wine drinkers,...as well as the raki which adds to the experience. The restaurant itself is beautiful and quaint, with really cool decor. Would highly recommend.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food absolutely outstanding, staff friendly and attentive well recommend 👌. Visited Trip Advisor for top 10 restaurants in Durham and this did not dissappoint.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came to this restaurant for my 40th birthday lunch. Food and service was excellent. Nothing was too much trouble for our waiter Fehim. Will definitely be returning.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went tonight with my husband having never been and we weren’t disappointed. Absolutely beautiful food thank you at a good price. Julie crow

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my 3rd time at Akarsu, always delicious and well-served. I’d like to write special thanks to Fehim, usually taking good care of us and recommending the best dishes ever. The mixed grill never fails to fulfill my stomach. Will surely visit again. The...Turkish coffee and turkish tea are a good choice for a perfect mood after a heavy meal. Thanks Fehim.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and excellent service. Fehim was so kind and helpful. Always a great joy to see him around.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Vegan1759
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Frequently Asked Questions about Akarsu Turkish Restaurant & Grill

Yes, Akarsu Turkish Restaurant & Grill offers takeaway services.

Yes, Akarsu Turkish Restaurant & Grill is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Akarsu Turkish Restaurant & Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5