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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Barbecue, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 6 October 2021

My wife looked up 'best place for halloumi' on our way to Southend so we stumbled on this place. Fantastic meal, great menu. When we realized that we were there only people in the restaurant NOT from eastern Europe then we had an idea we'd...made a good choice. Food didn't disappoint. Complimentary cold starters and bread. Nice cold beer. Nice service and atmosphere. £60 for two courses for two (including tip) but more than enough food. Would recommend and would go back. Thanks!More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 8 August 2021

The best take away in southend. Very delicious and fresh tasting. The portion sizes are huge so me and husband share now so we don't have any waste

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 6 August 2021

We had never been to Southend so didn't know the area and a friend and I wanted to go out for sit-down meal. Ambience inside was lovely. Staff were really attentive and friendly. They let me try the wines before choosing which one I wanted...which was an amazing and personal touch and was so appreciated. Extremely generous portions and worth the money. Great quality products and we were both very pleased we chose to eat here! Good location, near to the High Street and seafront. Would 100% recommend! They also do takeaway and delivery which is fantastic.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 2 August 2021 via mobile

My first time here at Southend-on-Sea and was looking for a place to eat, found it on Google and I can confidently say that it was amazing with the meat very tender and succulent. Very tasty meze to accompany the main dish. The staff is...friendly and my friends loved every bit of the experience.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 29 July 2021

Owner gave us a lot of food on the house and even let us bag it and take it home. Great place highly recommend, very good tasting food!

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 29 July 2021

Best food I have ever had in a while. Way better than any restaurants nearby. Large quantities served with the best service.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 29 July 2021 via mobile

The owner is very nice and the food is amazing! It is definitely one of the best Turkish restaurants I have ever been too. Recommend!

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 16 July 2021

Have ordered so many times, but third time in a row that an order has taken 90 minutes and when it arrives, its either wrong, cold or both. Everytime I call, customer service is non existant. Plenty of other options out there for turkish.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 19 June 2021

Quite disgusted today, we have eaten at your restaurant many times and had takeaway quite a few but today we picked up a menu you from your York Road branch place an order over the phone to be told that it was £41.95 not the...£34.95 on your new menu or £39.95 on your website. because apparently they're old prices, needless to say I didn't order out of principle. You might want to make up your mind what price you are charging and have the same price on your website and takeaway menus as what you are actually charging.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 27 May 2021

Very disappointed. One of my favourite places. Now where do I order from! Odd pork type of taste to the chicken. Not the whole kebab but 2 out of 4 pieces and then it just put me off the rest so never got half way....Rice was soggy. Sauces and salad fine. My wife had lamb which was very chewy. I am gutted.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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sancesari0
12 December 2019|
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Response from Rushie501 | Reviewed this property |
It's a good 15 to 20 minutes walk to Cliffs but we had our preshow meal there last night and it was lovely. The walk to the theatre is nice though and the food is so nice you might appreciate the walk to walk out off.....we... More
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Nikpd48
26 August 2015|
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Response from Afize B | Reviewed this property |
yes, they do , they are serving a clean, delicious and halal food, I can highly recommend this restaurant to anyone who loves to enjoy the turkish traditional cuisine.
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Hafsa U
10 August 2015|
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Response from Afize B | Reviewed this property |
yes it is very clean and are serving halal food
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Frequently Asked Questions about Istanbul Turkish BBQ Restaurant & Takeaway

Yes, Istanbul Turkish BBQ Restaurant & Takeaway offers takeaway services.

Yes, Istanbul Turkish BBQ Restaurant & Takeaway offers delivery services.

Istanbul Turkish BBQ Restaurant & Takeaway is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5