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£25 - £40
CUISINES
Turkish, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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All reviews kleftiko mixed meze swordfish kebab bread salad bulgar wheat sharing platter amazing food and staff amazing meal visited this restaurant were greeted warmly lovely restaurant saturday evening ate here generous portions birthday meal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rather disappointing second visit to Ela on Saturday evening (our first visit, about 7 months ago, was amazing!) The atmosphere was great, the staff were friendly, helpful and professional, and all our starters were superb, BUT the "Ela Platter To Share For 4" was very...disappointing and most certainly not worth £67. A few pieces of rather unimaginative barbecued chicken and lamb (with more bone than meat). We thought, from the description of this platter, it would be a good option to satisfy everyone's tastes, but we now wish we'd all chosen our own individual main dishes instead. The Platter could have been FAR more interesting, varied AND plentiful for the money. Sorry, Ela, but hugely disappointed this time😔😒More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent meal on Saturday evening. Great choice of dishes and drinks served by friendly and service staff. Looking forward to our next visit!

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 14 March 2024

We visited on a midweek night, so not packed out, but the place had a lovely happy atmosphere, and clearly all the customers were enjoying the ambience and the food. We were made to feel very welcome and our waiter (I think one of the...owners) couldn't do enough for us. We saw he was treating all the customers the same way. The food was superb with very generous portions ( neither of us could quite finish our dishes). Both were excellently cooked, quite delicious, and well presented. We're looking forward to going back and trying some of the mezze dishes. This is definitely a "cut above the average" place, but with reasonable prices. So, yes we'll be going back, and yes we definitely recommend Ela.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 10 March 2024

This was a mother's day treat from our son 💙 and I have to say it was a good choice on his behalf. The food was amazing , tasty and piping hot. The service was excellent 👌 And the atmosphere was perfect Drinks a little...expensive but thats the same as all restaurants to be honest 5 stars all round ✨️More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 10 March 2024 via mobile

Food is outstanding and good quality. Menu is excellent and staff make you feel very welcome and nothing is too much trouble. The best restaurant in Suffolk

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 6 March 2024 via mobile

Great atmosphere and really friendly service. The food choice was excellent and delicious. Would thoroughly recommend a visit.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 18 February 2024

Five of us had a delicious meal here last night! Food was superb, drinks were flowing. The Turkish white wine was absolutely lovely. We all left very full and happy. The young lady server was particularly fab, especially as it was so busy. Definitely recommend...this place!More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 16 January 2024

Second time visiting and very enjoyable evening. Great food. Good size portions excellent service. Reasonable prices.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 26 December 2023 via mobile

There was a generous amount of lamb shish, but it was overcooked,; not pink, tough. The tabula and salad was nice though. For nearly £40 for a takeaway for two people. Very disappointing…

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 4 November 2023 via mobile

We visited Ela to celebrate a family birthday. The food was really good, very tasty with generous portions. The staff were friendly and helpful, and helped to add to the atmosphere. I tried the Turkish Raki, which has a wonderful aniseed smell and flavour, which...rounded off the Turkish experience nicely. Would definitely recommend Ela restaurant!More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 1 November 2023

This is genuinely the best Turkish restaurant in the UK. Ordered for collection - food was very good. While waiting I've been offered free Turkish tea which was lovely. Had a great chat with the waiter and also received free baklava with my order -...forgot to mention the 10% discount you get on your order when you collect. This was by far the best baklava I ever had.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 17 October 2023 via mobile

Off the scale badass amazing A wonderful gem in Stowmarket Authentic, delicious and great service We have traveled the world and this is now in our favourites

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 16 October 2023

We went out for a family meal to have a good catch-up. The meal was fantastic as it ALWAYS is along with the service. But this is a special thank you to one of the Managers for helping me when my father fainted outside. A...fully packed restaurant & there he was outside helping me until everything was all good. I cant thank you enough xxMore

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 23 September 2023

My husband and I visited here early on Friday evening with our 1 year old. Two girls were serving and they were just so accommodating - friendly, helpful and super organised. Food was incredible (always is!) and quick service too :)

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 29 June 2023

I moved into an upstairs flat in the centre of stowmarket. On Several evenings when I opened my window I could smell BBQ. When I found out that smell came from a Turkish BBQ restaurant I had to go and have a look. My partner...& I were not disappointed. The service from the young ladies waitressing was very attentive & knowledgeable. We opted for a mixed sharer plater for two & ordered a side salad. Two drinks each and got change from £60.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Ela Turkish Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5