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Pera - Turkish Mangal & Meze Bar

57 Elm Row, Edinburgh EH7 4AQ, Scotland
+44 7756 122730
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“baklava” (29 reviews)
“cold meze” (21 reviews)
“mixed grill” (23 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
57 Elm Row, Edinburgh EH7 4AQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our two days visit to Edinburgh we decided to have one of our dinners in Pera Restaurant, and we definitely did not regret! As a Turkish and Italian loving Turkish food we enjoyed a lot our dinner and the friendliness of the restaurant's owner....More

Thank gayoli
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friday 12th Oct. my third visit & not disappointed. Excellent food & service. Again never finished to sultan banquet.

Thank colin Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great fun evening, tasty cold mezzo and excellent lamb and aubergine dish. BYOB making it a very affordable evening. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. It is a tiny space and very informal, but this works for atmosphere.

Thank Ellen T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, the meat was super delicious and the veggies are fresh. I will highly recommend this place. Is a hidden gem at Edinburgh!! The staff are super helpful, chatty and friendly! You must stop here and have a great time!!

Thank Javier Carlos P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

FLAVOR!!! Delicious flavor! KABOBS! HUMMUS! YUM! Just read the reviews! GO! Make a reservation! Pick up a bottle of wine down the street because its byob! Enjoy!

Thank justtrippinok
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been here many times over the past couple of years and it has always been consistently incredible. Always great food and always super friendly service. Have been with vegetarians and vegans and they have always been well catered for - all they had to...More

Thank Dill W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Genuinely the nicest place I've ever been, both regarding food and how friendly the staff are. We have been here many times and it's become a bit of a tradition for me and my friends. The food there is the best Turkish food I've ever...More

Thank Sorrel M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pera is honestly the best restaurant in Edinburgh. The food is delicious and fantastic portions, I highly recommend the Lamb kofte. I would sell my soul to know how he makes his onions.The owner is lovely and makes you feel like family. They are able...More

Thank Charlotte M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pera not only has AMAZING food but also has the friendliest staff/waiter! You will not regret eating at Pera! It has meat, vegetarian and vegan options, I highly recommend eating here! I can't wait to go back soon

Thank isobelbudler
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Came on a Sunday night without a reservation, were made to feel very welcome by the owner/chef/waiter!! Had the cold meze which was amazing- no hummus or anything we’d had before but all lovely. Main courses were also great, with my husband announcing that the...More

Thank HannahShaw13
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Janet A
25 September 2018|
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Response from Orkun1971 | Property representative |
hi, There are 464 reviews, please look other reviews too. we are not fine dining restaurant but everything homemade and 95 procent fresh ingredients. Thanks Orkun
29 June 2018|
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Response from Orkun1971 | Property representative |
yes no problem Orkun
15 November 2017|
Response from Orkun1971 | Property representative |
yes, I ll. I give banquet and you have to make deposit before Christmas day. thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Elm Row, Edinburgh EH7 4AQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 7756 122730
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Authentic home made Turkish cuisine in the heart of Edinburgh. Charcoal BBQ grill for that true Turkish flavour and a large daily selection of fresh home made Meze!
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