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46 Princess Street, Manchester M1 6HR, England
+44 161 236 1824
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri 12:00 - 02:00
Sat 17:00 - 02:00
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2 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have been Efes taverna a few times for launches and weekend nights food was fantastic staff is very friendly lots of choices of beers and baklava is good so everyone come and try this fantastic Turkish restaurant

Thank Yasin O
Ramsbottom, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been calling in here for the buffet lunch for a number of years but recently it's gone downhill. The last few visits have seen smaller choice of food and poorer quality. Today we walked in and the barman just carried on drying glasses rather than welcome us. We then had to wait a while before anyone came to take our... More 

Thank Witlad
Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had heared a few good reviews about this place & was really looking forward to going. When we arrived we were seated & ordered our drinks. As we got our plates and went up to the buffet, my fiancé and I just looked at each other in disgust. There was no sign of any Greek food. There was chips,... More 

Thank fern20162016
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great evening! It was very busy with several hen parties but each one was treated brilliantly. We were greeted with lots of smiles, the food was excellent and we were all served at once and everyone's meal was hot. DJ was excellent, the belly dancer very good and the waiters dance was brilliant. We had a mixed range of ages... More 

Thank Judymat
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259 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Buffet Style food about £10 per head Not the best - has stood there for not sure how long . Dark and drab inside . The waiter was standing outside smoking , Didn't see him wask his hand when he came back inside . wouldn't go back

Thank Ann H
Bury, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We was a little concerned when we passed a pile of filthy rotting food on the pavement outside the restaurant. We was further concerned when we went in on a Monday evening and there was only 3 people in. Salad for starters was ok but not much you can do wrong with that. The garlic bread was stuck to the... More 

Thank TheCraftyMonkey
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The food is either over cooked or under cooked. Some dishes taste stale. I will not give food any star and will not visit again. Waste of money.

Thank Skhan09
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We used to go a lot to this great restaurant but we went yesterday night and the food was different. The waiter told us they had a new chef. We miss the all food, homemade and tasty, please bring him back. Even the lasagna was freeze material.

Preston, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Just called in and didn't book in advance we we lucky as I've a few yeArs ago and it only takes a couple of big groups and its would have been full. We had a two course set menu choosing the meze and garlic mith rooms chicken and monk fish kebabs all good and nicely presented. Great entertainment too thank... More 

Thank Rose R
Stockport, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Quite a large selection of food choices. You help yourself to whichever you like and can go back for "seconds".

Thank 14Doreen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Princess Street, Manchester M1 6HR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 236 1824
As the most established Turkish Taverna in Manchester, Efes offers tremendous value for money.The atmosphere in Efes Taverna is second to none on our weekend evenings! We offer everything for a full night out all under one roof. Commence your evening with a delicious feast of authentic Mediterranean dishes as you take in the live music from our very own resident musicians. Then immerse yourself in traditional Turkish dancing, performed by our own waiters and a captivating belly dancing act. You can sit back and absorb the sights, sounds and atmosphere, or if that’s not your style, feel free to get up and join in. We actively encourage audience participation here at Efes! As the Metiderranean music fade out the disco beat starts around midnight until 2.00am. Efes Taverna is an ideal place for birthdays, hen-nights or any other celebration you care to mention with a capacity of 130 people. Once you reserve a table it is yours for the evening. We are licensed until 2.00am.Sunday through to Friday afternoon we offer an all you can eat Mediterranean buffet. 12pm - 10pm (Friday 5pm). With over 60 dishes to choose from, The food is cooked from fresh everyday and offers a vast choice of Turkish and Mediterranean favourites.

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