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193 hastings St, Napier, New Zealand
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Lincoln, NE USA
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133 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had dinner here and it was everything we wanted. Fresh, tastie food with friendly fast service. Very authentic food with good selection of dishes. They do takeout as well. The do not serve liquor, but you can bring your own wine and the is no cookage fee.

Thank Yesheyozhik
Brisbane Region, Australia
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Authentic Turkish restaurant,great atmosphere,quick service,and yes the food was great....and really value for money....and grab some Turkish delight sweet on the way out...

Thank SMC38
Anchorage, Alaska
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90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate lunch here yesterday and were well pleased with quality and quantity of food. We have not eaten much Turkish food and we loved all the spices and the way the food was prepared. My husband and I both got iskender meals one with mixed lamb and chicken and one with falafel. Would recommend

Thank pjr1531
Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in Napier a few days ago, and came across this restaurant. Delightful owner and staff. Food excellent, serves very substantial, and quite inexpensive. Had a lovey " turkish" feel about it.

Thank PAB621
Chester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So good, we ate here two nights on the run. Mainly because of the combination of filling, tasty, cooked to order food; the friendly happy staff, and the congenial atmosphere. Apologies, for all the 'not sures', but I tell you, I loved this place 😀

Thank judy s
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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228 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chanced upon this little gem as we were staying around the corner at Shoreline Motel. What a find. We were warmly greeted by the smiling waitress who seemed very happy in her job. We've had a wonderful holiday in Turkey so loved being in such an interestingly decorated restaurant with an amazing menu. We took a while to choose... More 

Thank barfeet
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are regulars and have tried the others in comparison, but Kilim is by far the best. Great prices too and free corkage! We always take a bottle of wine with us.

Thank Beeeeelly
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

They don't over do things at Kilim. They know what is good and they know how to serve it. One thing you notice is the happiness coming from the kitchen. Like a pizza restaurant from 1989 when the guy was cslled luigi and he hugged his customers and pretended you were his favorite 2nd cousin's boss and treated you like... More 

Thank Brody P
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The mixed grill was a nice dish but the meats didn't have enough authentic turkish flavour, the hummus was thin and tasteless and the yoghurt dish was tasteless too. The turkish salad had only 1 piece of fetta cheese and 4 olives! The menu they had on the internet didn't match the menu in the restaurant.

Thank Bongard20
Bristol, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

My wife wanted to eat somewhere that used fresh ingredients and where the meal consisted of a wide variety of flavours and wholesome vegetables. We enjoyed a vegetable Mezze and a creamy tomato chicken and haloumi dish. Our only criticism was that the haloumi was more salty than we like. This is not fine dining but the food does appear... More 

Thank Tomnod

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 193 hastings St, Napier, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: 06-835-9100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?