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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This small restaurant is always full and it's not hard to work out why. The food is amazing - fresh and tasty every time. If you go with 3 others order the platter for 4 - its more food than you can eat and gives...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MJBAuckland
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Did not have high expectations but!!! Service was nice and welcoming Owner, just lovely And the food OMG absolutely amazing not pretentious just good healthy food, you have to be really hungry to finish the generous portions

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a delightful find! A small restaurant, with, I take it, a very busy take-away trade from locals and long-termers/students to Nelson. Tucked off the main Mall area. Shishkebab to die for. Could have been back in Istanbul! Very attentive staff. Quick and excellent service....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank CCleChat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my favourite Turkish restaurant in Nelson. The owners are very friendly and remembered me after I had only visited once. The quality of the meat is excellent and the meals are very generous; I always have enough for two lunches when I get...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank HKCoyote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had 2 meze plates, beautiful Dolmas and falafel. Very tasty and satisying meal, such a treat. Thank you! Baklavas a must try also along with wonderful characters and great service. :)

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank EmD2388
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you need a quick meal this is perfect. Really good food and fantastic friendly service. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank henrygrantc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love Paasha! Everytime we come we feel like family and always greeted with a warm smile and amazing food. Turkish at its best!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank DavidK461
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate twice at Paasha during our stay in Nelson. The meals were delishous and really very authentic Turkish, having visited Turkey a number of times. The atmosphere was great and it was real value for money. It’s a ‘must go to’ if you are...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank VillageLady234
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh and fantastic Turkish meal Friendly staff and good value. Highly recommended. Great food after a days cycle.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank PaulineS685
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is the best Turkish restraint I have tried in NZ, and I have tried quite a few of them. I just love the food and the owner's hospitality. they treat their guests with respect and always I feel really welcomed, each time I go...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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I have now dined at the Paasha Turkish Restaurant and YES it is in fact licensed. Thanks to those who replied to early Question, appreciated.
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