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Ala Turka

121 Irene Village Mall | Plot 711 Sterkfontein Avenue, Doornkloof East , Irene, Pretoria 0157, South Africa
+27 11 203 4044
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible17%
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“kebab” (5 reviews)
“potato wedges” (2 reviews)
“hummus” (2 reviews)
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Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
121 Irene Village Mall | Plot 711 Sterkfontein Avenue, Doornkloof East , Irene, Pretoria 0157, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, the restaurant is located in a beautiful site, but, it's in the middle of nowhere. It's hard to find the restaurant by taxi drives. The site is designed as a castle, and inside like a paradise. Totally Turkish style furniture and all...More

Thank peperone
Reviewed 10 August 2017

A la Turka has moved from the mall to Sterkfontein Avenue, Doornkloof, Pretoria. A fantastic French coffee shop in Johannesburg ... with no menu online anywhere ... pity ... That said ... I will have to go back again and again! Latte cafe with orange...More

Thank 740almap
Reviewed 18 July 2017

What a great experience.... While entering Yada Castle, there was a nice bonfire outside in the open under the stars. The direction to the restaurant wasn't too clear at first. The maitre d' was friendly and helped us feel comfortable. The food, although on the...More

Thank CharnePearson
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

If I say not for winter I mean they are really trying hard to heat up the place but unfortunately it's huge and we where at the end upstairs where it was freezing. Some of the private rooms looked warmer . The food was nothing...More

1  Thank hekpoortheksie
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Was so glad that we finally got to dine here and was not disappointed at all. We were impressed from the point of entering through the main door (to the spa and restaurant area). We opted for one of the set menus which was so...More

Thank tashiem2015
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is part of a large premises that looks like a castle, and is beautifully and authentically Middle Eastern decorated. The ambience is nice, and they serve everything that one would find in Turkey or in the Middle East (from rose water and sisha...More

Thank LBdiscoveries
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We had a delightful evening with absolutely delicious food and the service was friendly and prompt. Must visit again!

Thank Nordely W
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Food was terrible. bread soaked in water. absolutely disgusting. stay away from this place. place should be inspected by health dept

Thank Dean O
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Nice concept, mezzo platter as a starter was great. Mains were disappointing. Over grilled and dry sosaties are not my thing. The mince kebab was well spiced and flavorful. Desserts were good. Services was pretty attentive. The belly dancers were completely unnecessary and added nothing...More

Thank Bigfoot148
Reviewed 29 April 2017

The castle set up and decor at Ala Turka is great. Our waiter was good and she could explain menu items and make recommendations. However - portion sizes are huge and clearly some foods are not freshly prepared, it is clear that they are just...More

1  Thank AJIR_10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Irene Village Mall | Plot 711 Sterkfontein Avenue, Doornkloof East , Irene, Pretoria 0157, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 11 203 4044
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