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Istanbul Turkish BBQ Restaurant Westcliff

Westcliff-on-Sea Essex 341 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7HT, England
+44 1702 353800
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“baklava” (8 reviews)
“kebab” (8 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Barbecue, Turkish, Middle Eastern, European, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Westcliff-on-Sea Essex 341 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7HT, England
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Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Visited this place to celebrate my wife's birthday 8 of us in total had a great time the food was superb and the service was a credit to the place. Would go back again without a doubt.

Thank kevt832
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

We visited before a show at the Palace Theatre. The staff are warm and welcoming, happy to explain different dishes and ingredients. Lovely fresh food as usual. Lots of choice, cooked to order and very tasty. I had the whitebait to start (huge portion) my...More

Thank Rhian238
Reviewed 19 June 2018

An excellent meal. The range of tasters given to us whilst our meal was being prepared was delicious and VERY more - ish. The waiter couldn't have been more helpful.

Thank HTetch
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Had a wonderful time here last night, The food was amazing and the staff very attentive, would recommend very highly and will be coming back very soon.

Thank JuneC1014
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We use this restaurant regularly. Food is excellent and very reasonably priced. The welcome is always warm. Sit at front of restaurant for best sits and take advantage of complimentary tea and tasters to start. Thouroughly recommend.

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 18 March 2018

We have never been here before but had heard good things about this restaurant. We love turkish food. The Istanbul did not disappoint. the service was attentive without being overbearing, it was not rushed - we could sit and nibble the starters and bread whilst...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

So disappointed with this restaurant! Ordered on recommendation from a friend, food was ordered and due to be delivered at 21.30. At 23.00 we'd only just heard from the 'driver' saying he drove to the wrong address. No offer of a refund. Cold food. Rude...More

Thank Chloe S
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I spent around 5 hours here one evening and the food and service were very good. The staff were very helpful and friendly. I've been back a couple of times since and never disappointed.

Thank Keith D
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Ordered four meals from Istanbul Westcliff, never again. It took over two hours from the time we ordered. After one hour of waiting we called and they said it was on its way. The food was terrible, burnt, dry, cold. The chips were like pieces...More

Thank JoeT2526
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Went to this restaurant during a recent visit to Westcliff-on-Sea as we had previously enjoyed Turkish food in other locations. Food was good but the menu was very much anglisized and seemed to major on kebabs.

Thank Colin S
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21 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Helen R | Reviewed this property |
I would agree only 5 minutes walk
8 October 2017|
Response from stevepgrant | Reviewed this property |
They are open every day except Mondays I am not sure of the opening times but I would refer to their website or call them, you will not be disappointed
Carol D
22 September 2016|
Response from Afize B | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, normally are open daily from 01pm to 23 or 24.00pm, depends on customer numbers. But you should ask them by phone if there are any changes because they were in the stage to sell the place as they wanted to return... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Westcliff-on-Sea Essex 341 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Westcliff-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 353800
  • E-mail
Authentic Turkish barbecue restaurant which opened in January 2016 located in Westcliff-on-Sea following the success of our Southend restaurant. If you enjoy delicious fresh food and friendly customer service then make sure you pay us a visit!
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