Turka

Turka

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Hours
Sun
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Ratings and reviews
4.0
4.0 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
4.4 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.4 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.3 of 5 bubbles
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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Does this restaurant specialise in Halal food?
About
Mediterranean Cafe Bar Restaurant offering breakfast lunch dinner in Crows Nest - Turkish - Middle Eastern - Greek - Italian.
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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4.0
4.0 of 5 bubbles78 reviews
Excellent
42
Very good
17
Average
13
Poor
3
Terrible
3
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

Monica S
4 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 none
Not the best first time experience. Ordered a tea and an orange poppy seed muffin only, nothing difficult. Asked if I wanted the muffin heated up and I said no, Was first given a blueberry muffin which was sent back, then the tea went to the wrong table, then the correct muffin came but was put in the oven which made it too dry. Need to focus on service s little more.
Written 29 February 2020
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S K
London11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 friends
My friend and I wanted to have Turkish food and we decided to give Turka ago. I can tell you that it was a great choice to make. From start to finish, great experience. Our waiter Batu was delightful,attentive and very knowledgeable and very good at recommending food and drinks. Excellent customer service by Batu as he kept checking in to make sure that everything was ok and if we needed anything else. Thank you Batu for making our visit to Turka wonderful. We have already recommended our friends to visit Turka and we will be back again. Keep up the good work.
Written 17 January 2020
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Hugary1
Sydney7972 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2022 none
Great location as close to buses and Holme street carpark in a 5 min walk away. The menu is large with an excellent selection that should meet everyone's needs. Drinks are quite large with both craft and regular beers and cocktails. A more limited dessert menu but the Cheese cake is excellent and the largest baclava I have ever seen. There was 5 of us and we had free water, one schooler of beer, 3 desserts and 5 meals for $180. Excellent value. The food and dessert was more that enough for us all with the easy option of ordering more as we shared all the meals. Will be back.
Written 25 July 2022
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Turka T
Thanks Hugary
Written 31 July 2022
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ondine104
Sydney1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021 none
We went to Turka for my daughter's birthday and she was made to feel very special. The meal was absolutely delicious. Many other reviews have mentioned the halloumi drizzled with runny honey and it was sensational. Loved the calamari - the dressing on the salad is beautiful. Congratulations - can't wait to return.
Written 6 April 2021
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V685HBrobertb
5 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2020 none
Food was really bad. Ordered the pastrami main. Was very salty. I had 2 mouthfuls and couldn't eat any more. The dips were very average - quite honestly I could have prepared far sup[erior nice dips at home - it's really not hard. Music was very loud and social distancing was average.
Written 13 September 2020
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TurkaT2
Dear guest, thanks for your review and accept our apologies about your experience if you were at the right restaurant as we dont serve pastrami in our restaurant.(Assuming that we had pastrami ; The method of preparing pastrami is with salt and spices so it is expexted to be salty.) We also dont serve any "main meals" all dishes are served share plates 'tapas style" for dinner. We also seat our guests according to 4 sqm per person ruleand we strictly follow it. The review sounds like unfair for a restaurant doesnt serve the reviewed dish as a 'main' meal style along with other comments. Maybe you should be a little caring about people who are working hard in these tough times to survive in the hospitality industry.
Written 15 September 2020
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383sally
Sydney12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 none
I've dined 4 times in the past 4 weeks at Turka Restaurant with two dinners and two breakfast banquets. Each dining experience was absolutely fantastic. The dinner food is delicious authentic Turkish food and the breakfast banquets are so impressive with generous servings of savoury and sweet tasty dishes. My family and friends who haven't eaten Turkish food before were very impressed with the delicious food as well as the wonderful attention given by the waiters. One of friends is Celiac and they easily catered for her. love the way you can watch the chefs in the open kitchen cook your food. I've travelled to Turkey several times and have been looking for a local Turkish Restaurant ever since, so glad I found Turka at Crows Nest!!! I look forward to dining at Turka again and again!
Written 28 May 2022
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Turka T
Thanks Sally !! Looking forward to seeing you soon !
Written 31 May 2022
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M P
Sydney10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 none
Turka manages to perfectly do its food in a way that is delicate and delicious! Their soups are divine as is the generous toast served with it. Every time I have been there, the food has continually been great. Not only a restaurant but also a cafe. An update January 2020: Excellent and delicate tasting food. GREAT coffee and most of all a very welcoming and caring staff.
Written 10 January 2020
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Yona3141
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021 family
Our family really enjoyed dining here on Monday. Food was so flavoursome. Delicious Hot Meze menu! Meat was succulent, tender and well seasoned. Highly recommend the pulled lamb. Pleasent and spacious atmosphere and there is the option to dine al fresco of you have Covid concerns. Staff were attentive and warm and made us feel like we had entered their home. We will definitely return!
Written 27 December 2021
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Terry D
Castle Cove1876 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 none
My wife & I ordered two dips which were nice. But we weren't keen on our other selections. The cold octopus was tough while the hot dish, pulled lamb, wasn't all that good either. Maybe we picked the wrong mains? On the plus side, the staff were friendly & you can eat inside or al fresco.
Written 14 May 2021
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M P
Sydney10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2022 none
The most welcoming cafe around! Good coffee and super tasty Turkish food! The dips are to die for; the calamari are so crispy and tasty; the slow-cooked pulled lamb is delicious ... the list can go on. A good place to eat at any time of day.
Written 4 August 2022
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Turka T
Thnaks M P
Written 5 August 2022
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Farhad I
Sydney23 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 none
Exciting flavours. Best halloumi with honey and the eggplant mezze. The pulled lamb and beef brisket were superb as was the service by the young lady Asli. The bartender/manager, young Batu was charming, informative and helpful. Fantastic evening. Our fourth time there. It only gets better each time.
Written 26 February 2020
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AnuH
Kochi (Cochin)314 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 family
We order the 5 option dip and 2 portions of bread. Only 1 came to the table. We had to remind the waiter about the second. And the waiter could not guide us properly on the portion size. We recommend that you avoid sitting outside in the evening. The birds come to nest on the trees opposite the restaurant and cause a loud ruckus. We could hardly talk to each other.
Written 19 December 2023
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Susan
Perth68 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 business
Fabulous, food... service and location. Met for a business lunch, it was quiet and so easy to find and thrilled I did. The menu is extensive and super interesting, would return if I was living in Sydney. Loved the music too. The young lady who served us was friendly and knowledgeable. Fully licensed. A must to visit.
Written 7 February 2024
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Turka Turka
Thanks Susan, see you when you are back in Sydney!
Written 8 February 2024
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Ralf A
Waverton89 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 friends
Very friendly service. Arrived on new years day 2023 and found this little gem open. Great coffee but outstanding service.
Written 31 December 2022
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Turka T
Thanks guys
Written 7 February 2023
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Kevin P
Brighton134 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022 family
We visited this restaurant without a reservation, they made us feel welcome and the food was excellent. The service was great too.
Written 8 April 2022
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