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Barbecue, European, Turkish
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Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
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Dinner, Lunch
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Reviewed 7 November 2021 via mobile

A superb, well priced and authentic taste of Turkish food. We popped in at 12:00 on a Sunday just as the owner was opening. Great to see the food being cooked over coals. Family mixed grill for £24 is great value. The dips and breads...are great. Only slight comment would be to increase the bread if required upon request. Keep up the good work. We will be back.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 18 August 2020

Visited here with my family. Only some staff give you good friendly service whilst some staff try run the place like a back street chippy in the back alleys of Istanbul. Once you’ve passed that the food is average. They claim to be HMC but...there’s no certificate anywhere. The thing about this place is that it’s small and more of a cafe that there’re trying to portray it’s a restaurant. If you put a flower in a butt hole, don’t make the hole a vase.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 5 April 2020 via mobile

we ordered an takeaway last night at 7.30 was told it be a 35 - 50 mins wait fine. callled to see where the food was at 8.30 to be told it's out for delivery, 9.30 called again to be told the food is coming...off the grill called again at 10.15 and was told it's on it's way the food did not turn up till 10.30. 3 hours to deliver food is a little crazy I know not of bothered. very disappointed.More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed 21 January 2020 via mobile

Takeout always been fab. But this time it was the worst that I have ever had from this place. It came cold and had to put in microwave. And meat was so dry. They said 40 min but we awaiting 2 hours near. I had...watched a full film while waiting for it to be delivered.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 3 September 2019

We are regulars at Istanbul; a lot of the time I order on behalf of work and on other occasions me and the wife pop in for a meal.... The guys are great, the food is fantastic and the service is top notch! Yasin (the...owner) runs the business with his family - true Turks and they are focused on doing good quality food well. I am vegetarian so usually order a halloumi and falafel wrap (with extra halloumi) and it is delicious. The salad is always fresh and their chilli sauce is so tasty! The wife had a chicken beyti last time and she loved it - she said the meat was succulent and tender and tasted so healthy and delicious. They always deliver. I would recommend the guys in Istanbul to now take the lead and introduce new vegetarian options such as soya kebabs or tofu kebabs for more choice for vegetarian people. The meat choices are vast so a few more choices for us would be fantastic! Keep up the great work and we look forward to more food from Istanbul!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 June 2019 via mobile

Really nice food and nice service! Will be returning in the near future as we are big fans of the restaurant

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 11 May 2019 via mobile

Take-out took 2 hours and 5 min, and food ended up cold. We ordered take-out for 3 people and were advised it would only take 45 minutes. It took over two hours. When we called the restaurant the person we spoke to was very rude...and hung up on us, saying it busy and driver must be stuck in traffic, even though we live 15 min away. When the food arrived not only was it cold they had missed a portion of chips. One of the burgers was ice cold and all the sauce and soaked through the bun. We called again and the manager was very rude and unwilling to refund is. Not good customer service at all. If your looking for good and reliable food then this is not the place. Will not be ordering again!More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 11 May 2019 via mobile

Take-out took 1 hour 40 minutes. Food was cold when it came and part of the order was missing. When we called the restaurant they hung up on us. When we called back and asked for a refund they refused. Will not be ordering from...here again. After 1 hour 40 minutes wait the food was stone cold and we had to re-heat it!More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 23 April 2019 via mobile

Overall a pretty good meal, nothing to complain about, but slightly bland, although this could probably be due to personal preference. The salad tasted fresh but had no dressing which was a bit disappointing. I probably wouldn't go back but not because it wasn't good,...just because I prefer somewhere else.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 23 March 2019 via mobile

What can I say from the place to the food and the staff could not do enough. Food was amazing and excellently cooked right to perfection. Thank you Istanbul for a perfect evening.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions about Istanbul Barbecue House

Yes, Istanbul Barbecue House offers takeaway services.

Yes, Istanbul Barbecue House offers delivery services.

Istanbul Barbecue House is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4