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Xenophily Cafe - CLOSED

655 Ecclesall Road, Sheffield S11 8PT, England
+44 114 438 8590
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
13 Dec 2014
“It's now closed.”
29 Oct 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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655 Ecclesall Road, Sheffield S11 8PT, England
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Reviewed 13 December 2014

We went to go here last week and the place was closed. Disappointing as we'd tried to call a few times but there was no message on the answer phone message or on the website to say it was closed. Shame, as I'd heard it...More

2  Thank KittyCass1972
Reviewed 29 October 2014

beautiful tasty food served personally with attention to customer needs (vegetarian, gluten free in particular). Really lovely rice and meat kebabs. highly recommended.

Thank SheffieldBeansprout
Reviewed 26 September 2014

The depth of the flavour of the marinated lamb took me by surprise and it was beautifully complemented by the nicely dressed tabbouleh and humous :)

Thank Alexander D
Reviewed 19 September 2014

We visit Xenophily every few weeks, sometimes for dinner, sometimes lunch or brunch. It is always excellent, with freshly made food that is generally middle eastern rather than a specific ethnicity. The menu is very veggie friendly, which my partner appreciates, and there are a...More

1  Thank SorenTrips
Reviewed 15 September 2014 via mobile

Fresh and healthy food. Fast Service and welcoming atmosphere. Highly recommended if you want to taste Middle east specialities

Thank Maria A
Reviewed 13 September 2014 via mobile

We called in the cafe for Saturday brunch and had a delicious feast! Turkish omelette plus a full Turkish breakfast. We had a lovely chat with the owner Rachel and talked about how more people should come and enjoy the food. The frontage does not...More

1  Thank EllieBr
Reviewed 13 September 2014 via mobile

Great authentic Turkish breakfast (Turkish sausage, halva, feta, olives, tomato, egg, pita bread and dips) with delicious coffee! Would love to come back for dinner.

Thank Prdh1968
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Having just returned from a non-veggie country it was wonderful to find tasty vegetarian options on a wide menu. Food was fresh, flavoursome and good value for money; service was efficient and friendly. I marked down atmosphere only because, for most of the time, we...More

Thank Gail B
Reviewed 13 August 2014

We ate here with our five-year old son. The food, chosen from the mezze selection, was all so tasty and masses of vegetarian options. Especially recommend the Aggeh and the rice with lentils and onions. And our son was treated like a king by a...More

Thank KRW73
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Xenophily's is a family run eating place serving Syrian/Turkish food, near Hunters Bar roundabout on Ecclesall Road. We went on a Sunday tea time and had a selection of Mezze dishes which were complemented with a quick nip to a local shop to bring our...More

Thank michaelbsheff
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 20
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 655 Ecclesall Road, Sheffield S11 8PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Sheffield
  • Phone Number: +44 114 438 8590
  • E-mail
Do you want to get a flavour of the Middle East without leaving Sheffield? Well now you can as Xenophily Cafe is the first ever Turkish/Syrian Indie mezzo bar cafe to open in Sheffield. It is located on Ecclesall Road near Hunters Bar Roundabout. Xenophily Cafe serves Mediterranean breakfasts all day and English breakfast with a Mediterranean twist so no matter what time your hungry we are always open.Xenophily Cafe is a specialist in authentic high quality Syrian/Turkish Mezze and Shawarma (Sandwiches) which are served throughout the day and are perfect for sharing with a loved one on Friday and Saturday Evenings, eating as a picnic in the nearby Encliffe park or taking out to the office. If you are serious about tea, coffee and cakes then Xenophily cafe is for you including authentic turkish tea and all blends of coffee endorsed by one of only 25 UK Barista Championship Judges perfectly complemented by the large variety of home made freshly baked cakes on offer. Are you thinking oh no I can't go because I have a special diet? Well no need to feel left out Xenophily Cafe prides itself in taking care of a whole range of diets Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian, sugar free and wheat free to name but a few with plenty of options for all its menus including the Mezze and cakes.So no matter what your background, if you fancy bringing your own wine or drinking our locally sourced high quality alcohol free wine or freshly squeezed juices and settling down for a day or evening of Middle Eastern fun then come down to Xenophily Cafe.
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