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75 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 427 4075
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good place with delicious food. The grilled kofta with extra spice sauce is amazing. If You love Turkish kebab this place is for You.

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Thank Paulina G
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have had here few times a kebab, wonderful, never had any better here in ireland..., you can tell is homemade pitta bread ..., lovely

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Thank Nino A
New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Just walked in for a lovely lamb doner kebab. The meat was tender and well marinated, bread fresh and nice, loved the sauces.

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Thank Ally123
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Used The Istanbul couple of times now and love their food Great for take away they put all the ingredients in cartons so as you can put together freshly at home lovelf food friendly staff reasonably priced ...

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

The kebab was good, though a bit cold. Nothing to object on that. But other than that, there's nothing else. Premises lack some more cleaning and fries were a bit limp.

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Thank mikkamilla
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

As with every trip to Cork we popped in for a bite to eat in our favorite place for a Kebab. As always it was very busy with a good mix of people eating in but the Lads there are always happy to see you & very welcoming. With the smell filling your nose & taste buds at the ready... More 

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Thank Niamh C
Cork, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

The kebabs in here are decent. That being said it was after a good amount of alcohol but none the less still enjoyed

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Thank brianfitz08
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

There is no doubt that they have the best kebab in Cork. The ingredients are fresh, the meat is delicious and the portions are generous. We visit the place at least once a month and never been disappointed. We always have the doner kebab. It`s so good, that I never felt I needed to try anything else :)

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Thank zfabian
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

I been in there couple times because there not that many Kebab maker in the city. If you look compare with other Kebab places in the city I can say it is one of the best but overall it is even not close place to be a Kebab house.

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Thank Ersin Y
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

The naan bread was awesome. Lettuce was fresh. I thought the lamb (gyro) meat was great. The falafel was okay, not amazing, but my friend loved it. I would definitely come back. Fast and friendly service.

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Thank ShayneFloyd

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 427 4075
Description
"Fari is the Store Manager - Fresh food , very clean, make flat bread fresh in store, friendly and smiley people".

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?