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Ottoman Cuisine

9 Broughton Street, Canberra 2600, Australia
+61 2 6273 6111
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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18:00 - 22:00All hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
9 Broughton Street, Canberra 2600, Australia
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1 - 10 of 711 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A group of 20 or so of us had a banquet dinner on Saturday night. There is a main dining area and a number of private rooms; we ate in one of the separate areas. The food was varied and delicious, the wine went down...More

Thank Lanka99
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is probably one of the most beautifully presented restaurants in Canberra with beutiful views of an Islamic-style gardens from any of the windows. If you are looking to eat at a stylish restaurant with ambiance, good service, excellent wine and enjoy Turkish cuisine,...More

Thank Tiziana D
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is always with a little trepidation that you revisit a well loved restaurant after a few years, but the Ottoman did not disappoint at all. 9 of us (including kids) had a celebration lunch recently, our waiter was superb, friendly and attentive and knew...More

1  Thank Rosemary30
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Has been on my hit list for quite some time and it did not disappoint You can see why this establishment has long held chefs hats over the number of years. The dips and bread to start were incredible and the serving sizes of our...More

1  Thank hayleyc618
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just love everything about the Ottoman, the staff, the food, the wine… Comfortable surroundings, dietaries easily catered for. #1 on our list!

1  Thank Mycski
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have had meals here on many occasions over the years and it has always been great. I had dinner here for the first time in a few years recently and I thought it might not live up to my recollection, but it did not...More

1  Thank skibum412016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called and booked a table with children, upon arrival we were told to leave by the manager Clarence, he believed our children were apparently "noisy". We had just arrived in Canberra travelling for 3 hours, hungry with four children in tow to be kicked...More

4  Thank suzan b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If I could give zero I would. When this restaurant says kid friendly it is an absolute lie. We arrived and were asked to leave within minutes because our children were apparently too loud. Wait staff were so rude, I was appalled at some of...More

10  Thank Raina N
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

This up market high quality Turkish restaurant is predictable in every way- but sometimes this is a very good thing. An extensive traditional menu, multiple specials, attentive and fast service with a pleasant interior with views over a courtyard garden make for very pleasant dining....More

1  Thank HolgarDansk
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Have not been for a few years but dinner on Saturday night was top notch. The service, surroundings, wine and food were excellent.We had a lot of trouble choosing the food as everything on the menu looked so interesting. We settled for the nightly specials...More

Thank Julie1958594
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Questions & Answers
10 March 2017|
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Response from lexfran147 | Reviewed this property |
Please contact the restaurant Ottoman Cuisine directly as i am only a patron of the restaurant.
16 October 2016|
Response from janeblogs | Reviewed this property |
It's not my restaurant, I'm just a customer who reviewed it so I suggest u contact them directly. Some places do close at that time of the year so give them a call.
John F
2 November 2015|
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Response from Lesley D | Reviewed this property |
The prices run approx $18 for an entree in which you generally get 3 pieces and mains are around $30. We always like to share so will often order 3 or 4 entrees and we have them resized to suit number of diners - eg if 2 of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Broughton Street, Canberra 2600, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6273 6111
Chef & owner Serif Kaya has been wooing diners at Ottoman Cuisine with his much awarded Turkish food since 1992. Modern day Turkish food is a result of the vast Ottoman Empire, spanning over three continents, with access to many markets & cultures. The menu at the Ottoman Cuisine consists of classic Turkish dishes that have withstood the test of time. There are also the dishes that Serif has created; inspired by his culinary heritage & his new home. The specials of the day bring you the best of the seasonal produce. In the Ottoman tradition, we recommend sharing your dishes in order for you to experience the fantastic range of flavours on offer. Please ask your waiter if you would like to try a tasting menu.
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