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Ala Turka

Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed yesterday

Food was nice, large portion. The staff were very friendly and there was a homely environment. Great spot to sit outside and watch the goings on of the Esplanade.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A real treat to taste a variety of authentic Turkish meals - thank you for a lovely night! Staff friendly and open for us to share meals

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 38melindaw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was very good, service and atmosphere also were very good. It is a good restaurant with a good range of choices of turkish food. The location is excellent looking out onto the Cairns foreshore. Enjoy the experience.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bernie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came from Melbourne and my wife's Turkish and luv'd the food and decor, Rama and his wife and staff are so friendly and helpful it was a great night out. open to the footpath it was great to have fresh air in the tropics...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AusTurk2019
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really excellent service, delicious and authentic Turkish cuisine with fantastic breads baked on the premises. Wonderful and diverse dips, great attention to detail. Definitely will come back!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Nadja R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great atmosphere on the esplanade with friendly staff and the boss visits the table regularly to make sure everything is ok. good turkish food but the combination plate the lamb was over cooked. Should have realised that I could have ordered it rare. will next...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank allant4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered the Seafood Platter and the Mixed Dips. We were two and it was NYE. The food came quickly enough but on first sight, our hearts sank at the presentation. The 4 prawn skewer and fish skewer (one of each) came on a pile...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank NoreenSydney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place was flat out on New Years Eve, but the staff did a great job to make sure everyone was seated and fed.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TC_Shane
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

It's hard to find good vegetarian choices on many places but Ala Turka was an exception.The dips were a little unimaginative but lamb skewers and stuffed eggplant were a highlight

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank J3420NEpeterr
Reviewed 26 November 2018

If you are in Cairns I thoroughly recommend a visit to Ala Turka. It has some of the best Turkish meals I have had. The staff are well presented and the owner (Rama) is always on hand to ensure your food experience is top class....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kerry E
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