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Ala Turka

121 Irene Village Mall | Plot 711 Sterkfontein Avenue, Doornkloof East , Irene, Pretoria 0157, South Africa
+27 11 203 4044
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“kebab” (5 reviews)
“hummus” (3 reviews)
“potato wedges” (2 reviews)
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
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121 Irene Village Mall | Plot 711 Sterkfontein Avenue, Doornkloof East , Irene, Pretoria 0157, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for an authentic dining experience for a large group with live entertainment in the form of belly dancers to round off the authentic Turkish experience, then this gem in the east of Pretoria is certainly for you. The food was full...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant setting was great and romantic, but the food was terrible for the price paid. At R575 per person the starter only included vegetarian items. The main included very small meat portions and only one small piece of beef was provided for 2 guests....More

Thank Herman B
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Very nice decor of authentic Turkey. Not the cheapest restaurant around but worth the expense for that special meal. Food is excellent

Thank Dave M
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We love the atmosphere at Yadah Castle. The food is excellent. Views are breathtaking from castle tops. Proper turkish experience in SA which is quite unique.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Food far below expectation - donor kebab just plain - beef was better - hummus greasy - and then the horrible service - slow and not happy people - I was looking for the toilet and asked a lady politely if she worked at the...More

Thank Bob V
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Great turkish restaurant in fortress like building just off the R21 near Irene off ramp, opposite George Hotel. Food is Great, decor is sublime. 3 course meal around ZAR 250

Thank Veraenbert
Reviewed 31 October 2017

First of all, the restaurant is located in a beautiful site, but, it's in the middle of nowhere. It's hard to find the restaurant by taxi drives. The site is designed as a castle, and inside like a paradise. Totally Turkish style furniture and all...More

Thank peperone
Reviewed 10 August 2017

A la Turka has moved from the mall to Sterkfontein Avenue, Doornkloof, Pretoria. A fantastic French coffee shop in Johannesburg ... with no menu online anywhere ... pity ... That said ... I will have to go back again and again! Latte cafe with orange...More

Thank 740almap
Reviewed 18 July 2017

What a great experience.... While entering Yada Castle, there was a nice bonfire outside in the open under the stars. The direction to the restaurant wasn't too clear at first. The maitre d' was friendly and helped us feel comfortable. The food, although on the...More

Thank CharnePearson
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

If I say not for winter I mean they are really trying hard to heat up the place but unfortunately it's huge and we where at the end upstairs where it was freezing. Some of the private rooms looked warmer . The food was nothing...More

1  Thank hekpoortheksie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Irene Village Mall | Plot 711 Sterkfontein Avenue, Doornkloof East , Irene, Pretoria 0157, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 11 203 4044
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