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The Fat Turk - CLOSED

162 High Street, Chipping Ongar, Ongar CM5 9JJ, England
+44 1277 366770
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
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162 High Street, Chipping Ongar, Ongar CM5 9JJ, England
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Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

The place is small and friendly. Great for smaller parties. The food is great but I was shocked at some of the prices. Even for a small portion of chips. The quality of the food is wonderful and you must try the chocolate fudge cake....More

Thank Ashleigh H
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is a review of the new Turkwise Restaurant in Chipping Ongar (was the Fat Turk) Friendly efficient welcome, shown straight to table and offered a drink The menu is extensive and offers a good choice - we chose a mixture of hot and cold...More

Thank Roy S
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I went there with my daughters the staff were very pleasant and helpful. Food was good, if you eat up stairs as we did you feel you are not in a Turkish restaurant it feels like a completely different from down stairs no booths just...More

1  Thank P0rkie
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Went here with my husband as recommended by friends, was a Saturday night and not overly busy. Having arrived and seated we sat looking at each other for 20mins then I had to ASK for a menu!!!!! Wasn't explained anything at all about menu only...More

2  Thank mrsBussey
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Try not to have too much of the breads and dips for starters because the portions are simply huge. Starters also delicious would highly recommend the prawns. Only let down was that the mains weren't very hot.

Thank liyddc
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

The Fat Turk is now Turk Wise and this review is for the new version. On the plus side the staff are as welcoming as ever and there's a nice atmosphere even at lunchtime. However I feel the food isn't as good as previously. There's...More

4  Thank GPP33
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

My family and myself visited this restaurant for my brothers birthday after hearing about it from a friend. I must say i was massively impressed with the whole place, the food was top quality with massive portions, the prices were reasonable and the service was...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Very welcoming staff who were attentive without being intrusive. Excellent varied menu and good selection of wine which was not overpriced. An enjoyable evening.

Thank fogarty22
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Following two unsuccessful and u friendly visits to the fat Turk in ongar, myself and my boyfriend had the best experience!! Such helpful and attentive staff, really made the. Night :) Food was delicious too!!

Thank Tish H
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

And the decor is an amalgam of Rustic, Middle Eastern n French country chic...and it works well. Service is good n staff friendly. Well worth a visit when in Ongar.

Thank outwitthefairies
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$27 - US$40
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 162 High Street, Chipping Ongar, Ongar CM5 9JJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Ongar  >  Chipping Ongar
  • Phone Number: +44 1277 366770
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