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Istanbul Barbecue & Bistro

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Liverpool, UK 39 Allerton Road | Woolton, Liverpool L25 7RE, England
+44 151 428 6842
09:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the Istanbul restaurant after driving past on numerous occasions and I have to say why didn't I find this place sooner...the place itself is cosy and warm, the staff were fantastic and very friendly, we had a starter of Turkish sausage and mushrooms in a garlic butter sauce both were very tasty and a good amount for a starter,... More 

Thank Jason O
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited as a large group and there was some mix up with the dishes coming out in the right order but this was dealt with by the staff promptly and it all ended up being fine! I had the starter of halloumi and pinched some of my other halves hummus- both these dishes were amazing and came with traditional... More 

Thank KatrinaAndSte
Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

What can I say .How cannot call it self a restaurant Firstly the seating arrangement is terrible I was nearly touching the person next to me,also she someone tried to walk in between the tables there was so little space their clothes went solved my starter. My main meal was ment to be a marinated traditional cal pot casserole,what did... More 

Thank Welshjanegibson
Guven S, Owner at Istanbul Barbecue & Bistro, responded to this review

I would like to apologise for your experience at Istanbul bbq. We know the space in the restaurant is insufficient and would like to let you know we will soon be extending the seating area and have recently taken over the next door premises. We hope to have all the renovation works done soon so our customers will be more... More 

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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Great food, the puffa bread was freshly cooked and we had the kleftiko and kofta kebabs which were both perfectly cooked with excellent accompaniments. Portions very generous, staff very pleasant and helpful, and it's excellent value. Nice buzz about as well.

Thank liverbird56
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

What a great place , its our local and we love it , but we took all our family there from nan and grandad young nephew and friends . Everyone loved it ! A lovely family atmosphere ,fabulous food and plenty of it ! The staff were wonderful and couldnt do enough for all of our party .A massive thank... More 

Thank John L
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Love this little place , I've been there with my family , we really enjoyed, great menu and delicious food ,staff really friendly with best service.I can't waiting for next time 😋😋

Thank Sara S
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant for a family birthday, and there was 18 of us in total. The staff were really friendly and efficient. And the food was amazing!

Thank Ga_Ga_Sun
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Took my daughters for lunch on Sunday. Service and food excellent. Menu choice could not be faulted. Definitely return again soon

Thank MarkBU371OC
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch with my husband and had the sharing platter, it was delicious! Staff very friendly, slight discrepancy with the bill but resolved without a fuss. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Janmor4
Telford, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Went for lunch and whilst it was quiet, it still had a lovely atmosphere with welcoming staff. Food was lovely and the meze portions were huge - you have been warned! £30 for 4 people inc drinks...excellent value. Please open a branch in Leigh!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Barbecue, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Liverpool, UK 39 Allerton Road | Woolton, Liverpool L25 7RE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Liverpool
  • Phone Number: +44 151 428 6842

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