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Alla Turca Grill - & Meze Bar

#369 of 1,914 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
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192 Pitt Street | City Centre, Glasgow G2 4DY, Scotland
+44 141 332 5300
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Showing 266: English reviews
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited quite late on Friday night, and were seated towards the front of the restaurant, but still tucked away enough for a good feeling of privacy. Food was excellent and the service was perfect, too! Will definitely be returning in the future.

Thank BlueberryyRRH
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose Mezes for 5 people as our main course. After what we took to be the starter, which was cheap supermarket pre-packed quality at best, the owner/waiter asked what we wanted for dessert. I said we'd wait until after the main course - he evidently thought I was joking and I thought the same about him. He wasn't, and... More 

1 Thank Geoff G
Inverness, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here on a weekday evening and was impressed by both the decor and the warm service. The food however, was of an average quality and nothing to write home about. The portions for the main (mixed mezza) were pitifully small and I actually got hungrier eating them! All in all- commend the staff, slap the server.

1 Thank Archizzle
York, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The restaurant looks small from the outside but goes back away so plenty of room. The service was very good and the choice of dishes was enough to cater for all but the meze expert. We went for the set menu with wine as it came with a selection of starters and main dishes. We thought it was good value... More 

Thank Pete-and-Liz
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

second time I have been to this restaurant and enjoyed it as much second time around as I did the first time I visited, friendly, affordable and good food and surrounds !

Thank stuart p
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

After reading online that this place had won the best kebab awards I had to try it. I couldn't make it myself so I told my brother who works in town to pick it up after he had finished. He said the place was dead,yet still took over 30minutes to make his order. The food was served in a takeaway... More 

1 Thank Zehn A
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Popped in this restaurant for the first time yesterday. I was really looking forward to eating here due to reviews in papers etc. I have to say what a let down! I have never tasted food so far off from proper authentic Turkish food. I visited with my husband and we ordered quite a few different dishes and we were... More 

Thank Suzanne M
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Ambling round Glasgow on my own, I knew I needed to eat but had no idea what or where. I'm not sure what made me step into Alla Turca, but I'm so pleased I did! No idea what to choose, so I took the advice of the lovely waitress. Everything was perfect, and the Turkish red wine a revelation. The... More 

Thank derekl62
Dunoon, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We visited this place for the second time yesterday lunchtime and twice we have been the only people in the place! The waiter (I think his name is David) is thoroughly pleasant, helpful and attentive. The food is really delicious! Both times we have ordered the Mixed Meat platter (not sure of the actual title) it comes with a £3.95... More 

Thank BeakerMeep
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Had a fabulous meal and thoroughly enjoyed the live music as it really adds to the atmosphere. I had the lamb shish and it was delicious.

Thank WeeScots

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 192 Pitt Street | City Centre, Glasgow G2 4DY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 332 5300
Award Winning Glasgow City Centre Restaurant - Grill and Meze Bar Alla Turca is 'The Show Before The Show' for Theatre goers who is looking for an Atmospheric & Affordable Pre Theatre Dining 2 minutes to The King's Theatre & 5 mins to The Theatre Royal with our 2 Course Affordable Lunch from £6.95 And Popular 2 Course Pre Theatre Menu from £12.95 With Background Live Music on Fridays & Saturdays. Our Candlelit, Romantic Dinner is on our Affordable A la Carte or Delicious Tasting Set Menu with Champagne Cocktail from £15.95 Per person with background Live Music until late for a Memorable Dining Experience with Style. 'Alla Turca has that magical quality that so many restaurants dismally fail to cultivate - atmosphere! After arriving on a windswept Saturday evening, walking into Alla Turca was like being back in Istanbul... Alla Turca's good - humoured Turkish staff work so fast and adeptly that they almost run, but there's no panic.I would guess that the front-of-house manager knows exactly what's going on at every table at any point in time, which is more than you can say for many British "Fine Dining" restaurants.' Joanna Blythman - The Sunday Herald Glasgow's First & Scotland's Best Turkish Restaurant with Style since 2007. The Best of it's kind outside of Turkey with Authentic Food - Service - Live Music & Atmosphere.

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