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AZ Restaurant

89 Columbus Ravine, Scarborough YO12 7QU, England
+44 1723 366180
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“baklava” (34 reviews)
“turkish coffee” (21 reviews)
“lamb” (52 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
89 Columbus Ravine, Scarborough YO12 7QU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were attracted to AZ because of its reviews and its proximity to where we were staying. We were a 'walk in' on a Tuesday night and even though the place was soon to be rammed, we were fitted in and were able to enjoy...More

Thank Ollerbarrow
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here a couple for weeks ago. what a lovely restaurant, great food, great company, the service was fantastic. We got talking to the owner and he told us of the history of restaurant and Scarborough. We ended up being the lasts ones there...More

Thank Dominicg01_London
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We last came 5 years ago with family and after the meal we had this time, truly regret leaving it this long. We shared a mezze platter to start (highly recommended for a sample of many starters). The mains were truly delicious and we enjoyed...More

Thank Ke1989
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit and was inspired by all the good reviews on tripadvisor. The restaurant feels very welcoming when you first walk in - you'd definitely need to book on a weekend as it is small (but beautifully formed). The staff are very...More

Thank Anna W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most exquisite tasting food, lamb tender and flavoured with herbs superbly. Wine recommendation smooth tasting. Restaurant lit with lanterns with traditional pictures etc. Facilities immaculate - even if you don't need to go just do! Owner/Chef/Waiter friendly, informative and passionate about his food, culture...More

Thank DaveW274
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time visiting this restaurant and what an amazing little place. Attentive service, quality food and a very relaxed atmosphere. Diners are so at ease that people feel confident to eat here on their own! Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend people to give it a try....More

Thank DenKev2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I booked into AZ as we had heard great reviews about it, the place is nice and the staff were friendly. However the shared starter which cost £15 was a bit overpriced for dips and a bit of pitta bread, it was...More

2  Thank Jill r
SuzanneMehmet, Owner at AZ Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Madam, Judging by our numerous excellent reviews,it would seem that “all the fuss “ is about our ambient atmosphere,authentic decor,friendly professional service,flavour some food,and attention to detail. The latter being best demonstrated in the sure knowledge that a Mezze starter for two has NEVER...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great restaurant -do book in. Delicious food, reasonable prices and authentic cuisine. It's pronounced like 'as' not A-Z as we told our taxi driver ;-)

Thank LadyDollis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely staff and friendly.. Food and atmosphere was great. Small restaurant so need to book for a weekend. Turkish coffee authentic and a nice touch to end the meal.. home made desserts.. defiantly be re-visiting.

Thank Geraldine P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I ate here one evening. Booking is recommended ,particularly at weekends as the restaurant is small , but popular. Very extensive menu and a good selection of wines.We tried the Turkish red Cybele which was delicious. My husband had the lamb chops...More

Thank Susan R
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Questions & Answers
25 July 2017|
Response from Mehmet M |
Hi we serve shisha pipes from 6:00pm until last orders but they can only be served with a meal. Many Thanks! Management at Az Restaurant
Andrew M
6 March 2017|
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Response from SuzanneMehmet | Property representative |
Good morning Andrew, The restaurant is on the outskirts of the town,5-10 minutes walking distance,it is near Peasholm Park,the post code for sat nav is YO127QU.We are across the road from St Columbus church.We look forward... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Columbus Ravine, Scarborough YO12 7QU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1723 366180
Az is an intimate family run restaurant,with home made fresh meditteranian Turkish cuisine ,using family recipes passed down from generations of the Mehmet - Hassan family.We pride ourselves on good food and good service,and try and give good value for money.
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