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Akarsu Turkish Restaurant & Grill

32A Silver Street, Durham DH1 3RD, England
+44 191 383 0292
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
32A Silver Street, Durham DH1 3RD, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came here for a quick lunch and liked it so much I even came back for dinner on another one of my nights in durham. I got the special turkish burger for lunch which was phenomenal and my appetizers and dessert were fantastic for my...More

1  Thank decmccabe9
Reviewed yesterday

This place was delicious and very fresh. You could tell the food was high quality. Our waitress, Chloe K. was very knowledgable about the menu and had a smile on her face the whole time. I will be back!

Thank Kori O
Reviewed yesterday

The service at this restaurant was really friendly and efficient. I agree the surroundings may seem a little tired, but the food is utterly fantastic and arrives in very decent portion sizes. Not expensive either. Very strongly recommended.

Thank Trek765729
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like some other reviews, I did find the restaurant a bit tired and in need of modernisation. However, the food was gorgeous and the staff were very keen to provide excellent service. Pretty reasonable value for money and well worth a visit.

Thank Garry S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with the wife yesterday for the lunch menu, first time we have visited, nice welcome from the lass I’m the enterence And all the waiters where very helpful and. Polite, and the food was outstanding so fresh and flavourful, and possibly the best...More

Thank Shaun J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking to try something different, we booked for a Saturday night. Warm welcome, great service, great food. Pleasantly surprised we managed three courses, that doesn't happen often - the portions were just right. Looking forward to our next visit, for there will be one.

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service exceptional. Surroundings lovely. Food was exceptional.lovely decor nice turkish lighting wall art very pretty with plenty of nice features. Staff were very helpful and were friendly and made you feel so comfortable .working very hard. The food was gorgeous started with a platter for...More

1  Thank fi0nafletcher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While on vacation I went to this restaurant with friends and it was great! Not only was the food delicious but the service was exceptional. Our waitress was named Chloe and she perfected the experience! Will come again next time I’m in town.

Thank ariellees
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here on Saturday 25th August as a surprise Birthday party . Having spent most our holidays in either North Cyprus or Turkey the family know of my love for Turkish food. Well this night just transported me back to wonderful evenings in Kyrenia Harbour....More

2  Thank marvinrr904
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered falafel and lamb meatballs for starters and the waitress helped us pick mains based on what we said we liked. The food was lovely and really good portion size except for the rice which was a little stingy. Had good night a very...More

Thank hw586
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2 August 2018|
Response from Shaun J | Reviewed this property |
Think it’s rice mate
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22 May 2018|
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Response from jaj0409 | Reviewed this property |
The two nearby car parks Millburngate and Prince Bishops both have both have disabled car park spaces. One is at the bottom of Silver St the other at the top, Silver St is quite steep. However, I think your difficulties may... More
23 September 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32A Silver Street, Durham DH1 3RD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 383 0292
Authentic Turkish cuisine set in a 1600's, grade 2 listed building, in the heart of Durham City. A warm welcome comes as standard. Afiyet Olsun.
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