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Turfan

Akmola Street, Astana, Kazakhstan
+7 717 239 0850
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
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“noodles” (4 reviews)
“the river” (10 reviews)
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Akmola Street, Astana, Kazakhstan
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 5 October 2016

Expect a line of people - this place is very popular among locals. Large portions, authentic Central Asian cuisine!

Thank Aiman Y
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Came with local friend/collegues Who wanted me to taste kazakh pasta, Excellent Experience, food is tasty AND cheap spent around ten euros in two but lemonade costs more than main course ( it is very good, though) Had thick noodles with mix Of spicy meat...More

Thank giorobb
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I was taken to this eatery by my guide Malika because as she said "It is very authentic and not expensive. I got the lagman, which are home made noodles (they make them there, and the texture is excellent) that was slathered with a spicy...More

Thank Michal S
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Turfan offers both Kazakh specialties and Chinese style dim sum which are tasty, made of local products and are offered in large portions. The dim sum was very juicy and full of interesting flavors. Other dishes made of lamb, including internal organs, were very tasty...More

Thank Procaccia
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I had lunch in this restaurant for 2-3 times during my stay in Astana. This place was 15 minutes walk from my place, and I enjoyed this restaurant. The service was quite fast, the prices were very OK in comparison with Moscow prices :) I...More

Thank Anna A
Reviewed 6 August 2016

I like this place. Located in a beatiful place near the riverside. The food is good, the price is good, but the service is not goooood.

Thank Меруэрт Е
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I was there several times and really enjoyed the Lagman (noodles) and Donner (I think) ; kind of looked like a burrito but wasn't - - it was big and tasted nice. Located on river with a horse statue with it's rear facing the Turfan...More

Thank j0eb0s
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

The place is nice enough, with lots of presumable local students as waiters, whom you have to call up expressly (eye contact and patience won't help). Children-friendly and inexpensive. Serves Turkish and other Turkic food. Not a small menu to look through, but the choice...More

Thank Darya K
Reviewed 25 May 2016

The restaraunt is situated on the river bank in the old city center near the Central City Park. If you plan to visit the place choose the outdoor tables (if the weather allows) and enjoy a fresh wind while tasting the food. I liked the...More

Thank Lyubov D
Reviewed 12 May 2016

I've visited three times, most recently in April 2016. Turfan has two menus, one Turkish and one Chinese/Uighur. Most dishes are good (I especially liked the manty with meat and zhusai, aka Chinese chives or jiucai) but I've had a couple of disappointments (thick, rather...More

Thank sociable_lapwing
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akmola Street, Astana, Kazakhstan
  • Location: Asia  >  Kazakhstan  >  Akmola Province  >  Astana
  • Phone Number: +7 717 239 0850
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