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Alaturka

#823 of 8,555 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Kampong Glam
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16 Bussorah Street | Singapore, Singapore 0065, Singapore
+65 8186 9807
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Singapore, Singapore
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114 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The only Turkish restaurant on the Singapore Michelin Bib Gourmand list. The food is great. We ordered the Meze Tabaki which is a platter of appetizer dips that goes with the bread. We ordered the soft and fresh from the oven Lavas bread to go with it. The kebab is tasty, tender and juicy. We ordered the Karisik Kebab which... More 

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Thank Ho_Family2013
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a celebratory lunch here. First time at the recommendation of my son. Had a good assortment of the food. I recommend you try the Meze Tabagi ( starter) and the Karisik Kebab ( shared dish) and wash it down with a Aryan or for the less adventurous, the apple tea. Excellent ambience, service and food. 4 thumbs up from... More 

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Thank Food-Xpression
Seattle, Washington
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59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

My husband and I ate here twice, once with my son, and several days later on our own. Dorothy the hostess not only remembered we had been here ("Will Ian be joining you?"), but she remembered what we'd eaten. Our favorite dish was the Beyti Kabob, lamb wrapped in Turkish flat bread with a sauce to die for. The Meza... More 

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sri lanka
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135 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Despite the high rating / reviews this was the most disappointing food I had....a mezzeh platter for a single person is a few spoonfuls of everything slammed on to a small plate (S$20+) which looked abosolutely un-appetising Having had the same in several countries this was totalled down sadly

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Singapore, Singapore
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62 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We're happy to be given a table even when the restaurant is fully booked. While there are many restaurants there only few are well occupied, like Alaturk. Service was friendly, and even, when we were given an hour for our dinner due to a later booking, they didn't rush us. Food was OK and the bread freshly baked, which was... More 

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Phuket, Thailand
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89 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

First time eating here. Nice street-side outdoor seating option. Staff were attentive and polite. In particular, the front of house manager, Dorothy, was great - very approachable, very friendly, and very helpful. The food that we ordered arrived quickly and was delicious. Of particular note, in terms of the flavour, quality, and presentation were the Beyti Lamb and the Kuzu... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I went with my husband in public holiday night, which wasn't busy. The food wasn't fantastic but good enough. The staff smoked outside even we were sitting outside and no staff gave us attention when we need to ask something. At the end, they charged 10% service fee?! Hummm

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Thank Eat-Shop-Love
Mexico City, Mexico
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I always return to this place when traveling to Singapore, it's near Sultan Mosque, with great food, friendly service which virtually transports you to Istambul. It's a nice place with good quality of food.

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Singapore, Singapore
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This was my second visit, and what I like about this place (compared to neighboring options) is that they offer a meat platter to share, which is more than enough for two people. Sadly, they aren't very flexible with adjusting the menu - i.e., no rice, extra veges, or substituting meats for ones preferred. This was unfortunate, as there are... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

came to know about the restaurant only after they were named by Michelin Bib. Went for a friday night dinner with A. The place is difficult to locate but was quite crowded that time. We had mezze as starter and went for the lamb kebab - both were average and completely undistinguishable from the other shops in that area like... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Turkish, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Bussorah Street | Singapore, Singapore 0065, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Kampong Glam
  • Neighbourhood: Kampong Glam
  • Phone Number: +65 8186 9807

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Kampong Glam

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Kampong Glam
This traditionally Malay enclave of Singapore offers an alluring array of shops, cafes, and bars. A walk down Haji Lane offers quirky shopping, while one block over, Arab Street is a treasure trove of brightly coloured fabrics, clothing, and Turkish rugs. Stop for a leisurely coffee or cocktail and watch local kids play traditional games along the lane. Also home to the Malay Heritage Centre and one of Singapore’s most prominent mosques (Sultan Mosque), Kampong Glam is a must-visit for a tantalizing taste of Malay life in this city.
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