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Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Halal
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All reviews mixed kebab hot meze rice baklava salad stuffed aubergine lamb chops bread and olives turkish food high street cooked to perfection very friendly service main course food was amazing a great evening friday night birthday treat
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Reviewed 30 November 2020

We have stayed in Broadstairs on a number of occasions and like to try different restaurants each time. On this occasion we decided to try the Cardak having checked it out on TA. On arrival the restaurant was very busy and we were seated near...the kitchen area which was quite hot, but there were no other tables available. Service despite being busy was very prompt and all the staff were very friendly and pleasant. Our order was taken promptly and while we waited, we were served with complimentary bread and olives. Our main courses of Chicken Shish and mixed kebab were well presented, served hot (we had seen them being cooked) and were very tasty, with a very pleasant bottle of wine we had a great evening at a reasonable price.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 20 November 2020

This is one of the best in Thanet, the food is always amazing and it is all fairly priced, love the sigaras and stuffed aubergine, the staff are friendly but not overbearing and its always a nice atmosphere.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 14 October 2020 via mobile

I have eaten at this restaurant numerous times and to me it is the best Turkish restaurant outside of Green Lanes in north London the home of Turkish restaurants. We celebrated my sons 13th birthday there last night and the food/service was as always spot...on. I highly recommend this family run restaurant.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 24 September 2020

We visited Broadstairs with friends for the first time, on a short break and, on our second night, fancied some Turkish cuisine. We were not disappointed! I had selected some potential restaurants through Trip Advisor, so I was fairly confident that we would enjoy the...evening. We had eaten lunch earlier in the day so only two of us went for a starter. We shared a mixed hot meze plate (for 2) which was great. For the mains my wife and I selected the Karniyank - aubergine stuffed with mince meat, tomato, herbs, garlic, onion, served with rice and salad. All very tasty and, for us, a perfect portion size. One chose the sea bream (on the bone) which looked great, and the other went for the King Prawn Sote - sauteed king prawns served with peppers, onions, tomatoes in white wine, mushrooms and herbs, served, for my friend, with rice. He said it was delicious. The wine was reasonably priced and the staff were friendly and helpful. All in all a great evening!More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 8 September 2020 via mobile

Had a really satisfying meal here whilst staying in Broadstairs. The meze and mixed grill were great, and the service was very good.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 6 September 2020

Delicious Turkish food! Really good service and a lively atmosphere, I would definitely recommend :)

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 1 September 2020 via mobile

My first visit to Cardak was fine but this second time was so much better. The restaurant was very busy but the service didn't suffer at all. The complimentary bread was nice, and both our starters were very good, mushrooms and a lovely flatbread. I...really liked the mixed grill and my wife enjoyed the vegetarian dish she had. Our young daughter also had a good time, which always helps!. The wine and Efes also went down well. Really enjoyable visit and we will be back again soon.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 23 August 2020 via mobile

Came for a dinner with my parents. Whilst the chicken shish was lovely the rice was bland. The lamb chops were also very good but the restaurant did not feel COVID secure. The servers were leaning over us throughout the meal and handing plates and...drinks without the use of a napkin. No track and trace details were taken. We also felt that no social distancing was taking place. Most likely will not come back.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 17 August 2020 via mobile

I must admit I haven't visited Cardak in over a year, but it hasn't disappointed. Food was amazing service was lovely and the waitresses were especially good with my little boy cannot wait to return 😁

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 14 August 2020 via mobile

Best Turkish cuisine in Thanet We had a family meal at this restaurant. The food was fabulous. We will certainly visit it again. I also would like to mention about the boss. He called for a cab and paid fare for my daughter when she...had problems waiting for the bus outside the restaurant. What a good hearted gentleman!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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20 December 2017|
Response from ThanetFoody | Reviewed this property |
Traditional Turkish grill, as soon as you get I'd the train at broadstairs and start to walk out of the station you will be consumed with the beautiful smell of the cardak restaurant it's amazing
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27 February 2016|
Response from Suleyman K | Property representative |
Yes. We got same gluten free food we can help you when you get here..
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