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Istanbul Barbecue & Bistro

39 Allerton Road | Woolton, Liverpool L25 7RE, England
+44 151 428 6842
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“puff bread” (16 reviews)
“hot meze” (5 reviews)
“souvlaki” (5 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Barbecue, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
39 Allerton Road | Woolton, Liverpool L25 7RE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had headed to Woolton Village for lunch, aiming for somewhere else but parked opposite here and thought, why not, looks interesting. Firstly, very nice decor, warm and welcoming. Greeted quickly and warmly and shown to a table. The waiter was very friendly and helpful. The...More

Thank Imiller9
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely food - happened to go twice in two weeks. First time I had the sea bream - nicely seasoned and the accompanying potatoes went really well. Second time I thought I'd go for the halloumi kebab as a "!light" option - be warned, there...More

Thank Christinemachine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This recently extended restaurant has been kitted out in warm Turkish decor. We went early on Fri evening and it was quite busy but we were seated promptly. The food was excellent and beautifully presented. We shared a lovely feta salad with complimentary warm flatbread....More

Thank Travellers-Three
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I visited Istanbul at 6.15pm on Bank Holiday Monday. By the time 7.45 arrived I still hadn't been served. They did say they were busy when we arrived (and I have seen it like this before) but this was not acceptable. Went...More

Thank Urbanguru47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here several times, for lunch and once for dinner. It is very good value, the quality of the food is excellent with very large portions. At lunch I have had the small mezze which is lovely but I can never finish it,...More

Thank magr1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place went for the first yesterday it's lovely. Decor makes it feel like you are in a little Turkish restaurant in istanbul the staff are really nice and polite. The food was delicious especially the small meze platter. Really lovely find great value...More

Thank LoopyLisa T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

None of us had been here before so decided to give it a try for Saturday lunch. We will definitely be back! We had two jumbo meze platters between the four of us and enjoyed all of it. For me the best items were the...More

Thank claire s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a birthday meal with family and friends, the staff seemed experienced and made us feel cared for. Food was lovely and the atmosphere was great! Had a pleasant time and will definitely come back again!

Thank mordachka
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We called up and booked this place very last minute on a Sunday night and were extremely fortunate to get a table (we had to sit right next to the open kitchen, which only allowed us to smell the wonderful food coming our way). One...More

Thank sammyjb72
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Such a pity that I have to give such a poor review, because it looks lovely in terms of the decor. But how can any restaraunt keep you waiting for food and then bring it out improperly cooked. My £15.90 Kleftiko was so cold that...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do they sell chips?
14 May 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from katy22222 | Property representative |
Hi does you tahini have garlic flavour or is it just tahini paste with lemon? I am a massive tahini fan but love the garlic type - looking at coming to eat sometime this week looks amazing !
21 February 2017|
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Response from Mutchy82 |
Aw so sorry I thought I was asking the resturant direct oops haha glad you enjoyed I think we will try it this week 😊
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Allerton Road | Woolton, Liverpool L25 7RE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Liverpool
  • Phone Number: +44 151 428 6842