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Alla Turca Grill - & Meze Bar

192 Pitt Street | City Centre, Glasgow G2 4DY, Scotland
+44 141 332 5300
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“baklava” (18 reviews)
“mixed grill” (20 reviews)
“meze starter” (14 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
192 Pitt Street | City Centre, Glasgow G2 4DY, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose Mezes for 5 people as our main course. After what we took to be the starter, which was cheap supermarket pre-packed quality at best, the owner/waiter asked what we wanted for dessert. I said we'd wait until after the main course - he...More

1  Thank Geoff G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here on a weekday evening and was impressed by both the decor and the warm service. The food however, was of an average quality and nothing to write home about. The portions for the main (mixed mezza) were pitifully small and I actually...More

1  Thank Archizzle
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The restaurant looks small from the outside but goes back away so plenty of room. The service was very good and the choice of dishes was enough to cater for all but the meze expert. We went for the set menu with wine as it...More

Thank Pete-and-Liz
Reviewed 9 March 2017

second time I have been to this restaurant and enjoyed it as much second time around as I did the first time I visited, friendly, affordable and good food and surrounds !

Thank stuart p
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

After reading online that this place had won the best kebab awards I had to try it. I couldn't make it myself so I told my brother who works in town to pick it up after he had finished. He said the place was dead,yet...More

1  Thank Zehn A
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Popped in this restaurant for the first time yesterday. I was really looking forward to eating here due to reviews in papers etc. I have to say what a let down! I have never tasted food so far off from proper authentic Turkish food. I...More

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Ambling round Glasgow on my own, I knew I needed to eat but had no idea what or where. I'm not sure what made me step into Alla Turca, but I'm so pleased I did! No idea what to choose, so I took the advice...More

Thank derekl62
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We visited this place for the second time yesterday lunchtime and twice we have been the only people in the place! The waiter (I think his name is David) is thoroughly pleasant, helpful and attentive. The food is really delicious! Both times we have ordered...More

Thank BeakerMeep
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Had a fabulous meal and thoroughly enjoyed the live music as it really adds to the atmosphere. I had the lamb shish and it was delicious.

Thank WeeScots
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I visited Alla Turca 10 years ago when living in Glasgow I was happy and surprised to be able to after 10 years or so have again the delicious food and the best original Turkish food in Glasgow. I arrived for a late lunch and...More

Thank Mary R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 192 Pitt Street | City Centre, Glasgow G2 4DY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 332 5300
Award Winning Glasgow City Centre Restaurant - Grill and Meze Bar Alla Turca is 'The Show Before The Show' for Theatre goers who is looking for an Atmospheric & Affordable Pre Theatre Dining 2 minutes to The King's Theatre & 5 mins to The Theatre Royal with our 2 Course Affordable Lunch from £6.95 And Popular 2 Course Pre Theatre Menu from £12.95 With Background Live Music on Fridays & Saturdays. Our Candlelit, Romantic Dinner is on our Affordable A la Carte or Delicious Tasting Set Menu with Champagne Cocktail from £15.95 Per person with background Live Music until late for a Memorable Dining Experience with Style. 'Alla Turca has that magical quality that so many restaurants dismally fail to cultivate - atmosphere! After arriving on a windswept Saturday evening, walking into Alla Turca was like being back in Istanbul... Alla Turca's good - humoured Turkish staff work so fast and adeptly that they almost run, but there's no panic.I would guess that the front-of-house manager knows exactly what's going on at every table at any point in time, which is more than you can say for many British "Fine Dining" restaurants.' Joanna Blythman - The Sunday Herald Glasgow's First & Scotland's Best Turkish Restaurant with Style since 2007. The Best of it's kind outside of Turkey with Authentic Food - Service - Live Music & Atmosphere.