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Achelya Turkish

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23 Aquitania Way | Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
+61 3 9602 2234
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A friend of ours recommended this place, so we decided to give it a go. The atmosphere is nice and live music on, food was great!

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Thank Joanna T
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Have been here each time I travel to Melbourne and stay at the Sebel across the road. I always order the shisha and have a relaxing smoke. On one occasion we had dinner here and ordered the sharing platter and bread with dips. We were not disappointed. The portion was huge and was very tasty. Their wine list is also... More 

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Thank Phillip Q
leicester
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We visited here on a quiet evening. Food excellent, turkish bread and four dips, then a big plate of meats, rice, vegetables and salad to share. Meats included chicken, lamb, beef, sausages. Although it isn't the most plush surroundings, it is not so bad and it is clean. Recommend the groupon deal. They even swapped the wine for an Efes... More 

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Thank meach40
Hobart, Australia
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Whilst the decore is a bit tired, with the tables and especially chairs in need of a long overdue replacement, there is still some ambience within the restaurant. We found the food and service very good. Our meals arrived on hot steel serving plates ensuring the meal was hot for the duration of the meal. Meat and accompanying vegetables, rice... More 

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Thank tasdiver
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

The dips and plenty of turkish bread were very good and the main course ample. The photo on the ad does not tell the story. We received pita bread with beef, chillies, tomatoes, peppers, rice and a bit later the salad. Only one meat no choice. The glass of wine each was also included. We were told there was free... More 

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Thank nichos2016
Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

One of two Groupon vouchers I redeemed on my visit to Melbourne. The staff were most welcoming and happy to substitute drinks for those denoted on the voucher. The dips were yummy, with more than enough dipping breads. The variety of meats from the footlong kebab was amazing. I particularly enjoyed the lamb chop. I was surprised to find a... More 

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Thank Alipal1947
Orange
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We visited for dinner on a Monday night - so it was not busy. We were welcomed and given a good seat. We ordered some drinks and a Meze plate to share- it included fresh bread, dips, fetta, olives, vegetables and kofte. We had not even finished the Meze plate when the main courses arrived. We each ordered a separate... More 

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Thank Richard C
Melbourne, Australia
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338 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Came here for our Christmas function there where 40 of us. I am glad the company was good the food was not only below par but serves where not enough for the people. One very small plate of rice and salad not sufficient for a lone diner let alone the 4 it was meant for. I would like to hero... More 

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Thank Mark D
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Visiting Melbourne for a concert at Etihad Stadium we were after dinner before the show. Achelya was recommended to us and we weren't disappointed. Achelya is off the main drag of New Quay opposite the entrance to the Sebel Docklands. We were seated promptly and while the upholstery on the chairs suggests they are well over due for replacement the... More 

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Thank Linda0615
Melbourne, Australia
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120 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Purchases a voucher meal. Small servings to share between 4 people and a lot was burnt or over cooked. Sitting inside with shisha smoke in the same building so not a place of you don't want to inhale smoke while you are eating dinner!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$18
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Aquitania Way | Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Docklands
  • Neighbourhood: Docklands
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9602 2234

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?