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Sofra Turkish Cafe

206 Gladstone Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
+64 6-868 7545
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“iskender” (9 reviews)
“kebab” (17 reviews)
“lamb” (9 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
206 Gladstone Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointed didn’t get to eat here, food did look good but FYI for any traveller from out of town, they do not accept credit card so wasn’t able to spend money here.

Thank Adventure34430895240
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Tasty meal - thanks trip advisor for this recommendation. Good food and a busy establishment. Took awhile to wait for though.

Thank WayneL1906
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Last week's takeout was served much better than a dine-in experience last year. The owner's wife served me last week and was polite and seemed to know the menu. Last year it was the daughter and she didn't understand what Turkish coffee was. One of...More

Thank RoseB2958
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Great Turkish food prepared with care by a really nice, friendly family who own this business. Eat in or takeaway.

Thank donp521
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Looks like a good family business, with really good food. I normally feel a little sluggish after a typical iskendar meal, but not here. It was lovely, fresh and I asked for extra meat and got it, unlike some other Turkish I've been too across...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 24 July 2018

If you want a great Turkish meal look no further. Stan and Helen and their family work really hard and deliver brilliant well priced food. We go there often and have never been disappointed.

Thank MattToddNZ
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful food. Reasonably priced. Had the mixed meat Iskender and it was delicious. Highly recommend eating in or takeaway. Great service

Thank ThelmaNZ
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Wow! Sofra was a delightfully delicious experience. We ordered lamb Iskender and kebabs. Taste, texture, quantity, satisfaction- we give Sofra 10/10 in every category.

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We were recommended this eating place by a local Airbnb host. The food was very reasonably priced, quick service and staff engaged with us advising new alternatives to try other than the usual lamb, beef and chicken. Nice and friendly and the food more than...More

Thank Guide498125
Reviewed 4 February 2018

I like a good kebab , and that's not exactly what I got here. What I got was so much more and I'll be struggling to find anything in Wellington that can compete with a kebab from Sofra. I've only seen one as big as...More

Thank 649skyh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 Gladstone Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Gisborne Region  >  Gisborne
  • Phone Number: +64 6-868 7545
Family Cafe. BYO. We accept phone orders and bookings.
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