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Ala Turka

121 Irene Village Mall | Plot 711 Sterkfontein Avenue, Doornkloof East , Irene, Pretoria 0157, South Africa
+27 11 203 4044
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible18%
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CUISINES
Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
121 Irene Village Mall | Plot 711 Sterkfontein Avenue, Doornkloof East , Irene, Pretoria 0157, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The restaurant is part of a large premises that looks like a castle, and is beautifully and authentically Middle Eastern decorated. The ambience is nice, and they serve everything that one would find in Turkey or in the Middle East (from rose water and sisha...More

Thank LBdiscoveries
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delightful evening with absolutely delicious food and the service was friendly and prompt. Must visit again!

Thank Nordely W
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Food was terrible. bread soaked in water. absolutely disgusting. stay away from this place. place should be inspected by health dept

Thank Dean O
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Nice concept, mezzo platter as a starter was great. Mains were disappointing. Over grilled and dry sosaties are not my thing. The mince kebab was well spiced and flavorful. Desserts were good. Services was pretty attentive. The belly dancers were completely unnecessary and added nothing...More

Thank Bigfoot148
Reviewed 28 April 2017

The castle set up and decor at Ala Turka is great. Our waiter was good and she could explain menu items and make recommendations. However - portion sizes are huge and clearly some foods are not freshly prepared, it is clear that they are just...More

1  Thank AJIR_10
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The lavish decor will take your breath away. Professional polite staff to scrub and massage tired bodies into total relaxation mode. The most bling bling hammam steam room this side of town (or anywhere) awakens all the senses. Enjoy a free jacuzzi session in the...More

Thank LvN001
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We got much more that what we bargained for. The setting and ambience is really nice. The staff is friendly, food delicious and portion sizes is very accomodating. Thank you for a lovely evening. Just drive carefully as the national road leading there is in...More

Thank Francois S
Reviewed 20 February 2017

My dear friend celebrated his 65th birthday at this venue. What an evening. The staff's attention to detail and their wish for you to have a pleasant evening made our trip special. From the welcome at the entrance to the service at the table, the...More

Thank Jaqui D
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We visited this establishment for Valentines day, the cost was R650-00 per person, so the total came to R1430 which included the 10% tip. So with this price in mind we were expecting a lot. Reception on arrival was good, although for a upmarket place...More

Thank recoilgp
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We returned to Ala Turka after our fist visit 4 years ago. This time it was not as great. Decor is still very nice, it does create a Turkish atmosphere and ambiance. Colors are deep red, orange, maroon with bits of gold and bling. Belly...More

Thank Madniek
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Irene Village Mall | Plot 711 Sterkfontein Avenue, Doornkloof East , Irene, Pretoria 0157, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 11 203 4044
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