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Ala Turka

4/77 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4041 5331
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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17:00 - 22:00 Hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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4/77 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Mixed up with orders meant that I was still waiting for my meal (one of 3) when the family had already finished theirs, but Food was worth the wait. Wife’s Adana Iskendir with extra sauce was more flavor some than my Adana kebab. If you...More

Thank Vlad L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner often visit this place...the food is always consistent and the service is outstanding that’s why this is our favourite restaurant in town. We will be back again👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

1  Thank Shruti G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a Turkish / Mediterranean restaurant. The service was very nice. The food variety was Turkish & some Lebanese type food. I ordered Chicken Shish kabob , falafel plate for main dishes & Feta Cheese + Olives for appetizers. The food was good in...More

1  Thank Rostam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's says Turkish Food but I can't test Turkish flavour I have ordered CREAMY VEG CASEROLE and LAMB SHISH. I would not recommend and will not go next time.

Thank Ruby D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is ok but maybe a little bit on the pricey side. We had the Lamb Shish and we found the meat a tad bit dry. The service was ok. But I would say OK sums this place up fairly well. The restaurant...More

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On an unusually cold night in Cairns, we returned to Ala Turka after a gap of three years and even better this time. We had chicken kebabs and chicken casserole (surely there must be a Turkish name for this tasty dish?) Anyway, we found that...More

1  Thank UpToSpeed
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I had dinner here for the first time. Service was quick, staff helpful and courteous and the atmosphere relaxing. I had the Lamb Shish and my son had the mixed grill. Both meals were absolutely delicious 😁 Will definitely visit again.

Thank Gwendolyn1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son and I decided to try something different and ended up at Ala Turka on the Esplanade. I wasn't sure what to expect but the atmosphere is quaint and the aromas coming from the kitchen made my mouth water. When our food arrived, I...More

Thank Paula C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Group of 5 couples for a 50th birthday. Lovely food with great service. Friendly staff. Interesting beautiful surroundings.

2  Thank wilks100
Reviewed 30 May 2018

A good enough meal but not particularly great value for money and no particular atmosphere. Worth popping in if you’re passing.

1  Thank davemartin3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4/77 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4041 5331
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