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Koy Restaurant

#479 of 3,331 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
South Melbourne
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116-136 Cecil St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
512 268-3336
Wed - Sun 08:00 - 22:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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116 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is always good, the Turkish breakfast is fantastic and the lunch menu is great as well

Thank almago6
Level Contributor
16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I try to get to Koy once a month for a Sunday lunch and we've never left disappointed. It's always busy and you do have to line up for the Gozlome and occasionally a table but it's totally worth it all. It's always quick service, the menu has a great variety (the Manti being my favourite) and... More 

Thank TAH0124
Doncaster, Australia
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Went for breakfast after grocery shopping at the market and really enjoyed it, great start to the morning. highly recommend

Thank John H
North Berwick, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

After a morning going round the market we had a welcome break at Koy. There are two ways of eating here. You can sit yourself down at a table or you can queue at a stall for a limited selection from the menu. We had table service. I had a "lunch" which consisted of some chargrilled chicken in Turkish spices... More 

Thank Jean2512
Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We went to the night market at the South Melbourne market which was pumping with people. Despite the crowds, the staff at Koy seated us promptly and gave us excellent service without waiting. The staff worked as a team which meant no waiting. The food was delicious, particularly the meatballs. Strongly recommend.

Thank redmonty282
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Finally got a strong double shot with hot water in the side that is not only great taste and with a crema but is also hot! So many places don't hear their cups and by the time you come to drink it it's warm at best. Great work guys!!!

Thank David W
Level Contributor
95 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We had a Christmas function at Koy recently, and it was our second time in as many months. The food is pretty good - but quite expensive compared to other similar restaurants, and the service is slow. Inside the restaurant is really loud, and outside tables are subject to duelling musical tastes from the neighbouring restaurants! Overall, it is average,... More 

Thank Simon M
Melbourne, Australia
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We had a quick lunch to refuel and have some time off our feet while spending an enjoyable few hours browsing and gathering goodies from the South Melb. Market. The restaurant was buzzing, wait staff were efficient, friendly and attentive. We ordered piping hot yummy gozleme from the griddles outside and shared a couple of lip-smacking meze dishes. The menu... More 

Thank Navsachi
Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This place is our Thursday night special. It has half price meals including the menu show stopper, a Turkish style mixed grill. This could so easily be a bunch of cheap cuts cooked badly, instead it is a super tasty array of good stuff. There is a fillet of beef, Turkish spicy sausage, chicken and even a lovely cut of... More 

Thank jayinmelb
Stuarts Point, Australia
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We went here for breakfast on Sunday morning & it was so good.There were different & interesting options on the menu which made it very appealing.The smoked hummus & lamb served on beautiful flat bread was amazing,but everyone was so pleased with their meal choice.They are fairly big serving which was great,plenty of fuel then to do the DFO"S.Staff were... More 

Thank Merl2013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116-136 Cecil St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > South Melbourne
  • Neighbourhood: South Melbourne
  • Phone Number: 512 268-3336

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

Staying in South Melbourne

Neighbourhood Profile
South Melbourne
South Melbourne hosts the city’s oldest continuous market, founded in 1867. Rows of neatly arranged fruit, vegetables and flowers splash yellows, greens and reds along the entire perimeter, where the whole neighbourhood gathers for Saturday feasts. Inside the hall, shoppers hover over the mouth-watering displays of delicatessens and specialty food shops. Further in, a bazaar full of giftware, clothing, and kitchen utensils completes the scene. Take a break to walk the wide and shady streets and stroll along the Victorian-era heritage terrace houses. But return to the market in time for some paella, simmering in three large frypans on the footpath and served straight onto your plate.
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