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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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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“kebab” (5 reviews)
“hummus” (3 reviews)
“belly dancing” (7 reviews)
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Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
121 Irene Village Mall | Plot 711 Sterkfontein Avenue, Doornkloof East , Irene, Pretoria 0157, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived to a wonderful looking palace with warm service at the gate and entrance to the restaurant. Unfortunately from there it all went down hill. Our waiter was rude and didn’t know his menu at all. We ordered a platter of the restaurants specialities...More

Thank MJRaddall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful evening with great food and amazing entertainment. I would go back in a heartbeat and I would recommend it to anyone looking for something different.

Thank The_Dreamist
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for an authentic dining experience for a large group with live entertainment in the form of belly dancers to round off the authentic Turkish experience, then this gem in the east of Pretoria is certainly for you. The food was full...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 16 February 2018

The restaurant setting was great and romantic, but the food was terrible for the price paid. At R575 per person the starter only included vegetarian items. The main included very small meat portions and only one small piece of beef was provided for 2 guests....More

Thank Herman B
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Very nice decor of authentic Turkey. Not the cheapest restaurant around but worth the expense for that special meal. Food is excellent

Thank Dave M
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We love the atmosphere at Yadah Castle. The food is excellent. Views are breathtaking from castle tops. Proper turkish experience in SA which is quite unique.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Food far below expectation - donor kebab just plain - beef was better - hummus greasy - and then the horrible service - slow and not happy people - I was looking for the toilet and asked a lady politely if she worked at the...More

Thank Bob V
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Great turkish restaurant in fortress like building just off the R21 near Irene off ramp, opposite George Hotel. Food is Great, decor is sublime. 3 course meal around ZAR 250

Thank Veraenbert
Reviewed 31 October 2017

First of all, the restaurant is located in a beautiful site, but, it's in the middle of nowhere. It's hard to find the restaurant by taxi drives. The site is designed as a castle, and inside like a paradise. Totally Turkish style furniture and all...More

Thank peperone
Reviewed 10 August 2017

A la Turka has moved from the mall to Sterkfontein Avenue, Doornkloof, Pretoria. A fantastic French coffee shop in Johannesburg ... with no menu online anywhere ... pity ... That said ... I will have to go back again and again! Latte cafe with orange...More

Thank 740almap
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
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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