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46 Princess Street, Manchester M1 6HR, England
+44 161 236 1824
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri 12:00 - 02:00
Sat 17:00 - 02:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Buffet Style food about £10 per head Not the best - has stood there for not sure how long . Dark and drab inside . The waiter was standing outside smoking , Didn't see him wask his hand when he came back inside . wouldn't go back

Thank Ann H
Bury, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We was a little concerned when we passed a pile of filthy rotting food on the pavement outside the restaurant. We was further concerned when we went in on a Monday evening and there was only 3 people in. Salad for starters was ok but not much you can do wrong with that. The garlic bread was stuck to the... More 

Thank TheCraftyMonkey
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is either over cooked or under cooked. Some dishes taste stale. I will not give food any star and will not visit again. Waste of money.

Thank Skhan09
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We used to go a lot to this great restaurant but we went yesterday night and the food was different. The waiter told us they had a new chef. We miss the all food, homemade and tasty, please bring him back. Even the lasagna was freeze material.

Preston, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Just called in and didn't book in advance we we lucky as I've a few yeArs ago and it only takes a couple of big groups and its would have been full. We had a two course set menu choosing the meze and garlic mith rooms chicken and monk fish kebabs all good and nicely presented. Great entertainment too thank... More 

Thank Rose R
Stockport, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Quite a large selection of food choices. You help yourself to whichever you like and can go back for "seconds".

Thank 14Doreen
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155 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Restaurant close to hotel i was staying in. Walked in and was quite busy but they still found us a table. Very friendly staff. Food was excellent. All was very fresh, hot and tasty. Good value for money too. Will come back to this restaurant for sure when back in the area.

Thank deanio1972
Halifax, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Had a meeting to attend in Manchester and a colleague suggested we eat here for lunch. As a lover of mediterranean food, this place ticked all the boxes. The choice and quality of food was amazing and the all you can eat buffet for £7.90 is fab value for money. Would definitely recommend this place.

Thank Jude H
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

the buffet before 4.45 pm is very good and good value for money 7.95£ per person a lot to chose from and we liked everything we eat

Thank Diana F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Whenever I plan to go to Manchester..this is the first place that I think of! Very delicious food..lots of options (especially if you go on lunch time where there is an open buffet),,prices are very reasonable too

Thank Muna M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Princess Street, Manchester M1 6HR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 236 1824
As the most established Turkish Taverna in Manchester, Efes offers tremendous value for money.The atmosphere in Efes Taverna is second to none on our weekend evenings! We offer everything for a full night out all under one roof. Commence your evening with a delicious feast of authentic Mediterranean dishes as you take in the live music from our very own resident musicians. Then immerse yourself in traditional Turkish dancing, performed by our own waiters and a captivating belly dancing act. You can sit back and absorb the sights, sounds and atmosphere, or if that’s not your style, feel free to get up and join in. We actively encourage audience participation here at Efes! As the Metiderranean music fade out the disco beat starts around midnight until 2.00am. Efes Taverna is an ideal place for birthdays, hen-nights or any other celebration you care to mention with a capacity of 130 people. Once you reserve a table it is yours for the evening. We are licensed until 2.00am.Sunday through to Friday afternoon we offer an all you can eat Mediterranean buffet. 12pm - 10pm (Friday 5pm). With over 60 dishes to choose from, The food is cooked from fresh everyday and offers a vast choice of Turkish and Mediterranean favourites.

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