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113 Parkgate, Darlington DL1 1RZ, England
+44 1325 464466
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“kebab” (29 reviews)
“iskender” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
113 Parkgate, Darlington DL1 1RZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have lived near Meze and meaning to go for ages. Finally made it and it didn't disappoint! We admired all the decorations. The lady owner is lovely - very friendly and accommodating. The food is just the best. The Meze starter is definitely on...More

Thank Michaela S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had read that the decor was more cafe like before we went so we knew what to expect, but don't let the outside - or the inside put you off because the food was amazing! A friendly welcome and good service throughout although to be...More

Thank Calum M
Reviewed 1 September 2017

The food is exceptional, with a warm friendly atmosphere, we are always made to feel very welcome& the amount of food you are given is enormous for 2 people.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Probably the best chicken skewers I have ever tasted can be found in this little gem of a place. The Imam Bayildi starter with warm bread is a must try too. That said, the Turkish salad is amazing too as are the Adana kebabs.

1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Was a pretty quiet Thursday night so not too noisy. Staff were very friendly and relaxed. Food was very reasonably prices, tasty and plentiful (so much so I couldnt finish the starter and main meal. Top marks.

1  Thank toes1965
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Small and quirky Turkish restaurant that gives very personal service. The food is great, portions plentiful and flavours wonderful. Don't think you're going to a 'posh' restaurant because you aren't, this is an upmarket cafe that opens evenings. Simple Mediterranean decor, basic furnishings with a...More

1  Thank GaynorAlan
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Travelling home after a day in Newcastle, too tired to go home and cook, where to go? After a brief discussion decided to try Meze again. It was well worth the 20 mile diversion. Since the last review the restaurant has expanded into the shop...More

2  Thank Bill L
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We visited at weekend and we were totally looking forward to it . Mixed meze for starters delicious! The mains guvec & kebabs ..... Guvec was just ok had better in my opinion little dry . The restuarant itself is small. Again in my opinion...More

1  Thank Elliot_Busby
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We took friends to this friendly restaurant. |The ambience is not that good but the service was. We enjoyed the food here with a nice bottle of wine. Reasonably priced and good food. We will return.

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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Small, family run business which I enjoy far more than another bland overpriced chain. We got the mixed meze starter which was good but not fantastic. Could of benefited with a bit more seasoning and the olives were very soft and bland. We shared the...More

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18 March 2017|
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Response from paulineRobson | Property representative |
Hi there, could you please phone this number 01325 46 44 66 we are open from 5 o'clock onwards Tuesday-Saturday so we can answer any questions you may have. Thank you
11 January 2017|
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Response from paulineRobson | Property representative |
We are open Tuesday to Saturday from 5 o'clock there is an answering machine if you wish to leave a message not forgetting your telephone number so we can return your call
30 September 2016|
Response from 806LauraR | Reviewed this property |
bottles of pinot are £14 a bottle x
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Parkgate, Darlington DL1 1RZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Darlington
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 464466
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