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The Mad Turk

8-9 St. Pauls Street, Stamford PE9 2BE, England
+44 1780 238001
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8-9 St. Pauls Street, Stamford PE9 2BE, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The food is AMAZING and you have PLENTY of it Could not finish it all and was kindly given a doggy bag to take home I ordered the Ottoman Feast and it was delicious, tasty, the flavors were just incredible Had heard for years that...More

Thank Koji84
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here twice now and the service from the waiter/waitresses is very good. The food is delicious also. The garden is like a secret garden lovely and secluded.

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful evening, Fabulous food as always. Great service and they made our daughters birthday extra special. Thank you for a wonderful evening.

Thank Kimc1970
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went last night party of 4. The food was delicious, service was great and lovely atomsphere. The halloumi fries are amazing!! Would highly recommend a visit.

Thank Cazzy71
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate lunch in the very lovely garden area behind the restaurant. Our young waitress was sweet and efficient and the owner very friendly. Although my husband didn't enjoy his meal choice very much, the other three dishes were really delicious. We look forward to...More

Thank SEAdelson
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Went last night with some work colleagues, food was absolutely stunning. We shared a few large platters for start and then i had the Kofte Bowl which was amazing. All the food was great and the service was excellent. I can highly recommend this restaurant

Thank Tim S
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Really enjoyed a low key family meal in this small and friendly restaurant. The food is delicious, the service unpretentious, large portions at reasonable prices. I ordered the falafel bowl with a spicy sausage side and wow the falafel were crisp on the outside with...More

Thank Red_wines100
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

With choice of two Turkish restaurants in Stamford we were recommended The Mad Turk and we were not disappointed. My wife and I shared a mezze selection to start and then the mixed meats main dish. All was delicious and service was helpful & rapid....More

Thank Timbotaff
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Decided to take my partner her after a recent visit with work. The Food is excellent, the staff are more than welcoming and the restaurant is unique and clean. Not only is the food impressive so is the price. Well done to the owners and...More

1  Thank richdavies19882017
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

We are here with our family. Was a 50th birthday. We eat Turkish food in a lot of places. The service was so slow, it took 30 min before they even took our drinks order. The food took a while to start coming and was...More

5  Thank Ziamber
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Questions & Answers
July 9, 2018|
Response from CHARCOALFT | Property representative |
Hi, closest to us is the on street parking on Star Road and Broad St, 2 hours before 6 pm. The closest car park is St Leonard's St, free after 6 pm.
March 10, 2018|
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Response from CHARCOALFT | Property representative |
No. The food is not halal.
March 10, 2018|
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Response from Spike C | Reviewed this property |
You will need to phone them and ask direct. They do vegetarian and vegan options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8-9 St. Pauls Street, Stamford PE9 2BE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Stamford
  • Phone Number: +44 1780 238001
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Here at The Mad Turk we aim to cook traditional, rustic Turkish Cypriot food. Dishes enjoyed by past generations, prepared fresh daily using ingredients supplied locally.
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