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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 today via mobile

Everything was 1st class from start to finish The food was cooked to perfection and full of taste throughout

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 476malcolmb
Reviewed 4 days ago

A great little restaurant below street level with delicious turkish offerings. Portions are large so if you don't have an enormous appetite it might be as well to share a starter or a meze slection

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lottieholder2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Mad Turk in November for a birthday celebration having previously visited in the summer and had a very pleasant meal in the courtyard garden on a lovely sunny day. Again we were very pleased with the service, the food and general...More

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Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Resort25009817190
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Mad Turk always delivers beautiful and interesting food. Attentive staff are always on hand and the food comes in a timely manner. The waiter and I discussed at length the importance of spicy sauces having a kick. The portions were so generous they gave...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Michael M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled across the restaurant on a trip to Stamford with friends - we were drawn in by interesting looking Menu and it did not disappoint! Delicious food and efficient but not pushy service. Will Return!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TimW1989
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having just moved to the area we discovered this restaurant. The staff were outstanding, and the food was very tasty. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank davidmD2398JA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked for a family meal on Christmas Eve. Not our first time eating here, but after a short wait to be seated we enjoyed an excellent evening of tasty food and friendly service. Portions are large, but we were well advised on how much...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank richardhT1826NT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Mad Turk proved to be a great venue for a pre-Christmas works meal. The cold Mezze and selection of grills provided a large variety of dishes so that all of our group could enjoy something from the buffet style meal. The vegetarian in the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank andy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic restaurant! Cosy and stylish with exceptionally friendly staff - the food, wine ans whole experience was amazing. Will definitely recommend and return.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MattJamesH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Atmosphere - I immediately felt comfortable in this restaurant, the dim lighting, background music and friendly, welcoming staff makes this place a treat to eat. The food - there was complimentary bread and olives to the table initially, the olives had an incredible marinade on...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JuliaThomas111
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Questions & Answers
July 9, 2018|
Response from The M | 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 The M | Property representative |
No. The food is not halal.
March 10, 2018|
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Response from 752spikec | 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$37
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups
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.
5:30 a.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
  • E-mail
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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