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Achelya Turkish

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23 Aquitania Way | Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
+61 3 9602 2234
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Melbourne, Australia
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Nice place to eat, the kebabs are great and so is the turkish fayre. They have a smoke room out the back if you are into turkish hubble bubble... worth a visit without doubt

Thank Vunabere
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I came to Melbourne for a week... and the place was very conveniently located to where I was staying... I had couple of meals here... and it was very good every time... I came for only Shisha few times too.. and it was as good as you can get anywhere in the world... as for the service I can't say... More 

Thank mgtalaat
Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The food was horrible, the service a joke and the entertainment was embarrassing! I've had Turkish before and this did not come close to comparing with anything else that I've eaten. When we spoke to the waitress about our dissatisfaction with the food she didn't even bat an eye lid! Waste of time and money, please save yourselves the trip... More 

Thank barbs_729
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Guys. Please DO NOT GO THIS RESTAURANT. Actually the restaurant is good but the staff is the worst staff I have ever seen in my life. I wanted to try some turkish food along with shisha and I ended up in really a DISGUSTING place. Ordered shisha fresh head. We got the shisha(narghile) after 20minutes that too normal head. So... More 

Thank Stacey P
Tathra, Australia
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128 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

This restaurant ticked a couple of boxes... Close to our hotel on an evening we were both tired & very easy wheelchair access. We weren't after a feast so simply ordered some dolmades (vine leaves), mixed dips, tabouli & then the chicken doner with rice & salad included. The vine leave were straight out of the can which immediately makes... More 

Thank CrippAdvisor
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135 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

Achelya is a turkish restaurant in a great location in Docklands. Food servings are huge. Quality ordinary. The customers here are largely folk who choose to inhale fruit substances through a bong. for them food and drink are lesser considerations. At times the restaurant has a strong sweet fruit odour.

Thank Angleseateam
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is so dissapointing! They gave us no choice but to order in bouquets, 45 dollars a person and the amount of food, quality and taste that was put on the table was so bad! They gave us canned vine leaves, and mixed up our mocktails for cocktails.. The dance floor is so tiny also that you don't feel... More 

Thank Sama G
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128 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We have been here a few times before Each time we are in for a pleasant surprise Sometimes the staff are on to it other times, it appears everyone is training. The food is great very xxxx for it surroundings and service It's essentially a cafe with restaurant prices Famous for its hooka We went when belly dancers were on... More 

Thank Indyrka
Melksham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

We weren't sure about visiting having read previous reviews, but we were staying close so gave it a try. We had kebabs ! They were everything you would expect and the service was brilliant. We went back a few nights later and had steak and fish of the day. Excellent, and once again the waiting staff were so good (... More 

Thank SteveMelksham
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

Our meal was most enjoyable with plenty to eat. The bellydancing performance was a pleasant surprise

Thank Kathleen O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$18
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Aquitania Way | Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Docklands
  • Neighbourhood: Docklands
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9602 2234

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?