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87 Jackson Street | Petone, Wellington, New Zealand
+64 4-589 7667
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“mixed grill” (14 reviews)
“kebab” (31 reviews)
“iskender” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
87 Jackson Street | Petone, Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great place. We've been there several times before and found it excellent. It didn't disappoint at this visit. There's no corkage charge either.

Thank Hawean
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Have previously visited this restaurant, but after dining here again we found that the food was of poor quality. My husband had the mixed grill and all the meat was very dry. Myself ordered the Vege Iskender with zucchini and carrot fritters. On my understanding...More

Thank Jane A
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Super tasty, generous portions, ultra fresh food, happy staff, laid back & casual. What's not to love?? There's no pretense here - just good honest food at really reasonable prices. About $20 for a hearty main. BYO wine & help yourself to a glass on...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 17 September 2018

All four enjoyed their meals, small issue in the chicken being slightly dry but plenty of delicious dips and sauces to offset that. The place was extremely busy even though it was mid-week and lunch time. Only downside was the noise level this made it...More

Thank pormick
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Kilim is our family go to for birthday celebrations. The food is delicious and filling. There is something for everyone. They are BYO which is a bonus. Generally it pays to book if you are a group as it fills up fast and is not...More

Thank AnnaH7382
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

The place itself is quite nicely decorated but the food is far from authentic. Iskender is a delight when done properly but sadly the version here which seems to be a bit of doner meat with some sauce is not recognisable to the ones I...More

1  Thank Joshua T
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Love the food here but they’ve changed their menu and as a result you can no longer order a Doner or Kebab to dine in - only to takeaway. Had planned on Doner, salad, fries, baclava and coffee. Ended up getting a tasty Iskender meal...More

Thank tripping_Jake
Reviewed 26 July 2018

It's criminal that I haven't left a review for this place yet.. Great little place along the main road of Petone, their meal sizes are incredibly generous and for a very reasonable price. Happy friendly staff too. The chicken burger (absolutely hyuuuuuge) and the walnut...More

Thank CapitanJimmy
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Came here on a recommendation and now I refuse to go anywhere else for Turkish or Middle-Eastern food. It is fresh and delicious and well seasoned. I love it.

Thank TravellingKaiQueen
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Food selection is great. the have the specials of pilavustu if you are looking for a bargain deal. I also ;like the mix vegetarian doner which is great and really fills you up.

Thank RadenS
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Jackson Street | Petone, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-589 7667
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