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Istanbul Kitchen and Bar

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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
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Updated 23/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 23/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Located in the centre of Barnsley, Fethi and Ramazan welcome you to Istanbul Kitchen & Bar. Their aim is simple, to deliver the authentic flavours and tastes of the Mediterranean along with a warm welcome and lots of Turkish hospitality. With numerous positive customer reviews, pay Istanbul Kitchen & Bar a visit and experience for yourself good company, great service and delicious Turkish food!
US$3 - US$103
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Barbecue, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice little place with a good atmosphere But… That’s it! As soon as we sat down it was obvious they were busy and wanted us in and out as soon as possible We ordered starters which were served in minutes Literally half way through...the starters the waitress came over to say our mains were ready! We said but we are not even finished here She replied your meals are ready and will be placed by the oven when you have done. So rude As soon as our plates were whisked away the mains were brought over- yes they had been sat by the over for 20 minutes as the whole plates of food were dry and overcooked! I could hardly chew the chicken! The snotty waitress saw we had left our food and just asked are you done? We complained and the bill was discounted by 50% Would I return? Definitely not Terrible service!!More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 5 September 2021 via mobile

Fantastic Night!! Went to the restaurant on 04/09 with my family, everyone commented on the beautiful food. Really good service and friendly staff. Couldn't fault it at all!

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 24 August 2021

Superb meal, large portions! Staff were friendly, great atmosphere. Its popularity shows to be a good restaurant to have so many people eating there on a Tuesday. Well worth a visit.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 20 August 2021 via mobile

Visited tonight for the first time after ordering takeaway's from here many times before! Food was as lovely as always, portions are huge and plenty to choose from. Also want to note it's very wheelchair & disability friendly, and the staff couldn't do enough to...help! 😊More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 17 August 2021 via mobile

Been going to this restaurant since it opened and it never fails to disappoint me the food is great the service very good the whole place is great the owner always looks after you he is very pleasant the waitress who started with him is...always pleasant and friendly the menu is varied a typical Turkish menu and it’s to die for the kebabs are great the stews also the rice and potatoes excellent and his rice pudding is out of this world. I Would say the service can be slow sometimes but well worth the wait. All in all though it’s a great place good atmosphere great food keep it up and looking forward to my next visit. CheersMore

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 12 August 2021 via mobile

A great meal out with family/friends. We had the set meal for four between five of us and this was ample. We were impressed with the service throughout especially the fact they let us have the set meal even though our party was one more...than the menu stated. A really enjoyable evening.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 31 July 2021

Gorgeous food and lovely service. However, If you have allergies please double check as these are not stated on dishes on menu. Member of family had an allergic reaction that luckily didn’t escalate- but if this was someone else it could have. One recommendation to...Istanbul would be to make sure this is detailed on menu or staff ask before hand.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 7 July 2021 via mobile

Just walking from the car park to restaurant and the aroma had my mouth watering. Fabulous food and great atmosphere, could almost imagine you were on holiday

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 29 June 2021

We had already tried the 'take-away' menu - having sampled the Meze earlier in the month and which was good enough to tempus to visit for an early evening meal. After the bread and dips, we enjoyed the 'starters' - incl. two we had tried...earlier. As 'mains' we had two each of the Lamb Kofte and Chicken Shish Aloumi - with enough of the former to take some home and we did not have room for dessert. We had some genuine (sensibly priced) Turkish wine - to further remind us of the enjoyable holidays we have missed. Covid precautions were fine - so a very pleasant visit (and must have some EFes next time).More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 21 June 2021

really well looked after from entering the restaurant to leaving. had a couple of starters then ordered the special for 2 (mistake) which when arrived was way too much for us. meats and cheese all cooked over hot coals and tasted delicious. asked for a...tray to take uneaten food home , not a problem.. will be coming here again very soon. also do try the Turkish red wine well run from front of house to kitchen area,More

Date of visit: June 2021
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8 February 2020|
Response from johnl1950 | Reviewed this property |
Hi We always book in advance, depends what time your wanting to eat, obviously lunchtime and after 7pm are busier. Hope you enjoy your meal we loved it, great service and friendly staff
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Frequently Asked Questions about Istanbul Kitchen and Bar

Yes, Istanbul Kitchen and Bar offers takeout services.

Yes, Istanbul Kitchen and Bar is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Istanbul Kitchen and Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5