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56 Green LanesLondonN16 9NH
- +44 (0)20 7275 7681
You know how they say that if you want to go to a Chinese restaurant, you should make sure that you see other Chinese people eating there. I've applied the same method to this Turkish restaurant near Newington Green...in fact, I've taken it one step further: first, I asked a Turkish person living in London where they would go if they wanted to have a proper Turkish meal. Then, once I'd...more
Food was appalling: bland starters, deep-friend seafood and extremely tired fish. Very poor quality wine served to some of our group costing £14. Small glass of lager was £3.50. Staff ignored requests for tap water, despite us all ordering alcoholic drinks in addition to this. Overall: best avoided as there are many excellent Turkish restaurants in north and east London.more
I had the misfortune of enduring an evening at Sariyer Balik recently when I was invited to a friend's birthday gathering being held there. For this event, my friend had visited the restaurant and made arrangements for a fixed price Meze meal for our group, and was assured that plentiful amounts of traditional Turkish starters followed by the restaurant's speciality of fish and seafood would...more
I attended a friend's birthday meal at Sariyer Balik, which had been booked in good faith, in view of the mostly positive reviews. Unfortunately the experience was a huge let down, with the restaurant clearly cashing in on catering for a large group by providing bad food, bad wine and bad service.
My friend had pre-negotiated a fixed price and was promised a generous Mezze meal with fresh...more