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Akbabas Turkish Kebab House



Turkish, Fast food
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Kebabs were delicious. Loved the way they cooked the chicken. Service was fast quick efficient and friendly I visited 3 times over 4 nights during my trip to Nelson and I will definitely be back again some day soon!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dremo465
Reviewed 16 January 2019

We always enjoy a meal here when visiting Nelson as the food is consistently excellent. The servings of meats, falafel and salads are always very generous and the Iskender plated meals are epic! Try dining in to get the full Turkish experience with the seating,...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank ellenphillipscollis
Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

Their Hummus is one of the best and their Iskenders are great value for money. Always enjoy coming here for lunch and their loyalty cards make it a great incentive also.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 464harrietw
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Called in for a quick lunch and opted for 2x small chicken doner kebabs. Prepared in a flat bread with great tasting ingredients an sauces. Really could be the best doner I have eaten in New Zealand. Service was very friendly and food came fast....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Graeme P
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Great kebabs, lighting fast service and even a nice little nook to eat in. Only negative is the staff are not quite friendly and often distract by playing something noisy on their phone.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank doug2483
Reviewed 15 November 2017

This is one of our favourite 'go-to's when we want a decent meal, fast, that is nutritious, great value for money and really really tasty. The service is excellent, you can eat in or take away and if you eat in the low table in...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank melanie s
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

A quick, healthy takeaway meal that kids and adults can enjoy. The ingredients taste fresh and the price is reasonable.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank 0jacquiew
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Very fast service of quality kebabs and other Turkish specialities. Eat in or take away. Always great tastes and options.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank JohnandTracy_L
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Good service, reasonably standard kebabs of good quality, great place for lunch. Falafel is nice as well as the std chicken, I senders are generous.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Gpt132
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

This has been our best dinner in Nelson, maybe the best all around the South Island.. very tasty food and nice staff. Meat is amazing, we had an wonderful dinner here!

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank sereeena
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