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Authentic Turkish Restaurant in Durham City Centre

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Akarsu Turkish Restaurant & Grill is the ONLY Authentic Turkish cuisine in Durham City. Our restaurant is a stunning Grade 2, listed, timber framed building, upstairs on Silver Street.

Our aim is to create a setting where the food is delicious, the company is even better and the ambience of a great night out will come as standard. Bringing a taste of traditional Turkey to our beautiful city!

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Monday to Saturday 12pm to 10pm & Sunday 12pm to 9pm

Located in Durham City Centre on Silver Street we offer the taste of Turkey using fresh local produce prepared by our team of Turkish Chef's. We offer our full main menu with selection of traditional starters, mains & desserts.

We also have our traditional Turkish Breakfast Menu served from 12pm to 5pm alongside our Lunch Special Menu offering Wraps & selection of Turkish favourites either as 1 or 2 course deal with drinks option from just £8.95. 

Joanne & Cengiz Akarsu
Akarsu Turkish Restaurant

Main Menu

View our Main Menu with selection of Starters, Meze, Mains, Grills & more...

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Lunch Menu

Our Lunch Menu is available 12pm to 5pm with Traditional Dishes & Special Offers...

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Drinks List

View our selection of Cocktails, Wines, Beer & Spirits...

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My husband & I are regulars here. Excellent service & food. So authentic & amazingly good value for the quality if food on offer. Ensure you book as its always busy on a weekend being a testament to its popularity within the city.
Lyndsey G
Had a wonderful Turkish experience here and very happy with the vegan options! My server was Chloe and she was extremely friendly and helpful! I highly suggest to anyone who wants a delicious meal in a welcoming place.
Amanda C


32a Silver Street, Durham DH1 3RD

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Opening hours

  • Monday to Saturday: 12pm to 10pm
  • Sunday: 12-9pm