Cafe Istanbul in Wellington Menu

 BREADS
  • Turkish Bread $3.00
    • Our traditional bread, made daily in our wood fired oven, topped with sesame seeds
  • Lavish Bread $5.00
    • Large and thin, made daily in our wood fired oven, topped with sesame seeds
  • Olive Bread $7.00
    • Turkish pide bread topped with olive tapenade and Parmesan
  • Red Pesto Bread $7.00
    • Turkish pide bread topped with spicy red pesto and Parmesan
  • Garlic Bread $7.00
    • Our popular garlic bread filled with garlic butter and herbs
  • Spicy Walnut Bread $7.00
    • Turkish pide bread topped with spicy walnut dip and feta
  • Lahmajoun $8.00
    • Authentic flat bread topped with ground lamb, onion and spicy seasoning
  • Peymajoun $7.00
    • Authentic flat bread topped with feta, mozarella, tomato, dill and parsley
  • Basket Bread $16.00
    • Combination of olive, spicy walnut, Turkish and garlic bread for two or more
 DIPS - MEZES
  • Hummus $8.00
    • Creamy chickpeas, tahini and lemon juice served with Turkish bread
  • Jacik $8.00
    • Strained yoghurt, fresh garlic, mint and olive oil served with Turkish bread
  • Mixed Dip Plate $15.00
    • Combination of dips served with salad and Turkish bread for two
  • Meze Platter $20.00
    • House speciality; dips, nibbles and salad for two served with lavish bread
  • Seafood Platter $25.00
    • Combination of garlic, prawns, calamari, smoked mussels, smoked salmon, salmon filo, taramasalata and garlic bread for two
 ENTREE
  • Sigara Borek $12.00
    • Filo rolls filled with feta, mozarella and fresh herbs served with yoghurt
  • Dolma $10.00
    • Vine leaves stuffed with rice and served with a green salad
  • Kalamar $12.00
    • Fried battered squid rings with lime aioli and served with a green salad
  • Halloumi $12.00
    • Grilled halloumi cheese with grilled tomatoes, hummus and Turkish bread
  • Biber $10.00
    • Grilled tricolour capsicums and mushrooms with garlic yoghurt and tomato sauce on hummus. Served with Turkish bread
  • Grilled Garlic Prawns $12.00
 MAINS
  • Chicken Ottomani $22.00
    • Tender chicken pieces slowly cooked in a creamy tomato and honey sauce, with Middle Eastern spices served with pilaf, hummus, salad and Turkish bread
  • Chicken Koko $22.00
    • Tasty chicken pieces slowly cooked in a roasted tomato herb sauce, topped with garlic yoghurt and served on pilaf with hummus, salad and Turkish bread
  • Chicken Taza $22.00
    • Tender chicken pieces, cooked in a buttery saffron sauce and served on pilaf with hummus, salad and Turkish bread
  • Chicken Izgara $25.00
    • Tender chicken breast fillets marinated in mild Middle Eastern spices topped with BBQ and garlic yoghurt sauce served with pilaf, hummus, salad and Turkish bread
  • Chicken Shish $25.00
    • Boneless grilled chicken pieces on sticks, marinated in spicy soy sauce topped with BBQ and garlic yoghurt sauce. Served with pilaf, hummus, salad and Turkish bread
  • Chicken Boregi $22.00
    • Spinach, cream cheese, sour cream and mushrooms with chicken, fresh herbs and mozarella cheese in filo pastry and topped with garlic yoghurt sauce, served with hummus, tabbouleh and salad
  • Lamb Shank $25.00
    • Our famous lamb shanks braised in red wine and tarragon, finished in wood fired oven, served on garlic and herb mashed potatoe with mushrooms and capsicum then topped with a light pan jus
  • Lamb Tava $22.00
    • Middle Eastern spiced lamb pieces tossed in a pan with mushrooms, capsicum, tomatoes and a light gravy. Served with pilaf, hummus, salad and Turkish bread
  • Lamb Shish $25.00
    • Lean grilled lamb cubes on sticks, topped with BBQ and garlic yoghurt sauce, served with pilaf, hummus, salad and Turkish bread
  • Beek Korta $25.00
    • Grilled premium ground beef, topped with BBQ and garlic yoghurt sauce, served with pilaf, hummus, salad and Turkish bread
  • Beef Moussaka $25.00
    • Layers of potatoe, eggplant, zucchini, premium ground beef and bechamel topped with BBQ and yoghurt sauce and served with salad greens and hummus
  • Mixed Grill Platter $25.00
    • Meat lovers trio. A combination of chicken breast, lamb shish and siroin steak, served with pilaf, hummus, saland and Turkish bread topped with BBQ and garlic yoghurt sauce
  • Salmon Filo $22.00
    • Salmon, spinach and pine nuts wrapped in filo served with sweet chilli sauce, salad, hummus and tabbouleh
  • Fish of the Day $22.00
    • Fresh fish fillets, served with a Mediterranean salad and roasted herbed potatoes
 KIDS' MAINS (UNDER 16 YEARS ONLY)
  • Grilled Chicken and Chips $15.00
    • Pan fried chicken breast serves with potatoe chips and tomato sauce
  • Fish and Chips $15.00
    • Pan fried fresh fish served with potatoe chips, aioli and tomato sauce
  • Kalamar and Chips $15.00
    • Fried battered squid rings served with potatoe chips, aioli and tomato sauce
 VEGETARIAN MAINS
  • Falafel (vegan) $20.00
    • Chickpea patties, served with hummus, tabbouleh, green salad and garlic bread. (vegan optional)
  • Spanakopita $22.00
    • Spinach, onion, mozzarella and feta cheese in filo pastry, served with taboulleh, hummus, jacik, green salad and yoghurt dressing
  • Vegetable Moussaka $22.00
    • Layers of potatoe, eggplant, zucchini and bechamel topped with tomato and yoghurt sauce and served with salad greens and hummus
 VEGETARIAN SALADS
  • Mediterranean Salad $12.00
    • Tomatoes, black olives, cucumber, red onion, feta and freesh herbs and balsamic viniagrette
  • Kalamar salad (main) $18.00
    • Fried battered squid rings served with a large salad topped with lime aioli
  • Grilled Chicken Salad (main) $25.00
    • Grilled chicken breasts served with green salad, hummus, tabbouleh and garlic bread
  • Grilled Beef Salad (main) $25.00
    • Grilled prime sirloin beef served with green salad, hummus, tabbouleh and garlic bread
  • Garden Salad $8.00
    • Fresh green garden salad served with our homemade dressing
 DESSERTS
  • Baklava $8.00
    • Layers of walnut and filo pastry, sweetened with honey syrup. Served with spiced fruit compote and vanilla bean ice cream
  • Panna Cotta $8.00
    • Eggless vanilla custard, similar to creme caramel, served with raspberry coulis
  • Tiramasu $9.00
    • Mascapone cheese, espresso and Tia Maria liqueur
  • Citrus Baked Cheesecake $8.00
    • Homemade baked cheesecake with delicious citrus flavour. Served with ice cream
  • Chocolate Pudding $9.00
    • Warn rich cake, served with white and dark chocolate sauce, berry coulis, vanilla bean ice cream and cream
  • Ice Cream Sundae $6.50
    • Vanilla bean ice cream topped with your choice or chocolate, caramel or raspberry sauces
  • Turkish Delight $3.00
    • Four pieces, mixed flavours

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Cafe Istanbul

Address

156 Cuba Street, Te Aro, Wellington, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand

Phone

043813929

Opened hours

Mon-Thu, Sun (11 AM to 12 Midnight), Fri-Sat (11 AM to 2 AM)

Price

None

Type

None

Service

None

Cuisine

Mediterranean , Turkish

Features

Reservations ,  After-hours ,  Waitstaff ,  Lunch ,  Seating ,  Dinner

Location
156 Cuba Street, Te Aro, Wellington, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand
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