” Eating is a necessity, but cooking is an art “


Antalya Restaurant, nestled in the heart of Russell Square, combines Turkish cuisine with Mediterranean and Middle East delicacies to reflect the global, sophisticated and expanded palates of today.

Antalya Restaurant established in 2007. Since then, it has been a culinary landmark in the area. We now under a new management since June 2018; with our new manager, waiting staff and chefs, we are excited welcome you and share our true passion in cooking with you.


Our Ottoman style colourful and enticing decor complements the authentic flavours we lovingly prepare. When entering our restaurant, you will feel like you have been on a time capsule and went back to an Ottoman palace decorated with mosaic lanterns, murals, ornaments and Cini wall plates.


At Antalya Restaurant, we are proud to say that all our dishes are made according to traditional techniques using only the finest available ingredients to give the true taste and flavour to our selections. We offer lavish portions of authentic, full-flavoured Turkish food in a homely space where we serve you with the world-renowned Turkish hospitality. Our waiting staff is always smiling, approachable yet professional and unreservedly charming.

Our food has been influenced by the Antep Cuisine which is located southeast of the Anatolia Region in Turkey, Gaziantep is well-known for its long gastronomic history which has been at the core of its cultural identity since the Iron Age. Due to its special location on the Silk Road, the city has grown rapidly after it passed into Ottoman reign in 1516. During this period, the city became a centre where not only goods and money but also beliefs, traditions, thoughts, scientific knowledge and culinary experiences were exchanged. Gaziantep stands out as one of the world’s major gastronomic cities as it has been included in UNESCO Creative Cities Network. It is not just history; it is a vibrant gastronomy

Our extensive menu covers many Turkish signature dishes; Succulent cubes of grilled lamb or chicken shish, fall off the bone lamb shank, delicious Iskender Kebab, chargrilled lamb Adana Kebab, generous portions of mixed kebab platters, grilled whole fish as well as vegetarian dishes & mezzes and last but not least, well-known Turkish desserts such as baklava and rice pudding.


Fantastic flavours and choice of meals in a great location

We are located only 3 mins away from Russell Square station and Great Ormond Hospital also 6 minutes walking away from Holborn Tube Station.

We are just a few minutes away from British Museum by walk and 10 mins away from London’s West End theatre quarter so why not join us after a museum visit or for a pre-theatre dinner.

On the other hand, there are some available Car Parks near by our restaurant :

Bedford Hotel & Imperial Hotel has secure car parks and there are some available places from Monday to Saturday, also in front of the our restaurant will be available after 19:00 in Saturday as well as all day in Sunday.

VIP Room

Perfect for all occasions, Antalya Restaurant is popular for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, as well as a wide range of events from meetings and corporate entertaining. With our spacious function room, we are ready for any occasion; whether you are celebrating a birthday/wedding or having a business meeting.

The room has own latest music system which allows you to connect your mobile phones or laptops. In addition, We have an projector for your presentation if you wish you use.

 The capacity of the room is up to 35-40 people and minimum hire would be 15 person or more.


Antalya Restaurant is available for private hire and our experienced team will help you to organise the perfect event in true “Turkish Hospitality” style.
We are able to accommodate up to 40 seated guests for exclusive hire VIP room and 150 seated guests for our restaurant. Our executive Chefs Recep & Erdinc will work with you to create a bespoke menu for your event. Our team is also on hand to advise and to guide you through our extensive Turkish cuisine with wine list.

You can also call us for reservation +442075805355 or e-mail us at booking@antalyarestaurant.co.uk