Independent Business of the Year Winner

We're delighted to announce that we are the winners of this year's Ipswich Independents Business Award! Each year the award is run by Ipswich Central and is supported by the Ipswich Star newspaper, who allow the general public to vote for their favourite local business within the town. Voters used the All About Ipswich website [...]

Ladies Lunch

Saturday Ladies Lunch now introduced at Alaturka. Come along and enjoy a fun, social event in a relaxed atmosphere as well as tasting some of Turkey's finest cuisine. 3 course meal only £ 17.50 pp. To book your table, call 01473 233448 Ladies Lunch Days 12pm - 5pm Saturday 13th September 2014 Saturday 18th October [...]

Our Charity Policy

At Alaturka, we have a charity policy that supports both local and national charities through our restaurant vouchers. These donations are utilised for fundraising activities and charity events. Many many congratulations to: Catherine Turrell, who is participating in the Virgin London Marathon to raise funds for Ormiston Children & Families Trust. She managed to raise [...]

Darren Brown Enjoys Alaturka

Derren Brown was having a meal at Alaturka with his team during his tour in February 2014… @DerrenBrown @AlaturkaIpswich thank you Semra. What an amazing treat. We'll never eat as well again on tour. A million thanks xx (Copied from his twitter account) @DerrenBrown Best Turkish meal I've ever had @AlaturkaIpswich (they may need an [...]

Restaurant Closed in January

We're sorry, but in January the staff at Alaturka will be taking a very deserved holiday. The restaurant therefore will be closed between 1st January 2014 and 15th January 2014. For any questions, please contact the restaurant directly.

Trip Advisor Excellence Award

Alaturka Restaurant is honored to have been awarded a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Award. We, the staff at Alaturka have worked so hard for a number of years to always ensure our guests have such a great experience at Alaturka. This award is very gratefully received and I wish to thank everyone for your [...]

Alaturka runner-up in Ipswich Independents’ Competition

Alaturka Turkish Restaurant is a relatively newcomer to the Ipswich scene, opening just under two years ago. But we have more than made an impression on the Town and we are delighted to have been the runner-up in the Ipswich Independents’ Competition, run by Ipswich Central and in conjuction with the Ipswich Star, for 2013. [...]

History of the Ottoman Empire

In the late 13th century the Ottoman State, founded in northwestern Anatolia in the are of the Sakarya River and the valleys of its tributaries, developed rapidly and grew into a great empire. Taking the place of its predecessor the Byzantine Empire and wiping it from the map, the Ottomans became a great political presence [...]