Strolling past Ephesus you’re reminded almost of a sea town cottage, so charming is its elegant exterior. This Morpeth restaurant serves great Turkish cuisine in a setting that is simple, relaxed and welcoming. It’s excellently located, too – right in the heart of Morpeth on Bridge Street – and named after the ancient Turkish city of Ephesus. The menu is packed with authentic Mediterranean flavours and it’s all made fresh to order, think hot and cold meze, fresh meat skewers from the barbecue, zingy salads and some curious baklava for afters – this is food that will make you smile. If you’re in Morpeth and you like Turkish cooking, Ephesus Restaurant is not to be missed. Reserve your table now to avoid disappointment!
Turkish cuisine has found a worthy home at Ephesus Restaurant on Bridge Street in Morpeth town centre. As we mentioned, the name comes from the ancient import city of Efes on the Aegean coast of Turkey, close to where Izmir is located nowadays, the food offering at Ephesus Restaurant harks back to simpler times, honouring age-old recipes and cooking methods. Ideal for vegetarians and vegans, you will find endless vegetable-based options on the menu as well as a handful of dishes that can be altered for those on gluten free diets.
If you’re heading to Ephesus Restaurant in Morpeth town centre with a gang of friends or family, there is truly nothing better than kicking things off with a selection of hot and cold mezze plates to share. Choose from options such as feta salad with fresh parsley and cucumber, fresh babaganush made from chargrilled aubergine with garlic and tahini, peynirli borek (deep fried filo pastries stuffed with feta cheese), humus kavurma of diced lamb pan-fried and served on a bed of hummus. For the main event at Ephesus Restaurant you can expect to tuck into Turkish delights such as chargrilled chicken shish, levrek/i> (whole grilled sea bass marinated in lemon and olive oil) and incik slow-roasted lamb shanks in a special tomato sauce with carrots and potatoes. With all this and more on offer, you’d best be running along to Ephesus Restaurant in Morpeth immediately!
We had a great experience, the food was lush, had the mixed grill. The staff were lovely too
Lovely food, with a good selection of very authentic dishes. Service is prompt and very friendly. Definitely worth a visit if you enjoy Middle Eastern cuisine.
As always this is a great little restaurant with fantastic food, excellent staff and great atmosphere. The staff are very friendly too. Can't wait to go back