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Pinarbasi Restaurant

CoburgTurkish
Excellent
5.4/6
7 Reviews

About Pinarbasi Restaurant

Melbourne’s most popular Turkish dishes await you at Pinarbasi Restaurant, a Coburg dining establishment that attracts diners from far and wide to their sophisticated premises down Sydney Road. Changing the way locals experience authentic Turkish cuisine, this restaurant sticks to time-honoured recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation. Featuring belly dancing and live music on Friday and Saturday evenings, Pinarbasi Restaurant is a popular spot to relax and unwind with good friends after a hard week at work, and with such spacious premises, the restaurant can also accommodate large groups or private functions. Book today to see what’s in store at this popular dining establishment.

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 4:30 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
Closed
Tuesday
Closed

Address

Pinarbasi Restaurant
279 Sydney Road, Coburg
Melbourne 3058

Menu Highlights

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Starters

Vine leaves (Dolma)

Rice wrapped together tight w vine leaves & dressed with lemon juice.

Zucchini Fritters

Freshly grated zucchini mixed w fresh vegetables, flour & free range eggs deep fried & finished grilled.

Grilled Haloumi

Grilled haloumi garnished w freshly cut lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, dressed with olive oil & lemon.
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Salads

Garden Salad

Freshly cut lettuce, tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, olives, feta cheese, dressed with olive oil & lemon.

Tabouli Salad

Cracked wheat grains mixed with finely chopped parsley, tomatoes, spring onion, dressed with olive oil & lemon.

Chicken Salad

Chicken fillets (2 skewers) off the grill over fresh lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, olives, feta cheese, dressed with olive oil & lemon.
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Mains

Doner & Sauce (Iskender) – Signature dish

Tender shavings of lamb off the spit topped w homemade tomato salcha sauce & yoghurt finished in the wood-fired oven, served in a hot clay pot. Have it on a bed of rice or Turkish bread (optional)

Mixed Grill – Signature dish

Portion of tender lamb shavings off the spit, grilled lamb skewer, chicken skewer, lamb cutlet & kofte (rissole) served over a bed of rice & w garden salad.

Lamb Kofte (Rissole)

Grilled tender mince patties (5), combined w onion, herbs & spices served over a bed of rice & with garden salad.

Adana

Grilled lamb mince on a wide skewer, combined w capsicum, herbs & spices served over a bed of rice & garden salad.
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Pizza

Flat Mince (Lahmacun) – Signature dish

Seasoned minced beef combined with fresh finely diced tomatoes, parsley & onions baked on a thin piece of pastry.

Spinach & Feta (Ispanakli) – Signature dish

Fresh spinach, parsley & feta cheese folded in pastry.

Folded Mince (Samsun)

Seasoned minced beef combined with finely diced onions, parsley & red capsicum folded in pastry.
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Vegetarian

Vegetarian Platter


Portions of baked eggplant, green beans, zucchini fritter & grilled haloumi served w rice & salad.
(Dairy free & Gluten free available upon request)
(Addition of Fresh Green Chili to any Main is available upon request)
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Set Menu

Pinarbasi Banquet


One set menu is portioned for one person
Minimum of two servings
Entree
-Four dips—humus, eggplant, cucumber, spinach
-Turkish bread
-Vine Leaves
-Red Kidney Beans
Garden Salad
Main Course
-Doner lamb off the spit dressed with homemade tomato sauce & yoghurt (Vegetarian main course options available on request)
Dessert
Turkish Delight
Hot Beverage
Turkish coffee, Instant coffee, black tea or Turkish apple tea
Soft Drinks
(1/2 Price for Banquet Menu)
Coke, Lemonade, Orange Crush, Lemon Squash. Glass 1.50 – Jug 4.50
A$35.00

Special Banquet


Set Menu is served according to group numbers as platters
One set menu is portioned for one person
Minimum of two servings
Entree
-Four dips—humus, eggplant, cucumber, spinach
-Turkish bread
-Vine Leaves
-Red Kidney Beans
-Baked Eggplant
Garden Salad
Main course
-Doner lamb off the spit dressed with homemade tomato sauce & yoghurt
-Grilled lamb cutlet, lamb skewer & chicken skewer served on rice
(Vegetarian available upon request)
Dessert
Turkish Delight & Baklava
Hot Beverage
Turkish coffee, instant coffee, black tea or Turkish apple tea
Soft Drinks
(1/2 Price for Banquet Menu)
Coke, Lemonade, Orange Crush, Lemon Squash. Glass 1.50 – Jug 4.50
A$40.00
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Desserts

Baklava – Chef’s Specialty

Crushed walnuts, almonds & pistachio wrapped in pastry, baked in our wood-fired oven & topped with traditional lemon syrup.

Turkish Delight

Rose flavoured Turkish delight.

Semolina Helva

Pan cooked semolina & almonds filled w vanilla ice cream.
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Beers

Local Beers


Victoria Bitter
Carlton Draught
Cascade Light
Crown Lager
Pure Blonde
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Wine

Classic Collection of Shiraz

Tanunda, South Australia

Craftsman Pinot Noir

Yarra Valley, Victoria

Ada River Chardonnay

Gippsland, Victoria

Dukes Single Vineyard Riesling

Porongurup, Western Australia
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Spirits

Johnnie Red

Yeni Raki (50ml)

Southern Comfort

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Cocktails

Spiced Mojito

Mint,Lime juice,Ginger beer,Bacardi.

Fuji Apple

Midori, Bacardi, Apple Juice.

Strawberry Margarita

Lime juice, strawberry, tequila, triple sec.
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Hot Drinks

Tea

English breakfast, Turkish black tea, Earl Grey, Green, Chamomile, Peppermint, Rosehip, Turkish apple, Chai, Linden

Coffee

Turkish Coffee, Cappuccino, Latte, Macchiato, Short Black, Long Black, Mocha, Decaf,
Don't miss out on a table!

7 Pinarbasi Restaurant Reviews

Excellent
5.4/6
7 Reviews
Service:Excellent
Atmosphere:Excellent
Value for money:Good value
Food:Outstanding
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Noise levels:Pleasant
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"Excellent"6/6
Sophie T.3 months ago · 1 review

We had the banquet and enjoyed all the courses. My favorites - baked eggplant, lamb cutlets and apple tea. The dips and bread were amazing too! Service was very good as well.

"Excellent"6/6
Ebru S.7 months ago · 1 review

Great service, delicious food. Entertainment was fantastic, loved the Belly Dancer! I definitely will be back and recommend to people who want a great night out, Turkish Style.

"Excellent"6/6
Rosa T.a year ago · 1 review

Beautiful food excellent service. Staff are very friendly and helpful and nothibg is a problem. Awesome local place to hang. Will be going back... enjoyed my evening

"Excellent"6/6
Maria P.a year ago · 1 review

We go here often and the food is always so fresh and tasty , the owner and their staff are so friendly always with a smile and great service

"Great"5/6
Jamal D.2 years ago · 1 review

Great people and great food, I have been going to this restaurant, Fresh and clean environment,I recommend this restaurant to all family and Freind, Great enjoyment

"Great"5/6
Brett C.8 months ago · 1 review

Great atmosphere and the food was fantastic. The music was a little loud, but a great night overall. The belly dancing is great to watch.

"Good"4/6
Mark P.4 months ago · 1 review

Food Good service slow initially but improved during the evening . In the end great music and entertainment. I would go again but recommend booking ahead.

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