- Ranked #80 of 127
- Avg. main course: £13
- 1.29 miles from Sheffield
Not far from the city centre, on the central Glossop Road, is Lokanta, a Turkish Meze Bar and Restaurant, run by couple and experienced restaurateurs Faruk and Ruth Günay.
Lokanta is a chic and modern answer to Turkish design, offering a contemporary dining space, fresh and elegant. The atmosphere is relaxed and welcoming and the service is renowned for being fantastic. A vibrant, intimate place to dine, Lokanta is a beautiful restaurant.
The menu offers a fantastic variety of modern Turkish cuisine, with hot and cold meze dishes, fantastic meat platters and a rich selection of vegetarian courses too. Try the minced beef parcels for a real delight to start, made from filo pasty parcels of beef, cooked with herbs and spices, lightly friend and served with a fresh cucumber mint yoghurt. Also available are juicy baked blue cheese mushrooms and feta cheese rolls, wrapped in filo pastry and lightly fried. If you are a lover of seafood, make sure to try the seafood meze dishes. Fried calamari rings seasoned with oregano and flaked red pepper are a great choice sure to please, but also consider the fillet of freshly grilled sea bass. When moving onto the main courses, vegetarians have some brilliant options. Try the halloumi and red pepper shish, served grilled on a skewer with sautéed potatoes, rice, grilled tomato and pepper with Lokanta’s speciality barbecue sauce. A number of chef specials make great choices too, such as aubergine stuffed with mince lamb, served in a tomato sauce with rice and cucumber. Fish dishes are a wonderful choice, including grilled salmon steak, served with butternut squash mash and green salad leaves. If you love some variety, the mixed grills are a great choice, including grilled pieces of lamb, chicken, lamb meatballs and halloumi cheese. Also included are Turkish spicy beef sausage, served with rice, sautéed potatoes and grilled tomato and pepper. A unique dessert menu offers a great selection of traditional Turkish desserts, and an extensive drinks menu caters for everyone. A thoughtful children’s menu has options for even the pickiest of little ones, perfect for taking the family along.
A fantastic restaurant with a great local reputation, Lokanta, Sheffield offers a delicious variety of authentic and contemporary Turkish cuisine, offering something for all tastes.