Hawthorne's authentic Turkish Food Bazaar.

Located in the newly developed precinct opposite the Hawthorne Cinema Complex, head chef Buphen Gurung will be tempting and tantalizing your taste buds with modern Turkish eats – traditional flavours with a contemporary twist.

It’s Turkish food bazaar meets the streets of Hawthorne and operated by the former owners of Ahmets Bulimba, guests can expect the same delectable Turkish pizzas, pides and grilled meats that made them famous, along with some unique new menu additions.  Downtown Istanbul is serving up lunch and dinner seven days a week with seating for up to 80 people indoors and outdoors.

Warm and delight your palette with our menu – it’s a twist on the traditional with mezze share plates, Turkish inspired burgers, gozleme, salads, pides and char grill meats & vegetables available for your dining pleasure.


Trading Hours:

Open 7 Days a week for Restaurant dining, including Breakfast on weekends.

Monday – Friday: 11am – 9pm
Saturday & Sunday: 7:30am – 9pm

For detailed trading hours and public holidays, visit us on Google

Takeaway and delivery are available through our partners.


4/274 Hawthorne Rd, 
Hawthorne QLD 4171

Call us on (07) 3902 0726

You are spoilt for choice at Downtown Istanbul. Choose from a list of delicious share plates, Char Grill dishes and sides. Here is a small selection of our customer favourites.


Choose from signature share plates, here’s a couple favourites.


chickpeas, garlic, dill, mint and parsley with hummus (V)


Sigara Borek

hand rolled filo pastry with feta, mozzarella, spinach, parsley and garlic yoghurt


Mixed Mezze Platter

homemade falafel, vegetable fritters, vine leaves, sigara borek and served with Turkish bread (V)


Char Grill

All dishes served with Turkish Rice Pilaf and Salad

Chicken Shish

marinated pieces of succulent chicken grilled to perfection



Adana Shish

spicy marinated beef and lamb



Krallar Karışık Izgara

kings mixed grill of marinated, chicken, lamb, prawn & adana shish




Delicious banquet platters to share for minimum 2 people

Shepherd’s Sharing

Pides, Pizza’s, Oven Baked Eggplant + so much more. See Menu for full banquet list


47 p.p

Vegetarian Feast

Oven Baked Eggplant, Falafels, Vegetable Guvec + so much more. See Menu for full banquet list


47 p.p

King’s Feast

Mixed Grill Chicken, Lamb, Prawns, Calamari + so much more. See Menu for full banquet list


57 p.p


Our specials are only small taste of what Downtown Istanbul offers.

Select to see full Banquet & Menu items below.


Takeaway available and Delivery through our partners.

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4/274 Hawthorne Rd,
Hawthorne QLD 4171