The Ely Standard asked its readers where in East Cambridgeshire they believed sells the best takeaway food.

The votes have now been counted and we can announce that Ely Turkish Restaurant and Meze Bar gained first place. 

The restaurant, which also sells its food as a takeaway option, is located at 33 Fore Hill in the heart of the city, bringing the enjoyment of delicious Turkish food to residents and visitors alike. 

Those who order from Ely Turkish get to pick their takeaway choice from a varied menu, with dishes such as charcoal grill classics and a kebab with yogurt, to house specials and those from the sea. 

There is also the ‘Chef’s Special’ for two people sharing including adana kofte, lamb shish, chicken shish and chicken wings, as well as the ‘Ely Special’ for four people which includes adana kofte, lamb shish, chicken shish, chicken wings, lamb ribs and lamb chops. 

Both of these dishes come with rice, couscous and salad. 

On the restaurant’s Facebook page, it reads: “Our staff are here to ensure you have the most enjoyable experience you can. 

“We pride ourselves on our family and efficient service both in the restaurant and with takeaways. 

“Our waiting staff are available to help at any time and would love to do anything to make your experience as enjoyable as possible.” 

When voting for the best takeaway in East Cambridgeshire, lovely words were shared about Ely Turkish Restaurant and Meze Bar from those voting on social media. 

One reader called Angie said: “Ely and Chef’s special (depending on how many people you’re buying for) from Ely Turkish is the best!” 

To book your table or order your takeaway, call 01353 668811. 

You can also email Ely Turkish on 

To view more about the restaurant and takeaway, you can visit their Facebook page: Facebook