TarlaTurkish restaurant serving great food

A taste of Turkey 

Tarla restaurant is a traditional Turkish restaurant set in the heart of Stevenage. Tarla is a family-run restaurant, bringing their own local specialisms to the table and serving up fresh, authentic cuisine to its customers. All food is inspired by the dishes they know and love from their hometown in Turkey. Translated from Turkish, ‘Tarla’ means ‘fields’. Fields, wheat, and crops are signs of abundance and life. Tarla wants the restaurant to bring happiness & pleasure to all of its customers with an abundance of delicious food. 

The restaurant

Tarla truly believes that the environment they create is just as important as the food they serve and customer service is always a priority. From the moment you enter the restaurant, their team make sure you feel welcome. Many members of the team have experience as restaurateurs, gained from working in both the Turkish and UK hospitality industries. They have run a range of establishments, including 5* hotels with top-quality restaurants. Tarla has put this to good use when running the restaurant and their front of house team offer an efficient and friendly service.

The menu

Tarla is all about creating an authentic, rustic Turkish experience. The menu is designed to give you a range of traditional options, with different dishes to suit various dietary requirements. If you have any specific dietary requirements, please let the staff know when booking and they will of course accommodate you.

Fresh, locally sourced food

Freshness is key to the authentic flavours that are created at Tarla. Every day, they cook fresh food sourced from local suppliers around Stevenage. All the meat is marinated daily on site, making it succulent and rich in flavour. Tarla make all of their dishes, including mezes, on site. You won’t find any shop bought hummus or tinned dolmades there.

Tarla cook all their food using a wood charcoal mangal, a traditional open charcoal grill. It is located in the heart of the restaurant, so you can see your dish being prepared in front of you. It evokes a true flavour of Turkey, giving you that smoky, grilled taste you just can’t replicate at home. 

Turkish restaurant serving great food

Opening Times

  • Mon 12am - 11pm
  • Tue 12am - 11pm
  • Wed 12am - 11pm
  • Thur 12am - 11pm
  • Fri 12am - 12pm
  • Sat 12am - 12pm
  • Sun 12am - 11pm
Turkish restaurant serving great food


  • Disabled Access
  • Serves Food
  • Private Hire
  • Wi-Fi