Welcome to Bogaz, we are located on the high street of Rayleigh, Essex. Our name stems from the Bosphorus in the beautiful city of Istanbul, which is a natural strait that separates Asian Turkey from European Turkey..

Our elite and very experienced chefs are proud to serve our customers with traditional , authentic, Turkish cuisine. Our menu offers a wide variety of meze’s for starters which can be followed by kebabs that are cooked on a charcoal grill. Our extensive menu also offers a wide variety of vegetarian dishes. We also have a wide selection of seafood dishes and fresh fish. We use only the finest of ingredients and prepare all of our dishes daily, which are cooked to perfection, in order to provide world class dining experience to all of our customers. We welcome group bookings and cater for special occasions.

Our drinks selection includes many fine tasting wines, spirits and beers including Efes beer which is brewed in Turkey.

Bogaz is the perfect restaurant to experience an authentic traditional Turkish meal or celebrate your special occasion with our warm and friendly staff in our unique atmosphere.


  • Food and service are amazing… I regularly visit this place for the authentic Turkish cuisine… Their lamb ribs are to die for… highly recommend this restaurant to everyone.

    Nathan Freeman
  • Amazing food and amazing service. Treated like a king, highly recommend Bogaz.

    Hassan Cahit
  • Lovely staff and the food is amazing, go often and always have a great time.

    Jo Nuding
  • Went today for a fathers day meal, so glad we did! The food was amazing and the service quick and friendly! Will definitely be returning very soon.

    Tracy Mauz
  • We visited the Bogaz one friday night, it was very busy but service was good and the food was gorgeous.

    Trip advisor review
  • Excellent atmosphere, beautiful fresh food all delivered with great service.

    Si Davis
  • Amazing authentic Turkish food. Including special touches like a bill box. cant wait to come back.

    Emma- Jane Milligan
  • Wow is all I can say. Just been for lunch. Food was amazing. Staff very friendly. Very clean premises. 100% we will be returning.

    Helen Sultana
  • One word! AMAZING!!

    Tina Shipp
  • Had my mum’s birthday here and all 11 of us were served on time and each plate came out hot with extra to go round! They sang happy birthday and got everyone in the whole place involved... Can’t wait to go again.

    Kerry Webster