Theo-man A.

Papa Theo-man's Healthy Turkish Food

Theo-man A. from Hong Kong


About the kitchen

My cuisine is based on Turkish home cooking with modernised recipes. My food is mostly what I have learned from my mother and from my instructors in school.

Every dish on the menu is to share. We have two kids (3,5 and 5), they will be around until 8-8:30 pm. Guests can bring their own drinks. Bring containers and take all leftovers home!

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  1. NameTheo-man A.
  2. LocationHong KongFortress Hill
  3. LanguagesEnglish, Turkish
  1. GuestsMaximum 8
  2. MealsDinner
  3. House rulesNo smoking. Dinner ends at 10:30 PM. We have two kids and they go to bed around 8.
  1. Bio

    Why the name Papa Theo-man? Because I will only serve you food that is good enough for my two sons to eat!

    I am from Turkey! The land of great food and amazing home dinners! I studied Tourism and Hotel Management and worked in Service Industry for more than 20 years!

    I never worked in a professional kitchen but I managed few restaurants and F&B outlets in Turkey. I worked in Thailand, Dubai, Australia and China as well.

    Cooking is biggest passion and hobby of my life. I have been cooking for myself, friends and my family for many years. I pride myself in making everything by myself and from scratch; even the beef stock and tomato sauce that goes on top of your meatballs is personally made by me.

    Two years ago I started home cook business in China and now I moved to Hong Kong! It's time to invite Hong Kong to my dining table!

    Whatever I cook for you, rest assured that it will taste authentically and have you coming back for more!

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Helen M.

We were made to feel very welcome in Theo-man's home and enjoyed a nice home cooked meal and good conversation with friends!

Holly M.

This was my second time at papa Theo's dining. I decided to order the same menu as the first visit because it was so delicious the first time around. And once again the experience was superb. The food was delicious and the atmosphere was friendly and inviting. There was an abundance of food with plenty of leftovers for all of us to take home. And this time, he even had a room full of beautiful handmade Turkish dishes, so we all had fun doing a bit of shopping too. I wouldn't hesitate to go back again and again. A real special experience, with authentic Turkish cooking in Hong Kong. Love it! Thank you chef Theo!

怡甄 高.

The dinner at Theomans place is really nice and private.
The starters were ready before we arrive so we didnt have to starve while waiting. Beetroot salad was my favorite, while my bfs fav is pan friedFrench bean and carrot. The main course- roast chicken is amazing! The skin was crisp and meat was juicy! We finished the whole plate. That is how good it is.

Our dinner finished on a high note when theoman served us the Turkish dessert. The texture was interesting, and it tastes really good.

Judith H.

We had a very nice dinner with 7 people at Theo-man. There was plenty of delicious food and Theo-man was a great host.

Laetitia M.

We are a family of four: 2 adults 2 Kids. Our kids came with us and had so much fun with Théo man's kids.
The food was delicious (from starters to desert : to buy authentic Turkish food!) and was served very nicely by our chef ;)
We highly recommend!!

Priya A.

We really enjoyed the meal at Theoman's place - Everything tasted fresh and high quality - particularly loved the beetroot, beef kabab, rice and Turkish bread!

Stephanie Y.

Thanks for an amazing meal! Theo-man was kind, generous and attentive. His place was clean with great ambiance, and what a treat to be able to meet his family and two beautiful kids as well. Definitely great value for money as I'm still going through the leftovers two days after our dinner (:

Fiona L.

Highly recommended , 2 thumbs up as always

Lian W.

This is a great place for a meal if you have young children, because papa Theo has kids chairs, dinning sets, and entertainment. The portions were HUGE and we packed away a couple tupperwares of food with us. My kids absolutely loved his famous chicken; my 3.5 y/o ate two wings and two big drumsticks. I would recommend this place for its value, family-friendliness, and authentic flavours.

Candy  C.

Teo is a very kind host and experienced chef. His dishes are typical Turkish family cuisine, like eggplants, roasted chicken, kofte and the desserts, which my Turkish husband likes so much. We enjoyed the chatting with other guests too. It was really a great dinner with lots of laughters. We will definitely go there again and highly recommend to everyone who would like to try Turkish food. 😊😊

Elif H.

What a great evening! This was our first plate culture and it was simply amazing. The food: authentic, fresh ingredients, plenty... it was true to Turkish home cooking. Such epicurean delights! Theo was kind enough to give us ziplock bags (since we forgot to bring containers) for left overs. Good balance between vegetable Turkish mezes and main courses (chicken and home made meatballs- just yummy).
Presentation: beautifully set table, colorful serving plates.
Company: Theo's family is very warm and friendly. There were few other guests and it felt like a big family dinner. A must do again very soon.

Lucas T.

This was the third time we dined with Theo-man. The fact that we are consistent repeat customers says more about our appreciation for the food and the atmosphere than I can express in words. All the food was excellent as it is always.

The chef takes special care in selecting very good ingredients and explains each dish in detail. There is more food than anyone can possibly eat, so bring containers to take leftovers home! Also, pace yourself with the appetizers. Most of us were full before the main course arrived! The mains were followed by a traditional Turkish dessert dish called Kanafeh.

Most of all I appreciate the atmosphere and ambiance of Theo-man's venue. The dinning area is very nice. Well lit and quiet - unlike most Hong Kong restaurants! The chef provides great service, explains all the dishes and is available chat, but is not intrusive, allowing for a very nice, private dinner.

Each time we have dine with Theo-man we brought different guests and each time the people we brought we very happy with their experience. Eating a Theo-man's kitchen is an affordable and highly memorable experience. I highly recommend!

John P.

This was our first plate culture experience, and it was fantastic. Theo communicated well and reminded us to bring containers for leftovers, which there were plenty of (you will not starve with Theo!). The flat is large, modern and comfortable. As a host, Theo was charming and delivered fabulous food with all the typical real Turkish variety. Wonderful experience and I recommend thos to anyone. Keep up the great work Theo!

Samantha P.

Theoman was so professional from word go. I have to be on a strictly dairy free and soy free diet due to my son and he told me this would be no problem. He went to extreme lengths to source food that I could eat and made tweaks to his menu so both myself and the other guests could enjoy the food. The food was all great - what I believe is Turkish traditional dishes. We all agreed that the meatballs were the best though - please find a way to sell these in Hong Kong! Theoman had a great balance of talking with us and giving us info about the dishes but also knowing when to just leave us to talk and enjoy our meal. A great time and I would highly recommend it.

Lucas T.

This is the second time we ate at chef Theo-man's. Are planning a third.
We had the "alternative chicken and meatballs" combo. The food, service and conversation we excellent. Theo-man is a wonderful host.

The evening started with sparkling wine and a set of wonderful appetizers: salad, beetroot yogurt, green beans, hummus, home made bread and more. All really good. We also had excellent cauliflower soup among our appetizers. After this came the main course: chicken and meatballs. The meatballs are a mix of lamb and beef and were delicious. All this food was followed by dessert and Turkish tea.

We dined with another couple, who I know also had a very good time. Theo-man's food is great and it is a great place to take friends. Word of advice: bring plastic containers to take extras home!