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Barbun Restaurant

1001 Sok No. 5/A, Alacati, Cesme 35950, Turkey
716 8308
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Ranked #18 of 91 restaurants in Alacati
Price range: $50 - $80
Cuisines: French, Seafood, International
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: In the square of Alaçatı, a fine dining restaurant serving all year long with seasonal selections of fish, meat, pasta and risotto and a wide range of wine cellar including regional, national and international wines. Second floor is for those who wants to have a private dining experience.
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Athens
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

The place is a want to be place. No character on the food or ambiance. No creativity. The price was ok and service ok.I am not sure what happened to a stray cat that kept annoying the tables. Suddenly the waiter took the cat inside the restaurant and we.never saw the cat again. I asked if the cat is ok... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

At 2012, we had a great experience, last week we went there with improved experience expectation but definetly not the one we had. It felt like they had abandoned the place. The food tasted as if not much care was given. I hope they will recover soon since i still remember the good taste of the first visit.

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Antwerp Province, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The food is delicious. It's fair food! The concept is great, you really have to do this when you are in Alacati!!

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New York City, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Food Raw, greasy, unloved, and not evolved, parading as experimental cuisine. I would question the credentials of the chef with this meal. 4 of us food enthusiasts, who have traveled internationally extensively, had dinner there. The wheat salad was just that- chewy grains on a bed of greens. The mezze, and I was excited to see what they would do... More

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New York City, New York
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69 reviews 69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Food was mediocre at best. It is supposedly experimental or fushion but it just lacks a full dinner experience. Plates have no sides or extras, taste is flat (nothing special). We had a wheat salad which was just that, undercooked wheat, with some arucula on the side. The mains were pricey compared to what you got (mind you - you... More

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Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I ate somon and it was ok. Prices are much for these meals and mezes. My father in law ate schnitzel and it was also not good. Beet pickle was really bad said my wife. Never gonna eat here.

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Canberra, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We tried this place as it has a funky ambiance - including an open kitchen where you can see the chefs. The menu also looked good for a vege and a pescatarian. It started off well but we were pleased to leave by the end. It was odd that there were 5 chef in the kitchen and only one floor... More

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Montreal
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

Was finishing up a solo 2-week Turkey trip in Alacati. Landed in Barbun because the ambiance of the restaurant was welcoming for a single traveller. Despite the language barrier (neither the waiter nor the night manager spoke a word of English), the English menu helped and I had several meze which were the best I had eaten in 2 weeks.... More

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USA
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62 reviews 62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

You must go here! Yes, there are other restaurants - my goodness, there are a lot - but this should be your first choice or that fine, amazing, final meal before you leave alacati. The food was divine, the service incredible, and the ambiance will transport you from a small village in Turkey to small french (or NY) gourmet restaurant.... More

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Definitely try this restaurant. I loved the food and all of the experimental bites in it. The only thing I can criticize is that they are a little slow. Our eating experience was almost 4 hours long.

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