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Ishtar

10-12 Crawford St, London W1U 6AZ, England (Marylebone)
+44 20 72242446
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Ranked #982 of 16,877 restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $43 - $60
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: European, Mediterranean, Turkish
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Marylebone
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English first
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

5th July 2014. If you haven't eaten here then you have missed out. Fantastic restaurant, great food, lovely staff. Engen, the owner runs a tight ship and has very high standards. The food is cooked in the upstairs restaurant there for diners to observe. It's nice to see a kitchen onself to note it's cleanliness. It's super clean in this... More

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Chorleywood, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

A pleasant surprise. Visited with a family group of 10 on a Sunday lunchtime and were fed quickly and efficiently by friendly staff. Mixed starters were very good and portion sizes just right. I had lamb and couscous but all dishes looked appealing. Good value and the meal ended well with a really nice Turkish coffee and light and buttery... More

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Milcombe, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

After seeing a show, my wife recommended we try a Turkish restaurant she had used for lunch on many occasions when she worked in London. My first ever visit. Very nice ambience, nice greeting from attentive staff, good menu choices, nice Turkish beer, but mainly the food was fantastic! Beautifully presented and gorgeous.

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bahrain
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

You must try chicken beyti and Kunfaa. You won't regret it. Mixed grills is mixed grills - you can't go wrong with it - nice and juicy.

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london
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

There were 9 of us who had very nice meal, we opted for many different starters and only few lamb dishes as a main course to share. All dishes were delicious, and all of us had a very pleasant evening. For desert we had baklava which was not sickly sweet like in so many other restaurants and it was just... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Had two dinners over the course of 8 nights, as this was very convenient to our B & B who recommended it. Excellent service and excellent food. A very good value for the evening. Fine Middle Eastern food.

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Muscat, Oman
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13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Went to Ishtar with my wife to have dinner. It was almost full but we found a table for two people. We ordered Iskendar and mixed grill and salad. All 3 orders were nice. It took them a while to bring the main course but they give you fresh bread with Hummus and olives and they brought the salad fast.... More

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London
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26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Really good food with very attentive staff. The meze sharing platter was delicious, whilst the mixed grill was cooked to perfection. Like other reviews, I also believe Ishtar has the potential to be a great Turkish restaurant in London. Worth a visit.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Went to Ishtar last night. Was by complete chance we drove past and thought we would try it. We have never really tried Turkish restaurants in central London as we tend to go to Green Lanes. This was a nice find. The food was actually really good. I had a main, my friend two starters. The main was great, really... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We had a lovely dinner ,great starters, amazing dishes. We would like to praise Adrienn for making our dinner lovelier and comfortable with her professional service, beautiful smile, courteous hospitality and how compassionate she is about her job- you have a 5 star service. It is very rare to see such staff in London and to make you feel welcome.... More

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