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Istanbul Restaurant

Rua Imperatriz Dona Amelia, Funchal, Madeira 9000-118, Portugal
+351 291630530
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Ranked #37 of 413 Restaurants in Funchal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $32
Cuisines: Turkish, Vegetarian
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: A small but cosy turkish decorated restraunt with a open grill cook area
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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

Wow great food ,, lovely flavours small but cosy had t bone steak cooked on the grill so nice staff very friendly

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faith s, Manager at Istanbul Restaurant, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to write a review and that you enjoyed your steak as we offer them as a alternative to the main menu as they taste great on the bbq Yuor istanbul team More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Revisited this restaurant again this year, after last year's lovely food. Once again it didn't let us down. The meze for two and the main courses cooked over the BBQ were excellent. Much too full for a desert. Very friendly staff with a definite sense of humour, especially when they presented us with a listed bill of 900 Euros for... More

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faith s, Manager at Istanbul Restaurant, responded to this review

I am glad that you returned and still enjoyed the food and our sense of humour Thankyou for taking the time to write a review for us too Hope to welcome you back for desert next time Your istanbul team More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

did not expect to find a Turkish restaurant in Madeira but really glad we did, food was very good, lots of choice and you can taste the difference. Staff very friendly, good value for money. Good choice of wines. You need to get there early as it gets busy - but lay out of tables is not cramped and you... More

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faith s, Manager at Istanbul Restaurant, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to write a review for us and also that you gave us a try Thats why we opened a turkish restaurant to offer a different menu to the usual maderian food We are glad you enjoyed the food Thankyou your istanbul team More

London
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We had a flier handed to us at the airport and thought we'd give it a try. The food was fantastic, the mixed meze and the grilled mains tasted beautiful and the portions were huge. The waiting staff were friendly and attentive and made the evening even better. I'd recommend you track this place down, you won't regret it.

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faith s, Manager at Istanbul Restaurant, responded to this review

I am glad that you decided to look us up after you received the flier and that you enjoyed the meal aswell .. thankyou for taking the time out to write a review for us .hope to welcome you back again Your istanbul team More

Forfar, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Although we eat regularly in our local Turkish restaurant at home in the UK - this was a refreshing change. Definitely recommend the mixed meze starter - hou us to die for as is the beetroot dip! This was followed by mixed kebabs - with salad & rice. There was so much food we could not attempt a sweet. Definitely... More

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faith s, Manager at Istanbul Restaurant, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to write a review for istanbul .I am glad you enjoyed the meal and especially the secret beetroot dip hope to welcome you back soon The istanbul team More

Oldham, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Got a flyer at the airport, and thought we would try for a change. Not the largest of restaurants but has a good atmosphere, and the food being cooked in front of you is great to see. We both had set menu as we were not sure what to try, but the menu was explained well to us and this... More

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faith s, Manager at Istanbul Restaurant, responded to this review

I am glad that you picked up the flier at the airport and decided to find us and enjoyed your experince of turkish fusion food thank you for taking the time of writing a review for us too your Istanbul team More

Funchal, Portugal
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Loved the atmosphere and the food pleasantly served by very helpful staff who explained the menu. Being the first time in a Turkish restaurant we had a most enjoyable evening by selecting the Mezze which consists of lots of different dishes. You can even witness the cooking on the open grill in the restaurant. Not a large restaurant so always... More

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faith s, Manager at Istanbul Restaurant, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed your first taste of Turkish food with us here at Istanbul and enjoyed it we are a Turkish fusion so i hope to welcome you back soon thank you again for writing the review your Istanbul team More

Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Istanbul. We arrived quite early and were a little concerned that we were the only group there, but we shouldn't have been. We were warmly welcomed, seated and had the menu explained to us. We both chose the Meat Mezze. A good choice to follow our Special Mezze Mix starter for two persons. Had a... More

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faith s, Manager at Istanbul Restaurant, responded to this review

thank you for writing a review us here and it doesnt matter what time you come to Istanbul we always welcome you and hopefully make your meal great i am glad you enjoyed seeing the food cooked infront of you as well thats why we made it like that so you can see what you eat thankyou again your Istanbul... More

Funchal, Portugal
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

in english só U understand... I live here but have never been here before great food and will be back with familie bem staff

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faith s, Manager at Istanbul Restaurant, responded to this review

i think that you jusy wrote one for us before so this is a mistake but thankyou anyway More

Funchal, Portugal
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Went with some friends to discuss bussines we end up eating and eating loads we love the starters was a enjoyable surprise for the amount of food,Regarding the main course was another surprise was very nice dinner i was very surprises with the chef cooking in front of us very diferent.high recomend

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faith s, Manager at Istanbul Restaurant, responded to this review

I am glad that we could surprise you with our starters and that you enjoyed the main course aswell hope to you back soon your Istanbul team More

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Additional Information about Istanbul Restaurant

Address: Rua Imperatriz Dona Amelia, Funchal, Madeira 9000-118, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 291630530
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
Average Prices: USD 0 - 32
Cuisine: Turkish, Vegetarian

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