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rumeli cafe

Ticarethane Sk 8, Istanbul, Turkey (Sultanahmet - Old City)
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Ranked #513 of 10,924 restaurants in Istanbul
Price range: $16 - $24
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Sultanahmet - Old City
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270 reviews from our community

76% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

After touring the fortress, a great location with good food, service, and location to rest. Employees were polite and helpful with choices....

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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

I just had one of the best mixed grills. I was undecided what to have so I took the waiters suggestion. Excellent choice. Not only was the food very good but the staff were very friendly and helpful. The restaurant has a great atmosphere in a busy street. Well done guys.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

It's very good restaurant . There are a lot of turkish dishes and kebabs . It is situated at the centre of the city. In this restaurant also very polite and hospital staff, especially Ali.

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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

The serve ketchup-based sauce. Charge 10% for the service. Interior is not very clean. Toilets does not smell fresh. At least, food is decent, but the prices should be 20% lower.

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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Very nice meal on the rooftop terrace. Not quite the views others may have a little higher up, or even closer to the sea - but pleasant to have the street sounds floating up. Service was accurate, pleasant and smiley and there was no rush; they always seemed to appear just as we were starting to think they'd been just... More

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Soest, The Netherlands
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

the crowds waiting for the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque are besieged by new friends offering to bring them to attractions owned by a cousin or an uncle. You can avoid them easily by choosing this agreeable restaurant with nice food and wine. From the terrace you have a great view on the actions of the owner of the... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

IF you are looking for a small restaurant with great food, great atmosphere and helpful staff, this is the place! It may not be the fanciest place in the world, but the atmosphere is genuine and you have a chance to try different flavours of the Turkish cuisine. We were a group of 8 persons from Sweden and this is... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

Nice people serving awful food. Everything either prepared days ago or bought out of a shop. I had falafels. The most awful I have ever had. I have had better bought from a supermarket in the UK. I make really good home made falafels - so was looking forward to tasting Turkish ones. I was so disappointed. Whoever is in... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

After having visited the two most popular mosques of Istanbul we made a lunch break. We had a very good rest in the inside and were offered a warm and kind welcome, plus an efficient and professional service throughout the meal. Food was good, not top of the notch, but well presented and in good quantity. Now we probably got... More

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Redding, California
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180 reviews 180 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We found this spot by chance...location is in old town. Had a good selection of local and continental dishes , service was friendly and efficient. I would return to this spot again.

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