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Ticarethane Sk 8, Istanbul, Turkey (Sultanahmet - Old City)
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Ranked #502 of 11,198 Restaurants in Istanbul
Price range: $16 - $24
Neighborhood: Sultanahmet - Old City
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Dallas, Texas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Very good food served in a pleasant and inviting atmosphere. We had a warm interior table on a cold and rainy day--great refuge. A charming place that stands out in its neighborhood.

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Nuremberg, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Since this restaurant is in the touristy part of Sultanahmet, our expectations weren't pretty high because a lot of restaurants in that part serve the same food for the same prices. But this place has a very nice atmosphere with old brick walls and a fireplace on the ground floor which was also lit. In some turkish restaurants, we made... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Excellent option and well-located in old Istanbul. Excellent food, nice atmosphere, brilliant service... A must-see in the city.

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Vilamoura
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Good price, good service and good food in a prety restaurant, in a good location, in Sultanhamet. I would go there again as it as a good quality with a reasonable price

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Leigh on sea
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We have now had drinks twice at this restaurant, located very near to the blue mosque. They don't charge you extra for olives unlike the Sultan Bar nearby. The service is very good. We also had some soup and baklava (not at the same time!) and both were excellent. As it gets chilly at night they have heaters overhead which... More 

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Japan
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Very nice location where close to sultanahmet and other historical places!! The Fish meals was delicious!! :) we had a special romantic dinner time in Istanbul!! :)

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Boulder, Colorado
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249 reviews 249 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

There is much to like about this cafe. We had lunch and ordered mezze, pan fried cheese, and a stuffed chicken.mmall were excellent. Service was friendly and quick. Probably a good place for dinner as well as lunch. Cozy atmosphere.

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Hawkinge, United Kingdom
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376 reviews 376 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
1,283 helpful votes 1,283 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We ate outside here and very much enjoyed our meal. It was almost the same menu as Mosaic just around the corner and I think they share a kitchen. Very good value and good sized portions. We rather preferred Mosaic but maybe that was just down to menu choice. Paid about 120 ytl for 2 mains, a bottle of wine,... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Really enjoyed our meal here sat outside taking in the atmosphere of Istanbul. The food is good value and staff friendly. Worth a visit!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This could easily be one of the best restaurant we have been to in recent times and THE best in Istanbul. We returned twice in a span of 10 days, making a total three visits. Each time the service was impeccable, food delicious, and atmosphere perfect. The hosts/waiters knew their stuff and was very genuine and welcoming..

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Address: Ticarethane Sk 8, Istanbul, Turkey
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet - Old City
Average Prices: USD 16 - 24

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