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Faros Restaurant Old City

#84 of 11,958 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighborhood:
Sultanahmet
Pizza, European, Turkish, Italian, International, Mediterranean
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Divanyolu Cad. No: 76, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
902125139113
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7:30 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Description: A Unique Feast In the PeninsulaStarting the day with open buffet breakfast,...
A Unique Feast In the PeninsulaStarting the day with open buffet breakfast, the Faros Restaurant menu offer ıts customers a wide variety of choices. From garlic mushroom to prawn casserole, pizza to salmon tagliatelle, cokertme ( sirloin veal kebab stuffed with yogurt and and potatoes) to crepe.Exclusively, with our freshly made cocktails, you can converse in the garden while inhaling the historical peninsula’s mystical air.Sharing Your EnthusiasmFaros Restaurant is also a meeting point for sports enthusiasts. Current matches are shown on full HD vide screen LCD televisions. Friendly and experienced staff are at your service in order for you to have a pleasant time and to share your enthusiasm while delivering great hospitality
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great restaurant

Very cozy place to enjoy your meal. Friendly and so close to hagia sophia. Meals are so delicious. Most importantly the staff are extremely friendly and professional, Musa is the guy, ask for him and you will be delighted by his service

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Ertan T
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very cozy place to enjoy your meal. Friendly and so close to hagia sophia. Meals are so delicious. Most importantly the staff are extremely friendly and professional, Musa is the guy, ask for him and you will be delighted by his service

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Istanbul, Turkey
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have stayed in the faros hotel and tried restaurant on the entrance, needless to mention about the location because it is on main street. I have eaten pasta, it was simply delicious and then i got served kind of pizza, mixture of special cheese with garlic. the professional waiters, especially Sertan, have always eye on your table checking if... More 

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FarosOldCity, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Faros Restaurant Old City, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comment. We are pleased to welcome you. Have a nice day. More 

Cairo, Egypt
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful, warm, and clean, has variety of menu, the food is very delicious and the waiters fast, gentle, and friendly

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FarosOldCity, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Faros Restaurant Old City, responded to this review

Thank you very much for lovely comment. We hope to see you again. Have a nice day. More 

McAdam, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Faros Old City hotel and restaurant is a great little place to stay when visiting Istanbul. The location is amazing allowing us to pop in for short breaks during the day with our little 2 year old tourist. Staff were always helpful and understood enough English to easily handle anything. In the off season our room was upgraded free of... More 

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FarosOldCity, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Faros Restaurant Old City, responded to this review

Thank you very much for lovely comment. We are pleased to welcome you. Have a nice day. More 

Istanbul
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying at Faros Old City hotel and decided to try the restaurant one evening. The staff were very attentive and helpful and our meal was served promptly and was very enjoyable. The staff we spoke to had a very good knowledge of English and were only to happy to explain the dishes on the menu. Will definitely eat... More 

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FarosOldCity, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Faros Restaurant Old City, responded to this review

Thank you very much for lovely comment. We hope to see you again. Have a nice day. More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very welcoming staff. Showed all kinds of soccer games. The atmosphere was very fun and one of the best Iv seen yet it turkey. Great food too.

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FarosOldCity, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Faros Restaurant Old City, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comment. We are pleased to welcome you again. Have a nice day. More 

Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband found this hotel from trip advisor and one day we decided to eat here order a kebab. It was very delicious and also the atmosphere was very romantic. It was snowy and with the jazz music. Really good taste of everything.

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FarosOldCity, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Faros Restaurant Old City, responded to this review

Thank you very much, we hope to see you again. Have a nice day. More 

Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good taste of testi kebab. Nice tea. Good music. Good atmosphere. And lots of food choice. Very warm inside while snowy outside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came 2 dinner twice was fantastic with great service. The pasta was great and the amoretto was delicious. Also the boss Sertan was lots of fun

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FarosOldCity, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Faros Restaurant Old City, responded to this review

Hope you had great time in istanbul. Thank you very much for your kindness. We hope to see you again. Have a nice day... More 

Santa Rosa, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We liked the menu viewed on the street, so took a chance and we are a=happy that we did. We shared an appetizer of roast eggplant with goat cheese and almonds in a tomato sauce. Yum! I had a lamb stew with apricots and pomegranate and honey sauce and my wife had a chicken curry. My wife was very pleased... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Divanyolu Cad. No: 76, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighborhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: 902125139113

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 28
  • Cuisine: Pizza, European, Turkish, Italian, International, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions

Description

A Unique Feast In the PeninsulaStarting the day with open buffet breakfast, the Faros Restaurant menu offer ıts customers a wide variety of choices. From garlic mushroom to prawn casserole, pizza to salmon tagliatelle, cokertme ( sirloin veal kebab stuffed with yogurt and and potatoes) to crepe.Exclusively, with our freshly made cocktails, you can converse in the garden while inhaling the historical peninsula’s mystical air.Sharing Your EnthusiasmFaros Restaurant is also a meeting point for sports enthusiasts. Current matches are shown on full HD vide screen LCD televisions. Friendly and experienced staff are at your service in order for you to have a pleasant time and to share your enthusiasm while delivering great hospitality
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday
7:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
7:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
7:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
7:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
7:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
7:30 am - 2:00 am

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Sultanahmet
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