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Faros Restaurant Sultanahmet

Divanyolu Cad. No: 76 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
0212 256 99 11
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Ranked #121 of 10,793 restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, International, Bistro
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
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
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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18 reviews 18 reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

We arrived at the restaurant after a long day of travelling and the experience made us more tired. The worst service and mediocre food. The prices were very high specially comparing the food quality. The only thing good was the outdoor seating area which is good to spend some time watching peoples and sipping your mediocre lentil soup.

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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

Nothing to get excited about here. My kebab was barely warm and my son's lamb dish had a decidely strange taste. Service was similar to the food - cool.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

One of the best places for a few drinks and a couple of bites. Very relaxed, good music and even a heater outside for those chilly evenings. The staff is also very friendly and jovial. Highly recommended!

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Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

This place looked inviting even though it was almost empty. We hoped it was because it was so early. It was 5 pm but we'd flown all night to Istanbul and didn't want to stay up late. The food and service were excellent. The couple at the table next to ours told us they'd been in Istanbul for a week,... More

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Kandahar, Afghanistan
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94 reviews 94 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
237 helpful votes 237 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Service suffers by touts packing in as many people as they can and cycling then through as quickly as possible. Add that to $7 USD per draft beer and you and you have the perfect storm..tourist trap storm. Probably not much worse than the usual Sultanahmet pub, but $7 draft beers ... really?? No thanks.

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manchester
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

Visited as it looked clean and modern, nice service, food was delicious, try the Sultan Plate-for 2people, excellent and filling. Would visit again any time, just felt a bit rushed but that was only because they were so busy and wanted the table.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

The drinks were delicious, the food was good and the staff let us come three nights in a row to watch the soccer matches.

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Ithaca, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014 via mobile

Food is delicious but unprofessional staff. I'm traveling alone and the host kept visiting my table to ask me to spend the night with him. At first I wasn't sure what he was asking so I was polite, then I responded icy cold. Even the table next to me started shooting him looks. Just left me with a bad impression.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I loved the window table for people watching. Food was excellent. Had a pasta dish and my friend raved about the lamb casserole.. The olive oil and pureed kalamata olive dipping for the pita is to die for!! They also have an outdoor seating area.

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Bremen, Germany
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85 reviews 85 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Around 4 in the afternoon, we started walking around in the Sultanahmet area, looking for a good restaurant. First and foremost, I must warn everyone, who would like to do as we did: the rabbit hole or restaurant filled streets seems to be never ending. We kept saying "just this one more street", and we most likely spent half an... More

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