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Fes Cafe

#339 of 11,108 Restaurants in Istanbul
#371 of 11,552 Places to Eat in Istanbul
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Alibaba Turbe So. No. 25-27 | Nuruosmaniye, Eminonu, Istanbul, Turkey
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Breakfast
Description: There is another branch of the Fes Cafe inside the Grand Bazaar, at...
There is another branch of the Fes Cafe inside the Grand Bazaar, at Halicular Cad. No. 62, Kapalicarsi. The Nuruosmaniye cafe features a branch of the Abdullah soap& textiles shop - the one inside is next to an Abdullah shop. The Lonely Planet encounter guide to Istanbul features 'Fez' cafe on page 63, the sign is actually spelt with an 'S'.
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  • 9
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Oasis of Calm

Having successfully negotiated both the Spice market and then The Grand Bazaar, we emerged at the Fes cafe. A lovely lunch in a peaceful side street, just the ticket.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Having successfully negotiated both the Spice market and then The Grand Bazaar, we emerged at the Fes cafe. A lovely lunch in a peaceful side street, just the ticket.

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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Great cafe in a lovely lane way near the Grand Bazaar. The Turkish coffee served with Turkish Delight was really good, as was the baklava. You can sit inside or outside. They also serve food but it was only a coffee and baklava stop for me.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have stumbled across fes Café while strolling around- it looked beautifully furnished, so wie gave it a try. We liked it soo much, the fabulous interior, the shy & sweet owners, that we came back. Drinks around 5-10 TL, Food from 10-25 TL. We tried Omlette, Burger, Chickpea stew- all was delicious! We loved the place and recommend it-... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The coffee is good the tea is good and the atmosphere is great, Snacks here are reasonable and delicious . I like the fruit juices as well .

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Izmir, Turkey
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Turkish coffee or Turkish tea.. you'll love them both. The service is great. The prices are a bit high, but it's ok.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

After a tiring walk in the Grand Bazaar we ended up at Fes Cafe - thanks to Lonely Planet. Small place with nice ambiance. Loved the fresh juices - extremely refreshing - tried the winter up!

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Super design, there's a boutique inside, european style, beautiful turkish coffee set, in a small street, polite and helpful service +++

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

Good coffee, cool place. Urban and sophisticated. And the even the logo rocks :). An oasis in the busy basar.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

We visited Fes Cafe after the Grand Bazaar, without having read the any reviews. We loved the fresh salads and the cold yogurt drink, as well as the decor. Great vegetarian options. We found the staff quiet unfriendly though.

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Fes Cafe is a gem - I discovered them at their location in the Grand Bazaar, but both their locations are great. They have wonderful dishes made with fresh ingredients that are delicious, refreshing, and healthy. Everything from sandwiches to local treats, they've got the works. Their staff is super nice, friendly, and a lot of fun. Get a Turkish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Alibaba Turbe So. No. 25-27 | Nuruosmaniye, Eminonu, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European

Description

There is another branch of the Fes Cafe inside the Grand Bazaar, at Halicular Cad. No. 62, Kapalicarsi. The Nuruosmaniye cafe features a branch of the Abdullah soap& textiles shop - the one inside is next to an Abdullah shop. The Lonely Planet encounter guide to Istanbul features 'Fez' cafe on page 63, the sign is actually spelt with an 'S'.
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 7:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?