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Cigdem pastanesi

Divanyolu Cad. 62 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
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Ranked #118 of 10,947 restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Turkish
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Café, Patisserie
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  • Arabic first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
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English first
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This was a great place. The cakes are really good, i mean... ALL OF THEM!! They have a large cake selection, they're never busy. The staff are really friendly if you get a sit in service. It wasn't hugely pricey either. I had walked a long way that day and found myself exhausted. The cakes were good, and i reccomend... More

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Bridlington, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Parties, cakes, desserts, Turkish delight - sweet heaven! Great service and variety. Highly recommended!

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Sarajevo
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

We have visted this patissery few days ago...and i would recommend this place for all those wgo enjoy good food and love cakes and shugar cubes...all cakes are amazing,baklava with pistachio,cilek (strawberry) cup left me speachless....staff are very fribendly.The place is near tram station at Sultanahmet,near Blue Mosque..just amazing,sugar perfection!:)

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Berlin, Germany
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We flew with advice about your boyfriend first. Mushroom and Strawberry cake boregi were praised, but there's a lot more to be proud of. Definitely an act to go and I recommend you to try at all. super diamond...

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Istanbul, Turkey
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I had all my life the best baklava that place. And also they have nice other desserts very clean place we really loved it everyone should visit that place...

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Madison, Wisconsin
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We tried a few different baklavas and a sort of whipped cream cylinder with chocolate and crunchy caramel. My hotel had recommended Çigdem, so I expected the baklava to be excellent, which it was. The surprise was the cream thingie. The cream was so fresh and flavorful, and barely sweetened because cream that fresh and good doesn't need to be... More

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We stopped in after a morning touring the sites around Istanbul. It's a nice quiet place with a good selection of desserts and soups. The price seemed to be on the high side, but the quality of the food was good.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We were pulled in by the sweet pastries in the window but enjoyed the savory pastries as well. Every item fresh and delicious.

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istanbul
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717 reviews 717 reviews
425 restaurant reviews
2,615 helpful votes 2,615 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Great location,nice and cosy athmosphere, very extensive menu with many choices dor everybody,fresh from the oven,very friendly staff and fast service,reasonable price level.Recommended...

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Ate here twice, beautiful pastries and cakes. First time we had a strawberry tart, a chocolate pastry and two small bite sized chocolate pastries with hazelnuts. Absolutely delicious!

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