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Cigdem pastanesi

Divanyolu Cad. 62 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
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Ranked #127 of 10,932 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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Date | Rating
  • Arabic first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Bridlington, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
49 reviews 49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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
53 helpful votes 53 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
61 reviews 61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
Senior Contributor
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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603 reviews 603 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
2,357 helpful votes 2,357 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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Cairo, Egypt
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

in case u are tired of walking and need a break, feel you want a sweet thing or maybe u want to drink somthin and taste the Turkish desert then you are in the right place ! Cigdem is a simple bakery or patisserie place offering original turkish sweets like lokum and Baklava in addition to many sweet items like... More

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