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Cigdem pastanesi

Divanyolu Cad. 62 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
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Ranked #143 of 11,020 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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Sydney, Australia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

A great place to visit to try chicken breast pudding - a sweet milk pudding made with fine shreads of chicken breast. A gtrat variety of sweet treats including baclava and Turkish delight. Western style coffee (American style), Turkish coffee and tea and herbal teas also avaiable.

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Helsinki, Finland
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I allways shop at Cigdem before I leave for the airport. The pastries make a nice present home where you can share the tastes of Istanbul with your family. You can also buy good provisions to your flight if you are flying budget. The shop will pack all nicely in their orange boxes.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The food here is excellent and very well priced. I had sandwiches from here a few times while in Istanbul and they never failed to dissapoint. The place looks great with a wide assortment of sweets and pastries that I didn't try. Be wary of the coffe though, I has a very dissapointing cappacino the first time I was here... More

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

in 3 day I come here 3 time. For breakfast or just for a delicious snack it's the same. Here you can relax yourself and eat a good cake while drink a chai. Central, very good and cheapest. Do you need other?

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Alexandria, Egypt
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This place is few steps away from Sultanhamet tram station, We had a great Breakfast at Cigdem ... We ordered SV boregi And Karisik pizza , the food was very delicious ... And friendly staff , You should definetly stop by whether for a sit it or take away !

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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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
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
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64 reviews 64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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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