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Chungiwa

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Sultanahmet Mahallesi Kucuk Ayasofia Cad. | 56 Emınönü Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
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Description: Korean/chinese

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
It's average Korean food, good service

Considering that this is Istanbul, I wasn't expecting restaurants here to rival those in Seoul of Los Angeles. But this was pretty good--I was feeling sick so my wife ordered some Korean ramen to go, and the owners allowed her to bring the tray and utensils to our hotel (the Hotel Amira right... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2013
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Beijing, China
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Istanbul, Turkey
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

We had Bulgogi and spicy fried chicken. Bulgogi was decent but the portion is very little for 35YTL. The spicy chicken was over fried and again, small portion. The vegetable that says in the menu was minced carrot for 25YTL. We had 3 fried dumplings for 10YTL. It's over priced for what they offer. We left the restaurant still hungry... More 

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Considering that this is Istanbul, I wasn't expecting restaurants here to rival those in Seoul of Los Angeles. But this was pretty good--I was feeling sick so my wife ordered some Korean ramen to go, and the owners allowed her to bring the tray and utensils to our hotel (the Hotel Amira right across the street) and we brought it... More 

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Manama, Bahrain
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94 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

Enjoyable enough but the hot pork and the hot beef were just not anywhere near hot enough for my taste and thus I was a little let down. Of the two, the hot pork was much better as the portion size of meat was ample; on the other hand, the pieces of beef, which came in a soup bowl, were... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

our hotel, amira istanbul, is opposite chungiwa. i wrote 'is' cause we are still there whilst reviewing. we are from london and honestly know what good far eastern cuisine is. this is at the bottom of any food chain. i noticed the place and asked the concierge what he thought about it. he told me 'avoid it'. me being a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

We are for a design project for two weeks in istanbul. after a while we were kind of fed up by the turkish quisine all the time. after visiting trip advisor we thought to give it a try. IT WAS AMAZING at first we were kind of angry because some guys at the table next to us, i guess it... More 

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Adana, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

I recently had the opportunity to enjoy this restaurant twice in one week during my stay in Istanbul. The first night we happened upon it by accident because it was close to our hotel - just down the hill from the Arasta Bazaar. The second time was very deliberate and just as good. You can choose from a Korean or... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Sultanahmet Mahallesi Kucuk Ayasofia Cad. | 56 Emınönü Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Korean

Description

Korean/chinese

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