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Meze By Lemon Tree

Mesrutiyet cad No:83 | Asmalı Mescit mah. Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
0212 252 83 02
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Ranked #67 of 11,045 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Thessaloniki, Greece
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

It is a very small restauranrt (so it is better to book a table before you go). Very nice turkish plates and meze. Very friendly staff. It is near to Istiklal (one road below).

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London, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

A rare gem in Istanbul, unassuming from the outside but inside the chef creates original and modern twists on classic delicious. The monkfish cerviche and the hummus starter were two of the best dishes I ate in Istanbul. Highly reccomend!

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Oslo, Norway
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63 reviews 63 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Absolutely phenomenal. As a foodie who has eaten his fair share of michelin stars and streetfood this place came highly recommended and I reserved a table 4 months in advance for 2 friends. We ordered a bunch of meze, and 3 main courses, desert, wine, cocktails, etc and everything was unspeakably perfect, except perhaps the goatcheese stuffed peppers, but thats... More

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Rethymnon, Greece
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Best Food I Ever Had In Istanbul! I was impressed by the blend of ingridences and rich flavours. Very good service, and the Restaurant is simple but beautiful decorated. Nice location next to Pera Hotel in the heart of Istanbul.

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Moscow, Russia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I have mixed feelings about this place. On the one hand most of the food is very good. Not blow-your-socks-off good. But tasty, using top quality meat and fish, and some unusual dishes that they pull off well like monk fish stew with cheese. On the other hand, one of the dishes, shrimps in cream and tarragon, was a bland... More

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We ate at this fine restaurant and really enjoyed it. The room is small, intimate. The service was great, the menu and meze varied and interesting, and most importantly the food was excellent. This is a fairly high end place, but decent value. I recommend it.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Excellent Meze`s and mains. The menu is short but good! Very small place with reasonable environment.. Wine very expensive..

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Johannesburg
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89 reviews 89 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The mezes really offered grate taste experieces -this is a must at this place.Good variation and taste of the other dishes a comprehensive winelist. One of the best meals we had in Istanbul ...and we eat a lot. We were well served and looked after and will be back again. Not many seats -be sure to book your table.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Waiter on his watch, no choice of meze, too expensive, tourists trap, even not an entire bottle of water but we paid for it at the end, desserves no regards!!

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Singapore
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Loved all the mezes at this restaurant! We ate like 8 different kinds of mezes and were full. There really is no need to eat the mains. I especially liked the fish mezes. All v tasty and with a modern twist. Service is efficient even though not particularly warm. Reservations are a must.

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Address: Mesrutiyet cad No:83 | Asmalı Mescit mah. Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone Number: 0212 252 83 02
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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