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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 11,170 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

I've eaten in a lot of amazing places, but this was easily a top 10 for me. Everything was delicious and my friend and I shared our dishes so we could taste everything. Highly recommended, go here hungry!

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Winterthur, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

In this amazing restaurant I had probably the best food of my life. I like to eat and I have eaten in many good places all around the world. For me this place is for sure one of the top 3. The food is honest and fresh. Because it is an amazing place the restaurant is usually full so make... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We had the set meal with 5 cold meze starters, 1 hot starter to share, 2 main courses and a starters. All the food we ordered was delicious, although I was slightly envious of the lamb I saw coming out of the kitchen. Attentive waiters, great atmosphere, good food.

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Lagos, Nigeria
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I visited Meze with 4 friends. We had originally booked for 7 but at the last moment two couldn't make it; the restaurant were very forgiving even though it is small and this meant we had a bigger table than we otherwise would. The food was delicious- calamari was lightly battered, and the octopus was delicious. Everybody enjoyed their food,... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Such good food and nice staff. a little small and crowded, but overall very good. The mezes were our favorite part of the dinner but main course and dessert was also very tasty! Would definitely go again. It was the best meal we had in Istanbul the week we stayed there. You should book in advanced.

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Islamabad, Pakistan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This is a small charming place with a great European feel. The food is exquisite. Great Turkish mezes with even more delicious main course. The sea bass and steak are delicious. The degustation menu is a good deal. Reservation is a must. Can't walk in. Very small and popular.

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

It a small restaurant with a gourmet food, the service was good and the food excellent, best to make a reservation

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Annandale, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

When we arrived in Istanbul (stopped to break up a long flight to Asia) the hotel we stayed at recommended we go to Meze By Lemon Tree. They made a reservation for us and off we went. The restaurant is across the street from the historic Pera Palace Hotel. We walked from our hotel and that was how we found... More 

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New York City, New York
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252 reviews 252 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We had dinner at meze and loved it. Really excellent food. Make sure you reserve Bc the place is small and packed with locals. You can start with cold and warm mezze. We had 2 fantastic cold mezze, the Seabass ceviche and the eggplant with tomatoes. The shrimp in creamy tarragon and the stuffed bread with cheese, eggplant and mushrooms... More 

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Sao Paulo
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3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We tried the degustation menu and everything was fresh and delicious. Cosy lounge and excellent service.

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Additional Information about Meze By Lemon Tree

Address: Mesrutiyet cad No:83 | Asmalı Mescit mah. Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone Number: 0212 252 83 02
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 pm - 1:00 am
Monday 6:30 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 6:30 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 6:30 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 6:30 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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