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Kayikci Restaurant

Divanyolu Cad. Ticarethane Sok. No. 35, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
519 1217
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Ranked #184 of 11,198 Restaurants in Istanbul
Price range: $15 - $45
Cuisines: Seafood, Turkish
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We first came across this restaurant whilst making our way back to our hotel after eating elsewhere, we stopped off and had a drink, the staff were very friendly, so we thought we would try it for a meal the next nigh, we were not disapointed, we had the meze to start and then we had traditional turkish food, In... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

On a wet weekend in Istanbul stumbling across this restaurant was a lucky stroke. The staff welcome and attention was sincere, the food excellent and gazing at a blazing fire was warming. The staff recommendations were full of flavour. There is so much hassle on the streets to get you to come in to establishments it's a surprise when it... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Loved the food here, its not cheap food but well worth it. Service is friendly and the steak is amazing

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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Spruikers out the front of a restaurant are never a promising sign but given that Istanbul is rife with them we thought we would chance it as the place was busy and had a reasonable menu, particularly promising fresh seafood. The Turbo was competently prepared but our grilled vegetables dish was woeful. The aubergine was undercooked and the potatoes were... More 

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Tehran, Tehran, Iran
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

this restaurant located at quiet street . services before main food was excellent . food was great and valuable ! but staffs looking at you all the time and you think you should order all the menu :)

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I been here several times with my wife and once as a group with my in laws. Fresh meze with warm bread to start and I'm in love with mix sea food plate so fresh n nicely presented , shouldn't forget the guys they do good job with service, will be back soon again

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nottingham, UK
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

My husband and I had dined at a nearby restaurant, Khorasani, the previous evening, which was excellent. We learned that there was a sister restaurant that specialised in fish nearby so the following night we tried this. The food was superb. Though my husband didn't choose fish ... he had the best lamb shank he has ever had ... and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Very good resturant,good service.Have been to Istambul two time and most of the time was eating in this restaurand.Food was delicious,i sugest to all the travelers to coma and see this place at least once,very friendly staff.Big thanks to Shehmuz and Ali for one of the best service i have ever seen.

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

unlike most restaurants in the sultanamet district Kayikci staff are not pushy and for good reason their food speaks for itself i recommend the beef slow cooked in a clay pot its simply sublime 😁

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Wading through the maze of restaurants just across from the huge Hagia Sophia complex, it's easy to get turned off by the many aggressive touts trying to pull in diners. This restaurant seemed different right away, the "greeter" was low-key, the menu looked good, the decor quietly appealing. It turned out the food was tasty and the service professional. Just... More 

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Address: Divanyolu Cad. Ticarethane Sok. No. 35, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Phone Number: 519 1217
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
Average Prices: USD 15 - 45
Cuisine: Seafood, Turkish

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