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Meclisi Mebusan Caddesi # 22, Istanbul, Turkey
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Ranked #1,271 of 10,976 Restaurants in Istanbul
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Turkish
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Vienna, Austria
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47 reviews 47 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

If you have limited time in Istanbul and Bosphorus restaurants are too far, this is a true gem. Stylish restaurant with a good selection of fish and meat dishes, very tasty. The seafood crepe was superb, also the steak served on potatoe mash and crisps. The service is very efficient. This restaurant is a perfect place to escape the buzzing... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Excellent restaurant hidden 2 stops on tram over the river. Amazing river view & they really don't sell themselves from the road!! Investigate like we did & you will have a lovely evening !

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Marvellous food in a beautiful setting on the banks of the Bosphorus. One of the very best meals we've eaten and certainly the best in Istanbul. No tourists - just locals who know a good restaurant.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

This restaurant was a great surprise for me and my group! The food is delicious and the service is even better, with very attentive and gentle waiters. I highly recommend!

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

fine situation of the restaurant near the Bosphorus, good food, especially the fish dishes, they take a lot of groups

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Northern Italy
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

The restaurant is located in a nice building along the Bosphorous close to the international hotels. It is not easy to find it among lot of old administrative buidings. The restaurant is just on the sea and you can see all the trsffic flowing along the sea. Food is really good and cost is reasonable (but high if compared to... More

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Huntington Beach, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

I was recommended to this restaurant by the concierge at my hotel. I was supposed to have a reservation for two. When we arrived on the Saturday night at approximately 10PM they did not even check for my reservation and immediately tried to seat us at a smoking table. After explaining several times we did not want to sit in... More

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Ft. Laud, Florida
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98 reviews 98 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2011

Sardunya Restaurant in the Findikli area of Istanbul is a very well-kept secret. (Maybe the locals like it that way?) I hate to use the overworked expression "Hidden Gem", but Sardunya is TRULY hidden. You can't see it from any street. And there is no sign outside to give you a clue until they open for dinner in the evening... More

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