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Sultan Saray Cafe Restaurant

Alemdar Mah. Catal Cesme Sok. No:12 Fatih | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34000, Turkey
5112798
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Ranked #3,332 of 11,198 Restaurants in Istanbul
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
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  • German first
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Oslo, Norway
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The food was ok... but they try to get you to add all kinds of stuff and when you get the bill you see what they have done. I would stay away from this place. It cost me almost the same for just one person as it did for two people at a more upscale restaurant. They only care about... More 

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

The staff here only want to rip you off. They have no interest in offering a pleasant experience.First when we decided to share a starter there were protestations that it was too small and we should have more. We didn't. When I selected one of the cheaper wines (€ 30 ! ) I was immediately urged to select another -... More 

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Lappeenranta, Finland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

On a rainy day we made a stop to this place. Had a 2 chicken soups, one coffee and one beer. We were out of liras and wanted to pay with cards. Two different card "didn't" work, but they were happy to take Euros. Their Euro exchange rate was terrible, according them it would be OK to charge 24 euro... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

A very good restaurant if you are in Istanbul. If you find Macdonald's in the main (tram) street (just before the Blue Mosque) then cross the road and walk through street of restaurants at right angles to main road....Sultan Saray is at the end on the corner of the street which runs parallel with the tram line (about 150 metres).... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Reading some of the negative reviews, I wonder if I went to the same restaurant. The food was excellent, well seasoned and delivered with flourish. The testi are fun, and the cooking in clay is finished at table side. The prices are quite reasonable and the prices on drinks clearly posted, so I cannot fathom the criticisms posted. I returned... More 

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Egerkingen, Switzerland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Try one of the Testi Kebaps, they are excellent! The staff was very friendly and recognised us when we visited the restaurant for the second time. They even offered free tea and baklava.

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Godalming
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We were promised wonderful food and great service by the 'puller-in' in the streat. He even took us to see a clay pot chicken dish being opened and said he would give us a mezza starter and pudding with drink if we ate in his restaurant. We looked at others in the street but decided to go back BIG MiSTAKE.... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We had lunch here today, half the food on the plate came out cold, the side salad was literally just a piece of lettuce and the food wasn't as described on menu, medium rare steak came out well done, veg was all over cooked. So many lovely places to eat in Istanbul this isn't one of them. The staff are... More 

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Smiths Falls, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

We were there on Sept. 25, 2014. It was very close to our hotel, so it could have become a favourite during our 10 days in Istanbul. We were very disappointed. I had to return my main order; the waitress was not very competent; our coffee & tea took forever to arrive; drinks are overpriced. There are many better choices... More 

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Lugano, Switzerland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The food was average, nothing special for the price. And beer very expensive! The staff was nice and friendly until we ordered, after that the waiters didn't bother to anwer our request. One of the waiter made observations about me (as a women) drinking one small beer and smoking a cigarette.Would not recommend at all, there are other places with... More 

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Address: Alemdar Mah. Catal Cesme Sok. No:12 Fatih | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34000, Turkey
Phone Number: 5112798
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
Cuisine: International

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