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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 #2,553 of 10,976 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
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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Lugano, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

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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worcestershire
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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is one of the many tourist restaurants off Divan Yolu offering the standard range of fare with nothing much to set it apart from competitors.... other than the pricing structure on drinks. We felt it was not justifiable to call a 300ml beer "large" when other local eateries class 500ml as large. Other than that it is a pleasant... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The staff was really helpful and nice, the food was not exactly as described, and also missed some parts as described on the menu, but as we were a family, we understood. In the end the manager was very rude and hostile asking for tip. I mean, it wasn't the serving guys that ask, it was the manager. After talking... More

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My wife and I found this restaurant by chance last week, on the night before we left Istanbul. I must admit that I am a little surprised by the number of poor reviews that I see for this establishment. We were so happy with our food and the service that we returned again the following evening, just before we left... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Horrible.. got insulted by waiter for ordering just one dish between 2 people. He told us to get lost. He told us that we ate there for free meza which was promised but not served. Got 1 small piece of bread cold. Never visit there. Bad.

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Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

Very poor choice of place! Steaks, as has been mentioned before on here, are very poor quality disguised with lots of sauce! Waiter had to cut the steak for my son with his 'special' knife! Poor service, forgetting several requests! Couldn't wait to get out!!

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St. Helena Bay, South Africa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We walked for more than half an hour around this area trying to choose a restaurant (many to choose from, many people trying to convince you to eat at their restaurant - welcome to Istanbul!). Anyway, we expected to be ripped off but were suprised that the food was actually really good and it was relatively well priced, even the... More

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Shrewsbury
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Possibly the best Meze we had, but the meat was tough, and pretty much inedible. Good atmosphere..but not really exciting. However all restaurants in this area seem to be too touristy, and there is not much choice.

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Burgas Province, Bulgaria
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Once they get you to sit in their restaurant, you are no longer their problem. We watched the staff smoke cigarettes, while we were waiting for them. Obviously they hadn't seen a manager for a long time... The meat in the aubergine kebab my wife ordered was very very rare, nearly alive. We asked them to cook it a little... More

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Sydney
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79 reviews 79 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Went here two nights, as the food was tasty and the environment comfortable, cosy and friendly. Best chicken kebab so far, good hummus, efficient service, and they go out of their way to ensure you are happy.

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