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Bogazici Borsa

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Sergi Sarayi Harbiye, Istanbul 80230, Turkey
212-232-4201
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 23
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  • 21
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  • 4
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  • 1
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Turkish Cuzine

Very tasty meals from Ottoman period. Bosphorus view with very nice service. Prices are moderate. If you are arround you should pay a visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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Antalya, Turkey
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
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  • German first
  • Italian first
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  • Turkish first
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Antwerp, Belgium
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Was eaten here 2 yesrs ago. Find this time has not much the improvement. Good veiw, food, price and service is ok, but not the best restaurant in Istanbul. Not easy to find the first time, but this time we knew it is next to Hilton hotel, at the convention center.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This place was recommended by our concierge and we were not disappointed. Location is excellent with a distant view of Bosphorus. Service was very good and the food was also very good.

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Freehold, NJ
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

With a lovely view of the city and the Bosphorus (in the distance), it's a really nice place for dinner. The mezze (appetizers) were very good, especially the rolled grape leaf dolma. I had one of my favorite dishes, Iskender Kebab, and it did not disappoint. Service was good. We really enjoyed our dinner.

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Antalya, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Very tasty meals from Ottoman period. Bosphorus view with very nice service. Prices are moderate. If you are arround you should pay a visit.

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Long Island, NY
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112 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Anyone visiting Istanbul and hoping to sample good Turkish food must try this Borsa restaurant. The other Borsa is on the Anatolian side of the Bosporus, not as easily reached. This one is in a building where there is a major auditorium. Everything we tried was very well made - true Turkish food with no pretense but lots of flavor.... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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67 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The service and the food here are quite average. Feels a bit like a spacious fast-food place. We went here because it is closely located to CRR

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Brilliant location. Quiet Tuesday Menu extensive and Turkish. Easy to chose Grilled calamari. Magnificent. Grilled calamari excellent and sultans platter for 2. Covered many of the Turkish ingredients good wine list

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Istanbul
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169 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

If you really want to experience real high level Turkish cuisine look nowhere else, Borsa is the address. I go there since 1990 (although the restaurant is from 1928 I guess...) Borsa has never disappointed me even once. Highly recommended...

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Istanbul
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The gardens of the Istanbul Archaeological Museums are a little gem of peace, greenery, soft breezes amidst magnificent sculptures of all periods and within the backdrop of the Cinili Kosk pavillion and the main facade of late 19th century Museum building. Istanbul`s renowned Borsa restaurant is now running the gardens` cafeteria. Borsa is known for its excellent traditional Turkish cuisine... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We asked our concierge to recommend a good Turkish restaurant and we were recommended Borsa. It was a bit surprising to be sent to a convention centre, but once inside, we were impressed by quite a formal, but large restaurant. Unfortunately, as it was dark, we did not have the benefit of the view. As it is very large and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sergi Sarayi Harbiye, Istanbul 80230, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
  • Phone Number: 212-232-4201

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, Turkish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Doing business, Families with children, Special occasions

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