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Fener Restaurant

#53 of 11,197 Restaurants in Istanbul
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Telli Odalar Sokak. No:5 | Kumkapi/Istanbul, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
+90 212 516 4002
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11:00 am - 1:30 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: kumkapi istanbuls historical peninsula is one of the most beautiful...
kumkapi istanbuls historical peninsula is one of the most beautiful districts of the marmara sea coast traces the cennturies of the byzantine period he name of this neighborhood was Kontoskalion which means a small pier the name of the sand gate you go towards yedikule ahırkapı the marmara sea was the fifth of the city gates at that time district unloaded cargo ships loaded wiht sand as all sailors in the port area after a long journey point for recreation and entertainment kumkapi fisherman and taverns since the early days of history made famous since it was founded centuries ago to serve the same purpose .....
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Unforgettable birthday evening

Me and my girlfriend had a holiday here is Istanbul and we had earlier also good food but not an experience like this... My girlfried had a birthday while being in Istanbul so I wanted to do something special. I knew that she liked fish food so I found fener restaurant and saw all the good reviews... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
santerij2015
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Me and my girlfriend had a holiday here is Istanbul and we had earlier also good food but not an experience like this... My girlfried had a birthday while being in Istanbul so I wanted to do something special. I knew that she liked fish food so I found fener restaurant and saw all the good reviews and choose the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This wonderful restaurant recommend by Hotel where we stayed in our short vacation in Istanbul.The good thing about restaurant beside delicious dishes they have complimentary shuttle service .Amazing and cozy atmosphere with a interesting neighboords.Mezes and sea foods are very fresh and delicious. I will definetly recommend you everyone P.S. The price is very reasonable

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Aside from the delicious fish - which you get to choose before it's cooked - this place has the real feel of old Istanbul, noisy but charming, the hustle and bustle of real life, not the 'tourist'y feel of so much of the modern city. A great deal of care is given to present and explain the dishes - to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

One of our friends' parents took us to Fener Restaurant recently and we had an unforgettable night. The food was good and the service was excellent. Arzu Kesimci, one of the owners is a very nice person. She came to our table several times to make sure that everything was perfect. The best thing about the restaurant is the location.... More 

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FENER RESTAURANT Dear guest Thank you for taking the time to post a review regarding your recent visit to FENER RESTAURANT ıt is our pleasure to know all your expectations were exceeded and you were satısfied with our best food and friendl service we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future FENER RESTAURANT More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Best sea food restorant we ate in Istanbul.Me and my family love everything.Great service and free taxi which brought us from our hotel to the restorant and after dinner back to the hotel.Fresh Levrek and loved the seafood tapas.I will come back if i visit Istanbul again.

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FENER RESTAURANT Dear guest Thank you for taking the time to post a review regarding your recent visit to FENER RESTAURANT ıt is our pleasure to know all your expectations were exceeded and you were satısfied with our best food and friendl service we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future FENER RESTAURANT More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Love the people here. He is eager to serve you good food with his passion. Even cats here are cute craving part of your fish. I definitely recommend this place to come

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FENER RESTAURANT Dear guest Thank you for taking the time to post a review regarding your recent visit to FENER RESTAURANT ıt is our pleasure to know all your expectations were exceeded and you were satısfied with our best food and friendl service we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future FENER RESTAURANT More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This restaurant is value for money in a lovely location and lovely staff. You can eat lovely authentic food while looking over the Bosphorous

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FENER RESTAURANT Dear guest Thank you for taking the time to post a review regarding your recent visit to FENER RESTAURANT ıt is our pleasure to know all your expectations were exceeded and you were satısfied with our best food and friendl service we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future FENER RESTAURANT More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We had dinner here on the night of June 19th. The restaurant was recommended by the hotel we were staying at. It was a lovely evening (we sat outside) and we had a great meal. The staff was friendly and attentive and the food was great. The fish stew was amazing. It was an added bonus that the restaurant provided... More 

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FENER RESTAURANT Dear guest Thank you for taking the time to post a review regarding your recent visit to FENER RESTAURANT ıt is our pleasure to know all your expectations were exceeded and you were satısfied with our best food and friendl service we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future FENER RESTAURANT More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The good thing about this restaurant is they pick you up from your hotel and drop you back when you are ready. The food was lovely, a bit pricey. We order a Sea bass to share between 3 of us and it came whole on a plate with enough sides to fill us up! Plenty of food for us. The... More 

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FENER RESTAURANT Dear guest Thank you for taking the time to post a review regarding your recent visit to FENER RESTAURANT ıt is our pleasure to know all your expectations were exceeded and you were satısfied with our best food and friendl service we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future FENER RESTAURANT More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderfull diner, nice appetizer, good fish as maincourse and some lovely complementories and very nice friendly staff! We felt very welcome (and not pushed) at this restaurant. Great!

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FENER RESTAURANT Dear guest Thank you for taking the time to post a review regarding your recent visit to FENER RESTAURANT ıt is our pleasure to know all your expectations were exceeded and you were satısfied with our best food and friendl service we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future FENER RESTAURANT More 

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Additional Information about Fener Restaurant

Address: Telli Odalar Sokak. No:5 | Kumkapi/Istanbul, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 212 516 4002
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Average Prices: USD 25 - 35
Cuisine: Barbecue, Seafood, European, Turkish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Telli Odalar Sokak. No:5 | Kumkapi/Istanbul, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
  • Phone Number: +90 212 516 4002

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 35
  • Cuisine: Barbecue, Seafood, European, Turkish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, Romantic

Description

kumkapi istanbuls historical peninsula is one of the most beautiful districts of the marmara sea coast traces the cennturies of the byzantine period he name of this neighborhood was Kontoskalion which means a small pier the name of the sand gate you go towards yedikule ahırkapı the marmara sea was the fifth of the city gates at that time district unloaded cargo ships loaded wiht sand as all sailors in the port area after a long journey point for recreation and entertainment kumkapi fisherman and taverns since the early days of history made famous since it was founded centuries ago to serve the same purpose .....
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:30 am

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