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Fener Restaurant

#57 of 11,340 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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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, 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
Fener Restaurant in Istanbul

It was a wonderful experience. Nice food, friendly staff, beautiful place, and we got to meet the lady boss.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

It was a wonderful experience. Nice food, friendly staff, beautiful place, and we got to meet the lady boss.

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Degerli müşterimiz zaman ayırıp görüşlerinizi belirtdiğiniz icin teşekür ederiz en kısa zaman sizi tekrar ağırlamaktan onur duyarız FENER RESTAURANT .. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We had a dinner here 2 days ago and it is such a cute spot and foods are amazing! Fresh fish, superb service and complementary dishes made our night very pleasant. We shared a bottle of white Turkish wine and it was delicious, too. For appetizer, we got yogurt dip and the spicy tomato dip and both were so delicious.... 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 August 2, 2015

I had a wonderful experience at Fener Restaurant. The food was absolutely delicious. good Turkish desserts as well.

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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 31, 2015

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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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 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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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 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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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 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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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: Local cuisine, Doing business, Special occasions, 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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