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Maiden's Tower

Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkiye, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 216 342 4747
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Ranked #610 of 11,159 Restaurants in Istanbul
Price range: $70 - $100
Cuisines: Barbecue, Bar, Café, Bistro
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • French first
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  • Japanese first
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

love the jazz music played on the background instead of Live Turkish singer. They gave us a window seat and we paid 20 TL extra but there is nothing to see actually because of the guardrails outside. between they have two menu, Exceptional which has more sea food and optional menu with price tag 145 TL per person. You can... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Very good experience if you can spare the money. They take you on a water taxi to the Maiden's tower, which is a must-see attraction in its own right, and you can explore it (mostly after the meal) the way you want, at night. Expect nice night views, and the tower itself as lots of informative panels, informing you about... More 

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Japan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

So romantic and private restaurant. :) The view from top of the tower was so beautiful!! Turkish style French food was awesome!! :)

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The venue itself is stunning - great views of the city and very cool that dinner includes a private water taxi to take you there and back. The restaurant obviously plays on the fact that you come for the location. The food is decent but a bit overpriced. Wonderful atmosphere though, particularly the little bar at the top of the... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

A special occasion for my wife´s birthday. Race against time to meet the boat to take us to the restaurant with unexpected heavy traffic. Boat travel time 10 minutes and the location is amazing. Perfect for a great and very different experience. So let´s start with a glass of champagne each. Oh sorry, we only sell by the bottle. OK... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I went here as recommended by my hotel. It is a bit of a mission to get to having to catch ferries and trains (from where I was in taksim square) and then have to wait for a boat to go directly to the restaurant but the actual island and building was lovely. The food and service was very over... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

First of all you can't drive or take a tram here, you must go by water taxi. Once inside the interior is unbelievable. The menu is something dreams are made of, and of course the view is the very best in Istanbul, you are dining right in the middle of the Bosporus.

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Istanbul, Turkey
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I like most food, but this place was the pits! Quite expensive. Lovely setting. But the food was something I'd hesitate to feed my dog. Check out the site, by all means, but do not have dinner here. Please!

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Istanbul
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

It is a perfect place to see. You can see the Bosphorous 360 degree. The best time would be in the ate afternoon so you can see the Bosphorous, Marmara Sea and then sunset and then the city lights when it gets dark. Just awesome. Walk to the Uskudar after going back to the mainland. Do not take a taxi,... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I have been to this place several times but that is not why I feel it is overrated, familiarity has not breached contempt in this case! On my first visit, I expected to see much more than a restaurant downstairs and an overpriced cafe upstairs. The atmosphere is quite nice and it has the potential of being a romantic place... More 

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Additional Information about Maiden's Tower

Address: Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkiye, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 216 342 4747
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
Average Prices: USD 70 - 100
Cuisine: Barbecue, Bar, Café, Bistro

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