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TopkapI SarayI Muzesi Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
+90212 513 96 96
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A Good Spot to Warm Up in Winter; Good Food, GREAT View

Konyali is a bit more expensive than the nearby cafeteria, but it's also indoors and heated. The service is enthusiastic. The food is good without being gourmet. And the view of the Bosphorus is to die for. We lingered for nearly two hours.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We had a late lunch here after visiting the Harem. The mezze has a good variety and are mostly good. We were quite full after having the bread and the mezze. The mains are conya and doner, both come on big portion and taste the best I've so far had in Istanbul for 3 days. Highly recommended.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Konyali is a bit more expensive than the nearby cafeteria, but it's also indoors and heated. The service is enthusiastic. The food is good without being gourmet. And the view of the Bosphorus is to die for. We lingered for nearly two hours.

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Caloocan, Caloocan, Philippines
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I was told the food on both tent were the same one is self service and other is a dine in service. I saw the interior of the dining area was nicely decorated with a nice view. So we took the dine in with waiter service. We pick some of the food on the counter. It took a while for... More 

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Killeen, Texas
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13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

My wife and I ate a light lunch here (19 Dec 2014) as part of a cruise ship excursion. The plate was a good sample of various regional foods (dolmadakia, hummus, couscous, etc). After the main plate, we were served a baklava that was very tasty as well. There are plenty of places to get similar food in the area.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Our meals were perfectly pleasant but not mind blowingly flavoursome as we hoped. That said, the setting was lovely, very good prompt service and so lunch here was worth it for the experience. I recall there was a ' fast food' aspect to the side that was very busy that may have had the same kitchen I don't know. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This restaurant is by the bosphorus which means you get an amazing view while you eat. The food is a little on the expensive side and it's average at best, so you are essentially paying for the view. I don't think I will necessarily want to go back but it's a good place to visit at least once.

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Athens, Greece
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

When we visit Topkapi Palace we stayed for a light lunch in Konyali Lokantasi Topkapi Palace. The view is amazing!!! that’s all.. The restaurant stuff give you the table they want, even if you explain to them that you want to be nearby the sea. Not only this… very expensive… we ordered on chicken shish, one salad ans one plate... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This place must be experienced due to it's setting and the views. I had the beef steak which was delicious and was presented beautifully. On the downside the WiFi was too slow/not working and your meal will cost you an arm. Considering even the street food in Sultanahmet is delicious and very cheap I dropped 1 star because I felt... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

The great location sums it up. The food is pedestrian. It has excellent service but the price for the quality served up is more than you expect to pay

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

It is a very good place to rest after visiting the Topkapi Palace and have a bite to eat. We enjoyed the food and the excellent service (to the waiter brought me a blanket as he saw I was a bit chilly, thank you :-) and the most amazing view of Bosphorus and the city.

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  • Address: TopkapI SarayI Muzesi Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
  • Phone Number: +90212 513 96 96

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