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Konyali Lokantasi Topkapi Palace

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TopkapI SarayI Muzesi Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
+90212 513 96 96
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Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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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
Fantastic view

On one side is the historic Topkapi Palace premises and the other side the sea. Wonderful view while you take a break from having roamed the Topkapi Palace and your legs would be crying for a bit of break!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

On one side is the historic Topkapi Palace premises and the other side the sea. Wonderful view while you take a break from having roamed the Topkapi Palace and your legs would be crying for a bit of break!!!

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Baku, Azerbaijan
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23 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This the only place inside topkapi place that serves food. After 2-3 hours of sightseeing if you do decide to unwind here, you will regret it. The place has amazing views. That's it. The ala carte menu is 4-5 times expensive than outside cafés. We decide to have a quick lunch with the self serving buffet which is very pricey... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We just went there for lunch during our family trip to Istanbul and the restaurant was recommended by our local guide. The restaurant is located right in the compound of the famous Topkapi palace with great view of the river. We ordered a few Turkish food from the menu and we enjoyed them. What we liked most about this place... More 

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Jeddah
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The restuarant is located on Topkapi palace ground. It offers great views of the posphurous, good and tasty food accompanied by good service and helpfull staffs.

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17 helpful votes 17 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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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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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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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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  • Address: TopkapI SarayI Muzesi Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
  • Phone Number: +90212 513 96 96

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