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Imbat Restaurant

Hocapasa Mh. Hudavendigar Caddesi No:24 | Sirkeci, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
+90 212 520 71 91
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Ranked #4 of 10,957 restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $22 - $29
Cuisines: Turkish
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

We came here for dinner on our last night in Istanbul following other comments here on TA. The restaurant is on the top floor of the Orient Hotel and has amazing views over the Bosphorus and the Beygolu district of Istanbul but also a side view of the Topkapi Palace. The staff were friendly, polite and attentive and all spoke... More

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Berkeley Vale, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

This is a hidden treasure. I found out that even my friends who live in Istanbul did not know this place. Situated at a terrace with magnificent views over the Bosphorus and Golden Horn, the chef offers a rich selection of freshly prepared examples of less known but amazing examples of classical Turkish cooking, mostly from the Aegean region. Amazing.... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Very nice and tasty meal with a pretty good view of the Bosphorous and Galata Tower. The lamb shoulder is the best main. The rose ice cream is fresh and fragrant. Waiters are very attentive and friendly.

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London
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58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

I would agree that this restaurant is somewhat overrated... Whilst the views are nice, the menu seems somewhat limited. The food itself is ok, but on the bland side as other reviews also state, so we were disappointed by that. Overall it's a nice place, but we wouldn't go back as I am sure there are better places in Istanbul.

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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

We made reservations for 7 p.m. so that we'd be there during sunset and it was SO WORTH IT! We saw the sun go down, the moon rise and the lights of the city turn on. Very beautiful. The food itself has extremely nice presentation and the staff is very attentive. A bit pricey and small portions, but still good.... More

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usa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Food is good, the view is pleasant and the staff is wonderfull. Needs reservesations in advance for dinner only. Open for lunch and dinner.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

We ate here based on the high rating on Tripadvisor. When we arrived we were told our table was not ready and were asked if we would like to have a drink in the lobby before heading to the roof when our table was ready. We agreed and I ordered a beer while my wife ordered a glass of wine.... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

After reading the reviews and seeing how high this restaurant was ranked, we were really excited but it just turned out average. Food wasn't as flavorful as we've had in Turkey and our waiter was just weird. He was aloof and missing most the night. The bread guy was awesome though, always around and helping out. The view was pretty... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Creative, delicious dishes with great recommendations from the staff. The views are spectacular and they have a great wine selection.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Very nice place with good food and stunning view The place is small it is advisable to make reservation before you go there

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