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Zenger Pasa Konagi

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Doyran Sok. No.13 Ankara Kalesi ici | Ulus, Ankara, Turkey
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations
Description: TEL: (0312) 311 7070 FAX: (0312) 311 4060 Email: info@zengerpasa.com
Good for:
Reservations

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Decent Food; Lovely View

We ate an early dinner here and liked the food and the view over Ankara at sunset from our corner table. The restaurant is located in the Citadel on the third floor of what appears to be a centuries-old building. It is necessary to walk up three flights of old, narrow stairs to reach the rustic... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 20, 2014
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  • Reservations
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36 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
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English first
Tucson, Arizona
Top Contributor
579 reviews 579 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
656 helpful votes 656 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We ate an early dinner here and liked the food and the view over Ankara at sunset from our corner table. The restaurant is located in the Citadel on the third floor of what appears to be a centuries-old building. It is necessary to walk up three flights of old, narrow stairs to reach the rustic dining room, which would... More 

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İstanbul, Türkiye
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

-good Ankara view -near Anatolian Civilizations Museum and Koc Museum -there is a huge toy train setup at the entrance. -foods are over expectations

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Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The area around the citidel, inside the gates, has become pretty touristy and gentrified. Had we known the area was so gentrified I don’t think we would have gone up there for lunch. But we were there and finding the Zenger Pasa Konagi was easy enough. The interior was as others note, similiar to a museum and interesting to browse... More 

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ankara
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54 reviews 54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I guess if you visit Ankara for the first time, Ulus is a good stop to see old anatolian style and old city center. This place has a good view of the city in the breakfast room. The breakfast is typical turkish one and the variety is good. The atmosphere is authentic and peaceful. The staff is welcoming and one... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

I have been there on several occasions with friends, during my business trips to Ankara. The restaurant is located on the Ulus hill, in an old house, probably built centuries ago. As you enter it, you feel like entering a museum, as there are exhibited numerous old artifacts, including mannequins dressed in old costumes. The restaurant is at the upper... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Not fresh lamb. "Filet mignon" not really the "filet mignon", and the veal very very hard ( we had to use ours hands to eat it because of the forks couldn't help)..

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Izmir, Turkey
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99 reviews 99 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
400 helpful votes 400 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Hundred years old wooden house of 3 flats,a little garden,lots of etnographıc objects -such as owens,iron,guns-at the enterance level and a bride room on the second,some local taste food which were admirable and can be choosen by the waiters,the top floor has a great view of the city,not expensive,gypsies sing traditional Turkish music during dinner and wait for a tip,hard... More 

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Leucadia, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We were excited to eat here after reading the lonely planet review. Instead we recieved the coldest reception of any place we stayed or visited in Turkey. We did like the live Turkish music! Sadly we cannot recommend this place.

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Hong Kong, China
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11 reviews 11 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

This seems to be the place to eat when you're at the Citadel. The restaurant itself is 3 floors and the eating floor looks over the Ankara cityscape. I went for lunch there and had an eggplant salad and grilled meat balls and it was all yummers. Staff didn't speak much English though

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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Everything is stunning about this restaurant. Its location in the old castle, its height and views across the city, the atmosphere. And of course the food. This is rated as one of the top restaurants in the city for very good reason. I am not going to recommend any dish in particular. It is all superb, fresh food. Don't pass... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Doyran Sok. No.13 Ankara Kalesi ici | Ulus, Ankara, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Ankara Province  >  Ankara

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Turkish

Description

TEL: (0312) 311 7070 FAX: (0312) 311 4060 Email: info@zengerpasa.com
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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