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Cafe Des Cafes

#18 of 2,850 Restaurants in Ankara
Certificate of Excellence
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Keçiören
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Tunali Hilmi Cad. 83/A | Kavaklidere/Cankaya, Ankara 06680, Turkey
+90 312 4280176
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10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
It has a very pleasant backgarden, good service

I was not very impressed by the food though. I had high hopes to drink good coffee and non-Turkish dessert, but was very disappointed. To be honest I rarely prefer to go to non-Turkish places when I am in Turkey, there is so much to taste in Turkey, but ıf you are looking for a nice cafe in Tunalı... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 29, 2015
Marina L
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Turku, Finland
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Ankara, Turkey
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

I couldn't find any dishes exciting me in the menu and tastes were very ordinary. Although there were very few people in the cafe the service was very slow. Moreover waiter in the cafe was very rude and impudent, he should immediately be trained to be respectful to the customers or be replaced with a kinder one.

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Thank Koray S
Turku, Finland
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

I was not very impressed by the food though. I had high hopes to drink good coffee and non-Turkish dessert, but was very disappointed. To be honest I rarely prefer to go to non-Turkish places when I am in Turkey, there is so much to taste in Turkey, but ıf you are looking for a nice cafe in Tunalı, I... More 

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Thank Marina L
Mississauga, Canada
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258 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This is a popular spot with somewhat limited outdoor seating, most of which is reserved for the ubiquitous smoking population. Pricing is on the premium side but the European atmosphere, especially indoors, is an attractive alternative to nearby competitors.

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Thank Connoisseur-of-Life
Ankara, Turkey
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

I have been visiting this cafe for the last 18 years now, since I moved to Ankara for college. Very decent food and good pricing, but also a praceful place to read your book and have a cup of coffee with the street view or the garden. Would strongly recommend for a real Ankara Cafe experience!

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Thank basaksahinacar
California
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

So I had to visit the in street of Ankara and went for dinner at this cafe. I had high hopes based on previous reviews. Alas, while the location is nice and very central for people gazing on Tunali Street, the food was so-so. I ordered the Kofte platter sticking to Turkish cuisine. The meat was over grounded, almost liquefied... More 

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Thank Hanan M
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

Stop for a tea, hot chocolate or coffee and enjoy the charm of this café. The atmosphere in the backside garden or inside is very pleasant. A good experience to chill out in a relaxing atmosphere

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Thank philippe a
Columbus, Ohio
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45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

Never dissapoints! The atmosphere is nice and fresh flowers on the tables make the place welcoming. Food is delicious and service is somewhat fast. Prices are reasonable ($). They don'r serve alcohol

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Thank Sevengül Y
Ankara, Turkey
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Very nice ambience; nice people; nice food. If you are around Tunalı Hilmi Street you can sit in this Café and have good drink. During the night you can also have hot wine (in the winter time).

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Thank meladinovembre
Ankara, Turkey
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

The atmosphere is quite nice but the cake we had was not fresh and the hot beverages we had were not drinkable. Maybe some another time...

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Thank Byazici
London
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful place which is truly an oasis from madness of Tunali hilmi street. Certainly worth a stop for a super frothy cappuccino. Polite and timely staff. Great Ankara establishment from what I hear.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Tunali Hilmi Cad. 83/A | Kavaklidere/Cankaya, Ankara 06680, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Ankara Province  >  Ankara>  > Keçiören
  • Neighborhood: Keçiören
  • Phone Number: +90 312 4280176

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Cafe, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?