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A Charming Nostalgic Place

This is one of the oldest coffee shop in Istanbul The place is filled with energy and people are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mantatattoo
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Great! Where all the locals good - so fun!!

This is a local hangout and you can get a more authentic experience. However, they are also used to... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2018
helia_bunch
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the oldest coffee shop in Istanbul The place is filled with energy and people are just chillaxing having a tea or Shisha It’s a good place just to enjoy and people watch.

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Reviewed June 14, 2018

This is a local hangout and you can get a more authentic experience. However, they are also used to seeing travelers and will help you if you are new to water pipes. Very fun and highly recommend!! In case you don't smoke - don't worry...More

Thank helia_bunch
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to chill. Very calm. You can order tea and soft drinks, food or something else you can bring with you

Thank Anton P
Reviewed May 17, 2018

This place surely is authentic, in the sense that it's a gathering place for locals to smoke water pipe, drink tea and talk. But as a tourist one may feel uncomfortable, especially women. I went with my husband and still felt weird being there and...More

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Reviewed May 11, 2018

If you are not Nargile ( water pipe ) smoker don’t even think to be there , no oxygen, herrible smell of sweat with artificial tobacco flavours ,

Thank Loay B
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Passed a wonderful 2 hours in the middle of the day after having walk around Grand Bazaar at this place which is not that easy to find but definitely worth this. They don't have any menu but staff is very helpful and they offer perfect...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

This place was great. With a history of 300 years, being a religious school long before, it made for a great experience. The rustic setting of this space made it even more special. In such a central area, the prices were very decent. Shisha and...More

Thank joanlow
Reviewed March 29, 2018

In order to try Nargile , highly reccomend this spot for. It's walking distance from Beyazit Tramstation when you walk through Cemberlitas, it's located on your left hand side. You may feel the authentic athmosphere with Turkish coffe and tea.

Thank oguzkulakac
Reviewed January 14, 2018

a great place to drink hookah 'Nargile' and coffee really nice place and location is perfect... we like it...

Thank Veysel213482
Reviewed January 8, 2018

Ottoman style courtyard with quality nargile. We patroned the first shop on the left. Attentive staff replace heat coals like clockwork. Best Turkish coffee we tried in Istanbul (rich, almost chocolatey). A cool, chill vibe with traditional Turkish charm.

Thank Jessica L
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Grand Bazaar
Tourists, hawkers, and locals come together at the
Grand Bazaar to comb its labyrinthine passageways in
search of a bargain – be it a pair of brand name
jeans, a handcrafted silk rug, or a perfectly brewed
cup of tea. Outside the vast bazaar, worn, narrow
streets wind their way down from its lofty perch to
the southern shore of the Golden Horn, where the
evocatively aromatic Spice Bazaar beckons alongside
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They have also grape, blueberry, orange, peach, melon and capuchino flavors
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