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Istanbul Cafe & Bistro

Great Portland Street Station Great Portland Street | Tube Station Arcade, London W1W 5PP, England
+44 20 7580 9142
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
$$ - $$$
Great Portland Street Station Great Portland Street | Tube Station Arcade, London W1W 5PP, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, good service, and good prices. Fresh homemade eastern Mediterranean deliciousness. They also do hookah if that's your thing. Great place to sit down casually with friends or get takeout if staying nearby.

Thank Leocie
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is used by locals and regulars. The food is plentiful just not that good. Hummus was OK but lamb kebab was chewy. Service was good just missing slightly in terms of quality.

Thank BobStamford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here with a friend for a weekday lunch. The service was friendly and efficient. The two-course offer is excellent value, and nibbles were provided while we were waiting for the food to arrive. We sat outside (there are tables both indoors and outdoors)...More

Thank Cicerone-Nick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just finished having a lovely breakfast sitting outside on a sunny sunday morning. Extensive breakfast choices including english and turkish options. A full english comes with chips. Friendly service, good solid choice.

Thank Linz J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely, fresh food. Friendly service. Reasonably priced. Came across this place quite by chance but it didn't disappoint at all. We enjoyed the combination meze for two which was delicious and more than enough for us both.

Thank Caroline E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here on a Sunday lunch time, 5 of us had the meze and 1 had a salad. What can I say... each dish was fresh and tasted amazing, we were almost full when the cooked meats arrived which again were cooked to perfection...More

Thank JayneShuff
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

The Shisha is fine, the Turkish coffee is better than normal. stuffs are friendly and I enjoy the environment. It is Middle East restaurant in the Center of the london.

Thank mohamad t
Reviewed May 30, 2017

here for good Turkish breakfast, then very good scrambled eggs and smoked salmon + toast. Outside tables, WC , good service and ambience. NB Nearby Public toilets closed - boo to Westminster City Council ! PS nice small cafe round the other side of the...More

Thank jamesalloverlondon
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Food is amazing and shisha is 👌🏽 seray is one of the best managers I have seen. Great with customers. #ourlocal #sundayregulars Millz

Thank Miloni P
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

A nice place tucked behind a busy street. Ambience was welcoming, food was good and tasty. The staff were very friendly and service was good. I especially enjoyed the baklava and Turkish tea. Thank you

Thank Ibtisam S
This sophisticated and sociable slice of Central
London is a shopper’s paradise, offering the latest
fashions, gadgets, and souvenirs. Fitzrovia is
conveniently located between the major retail
thoroughfares of Regent Street to the west and
Tottenham Court Road to the east, with a handful of
well connected Tube stations dotted around the area
for easy transport. This neighborhood is a favorite
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
$5 - $21
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Great Portland Street Station Great Portland Street | Tube Station Arcade, London W1W 5PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Fitzrovia
  • Neighborhood: Fitzrovia
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7580 9142
Based just by Great Portland Street Tube and very close to Regents Park, Istanbul Cafe & Bistro has become one of the best kept secrets for Turkish cuisine in London's West End quarter. For many years now, we have been amazing customers with our range of homemade, authentic Mediterranean cuisine using traditional recipes. Whether you choose a genuine Turkish Breakfast, a two course set lunch, a selection of freshly prepared meze, fresh fish or something from the Grill; all our dishes will please you - great in taste, good value as well as exemplary service from our friendly, helpful staff.
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