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Istanbul Cafe & Bistro

19A Ridley Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8JN, England
+44 191 261 0605
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Turkish, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
19A Ridley Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8JN, England
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Reviewed January 29, 2015

Beyti kebab! I'm really into my food; it's one of my passions and I have wide ranging and eclectic tastes. The beyti kebab is my favourite dish in Newcastle. I've probably had it close to 20 times now, eating it with my partner (+ toddler...More

4  Thank Clare G
Reviewed January 19, 2015

The restaurant only a minute walk from the intu eldon square - haymarket exit. It is located on the 2nd floor and the building has a small entrance, however the sign was clear and made it very easily to spot. The staff were welcoming and...More

2  Thank Elly N
Reviewed January 8, 2015

We have stood outside this restaurant on several occasions and decided not to go in – this was a mistake. If you like Turkish style food you might want to give Istanbul Café and Bistro a try. It is a bit of a trudge up...More

2  Thank 380PaulM380
Reviewed December 30, 2014

This restaurant is tucked away on a quiet street and is up 2 flights of stairs but it is worth seeking out. The food was fantastic and great value. The staff were very friendly and helped us choose from the menu. We liked that we...More

3  Thank JamesHarrogate_13
Reviewed December 24, 2014

Looks can be deceiving. Unimpressive as you walk up two flights of stairs and wonder what is going to greet you. However do not be worried. A wonderful warm atmosphere awaits. Went on a friends recommendation which when mentioned appeared to result in an additional...More

2  Thank Gillian C
Reviewed December 23, 2014

Visited this place based on a friends recommendation and was very impressed. Met with bread buns and variety of sauces even before the starter arrived. Good, quick service, very good portion size and very good value for money. Effectively a 3 course meal for £8.

2  Thank Dining_Supreme
Reviewed December 9, 2014

Great fulfilling dishes reasonably priced. The manager and staff are really friendly, Have never been disappointed with their service or food. I usually have the specialty dish of the day for lunch, or order from the menu if it is for dinner. I would recommend...More

3  Thank akhalaf2014
Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

excellent food and service. very pleasant atmosphere and great prices, in the city center recommend it

3  Thank Abdullah A
Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

The staff is friendly and the food is great. there are a wide verity of dishes. especially the mix grill

3  Thank AHMED A
Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

The taste and quality of food is the best in Newcastle if u wanna try real Turkish food :) your stomach deserves to be respected :)

3  Thank Elmar T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $21
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:55 AM - 11:00 PM
11:55 AM - 11:00 PM
11:55 AM - 11:00 PM
11:55 AM - 11:00 PM
11:55 AM - 11:00 PM
11:55 AM - 11:00 PM
11:55 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19A Ridley Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8JN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 261 0605
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Here at the Istanbul Restaurant, cooking is our passion.We use only the finest and freshest ingredents to create Mediterranean dishes that will fill your belly and warm your heart. After experience your taste buds will Thank You :-)
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