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79/81 Bridge Street, Manchester M3 2RH, England
+44 161 833 9942
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2015

We were walking past and thought we would jump in on the off chance. The had a table for 4 people and sat us down straight away. Staff were very efficient and helpful. Would definitely go back here again.

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Thank Charlotte4w
Oldham
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Our party of 8 visited early evening on Friday 8th May and arrived to a very pleasant and friendly welcome. We were quickly shown to our pre-booked table and drinks were swiftly served while we perused the menu. All the food arrived together and in good time, despite our party ordering a wide variety of individual dishes, and we were... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2015

Dinner out at Cafe Istanbul on Saturday for my birthday. Food was excellent and the service was first class. The staff even remembered it was my birthday from the booking. Can't rate this place high enough and especially the Spanish waitress that served us, she was just brilliant!

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Thank Bryan P
St. Annes-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2015

We went here after reading reviews and can only say the food was fantastic. The waitress was attentive and everything about it was superb. You will not be disappointed

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Thank rosaleas
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2015

A group of six of us went here in April 2015 and had the early bird. The food was excellent and the service and welcome very good. Highly recommended.

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Thank SJB24
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

Very nice restaurant. The staff were very attentive and friendly. However, we were not acknowledged on arrival so we had to wait for the bar staff to finish serving before we could be attended to. While seated we made our drinks order and waited for about 10 minutes to place our order which took ages. The plates were not so... More 

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Thank Mrsraca S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

Booked in for Bank Holiday Monday having heard about their exceptionally good cuisine. Having not been before I was curious as what to expect. Upon arrival I was greeted by a male waiter( really handsome with foreign accent) who showed me to my table. I couldn't decide as what drink to order so this lovely waiter recommended a nice and... More 

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Thank ArianaDeSilva
Manchester
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

It was our first visit to Cafe Istanbul, although some of our party had been before. I have to say both the service and food were of a very high standard. The menu was varied and I would highly recommend a visit. Try the meat platter it was delicious and plenty for four people. Will definitely be coming back.

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2015

We have lunched here many times with friends or just the two of us.The service and food is always good.We have the mixed mezze to share as a starter every time and never get bored with it! whenever we fancy a change from italian food we come to cafe istanbul it never fails.

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Thank Bev B
Manchester
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149 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2015

This was the first time we had been to Café Istanbul and picked it for an early evening meal prior to going to the Opera House. We were the only ones in at 5.45 p.m. on a Wednesday evening but a few other people came a little later and the bar area appeared quite busy. The early bird option (5.30-7... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79/81 Bridge Street, Manchester M3 2RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 833 9942
Description
We are proud to be the longest established restaurant in Manchester, serving Turkish and Mediterranean food for over 35 years.
Based upon traditional cooking techniques, we delight in serving high quality Turkish cuisine, using only the highest quality ingredients cooked to perfection.

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