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Minoa Bookstore & Cafe


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Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, Turkish
Waitstaff, Seating
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Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

There is a cafe bar retaurant at the bookstore. You hope to buy any book can be available when you drink wine or beer. There is a good food menu which cover many kind of soups together with frenchfries or any kind of meat. Can...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 838serdaru
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

A great place to stop for a browse and a relaxing bite to eat. Across three floors Minoa offers a huge range of English and Turkish language books: classic and contemporary literature, reference, coffee-table books, and more - all quality. A very atmospheric café with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lcw701
Reviewed June 18, 2018

It is very easy to find a good coffe shop and/or cafe in İstanbul, especially in nisantasi/macka region. But it is extremely hard to find a good bookstore with an exquisite selection of books in multi language(art books, manga, cook books, classics and also new...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

I havent tried the cafe or restaurant, so my comment will only be on the bookstore. Great place with a rich collection of books in english. Something we desperately needed in Istanbul after Robinson vanished. I wish them all luck and just hope they will...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank benoithanquet
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

It's a very nice cafe.Especially, if you love reading book you should go there. If you want you can read what you want.Of course free.But if you buy a book you can.Also they have wonderful coffee. You can eat food but most of the people...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Sıla S
Reviewed February 18, 2018

I have been hearing about Minoa for a long time now from my friends. I have visited it for the first time around August 2017 (yes, I've waited for a long time with this review). I mainly visited Minoa because I had some time to...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank rencsaridogan
Reviewed June 15, 2017

Location-very good location in the middle of a business and residential area View -- although the view isn't great from the cafe as it is set down from the road-it feels really nice. Atmosphere- it is set within a bookshop which lends a very special...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Gerard-Coach
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

Good location Nice ambience Amazing bibliotheque Relaxing garden Quick service Kind stuff Delicious dishes Value for money If you are nearby do not miss it!Highly recommended!

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank XVET
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Minoa Cafe is amazing cafe. Good location. Great ambiance. Coffee is fresh and tasty. Cakes are special and very delicious. Good cafe for meeting...Recommended...

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank adnanmordeniz
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

A great place to stop for tea or something light to eat. A bookstore come Cafè with a relaxing atmosphere. Quite difficult to get up and face the hectic Istanbul just outside the door. Not to be missed!

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank lombardys
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