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Zeferan Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner


$20 - $44
Azerbaijani, International
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Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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All reviews sherbet lamb rice azerbaijani food amazing food our waiter marmara sea beautiful view special thanks no alcohol top floor service was excellent main course erol ajwa cuisine azeri
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Food and service was excellent, our waiter Erol was very attentive and polite, he introduced us to a selection of traditional Azeri lemonades which was great. A fantastic restaurant with lovely sea and city views.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank richardgeorge0207
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Reviewed May 6, 2019 via mobile

I bring my fiancee (Swiss) to Zeferan restaurant to taste the food of my culture. I never would expected exactly the same taste in Istanbul. Erol bey who served us told that meat, pickles and some spices coming from Azerbaijan. Service is excellent, food is...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Zeferan R, Yönetici at Zeferan Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2019

Thank you for your great commends and recommendation. It was an honor to serve you. Best regards,

Reviewed 1 week ago

Zeferan is a hidden gem with an amazing city view, located on the rooftop of absolutely spectacular hotel Ajwa. My girlfriend and I ended up in Zeferan Restaurant by accident, being late and not properly dressed for such a beautiful place, however the manager on...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Sabina D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ran into the restaurant after a bried walk in the Grand Bazaar. Very nice decor with lots of antiques. We ordered two types of fish dish from the local azerbaijanisn menu and they are absolutely delicious. (They also have international and Turkisih menus). Manager Erol...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank lindacy85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

ı loved to have my dinner at this pleace wery hıgh terrace and lovelly wiev ı had some tratıotıonal azerbaıjan food whıch ıs wıth rice and lamb staff are so frıendlly and charming hıghly recomend for all my frıends

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank nathanbrnd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Try out meze mix and sweets plate! The design, the service and THE VIEW are absolutely wonderful! 100% recommended ✌🏻

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Mayusha86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is by far one of the best meals I have had! If I ever come back to Istanbul, it will be to have lunch here. The food is exceptional, every plate we ordered was extremely tasty. However, the main highlight was the staff! These...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Traveler322996
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is amazing the food and ambience is exceptional.. we came to the restaurant 3 out of the 5 nights of our stay. Hussein was very professional and every dish he recommended was fantastic. I highly recommend this restaurant and sure we’ll be coming...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank moh683
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my favourite restaurants in Istanbul. I have been here with my best friend and let me tell you the food is delicious, we went there for breakfast and dinner. The service was excellent .

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank partridgep2019
Reviewed September 11, 2019 via mobile

I eat here a few evenings during my stay and was very impressed with the decor and ambience. The service was impeccable and the staff were very attentive and friendly. The food is an interesting mixture of Azeri European and Turkish cuisine.

Date of visit: September 2019
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