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Sultanahmet Koftecisi

#101 of 12,353 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
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Alemdar Mahalle, Divanyolu Caddesi 12A, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 520 0566
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sun 10:30 am - 11:15 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was amazing.I eat kofte and peyaz and halva ... ıts fort time for me and ı was in dream :) great works..thanks

Thank Alex M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is good for a little snack in the middle of the day. The menu is simple, the kofte are very tasty, I didn't particularly like the pilaf. The service was nice but they didn't have any tea or coffee. I thought they were joking. They were not. Not sure if they ran out or just don't serve (seems... More 

Thank Maral F
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in to get a sandwich to eat inside since it was freezing outside. The guy just said no and pointed to the door and said sandwiches only take away. I had to order a plate to sit down. The rest of it was plain rude customer service. I don't care if they have good food. This is istanbul! Everyone... More 

Thank Zikr0001
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a day out at Exhibitions we decided for a decent meal before our evening restaurant meal. Saw this place and tried it. Fresh and quality meat is served for a reasonable price. Enough flavour in the meats and grilled freshly. They now have a reataurant in Manchester on Wimslow road which I will have to give a try!

Thank Adal R
San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had dinner here. Food was fresh, service was good and serving sizes were good. There are few dishes to choose from, but they are all good. I summary, the place is clean, food is good and you will feel happy. Highly recommended.

Thank Pablo B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

We had the Kofte and the Lamb sheesh. Decent portions, but not exactly rich in flavour. I would have liked more seasoning, but that is personal taste. We needed the chilli sauce. All of that said, it was cooked very well. The meat was juicy and tender and not burnt. I would recommend it as a good place if your... More 

Thank Sacha N
Luton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

Great taste. Excellent service. Nice location opposite blue mosque. Meatballs are worth trying. Very affordable prices.

Thank s_sharif67
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Oh yum yum How many restaurants can you recount having only 2 main dishes. This is one such restaurant. Only 2 dishes on the menu. And done with perfection. The silver lining is the price. Basic. No nonsense. Forget ambience for once please and just savour the flavourful meats. Just don't forget this place when you visit. Oh and surprise... More 

Thank juzergandhi
Liège, Belgique
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

i really do not recommend it; we took kofte in bread; which are meat balls; but you have no taste in it; only the onions; its like eating an industrial plastic meat

Thank ArnaudDessart
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

The service was fast , if you are fond of lamb meat you will like it , limited menu options , it seems it's very popular with the locals.

Thank Nada F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $12
Barbecue, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Cash Only, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 11:15 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:15 pm
10:30 am - 11:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alemdar Mahalle, Divanyolu Caddesi 12A, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighborhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 520 0566

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Sultanahmet

Neighborhood Profile
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere stroll of each other – and all set around the site of an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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