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Balkon Restaurant & Bar

) #4,165 of 11,547 Restaurants in Istanbul $$ - $$$ ,
Asmalimescit Mahallesi, Sehbender Sokak No: 5/13 | Beyoglu, Kat 6, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 293 2052
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible18%
4 days ago
“Amazing view”
May 29, 2016
“Horrible service and uncooked / cold food”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
Asmalimescit Mahallesi, Sehbender Sokak No: 5/13 | Beyoglu, Kat 6, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The view on Istanbul is wonderful from the terasse. The menu is various. Come there for enjoying the sunset.

Thank Cedrus M
Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Took us an hour and a half to be served our drinks! Then the food came after 2 hours without silverware...pizzas were cold, salmon was undercooked and we were comped a bottle of wine. Two drinks never arrived after multiple reminders. Worst place to eat...More

Thank Brycen D
Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Well known spot by locals; has a great back drop for evening drinks and a very relaxed atmosphere. Personally never had bad service; always attentive. Cannot speak to the food as I was focused on the wine.

Thank JCMC_Canada
Reviewed July 14, 2015

Clearly a hip and happening place for locals, expats, and tourists alike; a little self-consciously so. Not that the waiters were jaded or unfriendly like they can be at home in San Francisco, but they were a bit "ho-hum". The appetizers were great, the main...More

Thank GuyMrefu
Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

Based on the good reviews from TripAdvisor we went there for a beer but our experience was not good at all. When we arrived there were no available tables so we ordered a beer and waited on the counter. When some table became available I...More

Thank gorilla-traveling
Reviewed May 25, 2014

We went to bar on two days to have a beer. Because we were only two people, service staff suddenly marked tables as reserved and didn't offer an alternative. Better choose a cheaper and friendlier roof top bar.

1  Thank Cuiam
Reviewed October 4, 2013

Not sure about food, but the views are amazing and it's a great place for a beer, or several. Really buzzing when I've been...

Thank apb1
Reviewed September 1, 2013

Great Turkish atmosphere, always come here with my local friends. Fntastic to enjoy some drinks with friends with nice view

Thank andrezstar
Reviewed April 1, 2013 via mobile

it is one of the few bars/restaurants with great view which is open on Sunday evening. Pizzas are especially good. I can also recommend Balkon Kofte, meatballs with eggplant sauce and yoghurt. Lynchburg Lemonade is one of my fave drinks. Its view from the top...More

Thank ozgetaylan
Reviewed November 12, 2012 via mobile

We've stopped in here several times for drinks with a view over multiple trips to Istanbul. The view is great day or night. It seems to be frequented by locals and off the tourist path. Unfortunately, the service during our last visit was less than...More

1  Thank Junglequeen5
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal
Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night
and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights,
shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of
people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive
Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of
the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned
restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening
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  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Asmalimescit Mahallesi, Sehbender Sokak No: 5/13 | Beyoglu, Kat 6, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
  • Neighborhood: Beyoglu
  • Phone Number: +90 212 293 2052
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