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#227 of 5,501 Turkish in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


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Reviewed March 28, 2020

On March 9, Monday, we went to the Galata Meyhanesi restaurant. It was our last evening before going back to Spain and we wanted to have a good evening meal with Turkish music in the background. Everything was perfect, from beginning till end. The owner...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed January 24, 2020

We've been looking for a restaurant with quality local music. Music was good. Main courses were average but the meze-s were interesting. Their wine is really bad! They had fixed menus, we could choose from three main courses: fish, beef or vegetarian. The meze-s were...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed October 5, 2019

If you wanna listen classical Turkish music in warm and traditional atmosphere with delicious local food and drinks plus excellent service this place is a must

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed June 12, 2019

Perhaps we were just very naïve but allowed the waiter to recommend suggestions. Got the impression that he grab this opportunity and suggested food enough for probably 6 instead of 2 people. Saying that, neither of us are big eaters and when I tried to...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

This place is quite hidden in the back street of Beyoğlu however it is most definitely worth a visit. It is a set menu and you get a selection of mixed cold starters, some warm starters and then a choice of fish or beef stew....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed December 26, 2018

If you want to witness what its like to be a happy Turk, book this restaurant for dinner. I booked about a month in advance of going to Istanbul on a Thursday night. Boy were we in for a great time. We lucked out to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

We lucked out getting a table here last minute for an impromptu Christmas dinner for two. When I say lucked out I really mean that as it’s not easy getting a reservation at this place, because it’s just that good. The prix-fix option including a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

Turkish people love meyhanes which are restaurants where you can have raki, mezes and fish and enjoy themselves. This meyhane is similar to others but is very popular and needs a reservation in advance as it is full of groups. There is live music and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed August 28, 2018

We had a private room away from the louder part of the restaurant. They had life music and it was very busy. The food and drinks were great!

Date of visit: November 2017
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This restaurant is located at the top of the Galata Tower. The cakes and coffee are good and their prices are reasonable. The view from the restaurant is really amazing.

Date of visit: January 2018
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