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Faros Restaurant Old City

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Divanyolu Cad. No: 76, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
7:30 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 2:00 am
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was fast & good. Had the spicy adana kebab. Food was good and decently priced. Will definitely come back to try other stuff on the menu soon.

Thank Nizzkee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best restaurant in istanbul...pizza and noodles perfect!!special thanks to the best waitor to Istanbul Mesut!!

Thank Nikolas V
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

i visited faros resturant yesterday it was a very friendly experience ... the place is clean and neat.. the staf was very friendly and funny... the prices are reasonable.. over all i advice u to visit the place

Thank tootah143
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

A great variety and excellent food and for sure a great location but a bit expensive. The Service was good and fast , and seating was comfortable.

Thank Hussam A
Yamba, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Was exhausted after a busy day in the Bazar & the sightseeing. This place was perfect to take a break, nice and close to all main attractions. Highly recommend the stuffed grape leaves - the best we've had in Turkey.

Thank Courtney M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Food was so good. I highly recommend the New York steak, chicken kabob, and the chicken ottoman. The quantity and taste was really delicious and try the special testy kabab, they make it in this special fire clay pot. Get your camera ready for it !!! If you're Istanbul, you definitely must visit Faros Restaurant Old City in Sultanahmet!!

Thank 520isha
Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

A good choice for travellers. Plenty of choices! Single, family, couples, groups! Very good sevice. English speckers! Very good local beer efes!

Thank octavianusimperator
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is very close to Taksim square has many options. I ordered Laban which was very well done do make nice oven pizza. The owner is very nice if you are in Istanbul and in Taksim square nice place for quick clean launch or dinner.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Very nice friendly place, the staff were attentive and polite and helpful. The food was very delicious and was fresh. I would recommend the lamb casserole which was very satisfying. The atmosphere is nice whilst you watch the world go by. Overall a wonderful experience.

Thank Suhail S
Sofia, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

I actually went there twice on the one night. I ate there with my brother early in the evening. I met friends nearby my hotel who just happened to have found the same place. The guys who do the touting saw me return & we very welcoming. Offering me free tea to wait for my friends who they didn't know... More 

Thank Fiona C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $27
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, International, Halal
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Buffet
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
7:30 am - 2:00 am
7:30 am - 2:00 am
7:30 am - 2:00 am
7:30 am - 2:00 am
7:30 am - 2:00 am
7:30 am - 2:00 am
7:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Divanyolu Cad. No: 76, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighborhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: 902125139113
A Unique Feast In the PeninsulaStarting the day with open buffet breakfast, the Faros Restaurant menu offer ıts customers a wide variety of choices. From garlic mushroom to prawn casserole, pizza to salmon tagliatelle, cokertme ( sirloin veal kebab stuffed with yogurt and and potatoes) to crepe.Exclusively, with our freshly made cocktails, you can converse in the garden while inhaling the historical peninsula’s mystical air.Sharing Your EnthusiasmFaros Restaurant is also a meeting point for sports enthusiasts. Current matches are shown on full HD vide screen LCD televisions. Friendly and experienced staff are at your service in order for you to have a pleasant time and to share your enthusiasm while delivering great hospitality

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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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