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Welcome to Albura Kathisma, a unique and beautiful Cafe & Restaurant located in the heart of historic Istanbul. In easy walking-distance of the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia and Topkapi Palace, our garden enters the mysterious Byzantine Palace that once stood here. Opened in 2005 in an old Ottoman family house where we are now, we offer cozy indoor and spacious outdoor seating, friendly and courteous s
$9 - $52
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Seafood, International, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Turkish
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Television, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very delicious food and amazing service by Fevzi. Wonderful place. Aladin told us about the place. If u eat there not gonna regret !

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good food, impeccable service, tastefully decorated restaurant, excellent location. We will gladly return! Congratulation!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ohh its one of the best restaurants i have ever eaten in sultan ahamet you should try it and thanks Antonie for your hospitality

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best place to eat. Thank to you antonie Bradford city Very very friendly and helpful and you can relay on them for good advise.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like the Pizza and the chicken salad that this restaurant offer. Antonio is a good representative of the restaurant, he is very welcoming and gentleman man

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed September 16, 2020 via mobile

I’ve eaten here three times now, the food is always good and the staff are very kind and fun. They don’t hassle you, the atmosphere is very relaxed. You are welcome to enjoy your evening here without pressure. Lovely place to have a delicious meal...for excellent prices. Prices closer to the tram line (near the blue mosque) are much more expensive but on this street, prices are reasonable and the food delicious. If you eat here, ask for Fevzo - he was a great waiter!More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 15, 2020

Nice staff who paid attention to usage of masks and hand sanitizer. This place has amazing pizza and really good kebab. Social distancing was possible.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 20, 2020 via mobile

This place was recommended to me from s friend visiting Istanbul on a regular basis. I had dinner here at least 3 times. The food and service are outstanding - fresh ingredients - nice wine card and the guys are always smiling - I can...highly recommend this placeMore

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 10, 2020 via mobile

Best food in Istanbul, went with my family a few times the staff are wonderful and polite. Will definitely visit it again when in Istanbul. The hospitality received from both host and staff was amazing. Lovely to be treated as their own.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 4, 2020

I ve been this fabulous restaurant many times everytime i come to turkey with my family its ve been always my favorite. Great and very Local People with big hearted turkish hospitality. I highly recommend to Everyone.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Response from Godtfred S | Reviewed this property |
Good Turkish wine, good prices. Good Irish coffee.
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