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Meze By Lemon Tree

Mesrutiyet cad No:83 | Asmalı Mescit mah. Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 252 83 02
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Mesrutiyet cad No:83 | Asmalı Mescit mah. Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We went twice in four days to this excellent small restaurant which was just across the road from the hotel we were staying at . The food was really good - splendid starters and main courses . Among the dishes we tried was whole grilled...More

Thank Mark Benjamin L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped into this restaurant without reservations on a weekend evening after coffee across the street at the Pera Palace hotel. THE GOOD: Really beautiful flavours! We had the boregi with mushrooms and asparagus, the kebab meatball platter, and the fish with apricot and almond....More

Thank CanadianGoose14
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a few days of dining at traditional restaurants and enjoying the old Istanbul, I decided to check out a more contemporary take on Turkish cuisine. This little restaurant did the trick. Although I did not have a reservation and the place was packed with...More

Thank enrique l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately this place is now discovered, and we were lucky to get a table with no reservation. Mainly tourists in this tiny establishment, but the food authentic, varied and fresh. Great diversity of dishes to suit all tastes and so pleasantly prepared and served. Loved...More

Thank bluey22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On my last visit to Istanbul I wasn’t able to get a reservation here. The restaurant is quite small but worth making the effort to visit. The menu is quite small. The daily selection of meze is outstanding. I had the sea bass as a...More

Thank 942duncanw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious food but just an OK service.... Owner was way too tense and the restaurant was not even busy. Maybe just a bad day. Still recommend it.

Thank salosmaletz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walking by the street, we’ve found this small charming neighborhood restaurant, warming approach and delicious food! In 6 days of stay we will came back. That’s “my cup of tea”. Thank you Meze for this simple delicious night.

Thank Isabel d
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

good food but the place is mainly visited by tourists, waiter was not very polite and you could feel that he wanted to get the most money out of our visit

Thank traveller8907
Reviewed October 18, 2018

We had booked this restaurant for my family's first night in Istanbul. It was a fair trek from our hotel but well worth the trouble. Wide range of mezze available and some very good and interesting main courses. Staff were excellent and gave us several...More

Thank BobB53
Reviewed October 12, 2018

We ate here 3 times while in Istanbul and found the food, service and wine great here. It is a small restaurant so tables are close but we found we met some interesting people due to this so It can be to your benefit. Starter...More

Thank VancouverCYoung
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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October 13, 2015|
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Response from SusanW7982 | Reviewed this property |
Would probably work if the baby could sit on your lap. Otherwise, probably not too well.
February 8, 2015|
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Response from H900d | Reviewed this property |
No, we do not serve Ekmek Kadayif...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 1:00 AM
6:30 PM - 1:00 AM
6:30 PM - 1:00 AM
6:30 PM - 1:00 AM
6:30 PM - 1:00 AM
6:30 PM - 1:00 AM
6:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mesrutiyet cad No:83 | Asmalı Mescit mah. Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
  • Neighborhood: Beyoglu
  • Phone Number: +90 212 252 83 02
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