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#24 of 827 Cafe in Istanbul
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$8 - $30
Cafe, Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
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Vegan Options, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed March 23, 2020 via mobile

This restaurant is cool with beanbags, nice lighting and great big windows offering street views. The food was some of the best we had in Istanbul and the restaurant is built on a palace, such an amazing history below, make sure to check it out!

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

I was ther with my friends and this place something else. I visited several times and employees so friendly, FOODS ARE SO YUMMY!!!! DEFINITELY WILL COME BACK. Thank you Ganj making our day unfortunatelable.🙏🙏

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 23, 2020 via mobile

What can i say about this place..... it was like a second home to us 4 friends. The staff are so attentive and gave us a beautiful experience.... must visit ... the staff do not rush you and were very sweet .....

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed December 16, 2019

Nice place in sultanahmet, decorated in a typical Turkish style. I only came to drink and eat Turkish pastry but food looked delicious.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 26, 2019

Glad we found this place! They offer a good selection of both meat and vegetarian dishes. I loved the mezze plate which came with beautifully toasted pita bread. This place was built on the ruins of a byzantine palace, which you can visit. Plenty of...bean bags and really relaxing. A perfect place to eat and then enjoy shisha.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 6, 2019

I have been here a few times.Good fresh tasty food and nice wine. Excellent service. Reasonable prices.Relaxed atmosphere (and seating), A must visit!

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 5, 2019

We were staying in the old city and were constantly badgered by restaurant hosts touting menus (in between carpet salesmen) but this place just had the menu outside and floor to ceiling windows to see the crowds inside so that's what attracted us. The place...was packed when we were there but very impressed with the attentive service. The food is basic, but good quality and well-prepared. We even went back a second night since it was so quick and easy after a busy day of sightseeing.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 29, 2019 via mobile

I came here with a large group of 15. Unfortunately, there was some delay before we were served. However, upon placing our orders our food came relatively quick and all together. Generally , the atmosphere is perfect for authentic Turkish cuisine. By the way, this...restaurant is above a UNESCO site. (Constantinople)More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 25, 2019

I had dinner twice and enjoyed it very much! Good food, good wine and beer, excellent service and reasonable prices. Excellent location if you stay at The Magnaura Palace Hotel or Sofitel area.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 22, 2019

Dinner was very good. We both had a clay pot dinners. Simply amazing how long it keeps your food hot. Service was excellent. Just enjoying a slow evening after a busy day. After dinner, found the underground dig that the family has funded by pulling...600 trucks of debris from a fourth century palace. Just so much history. Well labeled and just a great surprise to a wonderful dinner. We had no clue as to the bonus that awaited us after dinner.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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