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Balikci Kahraman

Rumeli Kavagi Mh. Iskele Caddesi No: 15 | Sariyer, Istanbul 34450, Turkey
+90 212 242 98 99
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
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“turbot” (12 reviews)
“fish” (10 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
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Rumeli Kavagi Mh. Iskele Caddesi No: 15 | Sariyer, Istanbul 34450, Turkey
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Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

We (2 couples) had dinner in this restaurant. The location is not for tourists at all. It is very far from the city in distance and time of driving. It took me about two hours to drive from the center of Istanbul. The food was...More

Thank Nader H
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

Best Turbot i have ever eaten! Everything was freshest, made to order and best service. Make sure to try many things you can including their butter omg the butter lol. The quality of the food is top notch. I had the pleasure of hearing the...More

Thank Tiger T
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We ate lunch here. The waiters were polite and gave us a good table.... not much of a view though. There were limited mezzes, so a bit disappointing there. But the main course fish was excellent... very fresh and delicious. Shrimp casserole was good too....More

Thank Sarah N
Reviewed June 6, 2016

driving by Bosphorus for almost 2 hours was exciting as the promise of eating my favourite type of the fish, called Turbot , better known as the StPierre or " List" in Dalmatia ...the drive lived to its promise . This small corner of end...More

1  Thank PashadeCerigo0009
Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Famous for its baked turbot. This massive yet delicate fish is baked inside hot coals, Kahraman and served whole to your table. Words do not suffice to express the taste... Simply fantastic! But price of these are too much please be carefull and agree with...More

1  Thank Levent C
Reviewed December 14, 2015

The menu gives you no clue on what they have. They arrived after 20 minutes... with burnt bread and a tray with cold apetizers: 1. boiled spinach, 2. overcooked rice with ONE mussel in it 3. marinated anchovies that were slimy and raw inside. The...More

2  Thank Camlove2travel
Reviewed October 15, 2015

me and my family are great fish lovers! Balikci Kahraman cook the best Black Sea turbot! the taste of the turbot meat is fantastic, i would say even unique. One of the secrets is that the turbot comes from Black Sea, where the waters are...More

2  Thank anne_liese171
Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

Perfectly prepared seafood. Very very delicious and the service is exceptional. Just focus on food, relax and breath fresh sea wind.. Don't forget deserts!

Thank Vagif N
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Wonderful fish, wonderful service, the best Turbot I have eaten so far and the tomato salad to die for. One wonders how they do something so simple so delicous and unique. The servers were charming, kept offering us extra dishes and gave us a packets...More

Thank Scottish2015
Reviewed May 29, 2015

To get here, you need to head way north up the Bosphorus, just past the village center of Sariyer for another 10-15 minutes of driving to reach Rumeli Kavagi. The mezze appetizers, the salads, the fish dishes, and the friendly, efficient service are worth it....More

1  Thank CA_fruitfly_42
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rumeli Kavagi Mh. Iskele Caddesi No: 15 | Sariyer, Istanbul 34450, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
  • Phone Number: +90 212 242 98 99
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