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Selvi Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner


Turkish, Middle Eastern
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
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Reviewed August 22, 2019

My lentil soup was good. It was a bit too basic in terms of ingredients, as it didn't have any spices, herbs or any other ingredient that could lift the flavour or give some colour, so it was just basic lentil soup, and it delivered....More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 7, 2019

I asked our local tour guide (who was taking a group of us to an Indian restaurant) where he would go if he wanted to have a good Turkish meal. He directed me to Selvi, at Taksim square, and I will forever be thankful !...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

Tasty food with good price more choices of food, it’s not fancy just regular seating with tasty food, and budget restaurant

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed January 22, 2019 via mobile

it was a gorgeous experience Super big like for this special restaurant Come to this place to see the special food , good customer service , helpful and specially the cashier smile all the time thx a lot

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank nassern687
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Today, we had lunch in Selvi restaurant. It was very good for me as a vegetarian. My advice is that if you want to have vegetarian food, try it. It is very close to Taksim square. The environment was clean. The behaviour of the staff...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

A good place to visit for vegetarians. Traditional tyrkish food. We came back to this place several times and recommend it.

Date of visit: October 2017
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Reviewed October 25, 2016

It was my first day in Istanbul, I read the reviews about the restaurant on tripadvisor and was encouraged to give it a try. Delicious food with average prices, you should try it!

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Sara F
Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Found near Taksim Square, this restaurant will fuel you before you spend the rest of your time shopping along the streets. I had something akin to a moussaka that had eggplants, chicken and mushrooms topped by a béchamel sauce. My friends had kofte (meatballs) with...More

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed June 18, 2016

The staff were very welcoming even though we only had Euros. It's self service and has excellent hot food, salads and desserts. Very reasonably priced. Would definitely go back there if we were spending any longer in Istanbul.

Date of visit: June 2016
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Reviewed June 5, 2016

Last month I had a lunch with my dear wife there. we teste so many cuisine and all of them were tasty. I recommend this restaurant for whom their hotel located near Taksim Square.

Date of visit: May 2016
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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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