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Kybele Cafe Restaurant

Yerbatan Cad.35 | Sultanahmet district, Istanbul 34110, Turkey
+90 212 511 7766
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Yerbatan Cad.35 | Sultanahmet district, Istanbul 34110, Turkey
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Reviewed May 20, 2014

A memeber of staff told me where we could see the football and in return I said I would come back for a meal. Best thing I ever did....the surroundings were perfect, sat in a courtyard setting on the top floor. The food was fresh,...More

Thank vanhelZ1ng
Reviewed May 16, 2014

Was looking for somewhere to eat and the young fellow at the door told us to try the rooftop restaurant. I asked if it had a view of the sea and he said please come and look at it and if you don't like it...More

Thank Dollyduo44
Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

Thank you so much for great gastronomic experience! Great interior, various menu, good and very polite stuff!!! I do advise to visit this place!

Thank Elena P
Reviewed May 13, 2014

The best part of this place is the decor. We stopped in here after visiting the Basilica Cistern and were drawn in by the furniture and the dozens of Turkish lamps hanging from the ceiling. Unfortunately, we didn't eat here, but we did stay a...More

Thank libertina628
Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

A welcoming spot sticking out a sea of touristy facilities in disrepair. We had some apple tea and desert here on comfortable antique(-ish) furniture and great decor. Reasonable prices, kind staff, good food, clean and tranquil.

Thank Rsabbar
Reviewed May 4, 2014

is totally folklor restaurant. the fried pie with pastrami and cheese was perfect!! decor was nice and the backyard with great atmosphere. the guys who worked there speaking english and very helpful!! i keep my promise :-)

Thank marzelv
Reviewed May 2, 2014

We'd spotted this place the day before, and admired the collection of Turkish lamps. We stopped in for a drink on our way back to our hotel and ended up (fortuitously) having the roof terrace to ourselves. It was so colourful, it reminded me of...More

1  Thank duck_or_grouse
Reviewed April 29, 2014

We loved this cafe - bar which feels like a cross between Sherlock Holmes' living room and an Ottoman palace! We only had drinks but really enjoyed the decor and atmosphere. Definitely recommended for a relaxing drink in a slightly different environment.

Thank LindaG79
Reviewed April 24, 2014

Had a very nice evening in Kybele. Chose to go there after kind help the evening before in finding another restaurant, where we were told that Kybele was both better and cheaper. And that was absolutely correct, no less. we had the mixed startters, nice...More

Thank BenteDenmark
Reviewed April 24, 2014

The restaurant is very "vintage style" full of the typical lamps of istanbul and vintage forniture. The food is good, i ate the fish pastry and it tasted very good. Personnel is friendly and polite.

Thank jamby81
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yerbatan Cad.35 | Sultanahmet district, Istanbul 34110, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighborhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 511 7766
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