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Symbol Cafe&Rest

Ayhan Isik Sok. No:23 Istiklal, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 292 53 54
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good42%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“chicken” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (2 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
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Turkish, Italian, European
$$ - $$$
Ayhan Isik Sok. No:23 Istiklal, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

Manzara efsane bütün Haliç , tarihi yerleri Ayasofya Sultanahmet ve Galata kulesini görebilirsiniz. Zeynep Hanım ve Sinan bey oldukça hızlı ve kibar insanlar.Kori soslu tavuk çok lezzetliydi. Gidin... View is amazing .you can see the all Golden Horn and also Ayasofya ,Blue Mosque , Galata...More

Thank ahmetbcc
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

The terrace has really nice views. The staff is nice. We had a salad and a chicken mix. Both were delicious. I had a margarita but it was nothing special although it had lots of alcohol

Thank Penelope V
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place while seeking a casual luncheon. Very pleasant outdoor terrace with view. The pizza and chicken kebabs were quite good. Inexpensive.

Thank davesmall
Reviewed October 24, 2016

The views from this restaurant over towards the Golden Horn and Sultanahmet are truly spectacular and it's worth visiting just to see them We ate dinner and the views by night of the Topkapi and Ayasofya are so wonderful. The service was incredibly attentive and...More

Thank KarlCaerdydd
Reviewed August 4, 2016

The food does not have to be great here (although it was very satisfactory) to make a fantastic evening in this roof top café and restaurant. The view did it all! Come here for a drink or for food. We came here 3 times in...More

Thank Jeffrey T
Reviewed June 16, 2016

We stayed at Symbol Hotel which was at perfect location if you want to be close to istaklal street.Also the staff esp Hakan, there was extremely helpful in making us feel comfortable. The beds were comfortable with good location and bathrooms were clean too with...More

Thank Sheraz R
Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

It is a hidden perfect spot. You enter and you take the elevator and suddenly you have a view of the bosporos of sultanahmet. Beautiful beautiful. What a view. You can enjoy a nice turkish coffee and if you want they will tell you the...More

1  Thank Atilla Ö
Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

I liked this place a lot ever since I've discovered it. it was the rightest place to drop by any moment of the day. I've had plenty of breakfasts, brunches, lunches, dinners here. I loved both alcoholic and non alcoholic beverage choices. I found so...More

Thank kajuyok
Reviewed January 19, 2016 via mobile

A perfect spot with perfect customer service. I loved it. It is amazing how you can see all Istanbul from this rooftop. Food is good and big variety of international and Turkish food

Thank Jessy S
Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

The view in this restaurant is beautiful. The food was bad, burned, dry and tasteless. Too bad for such a location. So nice place for a drink.

Thank koen B
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:45 PM
10:00 AM - 11:45 PM
10:00 AM - 11:45 PM
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 AM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ayhan Isik Sok. No:23 Istiklal, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
  • Neighborhood: Beyoglu
  • Phone Number: +90 212 292 53 54
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