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Telli Odalar Sokak. No:5 | Kumkapi/Istanbul, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
+90 212 516 4002
11:00 am - 1:30 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:30 am
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Espoo, Finland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very tasteful food and both quick and excellent service. It also had free shuttle service, which made it very easy to come.

Thank sari540
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very nice Experience ! Good sea bass and very good sarma ☺ I was staying at the hotel so I got free shuttle and I payed 90 lire for my drinks and food 👍🏾 top service! Few people in the week days but in weekends it full! You should try this if you are in the area... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

We travelled to Istanbul after 2.5 weeks in SE Asia, where we had some of the best seafood, fresh fish, etc. that we've had in a while. We also ate at Gaggan, which was rated the #1 restaurant in all of Asia. The meal we had at Fener was better than it all. The fish was incredibly fresh and impeccably... More 

Thank vudores
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

the boss mr.mostafa very helpful i enjoy at this wonderful atmosphere Everything very good and the boss mr.mostafa very helpful i enjoy at this wonderful atmosphere

Thank Mohamad L
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

This place become our favorite fish restaurant when ever we go to visit Istanbul, Once you had fish here you will not look for other fish restaurant,, The fish they serve is always fresh , just like came out from the water, green salads and meze"s are delicious and fruit plate was nice too, variety of Turkish tasty vines they... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Our hotel recommended us to this restaurant for seafood. There was pickup service from the hotel to the restaurant. For starters we had anchovies, dolmades and mussel salad. Our personal favourite was the anchovies which they pickled themselves. For entrées, we chose the grilled Sea Bream and a fish stew. When the Sea Bream arrived, it had complimentary fried anchovies... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

If the people wants to have fish they have to have it over fish restaurants in kumkapi where the only fish restaurants are so fener fish restaurant was my favorite

Thank Deephet R
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Great p laces in kumkapı our hotel recommended here Service very kind and warm Ambiyance very good mustafa very nice friend thank you very much

Thank Ozod A
Truro, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

We went based on these reviews and were so disappointed. Maybe this is a place for lunch and not supper as that what it seems a lot of people had eaten here. It was an utterly horrific experience, overpriced and we were the only people there. We waited around 90 minutes for our food to arrive, which included 2 whole... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

I suppose if you're going to specialize in seafood, you'd better do it right and Fener delivered 100%. Not only were our fish dinners cooked to perfection (we had the sea bass and sea bream), but the service was excellent as well. A bottle of wine was a bit more than we expected to pay, especially in comparison to everything... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $35
Barbecue, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Telli Odalar Sokak. No:5 | Kumkapi/Istanbul, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
  • Phone Number: +90 212 516 4002
kumkapi istanbuls historical peninsula is one of the most beautiful districts of the marmara sea coast traces the cennturies of the byzantine period he name of this neighborhood was Kontoskalion which means a small pier the name of the sand gate you go towards yedikule ahırkapı the marmara sea was the fifth of the city gates at that time district unloaded cargo ships loaded wiht sand as all sailors in the port area after a long journey point for recreation and entertainment kumkapi fisherman and taverns since the early days of history made famous since it was founded centuries ago to serve the same purpose .....

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