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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Full Bar, Free Wifi

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0.1 miles from Taksim Square
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Reviewed July 13, 2020

After reading the previous reviews I was genuinely excited to try this restaurant but it was generally disappointed. The space is great - I love the different rooms. The service is generally quick (even a little too quick). The food though, is palatable and little...else. What I sampled (four dishes) was largely devoid of flavour. The menu was generally uninspired. I would not be in a mad rush to return.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed March 24, 2020

Many options for both veggies and vegans - waiter helped us with the menu as one of us is vegan and the other veggie. Fresh and homemade and a beautiful courtyard!

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 23, 2020 via mobile

Everything is delicious, every bite is a journey. The lentils soup is a must try, and the ginger lemonade is so refreshing!

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed January 23, 2020 via mobile

Zencefil is a very cozy restaurant. Besides good food and nice ambiance, they have good taste in music. You should definitely visit this place on a regular basis if you enjoy eating vegetarian.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 11, 2020 via mobile

Loved the menu, food quality and ambiance, is what I line in places for soul food. Come anytime, breakfast, lunch, dinner, deserts.. I will come here again for later dinner.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed November 11, 2019 via mobile

Had a great lunch at Zencefil. The owner was extremely helpful in suggesting and also giving us the delectable quiche and also suggested a few other flavourful vegetarian food. Loved the outdoor area which had a lot of plants and the entire ceiling was with...creepers. Awesome!More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 15, 2019 via mobile

In Istanbul there are not many good restaurants for vegetarians. It was really nice to find this place, and be able to order anything on the menu. The food was fine, the staff were nice, and the restaurant looks great.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 9, 2019 via mobile

The best vegan restaurant I visited in Istanbul. Very nice ambiance, great service. Various delicious options, very affordable prices.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

Great place and such a pretty restaurant for a sunny afternoon. When you enter it looks really tiny and quaint, but then you get last another entry and it’s like an indoor garden with pretty botanical illustrations and nature elements all around. A must visit!...:DMore

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed May 23, 2019 via mobile

Easily our favorite hangout in Istanbul. They have four different type of seating areas, some cosy, some bright and sunny. Music is very chill, amazing place to hangout. Food is amazing, fresh, creative and absolutely delicious. Highly recommended, a place that vegetarians and non vegetarians...can enjoy.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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August 8, 2018|
Response from HaldunKLee | Reviewed this property |
They serve alcohol but i do not thing that they use alcohol in their food. Otherwise, they need to mention it
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