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Konyali Lokantasi Topkapi Palace

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TopkapI SarayI Muzesi Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
+90212 513 96 96
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I found this coffee shop great but bit expensive as it is tourist poi and the only one. It's self services type of place and they have verity of options and delicious by the way.

Thank Adel M
Redhill, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Empty at 11am on Friday in July, staff were very friendly and I didn't at all mind paying TL13 for my black coffee considering how spectacular the view is. You get what you pay for.

Thank Jomb137
Doha, Qatar
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of walk to explore Topkapi Palace. We say many halls. At last we had 20 minutes to have a good view and relax. We spent it this restaurant having one scoop of ice cream. It costs TL 5 only.

Thank Abu_Firas_11
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Konyali restaurant is located in the Topkapi Palace. It is located in one if the most beautiful locations in Istanbul. A feast for the eyes! The cafe food is buffet style serving very old style Turkish foods. All delicious. There is a restaurant too for indoor dining too. If not hungry you can get a cold drink or Turkish tea... More 

Thank ChristineY1
Emsworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

The Konyali is in a wonderful location overlooking Saray Point at the junction of the Bosphorus, the Golden Horn and the Sea od Marmara. It is the only restaurant in the Palace grounds and charges accordingly. It offers a good range of dishes and is a great place for an extended lunch when you need a rest in the middle... More 

Thank John H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

This has been on of my favorite cafes, you get to see the entire Bosporus view from the terrace of the cafe and it's simply breathtaking! They serve great dessert, I was tempted to have it all! Make sure to try their rice pudding- bu lezzetli! As they say it Turkish. Simply delicious

Thank JM2017
Kissimmee, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful study in opulence. Beautiful tile work, carvings,vaulted ceilings, marble, carpets, etc.. Crowds of well mannered school kids learning about their cultural heritage. The lawns and gardens were extensive with wonderful views of the Sea of Marmara and the Bosporus. Historically, the Sultans were killed by family members, so being Sultan was not great. The buildings housed jewels,weapons, religious... More 

Thank Lynn G
United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Self-serve. After walking for hours through Topkapi Palace, this is a nice place to relax, have a refreshing drink and a snack. Overpriced, and they were out of some foods when we went through, but still worth it. The outside terrace is covered, which protects against sun and rain. And it is big enough that you can move to find... More 

Thank 1AnnieEliza
Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Self service restaurant in Topkapi palace overlooking the Bosphorus You shall need it after the long tour of Topkapi palace It's a relatively expensive restaurant but the view would erase that from your mind quickly 😀

1 Thank Heshammelsayed
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

The konyali has the perfect view of Bosphorus and relaxing atmosphere after the Topkapi Palace visit. Restaurant was pricey but the view was worth it.

Thank AnnaDXB_12

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Turkish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: TopkapI SarayI Muzesi Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighborhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90212 513 96 96

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Staying in Sultanahmet

Neighborhood Profile
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 retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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