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Karakoy Gulluoglu

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$$ - $$$
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Mumhane Cad. No:171 Karakoy, Istanbul 34425, Turkey
+90 212 293 0910
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The experience i had in this place is unforgettable the taste of baqlava runs in my mouth the moment i remember gulluoglu, every type of baqlava i had was a complement to the previous one and the price is reasonable. If you are diabetic stay away from this place.

Thank Adel K
Istanbul, Turkey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is overrated. Overrated among the locals. Their baklava is too sweet and never crunchy. There are better places to eat baklava in Istanbul. One of them is so close, at other side of the garage and called Köşkeroğlu. Go there and see the difference for yourself.

Thank Aralavci
Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love all desserts with Turksh tea there. We went there a few time during our stay in Istanbul. I missed it.

Thank ModBkk
Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is the one of important place to experience Baklava which is so famous Turkish dessert. Its location is very near to karaköy ferry pier

Thank sema b
Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It a in "Nowadays trendy spot" Karaköy.But gûlluoglu is always in same corner.You can taste many different kind of Turkish traditional deserts like many kind of baklava.

Thank Ahmet N
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was on a 11 days Istanbul vacation cum culinary trip ..I have tasted the top 2 premier baklava brands..namely Karakoy Gulluoglu , at it only outlet in Karakoy, Istanbul and Hafiz Mustafa outlet near Sultanahmet T1 tram stop..as for me it is just average taste..while having conversations with few locals they shared the same opinions with me..and they suggested... More 

Thank yongsenghoo
Baku, Azerbaijan
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is the best for turkish delight, bakhlava. Service is not very good, but ok. Here is not for long stays. Because there are many people and it is noisy. I wold recommend Bakhlava with milk instead of nuts. It is not that heavy sweet.

Thank Aydan S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Very fresh pastry, with good ingredients and really tasty! The prices are good and the place is clean. If you are not used to the flavour, it might feel to you a little bit heavy!

Thank smaragdal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

I have high standards for baklava. This place is great. We tried a large assortment of flavors. I liked the classic pistachio the best. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Jess S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Definitely the best baklava. This is the only place in Istanbul, no branches. Avoid Sunday it is really crowded.

Thank Vanessa I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
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Turkish, Halal
Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mumhane Cad. No:171 Karakoy, Istanbul 34425, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Karakoy
  • Neighborhood: Karakoy
  • Phone Number: +90 212 293 0910

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Staying in Karakoy

Neighborhood Profile
Sitting pretty with an age-old air about it, Karakoy is situated on the European side of the Bosphorus at the mouth of the Golden Horn. Perhaps the city’s most historically significant area, it’s currently one of the most happening parts of town as well. Here street vendors and alfresco fish restaurants line the banks of the Horn where the views of major attractions across the water rival Karakoy’s own key attractions, such as the iconic 14th century Galata Tower and the Museum of Modern Art. A major hub for local and international waterborne traffic, Istanbul’s commercial and maritime heritage remains as relevant and evident as ever in Karakoy. Commuter ferries mingle with luxury cruise liners at its busy port, ensuring a continuously cosmopolitan flow of people..
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