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Beso Restaurant Bistro

Alemdar Mahallesi, Catal Cesme Sokak No: 5 | Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
+90 212 526 46 46
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  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Steakhouse, Barbecue, Italian, French, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Soups, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
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Alemdar Mahallesi, Catal Cesme Sokak No: 5 | Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Beso Restaurant Bistro
1. Great pasha guvec
" Broad selection of real Turkish dishes."
Sander F
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2. Claypot kebab
"I recomend you to try "TESTI KEBAB ""
Marc A
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3. Royal Fish
"Ottoman empire and the Sultans' favorite foods"
Jackie G
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This restaurant must be tested. Located in a narrow cozy street. Lots of good food and drinks. The fish is good. And it's both nice and enjoyable to be there. Those who work there help to create a good atmosphere. I will be back 👍😀

Thank Hanne Krogh Lyn... S
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed April 29, 2018

We visited Beso three times during our five-day stay in Istanbul. The food is excellent and the staff delightful. Attentive, service-minded and helpful. A genuinely warm and welcoming atmosphere. We were treated more like friends than customers. We were curious about the name of the...More

Thank Jenn L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not easy to find a friendly and honest service in such a crowded and central part of Istambul. The manager and his team deliver a great service. Food was good, specially salads, and portions big enough to satisfy anyone very hungry.

1  Thank Pedro A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I just had the beef salad and it was great. The beef was absolutley tasty. The waiter is very cool and friendly too.

Thank SamanMoein
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I first went to have lunch and the food was delicious and very tasty, I totally recommend it! The quality of the food is better than in other restaurants I have been to. Nuri is a very nice waiter, he is always very kind and...More

Thank claudia4casas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, they could arrange the portion of the cuisine to meet my condition, from 2 paxes to 1 pax. The seabass is great and unique presentation!

1  Thank a_noobtraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped at this resturant because of the nice music away from the busy parts of the Old Town. Also they offer a variety of foods from Ottoman times mixing sweet with savory. I reccomend the Barbeque lamb, but also I had a variety of...More

2  Thank Chris P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a nice restaurant located in the historic area of Istanbul. The stuff are nice and friendly. I really like the decoration. It is a great experience.

1  Thank Zeyuan L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started with bread and olive paste. The 3 boys ate the mixed grill. I ate the beef salad and fried eggplant. Husband drank a Turkish beer and I a small carafe of red wine. While the meal was incredibly fresh, tasty and satisfying the...More

1  Thank jacquiejoy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Beso four times during our five-day stay in Istanbul. The food is excellent and the staff delightful. Fish is delighted, salats great, iskender georges... Must visit

Thank Majda A
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
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alemdar Mahallesi, Catal Cesme Sokak No: 5 | Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighborhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 526 46 46
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Beso Bistro Restaurant In order to keep the forgotten tastes of Ottomans alive we serve the unique tastes which were presented between 14th & 18th Century what had almost forgotten please come experience our friendly service in our plesant atmosphere with fireplace. local gavorment's hygiene inspections showed that we are one of the best restaurant in the town Traditional fusion Ottoman kitchen Our chef revives the dishes which were served to the Sultans, their families and their guests We are ready to host you with a kitchen where fruits are used instead of tomato, corn, potato to flavor all foods. As well as we are serving Turkish and International special dishes which most popular in the world Pomegranate flower sherbet, stuffed melon, mutancana are only a few option of ottoman palace cuisine. Beso restaurant Turks and Ottoman cuisine is near by Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet) tram station with capacity of 70 per indoor 30 per garden side. Good Food & Good Dine
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