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Nostalji Restaurant

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Gaferli Mahallesi Kale Sokak 4, Goreme, Turkey
+90 0384 2712906
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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29 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although the view was fabulous. The menu itself had few choices. We had a nice "Testi Kebab" lamb and beef. The waiters were fasting so they were very slow and did not understand some of our requests. Their brains were not working properly. If those waiters were not fasting for the Ramadan, I am sure the service would have been... More 

Thank Aubry B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely restaurant, a must if your seeking out a genuine testi kebap. We had a chicken 30lira and a lamb 40 lira, great value and you even get to open it yourself. The meat was melt in your mouth tasty so so suculent and yummy. Also worth trying is the squash flower. The service was propmt and polite, its a... More 

Thank luna m
Canberra, Australia
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel owner who was born in Goreme and takes his family there. It is apparently, authentic Goreme cuisine. My idea of good food is something I cannot cook or it has a unique flavour. What we ate fell into the second category. The two dips resembled humus and babaganoush but were different and delicious.... More 

Thank Desiree H
Ankara, Turkey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Terrace of the restaurant has a great view. There are limited but a good selection of food of the local area. Set menu is very practical so that you can taste many with a reasonable price. You have to order famous "Testi Kebap" at least before 2 hours. But unfortunately baklava was very bad, I don't recommend to eat baklava... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

We had a Testi Kebap and a set menu here. Very delicious traditional food and nice ambiance at terrace.

Thank mseker
Perth, Australia
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Fantastic service in a beautiful environment another wonderful memory for us of Turkish hospitality Thank you so much

Thank Camilla D
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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61 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Had the wonderful pleasure of dining here on May 7 for late dinner ( 2130hrs) for their delicious kebab (pottery kebab). We tried and loved both beef and lamb. So tasty! Thank you Osman and Cem (Goreme Mansion) for arranging and accommodating us at such a late hour (closes at 10pm). The complimentary mezze, bread and salad were all delicious... More 

Thank AnnaDXB_12
Istanbul, Turkey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Great dinner - really good local food. Relatively limited menu, but everything on it was excellent (our group of 8 had pretty much everything there!) Hot fresh bread accompagnied all the dishes, and it was the tastiest, most high quality local food we had during our 4 days in Goreme. Slightly random service - the waiter set up his iphone... More 

Thank natachasimon
Kuching, Malaysia
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483 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

Our hotel recommended this restaurant to us as one of the best places to have Testi Kebab (or Pottery Kebab) which originates from Kapadokya. We did not try any in Istanbul as we want the taste from the original place its from. First of all, the service is surperb. Someone from the restaurant picked us up from our hotel at... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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91 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

We made a reservation through our hotel and the owner of the restaurant came to pick us up. We had a table on the terrace and the view at night was amazing. The pottery kebab was really tasty and you got to break it - a fun experience.

Thank Noisette2010

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $22
Turkish, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gaferli Mahallesi Kale Sokak 4, Goreme, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Cappadocia  >  Goreme
  • Phone Number: +90 0384 2712906

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?