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Topdeck Cave Restaurant

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Hafiz Abdullah Efendi Sokak 15, Goreme 50180, Turkey
+90 384 271 2474
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful place.The food was amazing and staffs were so kind and friendly.food was so fresh and tasted so good

Thank Saeed S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Popped in for dinner (without a reservation) at 8pm and it was about half full. The "cave" theme (like pretty much everywhere in town) makes for a really cosy atmosphere and the fire helped as well. The service was incredibly friendly. The menu was a bit different with the main courses simply being described as "the main dish" and the... More 

Thank Andystorr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were lucky to find a table although we sisnt make reservation. All the food we tried was delicious. Nice choices of wines. Maybe a little pricey but the service was great, atmosphere was very good for us, recently married couple. Make sure you call and reserve a table beforehand especially in high season.

Thank Timucin T
Ankara, Turkey
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was very good. Appetizers were AWESOME. Mr. Salim was really nice to us, also he gave us really good advices about Göreme and Capadocia area. I just wanted to specify that prices may be a little bit expensive for some guests just check before go, But I think it totally worths. Yemekler çok güzeldi, mezeler efsane. Salim bey çok... More 

Thank canunaldi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a day of sightseeing in the snow, Top Deck was the perfect place for a meal. Cute and cozy, warm and relaxing by the fire. Take your shoes off and dine at one of the traditional floor tables with cushions. The menu changes daily with a choice of lamb, beef or chicken main. The lamb was so tender and... More 

Thank nessmclean
Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found on trip advisor, visited in the early evening with baby and husband. Salim was a great host, he knew the menu really well and was lovely to talk to. It was quiet when we visited, but warm and cosy. Not the easiest to find but worth the search! Food was really tasty, best we've had in Turkey! Soup of... More 

Thank BertyBerry2016
Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

环境很好 是在洞穴里 位置略偏 Meze是几种冷菜拼盘 当天的例汤非常好喝 没有图实在是快速就被消灭了 点的主菜是牛肉 比较靠近中国人的口味 据说羊肉非常软 但是我没有点 主菜是送沙拉的 我们两个人点了一份主菜 一份汤 和冷菜拼盘 没吃完 70.里拉 价格合理 因为是淡季没有什么人 饭后还和店主聊了很久 送了红茶 lovely dinner and cozy place! Would love to come back!

Thank 小河豚
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little restaurant is hidden at the back. The menu is limited but the food and presentation is good. When in the area top deck is a must. in the quiet times reservation is not needed but can get busy as seating is limited. the staff/cook spoke english well and were quiet clued up on the menu items.

Thank molaher2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent Turkish cuisine set in a warm comfortable cave, owners very friendly and service excellent, booking in advance is advised as they can only manage so many covers.

Thank Orkadreams
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

Amazing food and atmosphere. Make a reservation ahead of time and be sure to ask for the traditional seating (on the floor, shoes off style!) Friendly service and the best food!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $20
Turkish, Middle Eastern
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hafiz Abdullah Efendi Sokak 15, Goreme 50180, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Cappadocia  >  Goreme
  • Phone Number: +90 384 271 2474
Topdeck Cave is a family-run restaurant, situated in the family house on the ground floor in a cave which used to be a stable. The owner Mustafa prepares and serves the food himself, making you feel as part of his family. Simple menu changes daily, offering a wide variety of local appetizers (meze), a choice of one/two soups and four main courses. All ingredients are fresh, coming from local farmers. The open kitchen offers an opportunity to watch how food is being prepared.Open daily Monday to Saturday from 6 to 11 PM. Please note : Sundays Closed !

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