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Cafe des Cafes

#20 of 2,996 Restaurants in Ankara
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Tunali Hilmi Cad. 83/A | Kavaklidere/Cankaya, Ankara 06680, Turkey
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommended by a colleague, I enjoyed a traditional Mixed Kebab and salad main course and roast vegetable pastry starter. The tables to the rear appear to be "dry"- if you want an alcohol drink with your meal take a table at the front of the restaurant

Thank Perivale54
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55 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

One of the best place for me in Ankara. Take your time alone and have coffee and rest. Watch the street. Its peaceful always

Thank Asya H
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43 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

With its French-style decoration and peaceful atmosphere, Café des Cafés very much resembles a café in central Paris. Unfortunately, the servers, while being kind and respectful, are not as debonair and eager to work as their French counterparts. And I wish such a French-inspired café served some (more) dishes specific to French cuisine, like macarons, crème brûlée and éclair. Today,... More 

Thank Cansu S
Ankara, Turkey
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016

A very nice European style place for lunch/dinner/coffee. Reasonable prices and good service. Located in central street with shops. Warm environment.

Thank zoe m
Ankara, Turkey
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2015

I couldn't find any dishes exciting me in the menu and tastes were very ordinary. Although there were very few people in the cafe the service was very slow. Moreover waiter in the cafe was very rude and impudent, he should immediately be trained to be respectful to the customers or be replaced with a kinder one.

Thank Koray S
Ankara, Turkey
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2015

I was not very impressed by the food though. I had high hopes to drink good coffee and non-Turkish dessert, but was very disappointed. To be honest I rarely prefer to go to non-Turkish places when I am in Turkey, there is so much to taste in Turkey, but ıf you are looking for a nice cafe in Tunalı, I... More 

Thank Marina L
Mississauga, Canada
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350 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015

This is a popular spot with somewhat limited outdoor seating, most of which is reserved for the ubiquitous smoking population. Pricing is on the premium side but the European atmosphere, especially indoors, is an attractive alternative to nearby competitors.

Thank Connoisseur-of-Life
Ankara, Turkey
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32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

I have been visiting this cafe for the last 18 years now, since I moved to Ankara for college. Very decent food and good pricing, but also a praceful place to read your book and have a cup of coffee with the street view or the garden. Would strongly recommend for a real Ankara Cafe experience!

Thank basaksahinacar
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

So I had to visit the in street of Ankara and went for dinner at this cafe. I had high hopes based on previous reviews. Alas, while the location is nice and very central for people gazing on Tunali Street, the food was so-so. I ordered the Kofte platter sticking to Turkish cuisine. The meat was over grounded, almost liquefied... More 

Thank Hanan M
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

Stop for a tea, hot chocolate or coffee and enjoy the charm of this café. The atmosphere in the backside garden or inside is very pleasant. A good experience to chill out in a relaxing atmosphere

Thank philippe a

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, Fusion, Pizza, Turkish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tunali Hilmi Cad. 83/A | Kavaklidere/Cankaya, Ankara 06680, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Ankara Province  >  Ankara>  > Çankaya
  • Neighborhood: Çankaya
  • Phone Number: 903124265511

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