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Istanbul Restaurant

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Main Street, Kayakoy 48300, Turkey
+90 535 275 6706
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this restaurant on our last night in Kayakoy and wished we'd been before... Lovely ambience and Engin is a very good host and his staff as a result are extremely attentive. I can recommend the steak.. Beautifully cooked. We wish Engin a wonderful wedding day in August!

Thank Alison C
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very warm and welcoming staff in a lovely restaurant. Kayak is a very quiet village and so even on the high street this is still a lovely quiet restaurant. Very good quality food presented well. Home baked bread hot fro the oven a lovely touch.

Thank Andy H
Coventry, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saturday night at the Istanbul Restaurant on the Main Street in Kayakoy has the best steaks and live music. Great food, great service, beautiful environment. And they provide a free pick up service to from your hotel/villa

Thank Emma_Eveleigh
Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

6 of us were picked up in Hisaronu and taken to the Istanbul where we were greeted warmly by all staff. Excellent fresh warm bread with cheese, olives and a dip provide free, then came the main event - I had a mixed grill - amazing - I'm no lover of liver but sautéed liver was included in this and... More 

Thank Gilly1959
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is so much more than mamas bread the food was all excellent with free pick up and drop off. the staff and owner made us feel like family and we have booked to back for the Turkish breakfast and spend the day at the pool. Would we go back definitely.

Thank keithgill28
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

they picked us up in ovacik and our friends in hissy and bring you back free of charge . lovely setting , great food , service and value . we had 2 rounds of drinks each , complimentery bread and dips , meze for 2 that was enough for 4 . mains , complimentery fruit platter , ice - cream... More 

Thank skimpys
Manchester, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely final brunch here and the owner is lovely, he organised for us to be picked up from Hisaronu! Food was a good change to the mass market stuff in other resorts with a great view and also they have a pool that they welcome you to use. I had a turkish breakfast. Lovely friendly little place, we... More 

Thank mickeyp0507
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been coming here for over 12 years now. Lovely location and the staff are quick and friendly. We had Turkish pancakes with bananas and honey. Served with nice banana Ice cream. Pancakes were crepe style rather than what used to be made by the owner's mother - still tasty! ☺ Plan is to take a short walk round the... More 

Thank Roma108
Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the first time I've visited Turkey and we had the pleasure of staying with the wonderful Engin and his fantastic staff at the Isranbul villas and restaurant. From the minute we arrived to the time we have to leave everything has been fantastic. The food from breakfast to evening meal is amazing with both Turkish and English options... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are staying in Kayakoy now for the first time for two weeks and our first visit to a restaurant was to here. Found the decor to be lovely and everywhere was spotlessly clean. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Our first visit was a breakfast visit. The Turkish breakfast was so large with such a great selection and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $18
Mediterranean, Turkish
Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Delivery
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Kayakoy 48300, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Turkish Aegean Coast  >  Mugla Province  >  Kayakoy
  • Phone Number: +90 535 275 6706

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