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“The Best Atmosphere Great Place”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Aloran Cafe & Restaurant - CLOSED

Aloran Cafe & Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $11
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Sultanahmet
Istanbul, Turkey
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225 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“The Best Atmosphere Great Place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2014

We Were There With Friends Many Times I really Don't know maybe 8 or 10 times we went to there. And food is great Aloran special mix kebab for 2 person we had so delicious kebabs like 6 kind of kebabs other friends had Chicken Santa Sophia and Testi Claypot we had really great food Price also very good.. Thanks Again For everything we really appreciate... See You Soon

  • Visited August 2014
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1 Thank Yorgun2134
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Centereach, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Just O.K.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

We arrived mid-afternoon, it was pretty empty. Ordered the meze platter and wan't that impressed. We added lemon and oil to the hummus, the only thing that was pretty good was the pieces of eggplant and tomato sauce. However, the homemade bread they gave and the red lentil soup we ordered were tasty. We didn't order any entree's, so we can't speak to them. The waitor was kind and attentive.

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Drogheda
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“THE BEST DINING EXPERIENCE IN SULTANAHMET!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2014

We visited Istanbul recently and close to our hotel in the old part of the city – Sultanahmet - there were many restaurants. But as we strolled down these charming streets, one restaurant stood out over all the others: the Aloran. The first night we saw it we had, unfortunately, already eaten but we promised the charming manager, Veysul, that we would return the following night. And so that’s what we did. And we were not at all disappointed! The good selection of starters and main courses…..(chicken, lamb, salmon, pasta….they have it all) provides for all tastes and we all enjoyed our food very much indeed.

The friendly and personable staff, in particular our host Veysul and the waiter (I don’t know his name but he’s a Bob Hoskins double!) enhance the experience and they were most accommodating in facilitating us in a non-smoking seating area. In fact, as we had explained that our daughter for health reasons cannot tolerate smoke, Veysul went out of his way to keep smokers some distance away from us. There is a very good overall atmosphere and one feels really at home amongst very helpful and friendly staff, and friendly customers too!

Prices are very reasonable and one can enjoy a sumptuous meal at a very affordable price compared to other establishments in the same locality. Veysul was very cheerful in spite of admitting to having a headache (it had been a very hot day) and after the meal presented my wife and daughter each with a charming souvenir and then he offered us tea / coffee / Turkish coffee on the house along with some delicious Turkish Delight. Veysul and his dedicated team are an excellent example of Turkish Hospitality at its very best and without a doubt I will go back.

  • Visited August 2014
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Istanbul
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“I love it! Wonderful dining in Istanbul”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2014

Very kind atmosphere and people. It's easy to find(very close to blue mosque,aya sofia) Especially I like seafoods.

  • Visited August 2014
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Berlin, Germany
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Still Great A Place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2014

I went there many times I went with my friends. Very nice place, food is still great, prices are very affordable place for everyone ... I would absolutely recommend everyone to go there ... Thanks a lot again we will come back soon...

  • Visited August 2014
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