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“Good food,service and hospitality”

SWAAD Indian Restaurant
Ranked #1,300 of 13,831 Restaurants in Istanbul
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: Sultanahmet
Description: “SWAAD -The Taste Of India” is here to offer authantic Indian cuisine with a variety of palatable dishes. The menu provides enormous options to the guests to savor the meal of their own choice.“SWAAD -The Taste Of India” will be opened to serve lunch and dinner along with snacks. It is constructed and designed for multi-purpose uses like – conference, business meeting, group meal, birthday party, catching up with old friends or to have a perfect meal. Some of the key features which maket his restaurant special are mention below:• SPACE : 500 sqm• FOOD : North indian, South indian and also jain food is available.• SİTTİNG CAPACİTY : 200 people at a time.• NO. OF FLOORS : 3 FLOORSSWAAD restaurant is situated at sulthanahmet on the main tram road just next to Çemberlitaş tram station just a walk away from blue mosque and Grand bazaar.
Reviewed June 12, 2014

we visited this restaurant in 2012.Food was really good and staff was very caring .Even owner is very friendly.We would like to visit there again.
Gursharan Singh Delhi India

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Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

The food was quite ok but then the tandoor was not working because the chef had gone out they said n the behaviour of the people were also not quite so great .. but ok if u are vegetarian n looking for something to eat u can stop n hv a look
. I ll give them 3.5 out of 10

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Reviewed May 19, 2014

In a city that is woefully devoid of international dining options, one becomes desperate after 2 weeks of travelling around, and it is in this mode of desperation that I ended up here, in this so called Indian restaurant. The sign outside says Indian and Turkish Cuisine, and this alone should have warned to keep away. But desperation got the better of sanity, and I ended up with a terrible experience.

The place itself is uninviting and depressing, like a Irani restaurant in Bombay (those who know what I mean) with red and white checkered table cloth. As soon as we sat down, we were told that the tandoor was not working since the tandoor chef was ill, and that we could not get any of the starters or breads. Well, that was an excellent start for an Indian restaurant! The alu palak and veg kofta were actually not that bad, but it came with the lavash bread that is now here near the naan / kulcha of India. The rice was half cooked. The prices were on the high side commensurate with the central location in Sultanahmet.

The only competitor for Swaad is Dubb which is only marginally better, though it has a better ambience.

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Reviewed April 13, 2014

Unfortunately I would be very cautious about the hygiene at this restaurant. It is dark and dingy and in a state of disrepair. The toilet can only be described as an experience in itself it smelt as if It had not been cleaned in weeks.There is no pride in the staff appearance and service is very poor. I did not eat the food as I was too worried about getting sick and ate another meal at the hotel.

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4  Thank john092
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Reviewed April 9, 2014

We ate here on 9th April 2014 and would not recommend it to anyone.
We reached at 8.40pm food was not served till 9.40(pm) without any apologies.
People who came after us were served before us and when we raised concerns none of the waiters or owner wanted to speak to us.
It was too late to find another place so we persevered, food was below average and small portions.
When we tried to order extra portions ,we were told there was no food left!!
they had closed the kitchen in 10 minutes after we were served without any prior information.
While paying the bill we tried complaining to the owner who was pretending not to understand anything we were saying and seemed to be taking it all to lightly with no apology at all.
The whole evening was ruined by them with not even the slightest apology.
Pls avoid this place as it does not deserve your business.

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