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“The prices are unbelievable”

Park Fora Fish and Seafood Restaurant
Ranked #311 of 14,052 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $70 - $120
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: Besiktas
Reviewed September 2, 2012

The restaurant is in a very nice location. The ambience is tasty but not sumptuous. It's a regular restaurant, not a luxury establishment. Yet the prices put 3-star Michelin places to shame. 100 euros per kilo of grilled fish? Seriously? Also, it seems many restaurants in the same area have the following pricing policy for appetizers (I'd call it a scam if they weren't open about it in advance): The price mentioned in the menu isn't "per item", it's "per item per person". So if you order say the octopus, and it's 4 people at the table, you get charged 4 times the price, but usually do NOT get four times the portion. Or sometimes the per person portion is ridiculous: one stuffed mussel constituted a 1-person portion, in our case. I would definitely avoid. If one wants luxury at luxury prices, there are much better places.

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Reviewed August 23, 2012

The restaurant specialise in fish and seafood and is ideally situated on the edge of the Bosphorus with the best tables being on the waterside. The accommodation is basic and the service average but the food was very good and reasonably priced although the wines were expensive. We had a meze selection to start which included the house speciality, marinated sea bass, which was outstanding. We selected our main course from the fish counter with an extensive choice of different types of fish and seafood which is cooked to your preference. A chocolate soufflé is the house speciality for dessert.

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1  Thank Andrew R
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Reviewed August 23, 2012

The place is next to the Bosphorus and serving very good Turkish tapas ( meze ) and daily fish . But you will experience a very expensive dining ( I have to warn you) .

Thank Eser
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Reviewed August 9, 2012

location is excellent especially the bosphorous view , sea food is good but fish is average and very expensive drink menu is poor too. service is average also

2  Thank Siyami K
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Reviewed July 30, 2012

Our first day in Istanbul...... We just paid €150 per head for a very average meal, sharing a €27 bottle of wine between 2 people! I think you should review the price range indicated in your website, it was a total rip-off!!!!
Top this off with being charged €40 for a double JB Whisky with water at our 5 star hotel before dinner! These people are dreaming, not even in the best restaurants in London or Paris have I been so ripped off.............

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3  Thank Daniela P
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