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Balik Noktasi

#628 of 11,846 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Grand Bazaar
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Rustempasa Mahallesi No: 1 | Beyoglu, Galata Koprusu Alti, Eminonu Bogaz Tarafi, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 526 66 33
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London, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Walk past all of the other restaurants on Galata Bridge and head to this one. We were a bit put off by how pushy the other restaurant owners were, and the prices were quite high (understandably because it's a very touristy location) - but the Balik Noktasi was more reasonably priced adn the manager was pleasant and chatty without being... More 

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Thank Jay A
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2,471 reviews
451 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 610 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Very good and fresh fish, we all enjoyed our choices. The service was super friendly and we had some nice chats. I would say the prices were ok for the location. Very much recommended if you like fish/seafood. The view was amazing at night! Loved it to the bits.

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Thank KarolaRS
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a great night and some perfectly prepared food: go here for rakıbalık! Great meze and fresh fish - fishdoctors to get the bones out included :) - but most of all the ambiance is just amazing! Lovely people with so much care for their customers, making sure your night is perfect.. and don't forget the amazing... More 

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Thank Lisanne S
Switzerland
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Balik Noktasi At the last night of our vacation my boyfriend and I decided to go out out for dinner, to eat something special at the last night. As we came to the restaurant, the first look at the whole restaurant was very nice and we decided to stay. The waiter came with a big plate full of fishes. He... More 

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Thank Ertodani
1 review
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

I really recommend this restaurant Good foods and good prices in Istanbul on Galata Bridge İ am sure that you will like it

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Thank Ahmet G
Istanbul, Turkey
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

in an unique ambiente with a view to the bosporus as well as topkapi ...great fish great service... prices are very low in spite of the good and fresh food... the people working there speaking several languages... 3 thumps up

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Thank Atilla Ö
Singapore, Singapore
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Great seafood restaurant in Istanbul. So far this is the best place to try the seafood. Good ambience facing the river and friendly staff. The restaurant is clean and the price is reasonable. Good place to wine and dine.😊

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Thank Lily1202
Copenhagen, Denmark
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Friendly service and fresh fish. Fish has been caught from the bridge on top of the restaurant. Good variety of fish and wines.

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Thank Kim L
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

After bring approached by one million waiters on the Galata Bridge Noktasi's waiter just said: my restaurant is as good and as bad as any other. The prices are what you see on the list, no extra fees. We payed for the prices on the list. Starters and main course were delicious. One little glitch: we were partly served by... More 

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Thank Mário L
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Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

It is a fishrestaurant and it is very good. The food are exelent and the service and the prices are the same. So if you like fish go there

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Turkish, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rustempasa Mahallesi No: 1 | Beyoglu, Galata Koprusu Alti, Eminonu Bogaz Tarafi, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Grand Bazaar
  • Neighbourhood: Grand Bazaar
  • Phone Number: +90 212 526 66 33

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Grand Bazaar
Tourists, hawkers, and locals come together at the Grand Bazaar to comb its labyrinthine passageways in search of a bargain – be it a pair of brand name jeans, a handcrafted silk rug, or a perfectly brewed cup of tea. Outside the vast bazaar, worn, narrow streets wind their way down from its lofty perch to the southern shore of the Golden Horn, where the evocatively aromatic Spice Bazaar beckons alongside the elegant New Mosque (opened in 1665). Nearby, the famed Galata Bridge offers pedestrian access to urban delights across the river in Istanbul’s more residential and contemporary neighbourhoods, while the must-see sights of Sultanahmet are but a leisurely stroll away.
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