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Faros Restaurant Old City

Divanyolu Cad. No: 76, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
+90 212 513 9113
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Italian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Divanyolu Cad. No: 76, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This restaurant is one of the best restaurants i've been trying before I would like to advise all the visitors of this city to try the food (tea,Turkish coffee, breakfast.....) there and I'm sure that you will like and you will advise others also.

Thank Najwa K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were just passing by and sat in an outside table. The service was great, our waiter Abdullah was very helpful and a great guy, music was perfect and we had a great time here enjoying life and views just steps away from sultanahmet

Thank Pablo U
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Having walked past many restaurants we settled on Faros we ordered a mixtures of burgers pizzas and lamb chops. Pizzas were a decent size and the American burger was to die for. Altogether a pleasant experience

1  Thank Nadeem M
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Things coming slow. We waited 20 minutes for lemonade. Cold food Cats jumping near you while eating...

Thank Ali H
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Great food at good price. Very welcoming staff. Awesome place to drink a tea, smoke and eat. They have a hotel the too.

Thank gabrielgv
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Faros is a lovely restaurant on one of the main streets through Sultanahmet. Tables inside and outside available but outside is best for some light food, a glass of wine and some people watching. The usual attempts are made to entice in customers with the...More

Thank sligo72
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We were out looking for another restaurant when one of the waiters wooed my mother with talk of Washington dc. it seems to be an Istanbul ploy to try and get you to come into an establishment by asking where you are from and then...More

Thank frando89
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

With a nice view of the strolling people, you can sit back and relax while listening to mesmerizing Turkish music. You already feel good until you see the menu, which makes you feel even better. The nice heaters on the terras and the football broadcasting...More

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Nice place, if you use social media, they will give you free tea or something. Nice burgers as well as Baklava

Thank marichanishvili
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We were going along Sultanahmet street and see this restaurant with very tasty dish,good music, excellent view and high service. I recommend this place.

Thank julia_ryzh
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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how do i find the menu to find the cost for a meal?
4 May 2015|
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Response from 43Trudie | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Faros Hotel so got a discount on our food. Compared to UK the prices are very reasonable. You can find cheaper but all the food we had was good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$28
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Divanyolu Cad. No: 76, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 513 9113
  • E-mail
A Unique Feast In the PeninsulaStarting the day with open buffet breakfast, the Faros Restaurant menu offer ıts customers a wide variety of choices. From garlic mushroom to prawn casserole, pizza to salmon tagliatelle, cokertme ( sirloin veal kebab stuffed with yogurt and and potatoes) to crepe.Exclusively, with our freshly made cocktails, you can converse in the garden while inhaling the historical peninsula’s mystical air.Sharing Your EnthusiasmFaros Restaurant is also a meeting point for sports enthusiasts. Current matches are shown on full HD vide screen LCD televisions. Friendly and experienced staff are at your service in order for you to have a pleasant time and to share your enthusiasm while delivering great hospitality