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Cigdem Pastanesi

Alemdar Mh. Divan Yolu Cd. No: 62 | Fatih, Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 526 88 59
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pastry” (17 reviews)
“cake” (15 reviews)
“baklava” (34 reviews)
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Cafe, Turkish, Halal
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Alemdar Mh. Divan Yolu Cd. No: 62 | Fatih, Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
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1 - 10 of 143 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for an early morning Cafe Late near the Grand Bazaar,this is the place. 7 am 99% of coffee shops are still closed during the winter.Cigdem is the perfect early morning stop.

Thank jean1louw
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

While strolling thru the streets I found this amazing coffee & pastries shop. The pastries in the window were mouth watering to look at so naturally I had to stop by for an afternoon delight. The customer service was great 👍🏼. You can sit in...More

Thank DreamCatcher7
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Cigdem Pastanesi was the best place i have been in Istanbul. For 5 days that i stayed in Istanbul i have eaten here 5 times, twice a day. In the morning there are plenty of different and very tasty sandwiches and buns. In the evening...More

Thank lavdo
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Cigdem Pastanesi is an excellent escape for an absolutely amazing cup of coffee and some not so Turkish treats. Whilst there is a selection of Turkish sweet treats we appreciated that there were some western type cakes and pastries on offer. After a few days...More

Thank kums6
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Fabulous pastries and very good coffee. Our favourite pastries were the olive and chocolate. Very friendly too.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Excellent coffee and a nice selection of cakes, pastries and Turkish sweets. Nice place to relax and see the world go by after visiting the various tourist attractions in the area.

Thank Peter_vB2015
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Cigdem Pastanesi is a lovely stop to have a rest and try wide variety of Turkish sweets around Sultanahmet. It can be considered a bit pricey but the cakes are fresh and gives the pleasure that we are all looking for.

Thank Cigdem O
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

I have already been in that cafe 1 year ago . The service was already not nice and soooo slow . Food is ok but not amazing and expensive . I tried a new experience today. The cafe was quite empty but nobody came for...More

Thank Lucile G
Reviewed 30 May 2017

A great selection of cakes ranging in price from 7.5 to 12TL. They also do breskfast and cheese sandwiches. The coffee's are very good and only 7.5TL for a flat white or latte. Good place to escape the hustle and bustle and only a 5...More

Thank Rodman100
Reviewed 30 May 2017

A great selection of cakes (ranging in price from 7.5TL to 12TL) and coffee (flat white or latte is only 7.5TL). Only a short distance from the Sultanahmet area, it is an excellent place to have a breather from the hustle and bustle. They also...More

Thank Rodman100
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Sultanahmet
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alemdar Mh. Divan Yolu Cd. No: 62 | Fatih, Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 526 88 59
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Description
Café, Patisserie
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