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Istanbul Culinary Institute

Kadir Has Avenue | Cibali, Istanbul 34437, Turkey
+90 212 251 22 14
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
21 Mar 2015
“Solid Food Not Far From the Beaten Path”
19 Mar 2015
“Great Evening of Food and Fun”
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$$ - $$$
Kadir Has Avenue | Cibali, Istanbul 34437, Turkey
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Reviewed 22 March 2015

The food at the Culinary Institute is quite good (I really loved the corn bread), and it is a really cool spot that is not far from Istiklal, but is far enough away to encourage you to wonder away from the tourist trap restaurants along...More

Thank Griffin B
Reviewed 19 March 2015

On a recent trip to Turkey, I booked a special cooking class at the Institute,. The Institute is a Chef School so the kitchens and work areas are excellent. There were 8 of us in all and we learned a great deal about Turkish cuisine...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2014

Slow service, little food, rude waiter and a terrible experience. If you have time and money to spend for no reason, it might be good alternativeMore

Thank Burag Mikael P
istanbulculinary, Yönetici at Istanbul Culinary Institute, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2014
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trip advisor sayfasında hakkımızdaki yorumunuzla ilgili olarak çok üzgün olduğumuzu söylemek isteriz. servıs elemanlarımız bir otelcilik okulunun stajyer elemanları ve...More

Reviewed 26 October 2014

Missed the place. Pity that some places that are wonderful to go to just disappear so fast. Liked the concept, liked the food, liked the place. Some goes for the Ada Cafe on Istiklal, a great place, now replaced by a boring thing you will...More

Thank Arletinka
Reviewed 10 June 2014

I like this place, one of the restaurants i prefer in Taksim area, first of all it's a chef school, they have always something new, exiciting variations in the menu, waiters are pupils of the school, they are not professional waiters, so don't expect excellent...More

1  Thank Ceren K
Reviewed 31 May 2014

We had a very nice dinner at the Culinary Institute our first night in Istanbul. It was close to the hotel, and I had seen some good reviews, so we ambled over and had a very enjoyable meal. Very interesting hummus, and some excellent fresh...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 May 2014

If you're in the neighbourhood, hungry and thirsty, pop into this cafe/restaurant and fill up. The food is good, nicely presented, tasty and reasonable prices. The place is run by catering students and I am all for supporting them, being one of them from 40...More

Thank Nemesis13
Reviewed 27 April 2014 via mobile

This is a very nice place to have dinner in Beyoglu. you can have "meza" like starters or main dishes: meat, fish and vegetables. We had humus (very good), octopus (wonderful) and meat with 2 glasses of wine for 77 lira. A great value for...More

Thank Dada410
Reviewed 14 April 2014

The restaurant location near Marmara Hotel was perfect. The staff was gentle and prepared and gave us good advices to Istanbul nightlife. The food was very good. Try Zucchini Fritters and salad with balck rice and organic chicken. The building and the interior design (industrial...More

Thank Rokiroots76
Reviewed 6 April 2014

Istanbul Culinary Istitute Café - Located very near our Hotel - Marmara Pera. We ate breakfast at the Cafe several mornings during our visit to Istanbul. Food, service, and location were very good. Slightly lost for a scheduled cooking class - they graciously helped us...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kadir Has Avenue | Cibali, Istanbul 34437, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Fener & Balat
  • Neighbourhood: Fener & Balat
  • Phone Number: +90 212 251 22 14
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