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Cigdem Sok. No:3 | Besiktas Merkez, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“adana kebab” (5 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
“skewers” (2 reviews)
Closes in 5 min
Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
$$ - $$$
Cigdem Sok. No:3 | Besiktas Merkez, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had dinner tonight in this restaurant, and was amazed at its simplicity, taste and service, again I was handicapped by the language, yet it wasn't an issue, the kebab is wonderful, I have opted for Kenaffe to finish my meal, and it was really...More

Thank Said Mohammed A
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

This was the worst experience of my whole trip to Turkey. We were there in a sunny beautiful day, ordered 5 dishes for the whole. Received only 3 of them after 30 min (estimated preparation time was 9-10 minutes!! As mentioned in their menu) 20...More

Thank Fatimah A
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

If you’re looking for good grilled food, head down to Durumce in Ortakoy. The formula is simple: you get the startup veggies whatever you do, you order the grilled meat and the condiments on the side. The place is packed but the service is good....More

Thank SamerDaher
Reviewed 1 December 2017

excellent qualiy and amount . Good price . Polite and kind employees . fresh & friendly atmosphere . Pleasant environment .

Thank Mina1982_12_21
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

I came here with my Turkish wife and we had some really nice authentic Turkish food (lamb kebabs, kofta, and Katmer) where the locals eat. It was all very tasty and good value - especially the Katmer dessert! The restaurant is basic so not a...More

Thank medium_Dave
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We had supper at this restaurant this evening. We had just disembarked from our trip to Prince's Island. The food was great. Typical Turkish food with no frills. I only found out now about the compulsory 4.50 Turkish Lira for the salad, this should have...More

Thank Clinton C
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

The fresh Ayran by the cup is a joy. It's only on the drinks menu and don't confuse it with the pre-packaged version. The mixed kebab plates are very generous sizes and feed more than the stated number of people. The staff are friendly if...More

Thank bramblesici
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

So the compulsory salad adds 4.50 but that's not much and you can have a good cheap meal by getting the pizza-like lahmacunlar - just 6 lira each and one might be enough with the salad.

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Restaurant food was really nice a bit on the price side. A bit sly with the salad, placed on table but are not told about price until you see the bill. Potion size is big comparatively to most Istanbul restaurants

Thank Shamim M
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Had a hearty lunch here with my family and the food is good and well priced. The minced beef skewer is in my opinion their best meat dish much better than meat cubes. The food is brought quickly and even though the waiter didn't speak...More

Thank nermin m
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parkland filling in the margins. Step into this rather
wealthy neighbourhood and discover a rich mix of
opportunities to shop, dine, and be entertained. For
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 1:30 AM
10:00 AM - 1:30 AM
10:00 AM - 1:30 AM
10:00 AM - 1:30 AM
10:00 AM - 1:30 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cigdem Sok. No:3 | Besiktas Merkez, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Besiktas
  • Neighbourhood: Besiktas
  • Phone Number: 2594924
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