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The House Cafe Ortakoy

Salhane Sok. No:1 | Ortakoy, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 227 26 99
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“salmon” (5 reviews)
“salads” (9 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Turkish, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Salhane Sok. No:1 | Ortakoy, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stunning views of the Bosphorus, amazing staff, great food and reasonable prices. This place is a must visit if you are in Ortakoy.

Thank JudeO92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a nice and welcoming romantic place, looking over the phosphorus with a sunset not to be missed ... the menu is full of choices and the prices are midrange... A beverage that is not to miss in this place is the very-berry-smoothie... there is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful place to sit for whatever crosses your mind from food to drinks. Absolutely stunning view, amazing staff, great food and drinks too. Don't miss it out

Thank Tarek C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent modern menu covering salads, burgers and fish. You also have a good selection of drinks to wash it all down with. The prices won't break the budget with the Bosporus literally flowing right by you.

Thank chuck n
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The atmosphere is great (view of the amazing Bosphorus) + Turkish coffee with chestnut cheesecake.. The staff was friendly, wi-fi was not working properly. A bit cosy but Istanbul is always expensive. I enjoyed my visit and might repeat next time.

Thank Melikes
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This place has good food with lovely view of Istanbul. It is just in the heart of Ortaköy with bosphorus view. I am not sure if the service you get here will satisfy you but the food and view will.

Thank Meral D
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I used to come here whenever I go to Istanbul because of the beautiful view and breakfast, but on my recent visit the service was very very horrible that I won't go back. The rest wasn't full and the waiters all seemed busy chitchatting and...More

Thank Gastronomica_lady
Reviewed 28 July 2017

The ambiance is beautiful. Every little aesthetic detail has been well thought out and it's such a beautiful place filled with beautiful people that is fun to take in. The food is pretty good, but somewhat over-priced. The service, while friendly, seems a bit overwhelmed...More

Thank Xtlsfx
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Came here for breakfast on a friday and it was buzzing with locals which is always a good.sign. i ordered the menemen ( scrambled eggs with tomatoes, green pepper and goats cheese) . Served with a piece of roasted bread and extra bread on the...More

Thank farhanarkan
Reviewed 12 July 2017

house cafe by far give all the other cafes a run for their money , and house cafe bosporus is the best amongst them , once cannot get closer to bosporus without getting wet in any other place

Thank mando123456
In Besiktas, skyscrapers compete with palaces for
space in an upscale vista replete with hilly green
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
folks in search of urban buzz, not to mention a
constant reminder of just how important Istanbul’s
waterways are to its rich history, there's the
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23 August 2016|
Response from rsamfiru | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just got this now. Not sure, it was last spring. Definitely not Panko, homemade coating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salhane Sok. No:1 | Ortakoy, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Besiktas
  • Neighbourhood: Besiktas
  • Phone Number: +90 212 227 26 99
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