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Safran Kebab house

#49 of 12,343 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Sultanahmet
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Alemdar Caddesi No: 11 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
+90 532 151 3410
Today
11:55 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:55 - 23:30
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Barcelona, Spain
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We had a good experience. Tried the mixed tasti kebab for two and was tasty and a good portion. The guy who got us in was very friendly and did a good deal for us including some complementary dessert and tea .

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Thank coraafit
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I stop here by chance, being hungry and tired, without reading any reviews. I have ordered soup of the day and safran meat... hard to say what was better. The food was delicious and tasty and the service was great. I'll definitely return.

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Thank Marijana B
Dubai
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Best portion size and flavour, good amount of chicken (and only 7 Turkish Lira). Ice cream man adjacent gave our two year old a free and entertaining ice cream. Missing the 5th star as they don't have chilli sauce! Would visit again for sure. (Beer served in a cup as there is a mosque adjacent).

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Thank Simon R
istanbul
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93 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Safran kebap makes lovely saffran foods in the heart of the old town istanbul ula la and great yumfull

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Thank apodidim
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant must be one of the most exceptional restaurants I've ever been to. The closed jar dishes must be tried. Service is excellent Arabic and English can comunicat easily Value to what we had is fine. Food quality and satisfaction is guaranteed. Must try.

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Thank Mohamed A
Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Sensational food and even better service. We stopped in for a short lunch and ended up leaving 2 hours later. Unfortunately my girlfriend didn't finish her meal and she ended up in the kitchen! Just kidding this was just the cheeky inside jokes with the waiters. We are very picky with our meals and this restaurant exceed our expectations. It's... More 

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Thank blakeyvee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We came to Safran for lunch on our first day in Istanbul. We ate the LeSafron special on recommendation from our waiter and it was amazing. Too much food! Be careful when you come because if you don't finish your food you will need to wash the plates. Excellent service and jokes :) offered lots of Turkish tea to finish... More 

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Thank Kelsy B
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

we have tryd lagalata restaurant before and to be honest these was. Aldi lovely we will return again for sure for a good food

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Thank xatia c
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

really nice restaurant .the food is very fresh.the service is very friendly thankyou fahrettin see you again ✌

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Thank Musa G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice place with the friendly service . If you like meat it is very good quality and value for money l recommend

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Thank Ali A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$100
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Seafood, Barbecue, Halal
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:55 - 23:30
Monday
11:55 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:55 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:55 - 23:30
Thursday
11:55 - 23:30
Friday
11:55 - 23:30
Saturday
11:55 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alemdar Caddesi No: 11 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 532 151 3410
Description
The world's center is Istanbul. Istanbul's center is Sultanahmet ... Greetings from Sultanahmet. We invite you to enjoy nice tastes in the center of the world.

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Staying in Sultanahmet

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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 retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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