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Sultanahmet Koftecisi

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23 Nisan Cad. No:12, Turkey
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United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Well don't know where to start food was so bad,toilets was so dirty service omg,you care about your health and don't wanna get upset on your holiday stay away to be honest it was the worst place I ate

Thank 23menderes23
Beirut, Lebanon
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167 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

I had the eskender kebab and it was awful.. We also had the chicken plate a disaster but someone had fish and was average.. Guide recommend it because they take commission but so bad

Thank Christine E
Chicago, Illinois
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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Pros: reasonable price, views of the harbor from the balcony. Fish fairly fresh, grilled well, able to avoid crowd being slightly away from the main tourist areas Cons: hygiene not so perfect, flies (understandable with the restaurant wide open on both street side & sea view side, also ubiquitous horse traffic), chicken with minimal flavor but cooked fairly well. Communal... More 

Thank eatwithteeth
Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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141 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Food tastes good, too much fat however. Salads and mukabelat are also good Service is super fast and waiters speak arabic Not a comfotable place, too crowded at lunch time, toilet to be avoided As usual, too many tables you cannot seat comfortably Overall, its ok only if one is too hungry to wait untill going back to istanbul as... More 

Thank sameh a
Portland, OR
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Do not be fooled by the central location or the beautiful view of this place. It has nothing to do with the original sultanahmet kofte place. They have bad quality meat and meatballs are overpriced.

Thank Weekendtraveller_10
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

Food is not bad, service is friendly, cost is average. We ordered a doner kebab, a grilled fish, fried mussels and beer. We were charged 70 TL, including the 8TL service charge.

1 Thank Jamie J
Newcastle, Australia
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160 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2015

Taken there by our guide who advised this place is famous for its history if great food. We tried the house speciality which is kofte (meatballs) served with white beans , pickled chillies and salad. Don't be confused because the meatballs are actually not balls but flattened meat. Very delicious and served by a team of waiters who are excellent... More 

Thank peter255325
Beirut, Lebanon
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2014

We tried this restaurant as we were promised to have a good experience inside.. The food was good, portions not too big, but enough. But when we ordered the check we were surprised by the service charge of 23TL.

Thank ChristelleMk
London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2014

To be fair all the eateries at this princes island are essentially traps. However, here the food was not as tasty as we had hoped for in Buyukada. The portions were small, service was really poor. The service charge was massive, final bill shocking. Please avoid!

Thank travelgurusk
London, United Kingdom
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235 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 416 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2013

A decent-sized restaurant with friendly service and decent food. Located closed to the main square where the clock tower in Buyukada and next to Starbucks. We sat upstairs on the 1st floor and had a good sea view. We kad kebabs and kofte and they were pretty decent. The place is quite clean and waiters were very helpful. It is... More 

Thank TopKingofKings

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Turkish, Barbecue, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Nisan Cad. No:12, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Princes' Islands  >  Buyukada
  • Phone Number: 3822523

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?