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“Very tasty & very filling”
Review of Giritli Istanbul

Giritli Istanbul
Ranked #187 of 14,235 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Turkish
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Good for: Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We had a lovely evening meal. Great selection for a fish eating, non meat eater. Service was excellent & the wine included in the set menu was delicious. Might seem expensive compared to other restaurants but the quality & variety meant it didn’t seem like that to us. Go with an appetite as it was very filling.

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Thank Katherine M
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

It's a good sign when there are more locals than tourists in a restaurant... and they can be noisy...

If you're on your own and like to try lots of starters, this is the place for you. They have brought out 20 tablespoonful portions of cold appetiser for me. This is followed by 4 items in the "hot" appetisers. They are good.

This followed by fish of your choice... fresh...

Yes, the cats are still all around as mentioned in the pervious reviews. But they leave you alone.

The wine included in the meal is decent, so no complaints there. And it's constantly topped up.

When I arrived at about 7, the place is empty, by 8:30, it's almost filled, so do make a reservation if you're coming in later. The live band comes on at about 8:45.

It was a satisfying meal overall.

Thank Sh4321
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

It's 40 euros for all you can drink beer wine soft drinks you also get four courses. First course mezze about thirty dishes. Then some small hot dishes. Then a choice of three main fishes. Ends with two desserts. I was so full! But the octopus and fish were so fresh and delicious. The service was nice. It's outdoor restaurant with local cats to greet you. The place is a bit hard to find

Thank monsternina
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

From start to finish the meal we had here was fantastic- Make sure you wear something stretchy because before you even start you will eat your weight in Mezzo starters, followed by calamari, a fish course and then a desert. This all runs along side unlimited drinks and lots of cutie kittens. We need our amazing trip in Istanbul with a meal here and it was the best way to end- Would recommend to everyone!!!

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Thank Francesca1990521
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

This is a charming open air restaurant in the middle of a residential area. The great thing was that you had a fixed menu and did not have to worry about selecting a dish, the food was vegetable and fish based. The starters comprised of over 15 mezze starters, all delicious, served with warm pide. You then got a number of small dishes and a choice of fish. Dessert follows. All drinks are included, raki, wine, beer and a nice cherry liquor to finish off. We spent a lovely evening here and staff were very attentive and helpful. As with everywhere in Istanbul, the local cats were ever present, however, they did not bother us and were very entertaining. We thought that the price was perhaps a little high by Istanbul standards (a fixed price of €40 per person).

Thank Tony D
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