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Vefa Bozacisi

Katip Celebi Cad. No:104/1 | Vefa, Istanbul 34470, Turkey
+90 212 519 49 22
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This shop has been established since 1876. Situated in a small street. You can buy a glass of... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Istanbul, Turkey
via mobile
Traditional experiences!

Boza, also bosa, is a fermented drink and sour drink. It is a traditional drink and so popular. It... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
sema b
Istanbul, Turkey
via mobile
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Katip Celebi Cad. No:104/1 | Vefa, Istanbul 34470, Turkey
Grand Bazaar
+90 212 519 49 22
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This shop has been established since 1876. Situated in a small street. You can buy a glass of Boza ( Turkish drink) from as little as 3TL. Boza is a fermented drink made from Bulgar and yeast. Topped with cinnamon. This shop is very famous...More

Thank Suncatcher26
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Boza, also bosa, is a fermented drink and sour drink. It is a traditional drink and so popular. It is very good in winter. This small shop is in city centre highly recommended!

Thank sema b
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

It was my must and ultimate stop whenever I was nearby Vefa Bozacisi, there you will mostly find locals who come to have a glass of this vitamined fermented wheat lemony drink. It is so good, refreshing and nourishing. This is a very old place...More

Thank Rim D
Reviewed 5 March 2017

very very very nice must be try made of corn powder ı thınk ı forget mst bety.and very healty and tasteful drink with drınks cınamon and hot cheecks

1  Thank murat d
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

When my friends took me to this place, I didnt think its something special. Also, i dont like to drink "boza". But, even if you font like to drink it, i would recommend to visit it because of its long history and serving of traditional...More

Thank Ivica M
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Orhan Pamuk's "A Strangeness in my Mind" introduced me to boza. So while in Istanbul for the Marathon and taking advantage of a cold afternoon we indulged and enjoyed it at a place which shouts "tradition"! Don't miss it! It will surprize you!

Thank ElChipriota86
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

"Boza" is very delicious. Waiters are very kind. There is a small stove and it is a very nice atmosphere. You can add cinnamon and roasted chickpea to your boza. You will addict :)

Thank Müberra G
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We visited first thing in the morning in July, then walked up to the Kandilar Pazari (women's market), around the neighborhood and back down to the grand bazaar. That was a great day. The boza shop opens at 8am every day. The building and interior...More

Thank meesalikeu
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

I can see why Attaturk came here - delicious brew made from millet - very mildly alcoholic. Very filling with a citrus after taste (could this be from the lactic acid produced from the fermentation process?). Amazing value (3 Turkish lire per serve). Well worth...More

Thank linbinpin
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

A nice place to sit and relax and have the fermanted bulgur bolzacisi. Ok price. 3 € now for a glass. There is not much.

Thank Kate A
Grand Bazaar
Tourists, hawkers, and locals come together at the
Grand Bazaar to comb its labyrinthine passageways in
search of a bargain – be it a pair of brand name
jeans, a handcrafted silk rug, or a perfectly brewed
cup of tea. Outside the vast bazaar, worn, narrow
streets wind their way down from its lofty perch to
the southern shore of the Golden Horn, where the
evocatively aromatic Spice Bazaar beckons alongside
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