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Istanbul Cafe & Bistro

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Haymarket 19A Ridley Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8JN, England
+44 191 261 0605
11:55 - 23:00
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

My favorite restaurant, very tasty food, tea and caffee . Staff members are very kind. Its in center and closed to haymarket station .

Thank F F
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Good quality filling food. I've been here many times in the past and decided to finally leave them the review they deserve. The staff are always friendly and welcoming. Service is very good. Food is always of a high standard and you know what your getting. Safe to say I will continue coming back again and again

Thank Abul L
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This place has been my favourite place to eat recently. Been here once for breakfast n it was so reasonable priced n delicious. Got a full breakfast at around 3-4quid. I mean how much r the sandwiches in town? Their daily menu is so good too, great salad n bread. Nice to have some tea after eating too

Thank Katherine D
United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We've ordered the lamb ribs and the chicken soup. It was so good. The lamb ribs is juicy and tender and the portion is big! Their service are excellent as well!

Thank missjoannechin
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

this little cafe is up a narrow flight of stairs, there are no tablecloths. from that moment my brain had taken these few facts in, i knew i would love it. in many places this is a warning that the food is going to be ... wonderful. i was not to be disappointed. the menu is excellent, and you are... More 

Thank diane c
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

I enjoyed coming here and I'd come again. The food was pretty good although the place we were sat was kind of drafy. I had the mixed grill and it was good.

Thank polygonglider
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Great restaurant !!!, they offer delicious Turkish food. The menu has a variety of food where you can choose from. The staff is helpful. I would recommend the mixed grill, it is unbelievable !!

Thank Saleh_Etaig
Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

The menu is quite varied, with some interesting dishes. The staff is very polite and helpful. The food is very good for a budget price. I would recommend the Mixed Grill and the Chicken Iskander. There was a generous helping, on the house, of bread, garlic and chilli sauces as starters. Budget about 10GBP per person. They accept cash only.

Thank Huzefa_Haji
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33 reviews
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Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for the real Turkish food, so this is the right place! And the staff are helpful. Ask for the grills and the lamb beyti also its great.

Thank Abdulaziz A
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Warm welcome Great food great atmosphere, you can't ask more very friendly staff you couldn't ask more definitely we will be back .

Thank mustafamisirli9

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 19
Turkish, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:55 - 23:00
11:55 - 23:00
11:55 - 23:00
11:55 - 23:00
11:55 - 23:00
11:55 - 23:00
11:55 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haymarket 19A Ridley Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8JN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 261 0605
Here at the Istanbul Restaurant, cooking is our passion.We use only the finest and freshest ingredents to create Mediterranean dishes that will fill your belly and warm your heart. After experience your taste buds will Thank You :-)

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