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Cafe Rumist

Sultan Ahmet Mahallesi, Akbiyik Cad. No: 5 | Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 458 6641
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“hot pot” (24 reviews)
“pizza” (70 reviews)
“turkey” (65 reviews)
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Pizza, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Sultan Ahmet Mahallesi, Akbiyik Cad. No: 5 | Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I visited this restaurant for dinner with my family and had a wonderful experience. The owner is very nice and helpful and advised us what dishes to order. The food was delicious and we were served free appetizer and çay. Will definitely visit again!

Thank Amna K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This cafe is really amazing for having veg food and the service is also amazing with nice food and coffee

Thank Anant K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mom and I decided to have dinner here and it was one of the best meals we've had in Istanbul.. The starter bread comes with a chili dipping sauce. Then, the highlight: Hot Pot Kebab! Amazing presentation, delicious combination of chicken and beef best...More

Thank Ayen S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, great people, great price, I thank our waiter for his kindness I well come back. Happy Ramadan

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before I went to Istanbul, I searched for vegetarian cafes and this was at the top. And it is really good. We tried the vegetarian Hot clay pot and cheese Pita. It was served in style, though it was a bit bland. But the helping...More

Thank SeeKat1603
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my accomodation was near this restaurant and old city centre like the blue mosque and AYA sophia was near so this restaurant was good to have meal after or before visiting there. I had a pottery kebab it was quite delicious so I enjoyed it....More

Thank jihye k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location. At the heart of old town. Good food. Staffs were very friendly. We had the mixed grill, tasted real good.

Thank Emran K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried Hot pot clay and it tastes really good. The shisha was super special and amazing!Nice and friendly staff in the cafe!Recomand this cafe to everyone.

Thank JasonJvue
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here because of all the other good reviews and was not dissapointed. Ordered the hot pot clay kebab and it tasted delicious and very homemade. It was nice to interact with Omar and hear he knows the US and where I come from....More

Thank SergHil
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Wonderful non pushy service, lunches and traditional Turkish food are amazing. Cosy and spacious place, no loud music playing inside. The stove is heated with firewood, that`s why it is different than in other places. Absolutely recommend.

Thank Alexey S
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
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Does it serve breakfast?
3 January 2015|
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Response from Arka_Dutta | Reviewed this property |
it does. local turkish cuisine. mostly bread. tea is good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 39
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sultan Ahmet Mahallesi, Akbiyik Cad. No: 5 | Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 458 6641
  • E-mail
All the Turkish hot and cold drinks, dessert, kebabs, pides, pizzas in a wood burning oven.
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