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Cafe Rumist

Sultan Ahmet Mahallesi, Akbiyik Cad. No: 5 | Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 458 66 41
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (84 reviews)
“pide” (47 reviews)
“turkey” (71 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 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was slow, we have asked for the salt 3 times and only got it 10 minutes later. Food was okay but didn't look the same as in pictures. Shisha took 40 minutes and we asked about it 5 times. Pissed me off for asking...More

Thank Wen L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

amazing service,professional waiter(Muslim),authentic anatolian flavours,reasonable prices and very cosy environment.

Thank orfanidis-g
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very nice and calm place. Muslim (this is his actual name!) is the friendliest waiter ever and the food is quite good. If you are with friends and want a place to chill after a busy day in Istambul this is a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to this cafe twice now with friends from the hostel, both times was delicious also waiters are very welcoming! I will be back for some shisha/hookah I recommend! - Rostin

Thank Rostin J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quaint family owned and run restaurant in Sultan Ahmet. Great ambience, delicious food, attentive service. The Clay Hot Pot is a must so is the mixed grill and the lentil soup is divine on a cold day. The owner, who looks a little like George...More

Thank shabnamv2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was amazing. Value for money. We loved all the food we ordered. Excellent customer service. A must go place. Close to main attractions. Went there most of our nights for dinner. 100% recommend.

Thank sajidnaeem25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hot pot kebab is a must here and it was really good. Portion is big and suitable for 3 pax and for small eater, 4 pax is possible. Cheese mushroom was good too. I like their apple tea. Comparing to nearby restaurants, their price is...More

Thank luvimp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here 3 times during to our holiday in istanbul. The food, service and atmosphere was wonderful. It is close by the topkapi palace, blue mosques and hogia sophia. The hot pot clay kabab was amazing and the sishaa was the best in...More

Thank Linda J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by at this cafe for some tea on our first night in Sultanahmet but found ourselves back there most nights during our trip! Lovely place, very cosy with a great atmosphere. Very friendly staff with great food too!

Thank Aminah R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by on our three day trip. The food was delicious the host was excellent and speaks English very well and he gave sound advice on where we could buy various different things without getting ripped off. One of the best decision we made...More

Thank Aamir M
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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20 February 2018|
Response from nlone2006 | Reviewed this property |
No idea but there are plenty of gluten free restaurants including amedros - it’s a matter of asking but Turkey is fairly celiac friendly from what I understand - my friend who visits the place regularly has celiacs and is... More
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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
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 66 41
  • E-mail
All the Turkish hot and cold drinks, dessert, kebabs, pides, pizzas in a wood burning oven.
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