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Hayriye Caddesi No: 12 | Galatasaray, Beyoglu, Istanbul 34425, Turkey
+90 212 245 99 80
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
12 Sep 2017
“Great for a civil wedding”
31 Jan 2017
“Nice Garden and Food - little bit pricey”
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European, Turkish, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Hayriye Caddesi No: 12 | Galatasaray, Beyoglu, Istanbul 34425, Turkey
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We were invited here for a civil wedding by our local Turkish friends, and it didn't disappoint. There was just finger food, which was very good. The service was excellent, the decor lovely, and the spaces very pleasant.

Thank The_EdVenture
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Cezayir is one top-notch and is one of the oldest restaurants, and as for the food it is very delicious, the menu is diverse. You can also the garden which you may not find very easily in this kind of central location. In my opinion...More

Thank Oğul B
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I would like to dine again here.The food is Good but if you are a little more adventurous, you should try the Ox Tribe Soup, which you may have the Experience of your life..

Thank petrafichtel1213
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Just down the hill from Istiklal Caddesi, Cezayir is set in the isolated garden of an Italianate palazzo. The limited menu is chic and flavorful, the staff gracious, the bar is fully stocked, and it's a great escape -- an calm oasis barely 5 minutes...More

Thank batur2016
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Visited here with a friend who lives in the city, not sure i would have known about it otherwise. Fantastic place with great interior and outside space. Very chilled with an excellent range of wines and food. It is just behind Galatasaray Lisesi, once you...More

Thank RnA31
Reviewed 27 May 2016

very delicious foods from mediterranean cuisine, charming service and brilliant music. prices are mid-range and worth to it. i strongly recommend for a drink or a dinner. beautiful building with an evergreen yard, must see and taste.

Thank mark_soley
Reviewed 16 April 2016

I had this place in my wishlist before we went to Istanbul and I thought it would be a nice place to have a lunch and enjoy the atmosphere. It is a little hard to find , has a nice little garden to sit the...More

Thank NinikOkami B
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

Very good food in lovely setting. Served in a converted school. Traditional dishes as well as good selection of meat, fish and pasta.

Thank sdmmb
Reviewed 6 October 2015

We had been recommended to this restaurant tucked away in a very busy restaurant precinct . It was probably my only dissapointing in my dining out in Istanbul. The outdoor terrace is attractive but the service was offhand and the dishes we ordered were very...More

Thank UluruAustralia
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Located on the edge of Chahangir not far from the Lemon Gardens this converted Italian schoolhouse doubles as restaurant and party center for the upper crust connoiseurs of good food and drink (mostly ex-pats). Varied menu, heavy on local favorites including stuffed grape leaves, Circassian...More

Thank Shai S
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal
Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night
and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights,
shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of
people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive
Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of
the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned
restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hayriye Caddesi No: 12 | Galatasaray, Beyoglu, Istanbul 34425, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
  • Neighbourhood: Beyoglu
  • Phone Number: +90 212 245 99 80
  • E-mail
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