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Garden Iskender

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Halaskargazi Caddesi, Ebekizi Sokak, No:2 | Osmanbey, Istanbul 34363, Turkey
+90 212 247 4577
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Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

It's 3 min. walking from Osmanbey station. We've tried this one randomly and we were lucky because the food was delicious and service was good as well. We ordered doner, kebap iskender and künafa for dessert + turkish tea served for us for free.

Thank NaDa G
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

I've tried this restaurant after a recommendation for a friend who've been many many times to Turkey. I can say it's way better then top 10 restaurants nominated by tripadvisor. quantities are generous and price is not too expensive.

Thank Mina J
London, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2016

I found this place randomly walking around and weren't I lucky? I tried their speciality, iskender (doner with yoghurt and pieces of bread) and it was heavenly. Normally, iskender is heavy but theirs was light and very tasty. They also brought their homemade yoghurt on the side, which made iskender even better. The atmosphere is nice as well and the... More 

Thank Atamel
Staffs. UK.
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641 reviews
468 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Another great lunch at Garden Iskender - Lovely kebabs, and of course the Turkish rice pudding. All comes with great service !

Thank richardi
Boston, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Comfortable and affordable local Sisli spot with excellent service and air conditioned dining room. Recommended if you are at the Hilton Bomonti and want something in walking distance that's not as expensive as the hotel restaurant!

1 Thank martinworld
Melbourne, Australia
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14 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 20 November 2014 via mobile

I had the pleasure of staying in Osmanbey and just around the corner from this little treasure. I walked past it every day and on the last night when it was too wet to trek anymore, decided to stop in. What a pleasant surprise. The service was lovely and the food just as good. The servings were very generous and... More 

2 Thank Janelle K
Staffs. UK.
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641 reviews
468 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2014

This is great restaurant for lunch , if you are in Osmanbey. The restaurant is clean, the food is good and the service is friendly and efficient - it always seems busy.!

2 Thank richardi
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

This is one of the best iskender i try it in istanbul... the price is good also... I will vist this restaurants again

4 Thank Fawaz A
Istanbul, Turkey
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71 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2014 via mobile

A very nice Iskender restaurant, 2 min walking from Osmanbey metro station! The mezze are delicious and the iskender portion generous but, if you are a great eater, they have 1'5 porsiyon size :) They prepare the hot butter in the moment and spread it on your dish when already served. Nice quality/price relation.

2 Thank Celistia
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2014

… great variety of turkish dishes. I love to eat Iskender or Doner in this place… excellent rice pudding. staff does not speak english but i don't care much for that. I usually eat the sme or close my eyes and point. I'll Be back there soon!

2 Thank james h

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 14
Middle Eastern, Turkish, Halal
Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Halaskargazi Caddesi, Ebekizi Sokak, No:2 | Osmanbey, Istanbul 34363, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sisli
  • Neighbourhood: Sisli
  • Phone Number: +90 212 247 4577

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