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Le Safran Restaurant

Alemdar Caddesi No: 11 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
+90 212 514 88 99
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“kebab” (72 reviews)
“lamb” (33 reviews)
“baklava” (23 reviews)
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9:00 am - 11:30 pmAll hours
Mediterranean, European, Middle Eastern, Seafood, Barbecue, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Alemdar Caddesi No: 11 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is a real Turkish restaurant with quite friendly staff and tasty local food. Right in front of the popular Gülhane park which leads to the Topkapi palace and a few museums. Recommended for replenishing yourselves in-between sightseeings.

Thank leahmacun
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We had what they call the Pretty Kebabs dish, which is a stew of lamb, tomatoes, onions, green peppers cooked in a clay pot in the shape of a bottle and theatrically put on fire in front of you and broken to pour the content...More

Thank PuckPasha
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

There's restaurant they really make special food we was try in there testi kebab it'd was really so delicious we will be to try chicken in Salt see you soon :) to be honest I miss that kebab so much definitely we will back for...More

Thank Selçuk Y
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I booked a table for my partner's birthday and asked for a rose and a position next the the windows. When we arrived there were rose petals on the table and the position was the best one in the room with a breathtaking view on...More

Thank Carlo_F65
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This place is clean and serve simple and good Turkish food we had lunch for 27€ for 2 adults and 2 kids To be visited

Thank Nadia K
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We had a good experience. Tried the mixed tasti kebab for two and was tasty and a good portion. The guy who got us in was very friendly and did a good deal for us including some complementary dessert and tea .

Thank coraafit
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I stop here by chance, being hungry and tired, without reading any reviews. I have ordered soup of the day and safran meat... hard to say what was better. The food was delicious and tasty and the service was great. I'll definitely return.

Thank Marijana B
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Best portion size and flavour, good amount of chicken (and only 7 Turkish Lira). Ice cream man adjacent gave our two year old a free and entertaining ice cream. Missing the 5th star as they don't have chilli sauce! Would visit again for sure. (Beer...More

Thank Simon R
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Safran kebap makes lovely saffran foods in the heart of the old town istanbul ula la and great yumfull

Thank apodidim
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant must be one of the most exceptional restaurants I've ever been to. The closed jar dishes must be tried. Service is excellent Arabic and English can comunicat easily Value to what we had is fine. Food quality and satisfaction is guaranteed. Must try.

Thank Mohamed A
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 100
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alemdar Caddesi No: 11 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 514 88 99
  • E-mail
The world's center is Istanbul. Istanbul's center is Sultanahmet ... Greetings from Sultanahmet. We invite you to enjoy nice tastes in the center of the world.
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