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Kariye Camii Sokak No: 6 | Edirnekapi, Istanbul 34240, Turkey
+90 212 635 79 97
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Kariye Camii Sokak No: 6 | Edirnekapi, Istanbul 34240, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the first time where my husband and I ate Ottoman food . Our hotel( Sultanhan hotel) told us about this restaurant. It is the ambiance was nice . The service make you feel like royalty. The food is good And the menu has...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very delicious food, nice service. Not crowded. Rich menu of food and deserts.,................ Very recommended...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Surrisingly low key and moderately priced. Clean. Immaculate food. Varied delicious menu. Charming attentive staff . funny well meaning musical accompaniement by 2 senior musicians. Need a cover up at night in the symmer as we sat outside and there did not seem to be...More

Thank viatora99
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Throughout our visit to Istanbul in July 2017, we did not encounter any other Americans. High end, excellent restaurants such as Asitane reflected that as it was nearly empty. Too bad because the food was wonderful, unusual, carefully prepared, and our waiter was lovely and...More

Thank DoctorQ777
Reviewed 1 August 2017

My wife usually picks the places the family eats during our vacations and she picked another beauty. I was under the impression that it would be another Turkish restaurant serving donner and koftas...but i was wrong. Asitane has food from the Ottoman court from days...More

Thank akram60
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

There is much sophistication in the taste of food, decor and quality service of the waiter. And the price is very reasonable for this standard of fine dining. You do not need booking if you are going for lunch. Do not miss the walnut soup....More

Thank frankandfearless
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Menu has dishes created from recipes served in the palaces. Great selection and interesting variety of flavors and spices. We were eating foods that were served to royalty in 1532, and 1760. Very friendly staff who are knowledgeable and willing to offer suggestions.

Thank allie48
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Four visits and counting. This is where we take visiting guests in Istanbul for an excellent dining experience after enjoying the Chora Church next door. The menu of Ottoman era recipes from the Sultan's Palace is fascinating and the quality has always been excellent. Service...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Located just next to the Chora Church museum. It offers authentic & fine Ottoman cuisine. The service was excellent & the food was very tasty. The staffs were friendly & nice. We were very delighted & touched when the restaurant presented us with a bottle...More

Thank prisoncrow
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I am in love with this wonderful restaurant. you will taste wonderful foods. real turkish cuisine. you will love I am sure

Thank 7668sevdak
Fener & Balat
This sleepy and rather socially conservative area of
Istanbul hosts a small but thriving Jewish community,
the patriarchate of the Eastern Orthodox Church, and
some of the most beautiful churches and Christian art
in the world. Much of what’s most interesting to
witness in Fener and Balat sits between the surviving
ancient city walls of Constantinople and the serene
shores of the Golden Horn. Despite the many splendid
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28 March 2016|
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Response from Nikolin R | Reviewed this property |
I have not use reservation, but in any case is better to make it.
27 December 2014|
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Response from rzberger | Reviewed this property |
the numbers (1535) in the menu is the YEAR of the recipe from the Sultan's palace! For 25-35 euros you will eat and drink well. i'd suggest trying to see the CHora CHurch (Kariyr Museum) right next door (might close at... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:45 - 23:45
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kariye Camii Sokak No: 6 | Edirnekapi, Istanbul 34240, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Fener & Balat
  • Neighbourhood: Fener & Balat
  • Phone Number: +90 212 635 79 97
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