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Ada Cafe Bookstore - CLOSED

Istiklal Caddesi 158-A | Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 251 55 44
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
29 Jan 2015
“Just a savoying place”
22 Jun 2014
“A great place.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
Istiklal Caddesi 158-A | Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 29 January 2015

Sitting here and have Sage/Tea or a great salad while watching people pass by is a great relaxing session, after walking and shopping. The food and service is great the music and TV spots given more then a café charm.

Thank pamela h
Reviewed 23 June 2014

I've been to Istanbul many times & always go to Ada. I love the easy going, laid back feel of the place. There is a very good, varied menu which is not overpriced. The staff are courteous & welcoming. It's definitely worth a visit.

Reviewed 20 May 2014

Get a great salad, refuel for a night on a great people watching street. The price is right, ignore the sports channel, peruse the Turkish titles in the adjacent bookstore, and, of course, mind the cat.

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 7 May 2014

We were roaming on İstiklal Caddesi street in search for dinner and when we came upon Ada, a unique restaurant/bookstore. We were looking a place where being a Vegetarian can get few items . We ordered a few starters & Main course , that were...More

Reviewed 23 April 2014

We stumbed upon this hopping spot on a weekend night and thankfully did not have to wait for a table. Service was slow, but the cafe was jam-packed and, as with many places in Turkey, English is not widely spoken/understood (like it is in most...More

Thank Larsey2013
Reviewed 5 April 2014 via mobile

We did not plan on eating Ada's, but because we could not find the hard rock café we chose Ada's. We had the cheeseburger and the vegetable wrap. Especially the wrap was very good. Maybe the side of fries was a little small but the...More

Thank tschatschi
Reviewed 12 March 2014

On our first day in Istanbul we crossed over from the historic area where we were staying to look around. It was raining and we went into this coffee shop/bookstore and ordered two cafe lattes. The coffee was absolutely disgusting and neither of us could...More

Thank rose1104
Reviewed 29 January 2014

Waiters seemed more interested talking to each rather than offering service to the customers. Ordered the meze plate and told the waiter that I could get it along with the main course as we where in a rush. Meze plate came right away, main courses...More

Thank koklimonke
Reviewed 20 January 2014

It is located at Istiklal Caddesi. Very delicious chicken menu. And beautiful bookstore cafe. It was so crowded. Price was reasonable.

Thank Kavous N
Reviewed 3 January 2014 via mobile

We arrived on the evening of 30th December and we were walking on Istiklal caddesi when we got literally captured by this "Caffè Letterario" (we would call it like that in Italian) so we called in for a drink! While drinking we saw they were...More

Thank pietrolomby
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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  • Address: Istiklal Caddesi 158-A | Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
  • Neighbourhood: Beyoglu
  • Phone Number: +90 212 251 55 44
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