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Balikci Sabahattin

Seyit Hasan Kuyu Sok. No: 1 | Cankurtaran, Eminonu, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 458 18 24
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“sea bass” (57 reviews)
“snapper” (17 reviews)
“fresh fish” (47 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Turkish
$$ - $$$
Seyit Hasan Kuyu Sok. No: 1 | Cankurtaran, Eminonu, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The service was friendly and helpful . The starters were good - mussels and rice , grilled calamari , spinach , salads etc . The fish mains - red snapper and a brace of mullet grilled with lemon and a side salad were divine ....More

Thank doitwhileyoucan71
Reviewed 1 week ago

On our first evening in Istanbul, we wanted something simple and informal. The hotel is (Four Seasons) made several recommendations and this was one of them, which we chose because of its proximity. We had a huge turbot between us, which we were able to...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They have all types of fish and the snapper I ordered was simply grilled without fan fare which is just what I wanted to taste fresh seafood. The place was pretty busy with well-to-do locals at 4:30 pm so I can imagine it must be...More

Thank Alice C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Off the beaten track, but don't let that stop you visiting. We felt that we were the only ones who hadn't been there before ie most of the Customers seemed to be from Istanbul. Wonderful display of Meze. Beautiful selection of Fish (Don't go to...More

Thank Trevor S
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

I liked the place, it's rustic but nice and comfortable. Perfect to escape from the cold night. I had an entrée, which I don't remember, and red perch with çai. It was delicious. You're looking to spend as of 30 US dollars per person onwards....More

Thank David M
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Very arrogant and poor service while they welcome you. Poor service during dinner. It is totally overrated. Just stay away

2  Thank Hakan H
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my friend and the experience was excellent. A must place to visit if you are a sea food lover. Had grilled Bonito and grilled Sardiness.

Thank Muhammad A
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Just returned from there 30 mins ago and so blown away by it that am writing a review immediately. We are staying in st next door so came across this on Google maps. It is away from the hustle and bustle of sultanahmet area and...More

Thank Annie N
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

I have frequented many great seafood restaurants in Istanbul and I have to say this is the best I have eaten at. Food was fresh and delicious. The service was superb. Owner Sabahattin was there and he is very attentive. When the owner is fully...More

Thank gizatullin
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

I read this restaurant on the Lonely Planet guide and decide to have some seafood. The whole experience is terrible. 1. There’s a chicken in the restaurant dining area, see attached pic, I told the waiter 3-4 times it’s annoyed please get it out, he...More

Thank C5669TOtiml
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17 November 2016|
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Response from Gandibober | Reviewed this property |
Oops, have not seen this question before. We paid some USD75 for two of us (with wine), which was worth every penny; and I really do not know opening hours, sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Seyit Hasan Kuyu Sok. No: 1 | Cankurtaran, Eminonu, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 458 18 24
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