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Cafe Leon

Yali Boyu Mahellesi | Mustafa Kocakaya Cad. No. 4/A, Kalkan, Turkey
+90 242 844 11 03
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (41 reviews)
“tuna fish” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Turkish, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Yali Boyu Mahellesi | Mustafa Kocakaya Cad. No. 4/A, Kalkan, Turkey
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although bern to Kalkan a few times now, not stumbled upon Cafe Leon until this time. Mostly we went for a nice bottle of red after a meal out and a milkshake for my eight year old daughter. It's situated down one of the side...More

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You are always made very welcome and the Tuna fish cakes are a must served with proper chips. If you fancy something different for lunch try the egg and chips (proper chips) lovely

Thank wyattearp574
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic cafe Leon, great for just a snack during the day, when it comes to Thursday’s it’s Turkish evening, a wonderful ate meal of home made Turkish cuisine, it’s absolutely delicious, hosts Jane and Lev make you feel so welcome they come around the tables...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Our first time at the Cafe Leon and we are so glad we went. Lovely setting in a side street under a canopy - very picturesque and a lovely cool spot out of the Kalkan heat. My husband had a burger which he said was...More

Thank bernard p
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Can recommend the fish cakes, they are lovely. We always come here as love the atmosphere, excellent service, drinks & food.

Thank kirstiecrouch44
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Was told about Cafe Leon and how good it was, and have to totally agree. This little gem of cafe is family run and the family all show passion to be able to deliver good food along with good service. We have eaten there lunch...More

1  Thank Ian G
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Hidden away and under the shade this little cafe offers a super lunch menu. The iced coffee is what it says, one of the best. Our club sandwiches where lovely and came with nice home made chips. Portion sizes were generous. We have only ever...More

Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

It looks like a lovely cafe but it is more! Halloumi burger was the best burger I have ever eaten and it was the best coffee in Kalkan that I've tried. In addition, if you are a dessert lover, you should try their homemade cheesecake...More

Thank nilay o
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Brilliant burgers - one of the best I've had not just in Kalkan, but anywhere. Great homemade proper chips. Good deserts and decent wine. Can recommend!

Thank William H
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The same warm welcome was given on our return as on our first visit. Superb atmosphere and a Thursday Home Made Meze feast is highly recommended, Lev and Jane are excellent hosts and the cafe is an ideal or perfect place to round off a...More

Thank Andy P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 45
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yali Boyu Mahellesi | Mustafa Kocakaya Cad. No. 4/A, Kalkan, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Turkish Mediterranean Coast  >  Antalya Province  >  Kalkan
  • Phone Number: +90 242 844 11 03
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Café Leon is a stylish café/bar in the heart of Kalkan Old town, in a lovely shady setting. Run by a Turkish/English family, we serve great food in a relaxed atmosphere, at reasonable prices - and we're open for breakfast, lunch & dinner. All of our food is home-made, and includes both Turkish and English specialities. We serve amazing coffee too, so whether you fancy a quick bite, a full meal, or a relaxing cup of coffee & one of our famous cakes, we’re the place to come. We're open every day from 9am till late - why not join us for one of our fab cocktails, whilst listening to the best music in town?Try taste of REAL Turkish home cooking, make a reservation for one of our famous 'Surprise Menu' nights (a fabulous three course home-cooked Turkish meal, where the menu is a surprise..)Wed & Sat nights.
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