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“Great food, wonderful view accommodating staff”
Review of Leb-i Derya

Leb-i Derya
Ranked #190 of 14,675 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 30 - USD 45
Cuisines: Turkish, Contemporary, Bar
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Good for: Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Beyoglu
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We arrived early (4:30), wanting to see the view and eat around 6. Locals tend to eat late so if you are like us and from North America and ant to eat earlier there is no problem getting a good table. We arrived and they were doing renovations but gave us a Rake and water to entertain ourselves with while they finished up. We worked the Mezes menu, with 6 or 7 items and a bottle of local white wine. Food was excellent, view from up here of the Bosporus amazing. I would go back.

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Thank Don G
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We went here for our last night in Istanbul and had a great experience. The view is magnificent! And the food is also good.
We were 4 people where 3 of us shared mezze whilst the last had the ribeye. The sharing platters were very good, mostly fish dishes to choose from amongst the warm mezze. Meatballs were delicious.
Prices are ok, we paied 650 TL for all 4 including a bottle of wine and several beers. Friendly and service minded staff. Would absolutely recommend!

Thank Benedicte S
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Cozy place for a cold spring. We have ordered some vegan stuff and nonvegan stuff from the menu. I highly recomend the goat cheese! It has a creay texture covered in dough and in my opinion with some baklava sauce! (Picture no.2)
Must see and try!

Thank Alexandra D
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Who I am: A young professional looking for hotspots in Istanbul.
We had planned to dine at Leb-i-derya; which was recommended to us by friends. Upon arrival we realized however, that all guests were international, which made the place seem little authentic. The vibe was rather cold, the view however surely epic and a must for sundowners & drinks.

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Thank FranziskaSTI
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

We went to spend our New Years Eve here and chose the special menu option with an open bar. The rooftop is gorgeous and had views overlooking the water and some fireworks! The food was all great, from the starters to the Lamb and Fish mains! Our server was incredible and super attentive as one of us is gluten intolerant - he always made sure to change out any gluten in the food.

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Thank Adam C
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