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£8 - £14
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Seafood, Barbecue, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and excellent service. Felt like a family operated restaurant and the wait staff were very friendly and pandered to our every need. Not pushy. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to the restaurant for lunch with my business colleagues. Unfortunately, the food was very mediocre . The reviews I found also mentioned that the food is cooked fresh, but it did not live up to expectations The restaurant is located in Alemdar, Biçki...Yurdu Sk. No 5, Istanbul, Türkiye. It is within a few minutes' walk from tourist attractions While some reviewers praised the complimentary starters, tea, and baklava served after the meal , my experience did not include these treats. Overall, the restaurant did not meet my expectations, and I would not recommend it based on my visit.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First meal after arrived at Istanbul. Great restaurant with very cute decorations. Good kebab and very fancy fire show!

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ended up eating here 3 times during our time in Istanbul - the food was amazing and the staff were exceptional and the extra treats you get (bread and dips before your meals and tea and baklava after) were the cherry on top of...a fabulous dining experience.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Restaurant is cozy, prices are good and service is excellent. The food is so good, we were there 2 times! Pachlava with tea at the end is perfect

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing hospitality shown by service team. The food was great. Great choice and variety of food item available. Loved the ambience of the restaurant and the people around was so good. Would love to visit agai.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Comfortable place, great food and hospitable service. The Kebab is excellent among all the restaurants I have had in Istanbul. We even had a little treat of baklava and tea from the restaurant at last to end our fantastic lunch.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 27 February 2024 via mobile

First Class Food. This was the best food we had in Istanbul. The staff were not pushy, they were helpful, friendly and provided an excellent service. We had just the most amazing meal a special for 2 people with a selection of absolutely everything and...it was totally delicious. Lovely bottle of local wine, a couple of beers and the bill was an affordable 2900 for an enormous amount of food that was excellent. Next time back in Istanbul we will be back.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 18 February 2024 via mobile

Very nice restaurant. Food is 10/10 and the staff is very helpful and polite. 😊 I would highly recommend visiting it while in Istanbul.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 6 February 2024 via mobile

Everything is great starting with the customer service and the vibes of the place to the delicious food. Definitely worth to visit again

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 5 February 2024 via mobile

Lovely food, setting and service. Nothing beats sitting outside enjoying the food and vibe after a morning sightseeing. The food here is very tasty, and the service is very good. They even give you blankets to sit outside in case you get cold and they...offered me complimentary Baklava and tea. Now going to walk it off with more sight seeing!More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 29 January 2024

If you're a fan of culinary adventures, look no further the Istanbul Kebap for a gastronomic journey that will leave your taste buds dancing! My recent experience with their Eggplant Kebap was nothing short of spectacular, making it an absolute must-try for food enthusiasts. The...ambiance at restuarnt is welcoming, and the attentive staff ensured a seamless dining experience. However, it was the Eggplant Kebap that stole the show and left a lasting impression. The dish arrived beautifully presented, showcasing the chef's attention to detail. The aroma alone was enough to pique my interest, and the first bite was a revelation. The smoky flavor of perfectly grilled eggplant blended harmoniously with a medley of spices, creating a symphony of tastes that delighted my palate.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 1 January 2024 via mobile

Found this welcoming and cosy restaurant right in old town near to our hotel. Small family owned restaurant unlike its surrounding restaurants that seemed touristy and commercialized. Served by the friendly owner who speaks English and could explain the menu.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 28 November 2023

This is the only restaurant where they don't take you 10% of tax. The waiter Tarkan was very nice and attented us in familiar way that even my parents that didn't know turkish and english were very pleasant with him. He flattered us with his...explanations, my dad tried for the first time turkish raki and the waiter prepared it himself, by mixing it. He explained us everything we wanted to know about the foof and raki. The food, soup and kebap was good and not spicy (since turkish use spice a lot). At the end the waiter Tarkan offered coffee and baklava( turkish dessert) for free. This is a welcoming staff and a nice restorant. It is worth the price.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 26 November 2023

Very good food, friendly staff, we ate here several times on vacation because we were delighted, you must try the testi kebab and plater with mixed kebabs.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Hello I don’t understand your request. I am not working in this restaurant. I went to istanbul and ate their. So why do you want to make a réservation with me ?
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Istanbul Kebab Cafe & Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5