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NamlI Rumeli Koftecisi

#428 of 11,646 Restaurants in Istanbul
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Neighbourhood:
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Hocapasha | Sirkeci, Istanbul, Turkey
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08:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
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İstanbul, Türkiye
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Kesinlikle Köfte ve Şiş Deneyiniz.Akılda Kalıcı Bir Lezzet. Yemek Sonrası Çay ile birlikte Helvasını Mutlaka Deneyin Hak Vereceksiniz. You Must Try Meatball and Chop Shish Steak , I am Sure You wont Forget this Delicious. Also After than meal. Must Try Dessert Halvah with black tea. Would be great finish. Unforgettable Moments...

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Midlands
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2015

We stopped for lunch in Hocapasa, near the Hodjapasa dance theatre, on our way through to Topkapi palace. The guys are very helpful, even going across the way to get some rice especially for me as I can't eat bread. My partner-in-crime had been put off lamb meatballs because of the quality at the suada club a few days before... More 

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Thank Bomberone
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

Old traditional style, if you are hungry, best meatball place. Strongly recommend. Little tiny cosy place. Friendly staff, warm welcome...

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Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2014

We stopped for lunch here a few weeks ago and had a great lunch of two plates of kofte, a big salad, a yoghurt, a big plate of bread and drinks for just over 30 lira. The staff were also very friendly and welcoming. We left behind some items and came back later to find they had put these aside... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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217 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2014 via mobile

Service was swift and attentive. The meatballs were succulent and tasty. It is not at all touristy. We walked from the Topkapi Palace - just follow the tram tracks down the hill.

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Thank paloma057
Hobart
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2014

This is the best place for a Turkish lunch of lamb kebabs, meatballs, fresh salad, loads of bread, mineral water and Turkish coffee from the past next door. About $10 per head. Staff are great. We went twice. Locals love it.

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Thank Bruce M
London
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149 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2014

We loved eating on this street during our stay in Istanbul, particularly during the week days when it was bustling. Everyone eating here was ordering the kofte/meatballs - we both ordered these and each received eight delightful juicy tasty morsels. Fantastic! The meatballs were accompanied with onion and tomato which went very well, alongside a huge pile of delicious fresh... More 

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Thank jn117
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179 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2013 via mobile

A very local and very tasty place, where the meat was juicy, nicely spicvced with a fresh salad. Though we had no common language, the service was very friendly and attentive, and included desert on the house. Good value for money.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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112 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2013

Plastic tables in the street - simple short menu, but greeted with a smile, as much bread as you can eat - pretty good meatballs and lovely lamb.... Nothing more, nothing less - a great stop to fill up and watch the bustle of the street go by while munching on bread and meat...

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Vilagarcia de Arousa, Spain
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2013

I just found it while wandering around trying to escape a little from the touristic path. This place was full with locals. It is a simple place, ideal for a quick lunch. No protocols, no fancy tables, only a short list of dishes but all of them as typical as tasty. Helva, the dessert, is a must. Not easy to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Turkish, Halal
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 18:00
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
Friday
08:00 - 18:00
Saturday
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hocapasha | Sirkeci, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Sultanahmet

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Sultanahmet
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere stroll of each other – and all set around the site of an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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