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Antica Locanda

Satis Meydani No: 12 | Arnavutkoy, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 287 97 45
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (6 reviews)
“italian food” (2 reviews)
“arnavutkoy” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European
Satis Meydani No: 12 | Arnavutkoy, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is a small Italian restaurant placed in back street of a very old seaside village in Mid İstanbul. Food was delicious. Service was also great. Decoration was simple but very nice. It is a bit pricey but, the concept is finedining so it is...More

Thank yasemin_tu
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

The modern setting clashes with the name (Antique tavern), also odd the entrance is uninvitingly locked. Service decent. nice menu but food greasy and without personality. $90 X person for an appetizer, pasta and a shared steak is pricey for Istanbul @Foodpasha

Thank Corrado_foodpasha
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

This is a cool Italian restaurant in Arnavutköy, otherwise known for fish restaurants, bars and cafes. Locanda offers good Italian food and wines in a cosy atmosphere. It is a small, warm restaurant with friendly waitresses and waiters. Reserve in advance.

Thank Taner B
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Maalesef fiyat/performansı iyi değil. Yemekler vaat edilen lezzetin uzağında, menü sıradan. 5 ayrı yemek ve 4 tatlı denedik, sadece 1 yemek ve 1 tatlı güzeldi. / Unfortunately it was a disappointing experience, we tried 5 different courses and 4 different desserts, only 1 of them...More

Thank Merin S
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We had lunch at Antica Locanda to celebrate our boss's birthday. The food was simply great. The place was also beautifully decorated. There was only one waiter however.

Thank NevraDD
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

The respect for cousin is perfect .Delicious Italian taste is servicing .The amount of food in the plate is small but they are very delicious.Nice atmosphere and good service

1  Thank Nazif Can K
Reviewed 19 September 2016

After returning from a whirlwind of a trip to Italy - we arrived in Istanbul craving 'authentic' Italian food. Then, a top Turkish journalist informed us of Antica Locanda, situated 'almost' on the Bosphorous, in Yenikoy. We immediately made reservations and were pleasantly surprised to...More

Thank GlobalCitizen_SF
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing place, off the beaten path, nestled in the pleasant village of Arnavutkoy. The restaurant cuisine served is above the average and a fine surprise. The starters are served in generous portions.

Thank nelsonmiyake
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Went there with my bestie for her bday. Very good menu and very friendly staff. It's never easy to find good Italian in Istanbul. The setting is intimate and prices are reasonable. Would definitely go back

Thank edenna
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Istanbul has hundreds of Italian restaurants. Most are fake. This one is real and has good menu. It offers some good wine and specials.

Thank Tuncay E
In Besiktas, skyscrapers compete with palaces for
space in an upscale vista replete with hilly green
parkland filling in the margins. Step into this rather
wealthy neighbourhood and discover a rich mix of
opportunities to shop, dine, and be entertained. For
folks in search of urban buzz, not to mention a
constant reminder of just how important Istanbul’s
waterways are to its rich history, there's the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Satis Meydani No: 12 | Arnavutkoy, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Besiktas
  • Neighbourhood: Besiktas
  • Phone Number: +90 212 287 97 45
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