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Edebiyat Kiraathanesi

Divanyolu Caddesi 14, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 514 90 68
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“cakes” (10 reviews)
“milk pudding” (4 reviews)
“kunefe” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Turkish, Halal
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Divanyolu Caddesi 14, Istanbul, Turkey
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1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

İf you want the best kunefe in town.. pop by and enjoy with a topping of maras icecream and tea! They have lots of variety of sweets, desserts and drinks!

Thank ergz76
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great little shop near the blue mosque and well worth a visit. The tavak gogusu is a must try... Good sweets across the board but really try the tavak gogusu at least once.

Thank Spidermonkeyfx
hafiz1864, Yönetici at Edebiyat Kiraathanesi, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Hello, Thank you so much for your lovely comments. You are right about tavukgöğsü which is one of our must try sweet also very traditional and well known. We are glad you had a pleasant time at our place.

Reviewed 8 April 2017

This is my favorite place to aet and shop. The staff is very sophisticated and helpful, so I like to buy some lokum for souvenirs. The cafe resuatrant is also very great, you can enjoy both traditional Turkish sweets and European cakes. I recommend Turkish...More

Thank ワンケディ
hafizmustafa1864, Halkla İlişkiler Müdürü at Edebiyat Kiraathanesi, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Hello, Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We will see you again soon..

Reviewed 9 December 2016

It is incredible how rich the desserts are in this place. It is a clean elegant place, I'm sure if this place would have a view and possibility to sit outside this place were number one in Istanbul.. Everytime I visit Istanbul, I come to...More

Thank Ali O
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is the best ever cafe you can find in Sultanahmet area. We was going there for 6 days and every day we was finding new sweets and enjoyed very much all of it. I cano not advice even what is the best to try...More

Thank Elena0804
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Definitely it is obvious that this establishment had a great history. Today nothing special can be found here, apart from a beautiful main hall. Service is also very bad.More

Thank m0rvan
hafizmustafa1864, Halkla İlişkiler Müdürü at Edebiyat Kiraathanesi, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017
Google Translation

Merhaba, yorumunuz için teşekkür ederiz. Hafız Mustafa 1864 olark müşterilerimizin yoğun ilgisi ile karşılaşmaktan dolayı çok mutluyuz fakat restorantımızın yoğun...More

Reviewed 6 July 2016

İ work not far from this place, old part of İstanbul is expensive İ agree, but their prices for tea or cofee are very high than avarage. My advise eat desserts but not order tea or a coffe since your bill will double charged.

Thank Jamka
hafizmustafa1864, Halkla İlişkiler Müdürü at Edebiyat Kiraathanesi, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

First one;thankyou for attention. Since we were established as Hafiz Mustafa 1864, we are serving you the same price and quality. Thank you for your understanding

Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Pros: perfect location for an afternoon tea or coffee. Relatively quiet for the hustle  bustle  of the mind street of sultan ahmet. Elegant profession a llamar produced turkish traditional & modern adaptations of turkish deserts, and some modern western baked goods. Good coffee. Very clean...More

Thank eatwithteeth
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Come early to enjoy the desserts because it will be sold out at night. The place is warm, beautiful and relaxing at the same time. مقهى جميل و رائع للحلويات و يحتوي على مكتبة صغيرة. المكان هادئ و جميل و مريح. تعال مبكرًا لتجد جميع...More

Thank Saad I
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Whenever I come to Istanbul, I like to have some traditional Turkish sweets here. This time I orderd a strawberry pudding and enjoyed spending some time over sweets and tea in the morning. The building is a classical style architecture so you can fully experience...More

Thank ワンケディ
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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
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Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Divanyolu Caddesi 14, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 514 90 68
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