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) #5,684 of 11,567 Restaurants in Istanbul ££ - £££ Turkish, , European
Kemankes Caddesi, Fransiz Gecidi Sokak No: 11 | Karakoy, Istanbul 34425, Turkey
+90 212 251 7195
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible16%
23 Nov 2016
“Cozy bite after hamam visit”
14 Nov 2016
“Nice Cozy Place”
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Turkish, Bar, European, Pub, Diner
££ - £££
Kemankes Caddesi, Fransiz Gecidi Sokak No: 11 | Karakoy, Istanbul 34425, Turkey
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 23 November 2016

Stopped here after visiting a nearby hamam. Local place - great salad and sandwich. Delicious fries risotto balls.

Thank BR511
Reviewed 14 November 2016

An excellent option for a brunch (most preferebly) or lunch in Karakoy Area - Cool Region in Istanbul. Tasty food, amazing breads from different locations in Turkey, great wine selection, although the price in Turkey is abusive in every single bar/restaurant, and food presentation is...More

Thank Jemmerson M
Reviewed 8 March 2016

A pleasant surprise for food and atmosphere. Food was tasty, presentation and plating appealing, service efficient. Bummed about the outdoor smoking. Conveniently located to all sorts of other hipster and current stores, restaurants and coffee joints. Would recommend.

Thank Buddy E
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

We sat outside . It's such a vibey french influenced area. We at the entrecôte with cafe de Paris sauce and lamb shank patlecan. Both good

Thank Karin D
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

We dropped in Bej few hours before our taxi was supposed to pick us up for the airport and we did not let down ourselves. Nice cozy place with very friendly staff and large list of wines. Highly recommended for a nice evening drink

Thank Vasileios S
Reviewed 12 October 2015

A fine restaurant located in Karakoy, near French passage, along with other bars and restaurants. We prefered to sit outside, a quite place with nice atmosphere and nice music. The staff was quite friendly and the service was good.

Thank NeliDi
Reviewed 21 July 2015

We arrived from a long day of travel and popped into Bej Karakoy. We had a bunch of meze that were all supper yummy. We also had an excellent salad and some wonderful wine by the glass. The service was very good and the place...More

Thank mbrstuff
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

Unfortunately their service is far from the expectation they create with their good decoration, good music and atmosphere...

Thank Selim T
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

This place is located in a newly changing neighborhood of Istanbul right by the port where the cruise ships dock. Many new places attract tourists, expats and locals. Nice tea houses, coffee shops, restaurants where you can sit and chat for hours Bej is located...More

Thank Ergun B
Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

We stopped in to this little gem for late lunch on a weekday afternoon and found the patio bustling with activity and a prevailing chill vibe but we sat inside to avoid the smoking. The room is furnished in a clean updated mid-century look. The...More

Thank WMiami
Sitting pretty with an age-old air about it, Karakoy
is situated on the European side of the Bosphorus at
the mouth of the Golden Horn. Perhaps the city’s most
historically significant area, it’s currently one of
the most happening parts of town as well. Here street
vendors and alfresco fish restaurants line the banks
of the Horn where the views of major attractions
across the water rival Karakoy’s own key attractions,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$21
Turkish, Bar, European, Pub, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kemankes Caddesi, Fransiz Gecidi Sokak No: 11 | Karakoy, Istanbul 34425, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Karakoy
  • Neighbourhood: Karakoy
  • Phone Number: +90 212 251 7195
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