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Shafia Handmade Chocolate&Coffee - CLOSED

Prof. Kazim Ismail Gurkan Caddesi 13B, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 514 04 24
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  • Very good3%
  • Average3%
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22 Aug 2015
26 Apr 2015
“Shafia, well worth a stop”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, Mediterranean, Turkish
££ - £££
Prof. Kazim Ismail Gurkan Caddesi 13B, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

went today and they have closed. There's a new place on the far corner that does coffee, cold drip and other coffee drinks you would find in NYC but the pastries were not that great.

Thank RKtrekking
Reviewed 26 April 2015

A contemporary café in authentic historic building in the heart of Istanbul , close to both mosques and Grand Bazaar. Highly recommend cake and Turkish coffee.

Thank Nicola H
Reviewed 25 November 2014 via mobile

Very nice and very good Turkish coffe with yummy baklava we really loved it very highly successful recommended if uou havr time ypu should visit this place. thanks a lot...

Thank Veysel213482
Reviewed 3 November 2014

This is a hidden pearl that we discovered by accident on our way from the Sirkeci area towards sultanahmet and about 150 meters before basilica cistern at your right hand side. After few days in Istanbul and after trying few coffees here and there with...More

1  Thank Nabil K
Reviewed 12 October 2014

This is a little gem in Sultanahmet, which we discovered on the way to Ayia Sofia in a hot and humid August afternoon. We stopped for a refreshment and the lovely owner, Sema, made us the best home made lemonade I have ever drunk! We...More

1  Thank Aris C
Reviewed 14 August 2014

Wondering through the Little streets of Estambul Village (old part of town) we came across with a beautiful place called Shafia. We went in and ask for a refreshing drink to cool down as it was doing a terrible heat day. The two very kind...More

1  Thank Amex A
Reviewed 1 May 2014 via mobile

Photos speak for themselves! Coffee is great, chocolates delicious and the terrace romantic! If you want to avoid the tourist terraces then go here for a lovely little break!

2  Thank RWielaar
Reviewed 23 April 2014

This is a cafe not a restaurant, and they do not serve beer. But the coffee, home made chocolate, cakes etc are superb. The atmosphere is really nice, would also say very romantic place for couples wanting this special little nice moment. The garden is...More

2  Thank jojimbo
Reviewed 24 March 2014 via mobile

Just a few meters off the touristic path, this tiny Café has everything needed for a good rest. I only had a coffee, outside on the terrace, but this was really excellent. Atmosphere is perfect, however it is not authentic but more adapted to the...More

1  Thank FlorianK
Reviewed 10 September 2013

I love this place--the coffee is REALLY good, and really good coffee is hard to come by in Istanbul. The flourless cakes are decadent and amazing as well. Highly recommended. I visit the neighborhood often and this is a great place to meet friends. The...More

1  Thank Kelly H
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
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  • Address: Prof. Kazim Ismail Gurkan Caddesi 13B, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 514 04 24
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