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Giritimu Meyhane

Tom Tom Mah. Akarsu Sok. No:6, Istanbul 48700, Turkey
+90 212 251 5450
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
18 Jul 2016
“Osi. Sailing boat. ”
20 Aug 2015
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Seafood, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Tom Tom Mah. Akarsu Sok. No:6, Istanbul 48700, Turkey
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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent place at Selimiye in Turkey. You can moor with your sailing boat. Nice place, delicious food, good service and good ambiance... +90 (533) 326 66 12 & +90 (252) 446 40 22. Osi.

Thank Osman G
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

I spent my dinner yesterday evening with my wife. I think is one of the best restaurant in Selimiye. We were sitting next to cobblestones street and not close to the bay's banks, but anyway in a comfortable table.The owner started to explain and introduce...More

Thank luca c
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

I'm accidentally met this place and it's amazing. Food and service all nice. Best recommendation to leave from busy street!

Thank MiMi U
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

Maybe I came in on a bad Sunday afternoon, but my experience, contrary to other reviews, was absolutely terrible. The entrees were lackluster, the service was bad, and we were charged without notice. My friend's steak was thin and dry; he wasn't even asked for...More

4  Thank caelym
Reviewed 30 April 2015

I've been there with my turkish friend Dilek that know very well this plas and his owners!!! The place it's very wonderfull, the meal it's very good, music concert was a pleasure and owners, that seat a lot of time in our table beacuase they...More

1  Thank refosco
GiritimuMeyhane, Halkla İlişkiler Müdürü at Giritimu Meyhane, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2015

Thanks for your comments! As you know Dilek is our good friend we are so happy that you liked our food and ambience! Hope to see you again! With best regards

Reviewed 19 April 2015

This place had the best meze I've tried in Istanbul. They are different from other places, as they are a lot more complex. The toasted eggplant is really smokey, their pistachio and feta dish is amazing and really unique, their fava bean puree has little...More

Thank Simonetta B
GiritimuMeyhane, Halkla İlişkiler Müdürü at Giritimu Meyhane, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2015

Dear Mrs. Simonetta, Many many thanks for your comments! We are so glad that you liked our foods and service. Sometimes we have Turkish traditional music but mostly we have Greek music at the weekend. Maybe you can check it next time =) Thank you...More

Reviewed 11 January 2015

Being two ladies in Istanbul for New Years, choosing randomly from trip advisors could have been a make or break evening! but WOW we hit the jackpot ! This restaurant was amazing. It was pouring with rain and rather hard to find, but SO worth...More

1  Thank Jane W
GiritimuMeyhane, Halkla İlişkiler Müdürü at Giritimu Meyhane, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2015

Dear Mrs. Jane, Many thanks for your comments! We appreciate that! It was a pleasure to meeting with you and your friend! You know that you are always welcome to our restaurant! Our staff (Including Selcuk=Sealut) wishing you all the bests. With love, Giritimu Meyhane

Reviewed 11 November 2014

the food was delicious and we got so many different offers coming and we loved it all. 4 women from Sweden and this was March 2014 ... we were drooling when we left there. and now I am going to Istanbul again in November and...More

Thank Selin_Hult
GiritimuMeyhane, Halkla İlişkiler Müdürü at Giritimu Meyhane, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2015

Dear Mrs, Hult, It was really pleasure to see you and your friends in our restaurant! We are so happy that you choosed us for everytime to visit to Istanbul! Hope to see you soon again! With love, Giritimu Meyhane

Reviewed 8 September 2014

As a local I go to Giritimu frequently and can only recommend it. The appetizers, the so-called meze (traditionally consumed with raki) are delicious. Particularly the ones prepared in Cretan style are definitely worth to try. The ingredients are fresh and tasty. Make sure that...More

Thank rmtrmt
Reviewed 2 September 2014

We stumbled upon Giritimu Mayhane, just off the popular and busy pedestrian walkway, Isliklal Cadessi and found a quiet and charming corner away for the crowds. The welcome was warm, friendly and informative throughout and the food flavours incomparable, redolent of the owner's privately produced...More

Thank ortho_10
GiritimuMeyhane, Halkla İlişkiler Müdürü at Giritimu Meyhane, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2015

Thanks for your comments again! We missed you already! Hope to see you soon or we can come to Canada :) anyway, It was big pleasure to talk and laugh with you! Drink more raki for us! With best wishes, Giritimu Meyhane

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:30 - 02:00
09:30 - 02:00
09:30 - 02:00
09:30 - 02:00
09:30 - 02:00
09:30 - 02:00
09:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tom Tom Mah. Akarsu Sok. No:6, Istanbul 48700, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
  • Phone Number: +90 212 251 5450
  • E-mail
Giritimu,My Crete!
A warm tavern which is a late harvest of nostalgic love, born in a small pub in Tirilye, a Greco-Turkish town back in 60's where one is always welcome for friends and friendly chat and not only to full the body, but also the soul... We gladly invite you to a delicious journey beginning with pure olive oil, carried on with litte snacks and always fresh appetizers and accompanied by raki and chat all the way...
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