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Cibalikapi Balikcisi

Kadir Has Cad. No:5 | Cibali, Halic, Istanbul, Turkey
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
1 Nov 2016
“amazing food”
26 Apr 2016
“Genuine and excellent seafood eatery frequented by discerning locals...”
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek
££ - £££
Kadir Has Cad. No:5 | Cibali, Halic, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

the town itself offered such a unique experience that offcourse that the food would eb great too, this place is a must eat if i can say so

Thank 420natasagezmen
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We made the mistake of walking the 15 minutes from our hotel to this well-known-locals fish restaurant... The road is very busy and at times treacherous to navigate... Take a cab! Set across the busy road from just on the northern edge of the Old...More

Thank epicure49
Reviewed 4 September 2015

This is my favorite place teste is very good especially appetizers are my choice. And Raki Of course

Thank Cem C
Reviewed 7 August 2015

This place was my favorite for last years because of the delicious side orders. But recently it started to be SO expensive. But the more important thing is they don't ask you about the portion of the foods that you order. The last time we...More

1  Thank Sedmania
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

We ate at the rooftop which had an excellent view of the Golden Horn. Service was efficient, but a bit unpersonal. The meze was fantastic, but the grilled sea bass was in a class of it's own. Recommended

Thank Kvisetryne
Reviewed 23 July 2015

very expensive, disrespectful service, they alter the order to make the bill more expensive, not recommended !

Thank Devrim I
Reviewed 7 March 2015

This is a multi-story fish restaurant with a good view of the Golden Horn, the Galata Tower, etc. They show you a tray with a very wide range of cold mezes, then you can have a warm appetizer, then you get a fish for the...More

Thank PrinceConsort
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Our delicious tasting menu with a view of the water took 2+ hrs and was very relaxing. 20 types of daily mezes (topik, taramasalata, sea bass in mustard, fava bean purée, spicy white cheese paste, different traditional greens, smoked aubergine purée etc), 2 delicious hot...More

2  Thank Gigis_mum
Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

Fresh good qualıty clean place,bir small porsiyon and expensive,i can be there time to time for raki and oktapus 😄😄😄

Thank Theodoros T
Reviewed 29 October 2014

We tasted a great variety of Tukish mezes, seafood and fresh fish. Everything was very good and tasteful. Very good choice!!

Thank Tonia P
Fener & Balat
This sleepy and rather socially conservative area of
Istanbul hosts a small but thriving Jewish community,
the patriarchate of the Eastern Orthodox Church, and
some of the most beautiful churches and Christian art
in the world. Much of what’s most interesting to
witness in Fener and Balat sits between the surviving
ancient city walls of Constantinople and the serene
shores of the Golden Horn. Despite the many splendid
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kadir Has Cad. No:5 | Cibali, Halic, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Fener & Balat
  • Neighbourhood: Fener & Balat
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