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“Great view, worth a pit stop”
Review of Pierre Loti Cafe

Pierre Loti Cafe
Ranked #160 of 13,534 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Neighbourhood: New City / Taksim
London, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“Great view, worth a pit stop”
Reviewed 5 May 2014 via mobile

A convenient stop after walking up the hill from Eyüp Sultan Mosque. The view of the Golden Horn is magnificent from here, worth spending some time sipping a traditional Turkish tea or coffee on their terrace. Toilet is free to use (open to public) and is very clean.

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126 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Don't miss the view”
Reviewed 30 April 2014 via mobile

It's all about the view. Astounding. But we also had decent Turkish Coffee and a cheese sandwich from a friendly waiter. And clean loos considering they're open to the public.

Visited April 2014
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Frankfurt, Germany
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Take a picture if you please...”
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Walking along an seen this outdoor a requirement in Istanbul because of the smoking. It is allowed everywhere seems like a throw back to ancient times. Is probably the most disappointing feature of Europe and Middle East. You could walk around and take picture of the many views. The food was just good, I had pasta simple but not your Italian pasta . Portions was good. Taste was just ok, if I had to bet the sauce was from a bottle/can. The salad was better.

  • Visited April 2014
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Putten, The Netherlands
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“Overrated”
Reviewed 23 March 2014 via mobile

Negative. Views over the city can be found enough as Theo way if serving coffee is awe full. Irish coffee from a machine if you don't complain. Than you get from a can. Not good.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Great views at a horrible price.”
Reviewed 4 February 2014

Don't get the title wrong... I absolutely love this place. The views are spectacular. You see the skyline of the city and it is breathtaking. I would go even as far as to say that it is the second best view of the city outside of Galata Tower. My only hesitation is the price of the coffee and food at the café. They are astronomical compared to the prices at most places. In this case you are really paying for the view. That said I believe the view is spectacular enough to warrant a cup or two of astronomically priced coffee and a seat at the table. The café Pierre Loti is a place to sit back, unwind, enjoy life and the beauty of Istanbul, and let’s face it these are the reasons you are in Istanbul. So spend a little extra and enjoy the beauty.

  • Visited March 2013
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