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“Favorite place in Istanbul”
Review of Sultan Kosesi

Sultan Kosesi
Ranked #148 of 13,822 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$17 - US$32
Cuisines: Turkish
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
Reviewed 14 May 2014

We ate here a couple of times. The food here is an excellent value and delicious. Menu is vast and portions are large. You must sit in the back room to get the full feel of this place as it's decorated beautifully. Service is good, only drawback is that there is no alcohol served. Try the lamb here - it's excellent. Also, the lamb cooked in the water jug is great (serves two)! We also recommend the grilled chicken and the salads.

Thank George O
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Reviewed 9 May 2014

In nine days in Istanbul, the Sultan Kosesi restaurant has definitely been my favorite. The ambience is very special, especially in the beautiful room located at the back of the restaurant. The staff was very polite, helpful and hard working to offer the customers a great evening. The menu is excellent, with a very diverse list of dishes. The kebabs were really good, as well as the vegetable casseroles. No alcohol is served here, but enough alternatives are available such as great juices and other drinks. The restaurant is visited by a diverse group consisting of both Turkish residents and a wide variety of tourists. I enjoyed every minute of my visit here, especially due to the great staff and lovely food. I would definitely recommend this restaurant for anyone looking for a great dinner, especially after having visited the Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, or other highlights in the neighborhood.

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1  Thank JSpoelstra
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Reviewed 6 May 2014

The food was good. Great quality. Excellent service and attention to detail. Nice that there are pasta options on the menu as well.Attentive waiters who are friendly and efficient. Love the fact that it does not serve alcohol which makes eating here a great option for Muslim people.

1  Thank 117Fatima
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Reviewed 3 May 2014 via mobile

Very nice Restaurant, especially in the back. We had the delicious Starter plate an after that the "Sultans Favourite", which was really Great. Service was fine and Very friendly. Definetly the best ans Most authentic Restaurant we've been within our Trip. No Touristic Trap.

Thank Alx W
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Reviewed 13 April 2014

If you want wine or beer with your dinner choose another place. If you want good food and can pay a little bit higher price this is a good option. The atmosphere is nice.

Thank Jussi S
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