Stopped at the café three days running for lunch - I think that says it all. Its a great place with excellent Turkish food and the usual warm Turkish hospitality. I didn't realise it was also an hotel until a couple of men arrived with suitcases and were greeted warmly by the staff. I recommend the mezze for lunch, one of the best I have had in Turkey with the new addition of hummus - this is not usually eaten in Turkey. We had the mezze twice and it was a little different the second time, but equally good on both occasions. The sigara boregi are also good. There seemed to be a good wine selection but we stuck with good old Efes, nice and cold. On our third visit we were given complimentary fruit on our arrival and apple tea at the end: this is the Turkish way and after over 20 years of visiting the country I still think it is charming. Great little restaurant in a good location for people watching - we all enjoy this - and plenty of shade on a hot day. Look forward to going back on my next visit to Istanbul.
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