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“Check fish price before you order”
Review of Vesta Restaurant

Vesta Restaurant
Ranked #3,658 of 13,594 Restaurants in Istanbul
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Turkish
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Restaurant details
Good for: View, Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Beyoglu
Description: Vestanbul Restaurant is located at the very heart of Istanbul in Taksim, the main area for its social life. The restaurant can offer customers a fantastic view of Istanbul from their terrace high above the streets of Taksim, the restaurant also has a 24hour security camera system throughout the building, ensuring customers enjoy a safe and enjoyable experience. We also have a bottom floor and a middle floor for those who enjoy a more private dining experience. Our new bar on the ground floor can offer a wide selection of spirits, wines, local drinks and cocktails. For those customers who are staying close by this restaurant is very close to all major hotels. We cater for all types of customers from tourists to local customers and also for business purposes. We welcome you to Vesta to enjoy a top class service from our professional waiter staff for a unforgettable experience.
Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
“Check fish price before you order”
Reviewed 29 May 2013

Got charged EURO 215 for a fish for one person. Make sure you get the fish priced before you order. Food ordinary.

Visited May 2013
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Mixed Bag”
Reviewed 14 May 2013

Some dishes were great but the fresh fish was overpriced and not anything special. Our starters of shrimp casserole and breaded cheese were very tasty as was the Fish casserole. The prices are on par with other restaurants on the street which are all inflated for us tourists.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank moonfruit
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La Paz, Mexico
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Avoid! Better places nearby”
Reviewed 18 April 2013 via mobile

We are not people who complain about everything and except people to behave according to our value system, but this place is just not doing their job right. Our waiter was really friendly but not trained. And his peers and the owner did not help. Our order was mixed, some plates did not arrive and it took too long for them to bring even a pint (and it was just us and another table in the place, must be terrible if its full).

Before leaving I approached the owner and told him, politely, to train his staff. He did not seem to care for he did not asked me what had happened. He just said: Ok.

Just avoid. There are better places a few meters away.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank Ianlander
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1 review
“Just avoid it”
Reviewed 12 April 2013 via mobile

I can't tell about the fish dishes that are supposedly with fresh fish of the day, but the dishes we had (lentil soup, roasted pepper, fried anchovies, chicken curry) were mediocre at best and priced too high. The staff is trying to be friendly but obviously tries too hard. In short, the typical tourist trap. So don't make the same mistake and don't let yourself be fooled by the tripadvisor sticker on the entrance.

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Thank Lars G
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Paris, France
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“A tourist trap to avoid at all costs”
Reviewed 3 March 2013 via mobile

I was looking forward to enjoying some fresh fish in istanbul and thought that the fish market was the place to try but I was sadly mistaken. I knew when I saw the menu with all the flags representing the languages available that I was trapped in tourist hell. The service was terrible, and although i got my fresh fish the food very expensive and very bland. I won't be going back.

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Thank Jon D
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