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“Just had drinks but it was great”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Why Not

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Ranked #105 of 13,397 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Come visit our traditional turkish restaurant and enjoy the atmosphere either outside in the sunshine or indoors where its cosy and warm. There are many choices of cuisine you can try whether it be authentic turkish food or international, we look forward to seeing you soon!
St. Helena Bay, South Africa
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74 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Just had drinks but it was great”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014

I think when you just have drinks, you get a good feel of a place. The owner was young and friendly and made us laugh and was just happy. This is a new place and his English is excellent and he is going to do well. We only stopped here as the name is quite unique and I remembered it from TripAdvisor - I am sure you will as well!!

  • Visited May 2014
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Date | Rating
  • Arabic first
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Turkish first
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English first
Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fantastic restaurant :-)”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2014

My friends and I visited this cosy restaurant. Atmosphere was pleasant, food was amazing and the staff were very polite and friendly. Sutlac (dessert) was delicious :-)

I would definitely recommend this restaurant if you are in the sultanahmet area.

  • Visited April 2014
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Roosendaal, The Netherlands
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Istanbul, April 17th 20th.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2014

Little restaurant with nice staff and good food..... Friendly in the most sense of the word.. Time to chat, take your time to enjoy one of the finest restaurants...

  • Visited April 2014
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1 Thank Marco0165
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“We have had the nicest hospitality lovely host who made us feel really really welcome ! Haybat made us feel really happy he was ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2014

Thanks so much for the best night we had in Istanbul so much fun wonderful food and hospititslity xx

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank JoEllisNewZealand
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Guam, Mariana Islands
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327 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“Really good little restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2014

We walked by this place and was politely invited by Li to come visit for dinner. His approach was different from other pushy vendors so we got convinced to try it out for dinner. He did not let us down. The food was great with very reasonable price. The wait staff was the owner himself so needless to say, we got good service too. We're so happy we tried this restaurant out. This new owner just took over this restaurant so...travelers, let us support his new venture. Visit this restaurant.

Visited March 2014
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Thank Anna M
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