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Istanbul Cafe & Bistro

19A Ridley Pl, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8JN, England
+44 191 261 0605
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“salad” (20 reviews)
“kebab” (13 reviews)
“rice” (18 reviews)
Closes in 30 min
11:55 - 23:00All hours
Turkish, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
19A Ridley Pl, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8JN, England
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Called in for lunch having recalled some good TA reviews and was so pleased I did. The restaurant was quiet and as I entered I asked if they took debit cards - I had about £15 in cash but always like to be on the...More

Thank Drew R
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

My favorite restaurant, very tasty food, tea and caffee . Staff members are very kind. Its in center and closed to haymarket station .

Thank F F
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Good quality filling food. I've been here many times in the past and decided to finally leave them the review they deserve. The staff are always friendly and welcoming. Service is very good. Food is always of a high standard and you know what your...More

Thank Abul L
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This place has been my favourite place to eat recently. Been here once for breakfast n it was so reasonable priced n delicious. Got a full breakfast at around 3-4quid. I mean how much r the sandwiches in town? Their daily menu is so good...More

Thank Katherine D
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We've ordered the lamb ribs and the chicken soup. It was so good. The lamb ribs is juicy and tender and the portion is big! Their service are excellent as well!

Thank missjoannechin
Reviewed 21 July 2016

this little cafe is up a narrow flight of stairs, there are no tablecloths. from that moment my brain had taken these few facts in, i knew i would love it. in many places this is a warning that the food is going to be...More

Thank diane c
Reviewed 22 June 2016

I enjoyed coming here and I'd come again. The food was pretty good although the place we were sat was kind of drafy. I had the mixed grill and it was good.

Thank polygonglider
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Great restaurant !!!, they offer delicious Turkish food. The menu has a variety of food where you can choose from. The staff is helpful. I would recommend the mixed grill, it is unbelievable !!

Thank Saleh_Etaig
Reviewed 29 May 2016

The menu is quite varied, with some interesting dishes. The staff is very polite and helpful. The food is very good for a budget price. I would recommend the Mixed Grill and the Chicken Iskander. There was a generous helping, on the house, of bread,...More

Thank Huzefa_Haji
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for the real Turkish food, so this is the right place! And the staff are helpful. Ask for the grills and the lamb beyti also its great.

Thank Abdulaziz A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:55 - 23:00
11:55 - 23:00
11:55 - 23:00
11:55 - 23:00
11:55 - 23:00
11:55 - 23:00
11:55 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19A Ridley Pl, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8JN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 261 0605
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Here at the Istanbul Restaurant, cooking is our passion.We use only the finest and freshest ingredents to create Mediterranean dishes that will fill your belly and warm your heart. After experience your taste buds will Thank You :-)
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