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Antique Turquoise Restaurant

#195 of 11,656 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
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Cankurtaran Mahallesi, Akbiyik Caddesi No: 48 | Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
+90 212 517 3750
08:00 - 02:00
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good meal with great Turkish dishes. Fresh fish of the day. View from the terrace is fantastic. Restaurant staff are very friendly, especially Sebastian!

Thank Anna G
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were taking our lunch near our residence location in the Turquoise restaurant, we have seen the see from the roof, we met nice people there and we were taking pictures with them. The shisha was so nice after our trurkish lunch. It was a good restaurant, friendly staff and nice view.

Thank bhamieh
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Came here for some Turkish tea and Kunefe. We sat on the terrace which had a sea view. Tea came swiftly however we waited a very long time for dessert. We came back downstairs as we thought that they may have forgotten about it but the waiter said it was still cooking and on its way. When it did come,... More 

Thank Rareredsquirrel
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

For many years traveling to this beautiful city Turquoise Restaurant is one of my favorite place to spend a nice and relaxing evening. Excellent food and service I highly recommend it :)

Thank Chatica C
Naxxar, Malta
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

a warm atmosphere with very friendly staff and great food in the heart of the old city in Istanbul!. we had a Turkish starter a fish for three served in a Turkish way and the famous baklava. all well garnished and esquiste taste! welldone

1 Thank bonettm
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

It is a really nice place for the romantic dinner. The kitchen is perfect, as well as the wine. Host and the staff are very attentive and nice. For those who prefer a cozy atmosphere, soft music and the smell of the real fireplace - this is it! I definitely will return here again! Recommended!

1 Thank Angel N
Vail, Colorado
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Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed this place especially the friendly staff, no fewer than 3 different members of their team came over, introduced themselves to me and shook my hand, and were genuinely interested where I had come from to dine at their place (I was alone so not intrusive in the slightest). Brought me free humus and bread and even gave me a... More 

1 Thank Keith C
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Reviewed 2 January 2016

The roaring fire drew us in on a very cold, snowy New Years Eve but we never expected the excellent hospitality or entertainment that came with it. Traditional Turkish dancers, muscisians, belly dancer and fantastic fireworks in the street. Great fun, great atmosphere, good food and wine and very friendly host and staff.

1 Thank bladette59
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Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Lovely restaurant and the food was excellent. Highly recommend the pepper steak if you are in to the spicy side like myself. They have many local and European dishes to choose from so you will be spoilt with choices. The staff speak good English and always provide service with a smile. Sebastian the head waiter, extremely funny and very helpful.... More 

1 Thank Bengal16
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Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

Good taste ,nice service Grilled chicken is nice Homemade tea also good and free Restaurant is well decorated Staff is also nice

1 Thank TorTor P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 60
Seafood, Mediterranean, Fusion, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Delivery, Validated Parking, Valet Parking
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cankurtaran Mahallesi, Akbiyik Caddesi No: 48 | Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 517 3750

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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