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Sultanahmet Mahallesi Kucuk Ayasofia Cad. | 56 Emınönü Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

They served very nice authentic Korean food. We ordered kim chi soup and grilled pork. First time we had pork over the last 2 weeks. Price is reasonable.

Thank KC K
Istanbul, Turkey
1 review
Reviewed 17 April 2014 via mobile

We had Bulgogi and spicy fried chicken. Bulgogi was decent but the portion is very little for 35YTL. The spicy chicken was over fried and again, small portion. The vegetable that says in the menu was minced carrot for 25YTL. We had 3 fried dumplings for 10YTL. It's over priced for what they offer. We left the restaurant still hungry... More 

Thank klee7540
Beijing, China
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59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Considering that this is Istanbul, I wasn't expecting restaurants here to rival those in Seoul of Los Angeles. But this was pretty good--I was feeling sick so my wife ordered some Korean ramen to go, and the owners allowed her to bring the tray and utensils to our hotel (the Hotel Amira right across the street) and we brought it... More 

Thank georgehu
Manama, Bahrain
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163 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2012

Enjoyable enough but the hot pork and the hot beef were just not anywhere near hot enough for my taste and thus I was a little let down. Of the two, the hot pork was much better as the portion size of meat was ample; on the other hand, the pieces of beef, which came in a soup bowl, were... More 

Thank RichardThomas2001
London, United Kingdom
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241 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2012

our hotel, amira istanbul, is opposite chungiwa. i wrote 'is' cause we are still there whilst reviewing. we are from london and honestly know what good far eastern cuisine is. this is at the bottom of any food chain. i noticed the place and asked the concierge what he thought about it. he told me 'avoid it'. me being a... More 

Thank Enrico S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 April 2012

We are for a design project for two weeks in istanbul. after a while we were kind of fed up by the turkish quisine all the time. after visiting trip advisor we thought to give it a try. IT WAS AMAZING at first we were kind of angry because some guys at the table next to us, i guess it... More 

Thank GoodguyPan
Adana, Turkey
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Reviewed 16 April 2012

I recently had the opportunity to enjoy this restaurant twice in one week during my stay in Istanbul. The first night we happened upon it by accident because it was close to our hotel - just down the hill from the Arasta Bazaar. The second time was very deliberate and just as good. You can choose from a Korean or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Korean
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sultanahmet Mahallesi Kucuk Ayasofia Cad. | 56 Emınönü Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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With so many unmissable attractions within a mere stroll of each other – and all set around the site of an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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