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Mesrutiyet Caddesi No. 65 | Beyoglu, Istanbul 34443 , Turkey
+90 212 334 9900
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137 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2015

The rather grand clientele, piano and beautiful surroundings gave me the impression this would be extremely expensive - it isn't. The deco interior strongly reminded me of the Libby of Eltham Palace in London. The menu is quite limited, and mostly pasta dishes and cakes. Food is tasty and service is good - the waiters don't speak much English but... More 

Thank Nelly-6
Ilkeston, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2014

This lovely cafe, on the 'ground' floor of the private Pera Musuem is actually just off Istiklal St, opposite a car park, & near the British Consulate & Galatasaray Fish Market: but there don’t seem to be any direction signs to it or the Museum itself. It is such a haven from the bustling city & has extremely comfortable seating,... More 

Thank Jeffrey F
Mexico City, Mexico
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2014

We had coffee and some turkish desserts. The decoration is beautiful and the atmosphere is nice.The Museum is a must!!!

Thank Alejandra P
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2013

Pera cafe is located on the ground floor of the museum and provides lots of comfortable seating with tables or sofas and chairs. Food was mostly desserts and drinks. I was not aware if there were lunch items available. Staff spoke English.

Thank BarbBelgium
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313 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2013

I had a coffee and it was delicious together with a slice of chocolate mousse cake and inside looks very modern.

2 Thank adnanmordeniz
Istanbul, Turkey
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106 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2013

Quiet and elegante. Could be more in the menu. Incredible atmosphere. Worths to have a coffee there.

1 Thank TripalGourmet
Silver City, New Mexico
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2012

Lovely cafe/tea room with Maria Callas' piano in the middle of the room. Banquettes or comfy chairs. Gorgeous pastries, tea and coffee.

1 Thank The_Schaefers
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264 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2012

ok baked goods, nice place to sit. Museum's very good - mix of modern art and old. Unfortunate that tripadvisor doesn't list the museum.

Thank poodledoop
Toronto, Canada
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2012 via mobile

This is beautifully decorated art deco style cafe. The atmosphere is sophisticated but casual. Wonderful for a light meal,lunch or a little treat. Delicious baked goods and great coffee. Definitely worth a visit whether you visit the museum or not.

1 Thank MJ S
Singapore, Singapore
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104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 511 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2011

The café in the new private Pera Museum (which is worth a visit just for its very nice museum design but which also has some very good collections) is one of the nicest places to have a tea or coffee, a small meal, to relax and hang out, also to visit friends of colleagues in the Beyoglu area of Istanbul.... More 

2 Thank Aethelred

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Restaurant Details

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    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, International, Turkish
Breakfast, Lunch
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  • Address: Mesrutiyet Caddesi No. 65 | Beyoglu, Istanbul 34443, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
  • Phone Number: +90 212 334 9900

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