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Kucuk Ayasofya Liman Cad. No136 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 458 07 36
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“lentil soup” (24 reviews)
“kebab” (38 reviews)
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Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Kucuk Ayasofya Liman Cad. No136 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we went to this restaurant after the reviews on Tripadvisor. we bought couple of times, i liked that the kabab is made fresh and you can see everything clean. we saw the lovely lady that cooks , she is very nice, my kids loved this...More

Thank fatuma m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small restaurant with very friendly staff. Everything is quite simple but food is awesome. Kebab highly recommended!

Thank Анна С
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

The place is bit hard to find but well worth the hunt. The menu is limited but the food is great. I ordered a menemen and a Turkish coffee and I was not disappointed at all. I personally prefer smaller local restaurants such as this...More

1  Thank Shachi V
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

That was Great and delicious especially the chicken 07 march 2018 , you must visit ziya baba I like the place .

Thank Belmamoun H
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Best kebab ever! Lentil soup and bread were so good. Chicken was so juicy and tender. Close to blue mosque. Many local people also come and enjoy. Must try!

Thank Rene L
Reviewed 11 February 2018

went here twice, first time we had gone in around 10.30pm and as soon as we walked in, he said that they are closed. We asked him what he could give us to TakeAway, he suggested lentil soup, so we took 4 soups and some...More

Thank shaeda_sikander
Reviewed 13 December 2017

This is a great little place for very good value and tasty food. A lot cheaper than other places in the area. As mentioned by other reviewers, one of the owners/waiters can be a bit gruff, but don't let that put you off!

Thank cabaret99
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Good service, tasty food. Nobody don't call you from street! Portions are big, and price are low, instead in another places in sultanahmet district

Thank Vadym S
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We had a breakfast here 3 times. The best melemen and coffee. It's a family cafe near the small Sofya. Good price and fast service.

Thank Fail Z
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

My worst ever experience in a restaurant ever. I wish there was a 0 star. Went in Tuesday evening around 10.30pm for dinner with my husband. As we walked in the owner muttered something under his breath. He looked quite upset. When I asked to...More

3  Thank golden2017
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
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Response from ITCHINGTON | Reviewed this property |
My wife is vegetarian and we went twice. It's several months ago we went so can't remember how many options there were. When you go in the various ingredients are on display - just tell them you are vegetarian and they will... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 11:15 PM
8:30 AM - 11:15 PM
8:30 AM - 11:15 PM
8:30 AM - 11:15 PM
8:30 AM - 11:15 PM
8:30 AM - 11:15 PM
8:30 AM - 11:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kucuk Ayasofya Liman Cad. No136 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 458 07 36
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