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The House Cafe Ortakoy

) #154 of 11,622 Restaurants in Istanbul ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe, Mediterranean, European
Salhane Sok. No:1 | Ortakoy, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 227 2699
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“quinoa salad” (5 reviews)
“house hotel” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Salhane Sok. No:1 | Ortakoy, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The House Cafe Ortakoy Great coffee house in marvelous place like it here very much service very good prices moderates

Thank bnghanem
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A great location right by the bridge. If you're after authentic Turkish you won't really get that here it's more european. We ordered the steaks we were fasting so expected to be given dates to open our fast with but not provided. Waiter was nice...More

Thank Irami
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect Yummy Breakfast. Great location directly on the water. Amazing drop-back for photographs. The manger Go Khan was terrific and assisted by making my meal the way I prefer it. Thank you.

Thank MoyaDubai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I understand this place is heaving during the height of the season. We were lucky enough to have Turkish friends who made the reservation and we were right on the water, and it was SO nice. The menu is very European/American so not a lot...More

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great dinner during my internship in Istanbul, which I will never forget. We booked a table right on the pier and were able to watch the great view over the Bosporus. The location at the inside is decorated really opulent and tasteful...More

Thank Primavera34
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here Saturday 20th May 2017. The food was good ( we had a steak each ) and resonably priced, about £12 each. The restaurant was very clean but the main beauty was the location. It was located in the Ortakoy area of Istanbul, which...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cafe is within the same building of the House Hotel on the Bosphorus. The view is amazing as is the breakfast but also all the dishes we tried while staying at the House Hotel. A hot spot for locals and not surprisingly so!

Thank Marios T
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Very famous cafe restaurant in Ortakoy. It was very nice to stay on the terrasse to enjoy a turkish tea and an amazing Tiramisu

Thank anthonyp123456
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We happened upon this vibrant, locals restaurant tucked away in Ortakoy and really loved our overall dining experience. Fresh, excellent local cuisine, large menu, great freshly baked bread. Would absolutely recommend -- most of the other restaurants in the area looked like tourist traps. The...More

Thank Ashley W
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

If you want to have your breakfast, lunch or dinner the house cafe ortakoy is the best destination where you can enjoy the food and the view

Thank Haya A
In Besiktas, skyscrapers compete with palaces for
space in an upscale vista replete with hilly green
parkland filling in the margins. Step into this rather
wealthy neighbourhood and discover a rich mix of
opportunities to shop, dine, and be entertained. For
folks in search of urban buzz, not to mention a
constant reminder of just how important Istanbul’s
waterways are to its rich history, there's the
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What is the coating on the chicken schnitzel, is it Panko crumbs?
23 August 2016|
Response from rsamfiru | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just got this now. Not sure, it was last spring. Definitely not Panko, homemade coating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salhane Sok. No:1 | Ortakoy, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Besiktas
  • Neighbourhood: Besiktas
  • Phone Number: +90 212 227 2699
  • E-mail
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