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Set Balik Lokantasi

Haydar Aliyev Cd. No: 18 | Tarabya, Istanbul 34467, Turkey
+90 212 262 04 11
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (39 reviews)
“fish balls” (2 reviews)
“skewers” (2 reviews)
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Haydar Aliyev Cd. No: 18 | Tarabya, Istanbul 34467, Turkey
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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

The food was good but the service was quite bad. You feel as if the waiters are waiting for you to leave.

Thank Aymen Monasser A
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Restaurant located in a very nice area with beautiful landscapes. Fish based menu with typical Turkish starters and a good variety of fish. Starters were not superb but the main course was quite good. Service was a bit slow and not very friendly. Price above...More

Thank Business_Runner
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

It was much more better before but in recent years it decreased the quality of both the staff and the food. There are so many better restaurants with reasonable prices in the city. It will not survive long time with that attitude.

Thank Pilot003
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Very nice restaurant with a beautiful view. Very good food at right price (we were 3 and paid 360 liras. Small remark: they don't accept credit cards.

Thank Alberto G
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

As starter, fried shrimp was so fabulous and tasteful. Grilled Sea Bass and fried-(garlic/onion/tomato/...)marinated Sea Bream were the best but so expensive (150 Lira/kg). Grilled Pumpkin, fruit dish were okay but Volcano as desert was outstanding! ! Well said “sex on the beach”! As well...More

Thank sara s
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

I was invited to this popular fish restaurant by my brother who took the waiter’s advice, whom he knows, and it turned out to be a feast! We had fish kokorech, fish ball, sweet n sour fish, fish on skewers... in sauce and so on...in...More

1  Thank Dina P
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Set Balik is a fish restaurant that is on the Bosphorus, but away from the water side (most bosphorus restaurants are directly on the water). They have good mezes, ok fish and not too high prices. But the atmosphere is extremely loud, crowded and unpleasant....More

1  Thank KenyaTraveller70
Reviewed 19 September 2017

I don't know if any other country has more wait staff at restaurants than Turkey. In this restaurant, we had to many wait staff, one brings water, other brings bread, drinks and food has been brought by other people then some more people to take...More

Thank FreeJohnny
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Went there with a couple of friends and my kids. It is located on the Bosphorus, with tables almost touching the water. We mostly had mezes, all with a touch of fish. Everything was so delicious, I promised myself to go there again. I don't...More

Thank Mordo B
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I visited Set Balik several times. The quality of the service is standard and you get what you expect all the time. I like that they try different dishes with the fish

Thank Kuntay K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haydar Aliyev Cd. No: 18 | Tarabya, Istanbul 34467, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
  • Phone Number: +90 212 262 04 11
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