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Tarihi Cesme

Kadirga Liman Cadessi | Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
+90 212 516 35 80
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bread” (23 reviews)
“chicken curry” (3 reviews)
“pide” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Kadirga Liman Cadessi | Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were touring the grand pazar area and our guide suggested we have lunch here freshness and tastiness of our orders the place is very hostorical Highly recommend. Great staff nice hospitalty

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank declaneltodeclan
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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

This place one of the best food i ate in Istanbul, I highly recommending the fish on grill... u might got the whole piece of fish, but believe me is the best way to eat them! Just need bit of work though! Staff are so...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank EmpiJr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to this place this afternoon with my wife cesme restaurant was close to our hotel our reception he did recomended us this place the really great restaurant

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank analonac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you stand in front of the restaurant you want to walk away. Ground floor is full in light and is far from a nice atmosphere, or jou looking for a canteen like atmosphere. Going upstairs it is a different story, dimmed light, real wood...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank toogo4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very attentive staff. Moderate prices. Quick service. Tasty food. Serves beer. The cost for a fried zucchini starter + kebap plate + 2 sodas was 40 lira ($7-8 USD). I particularly enjoyed the bread.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank SEAPexplorer012
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked past and needed a no frills place to eat. The wine was cheap and delicious The food and service were good Happy with what we received

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tim A
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We ate there a couple of nights. The food is good and the beer is cold. It seemed quite popular with locals and tourists. Friendly staff with enough English to understand what you want. Watch the world go by.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Harry W
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This restaurant is located in a great area,close to the center but far from the crowd.It looks like a family owned restaurant and the services exceeded our expectations.I eat the best vegetables meal here and the owner gave us a great desert from the house.The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Gina D
Reviewed 21 July 2018

This restaurant was close to our hotel. We decided to try it based on previous reviews. It is a really nice restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating. The food was fantastic and the service was excellent. The owner and staff were really nice and helpful....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank KhaledIsmail123
Reviewed 19 July 2018

they served for us a nıce food ıts a local turkısh place nice ambians stuff can be better thats why ı gıve a 4 starts

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank fernando b
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kadirga Liman Cadessi | Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 516 35 80
Tarihi Cesme Restaurant is located in the historical heart of Istanbul on the half-island of Eminonu very near to the big sights like the little Aya Sofya mosque and the old Sokullu baths. The restaurant has three storeys and a romantic garden with a view on the centuries old fountain and the picturesque streets. On the menu you’ll find the traditional Turkish dishes; hot as well as cold food. Off course all the kebaps are served, but the restaurant also serves fresh fish, pides and one should really try the house speciality: Cesme kebap. A real treat!We would like to welcome you in our restaurant one day.
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