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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%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (22 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 weeks ago

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

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

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

Thank fernando b
Reviewed 10 July 2018

we ve ordered fish , idont rember the name but they were nice. and nice staff with nice accent. perfect design i think it comes from Ancient rome sugest ,eet here at day light

1  Thank najafiamin
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel as it was close by. My family and I all Enjoyed our starters and main meals and would definitely recommend Cesme to anyone looking for an inexpensive, unfussy quick meal. The service was efficient and friendly. We enjoyed...More

1  Thank Gemma02
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

1  Thank Empi J
Reviewed 14 May 2018

We tried this restaurant because it was conveniently close to our hotel. What a lovely surprise! Great service and a tasty well-prepared, healthy meal. Would definitely recommend.

1  Thank SandyJohannesburg
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

I had dinner her most of the nights i was in Istanbul because it was close by the baseileus hotel. The waiter was always pleasant and food was always plentiful and very tasty. The meal was preceded with healthy serving of fresh bread at all...More

1  Thank Coryy20
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Very friendly and respectful staff, not pushy in any way. Excellent food, fast and friendly service. Large menu to choose from. Low prices for the excellenr quality of the food and the service offered. They accept credit cards. I definitely recommend.

1  Thank PatrickB7294
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Very good food and very good service. Good location. The staff were very professional and friendly. The food was very good. The Turkish bread was absolutely delicious.

1  Thank anjulaph
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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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