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Assk Kahve / Kurucesme

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Muallim Naci Cad. No:64/B | Kurucesme, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 265 4734
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09:00 - 00:00
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Mon 12:00 - 00:00
Tue - Sun 09:00 - 00:00
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice view of the Bosphorus. its small and cosy which gives it intimacy. Food is delicious specially for breakfast

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best experience in Istanbul.. Great atmosphere, amazing Bosporus view... Near the sea... You smell the sea... Delicious breakfast very nice and kind stuff... You have to visit it... Very easy to find...

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do not miss the chance to enjoy your turkish eggs and excellent filter coffee here overlooking the beautiful calm blue waves. Just make sure you go early 9-10 am to enjoy a good breakfast before the place becomes busy.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We went here for lunch - the food was really good (I had a salad and my boyfriend some breakfast eggs and fresh pressed juices). Beautiful view on the Bosphorus! Nice atmosphere, quite crowded, better to make a reservation. We will go there again!

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bahrain
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

It is having really fantastic view on the sea, the food is very nice and tasty. The staff were nice. Please try the salmon burger.

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Thank jehad997
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This place had okay service the food was not that flash but the view was amazing (if you get front row seats to the bossphorus) staff had some knowledge of customer service

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Thank Cansu D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This is one of my absolute favourite places in Istanbul, and I try to go each time I visit. It's best to go outside of the busiest times (since there can be long waits), and to take your time sitting by the water, with a book in hand, enjoying a leisurely breakfast. The food is absolutely incredible and the views... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Service is really slow. Waiting 20 minutes to get my order taken! A bit on the pricy side. View is fabulous

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Have been to Aşşk Cafe many times. Pluses: location is very nice, right by the Bosphorus and the atmosphere is relaxing. The menu is rather big with good variety of food. They serve alcohol drinks as well, expensive, it is a general Istanbul issue - prices on alcohol are through the roof due to high tax. Minuses: a bit too... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This place is located in a nice area of Istanbul. Which is bebek. We went for a walk and had our turkish coffee here. Place has a nice atmosphere and beatiful view of the bosphorus. I would recommend this place for a drink and desert.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Turkish, International
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muallim Naci Cad. No:64/B | Kurucesme, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Besiktas
  • Neighbourhood: Besiktas
  • Phone Number: +90 212 265 4734
Description
Assk Kahve / KurucesmeAssk (Love) was established in 1997 right on the edge of Bosphorus in Kurucesme. After a short time, it became one of the most popular loopholes from city life with its green garden near the sea. Kurucesme Assk Kahve is an indispensable option for people who want to add more joy to their lunches, dinners, coffee-breaks and brunches. The rich menu of Assk Kahve contains international, high quality and organic foods.IstanbulIstanbul, located at the center of the ancient world, is an important mega metropolis famous for its historical monuments and wonderful scenery.

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Staying in Besiktas

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Besiktas
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 frenetic Besiktas ferry terminal or the city’s most vibrant fish market to explore. For a timeout of metropolitan proportions, head to the bucolic Yildiz Park or the chic Bosphorus-side fishing village of Ortakoy. Attractions such as the grandiose Dolmabahce Palace and a bevy of other stately residences await admiration. To be sure, this large and not overly touristy swath of Istanbul yields plenty of pleasure for all.
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