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Beso Restaurant Bistro

Alemdar Mahallesi, Catal Cesme Sokak No: 5 | Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
+90 212 526 46 46
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Alemdar Mahallesi, Catal Cesme Sokak No: 5 | Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Great pasha guvec
" Broad selection of real Turkish dishes."
Sander F
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2. Claypot kebab
"I recomend you to try "TESTI KEBAB ""
Marc A
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3. Royal Fish
"Ottoman empire and the Sultans' favorite foods"
Jackie G
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Reviewed today via mobile

the food is good and the service is fantastic. It is our first dish in turkey and definitely a very perfect experience.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 846hum
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 25 August 2018

I stopped at this resturant because of the nice music away from the busy parts of the Old Town. Also they offer a variety of foods from Ottoman times mixing sweet with savory. I reccomend the Barbeque lamb, but also I had a variety of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Chris P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Hello everyone I want to beso i ate testi kebbap very delicouse end service is excellent end waiters friendly... end very delicouse dessert treat after dinner i advise everyone end they have nice vegetarian food

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank muammera2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all the treatment of the diners was not the right one because they were treated as "friends" It was cold because they left the door open. It was November ¡¡. Music very loud. They tried by all means to encourage the consumption of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Revtra0151
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff is very friendly the food was magnificent. They play amazing music, especially in the evening time. Fast service, and very delicious food and atmosphere, I cannot wait to come to this place again and order more from their awesome menu!

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Lena H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best restaurants from Istanbul, tasty food, professional and very friendly people! I highly recommend it!

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

Thanks Adil for everything - the plate of seafood was very nice - just take it and it’ll be enough of food for 2 persons. Very tasty. Recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Escape64564159166
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was there with friends. Everything was perfect food was excellent service perfect and atmosphere is great what else i can want .after meal we had our drinks by the fireplace.i recomend here to everybody for an unforgetable night

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Mustafa A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food and good ambiance, very nice music, friendly staff, and good food portion size. The menu has lots of diversities. Free wifi as well

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank hajjelias
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good lunch and service. Prices are a bit high with additional 20% ‘tax’ added. Waiters smoke cigarettes just outside the front door, and smoke blows inside.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TwinsFanInOz
habib_aktan, Sahibi at Beso Restaurant Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear lovely guest if there any mistakes we didn't know about it . We are so sorry about it . But in our restaurant we don't have 20 % of TAX thank you

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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Average prices
US$ 4
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
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11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
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11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alemdar Mahallesi, Catal Cesme Sokak No: 5 | Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 526 46 46
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Beso Bistro Restaurant In order to keep the forgotten tastes of Ottomans alive we serve the unique tastes which were presented between 14th & 18th Century what had almost forgotten please come experience our friendly service in our plesant atmosphere with fireplace. local gavorment's hygiene inspections showed that we are one of the best restaurant in the town Traditional fusion Ottoman kitchen Our chef revives the dishes which were served to the Sultans, their families and their guests We are ready to host you with a kitchen where fruits are used instead of tomato, corn, potato to flavor all foods. As well as we are serving Turkish and International special dishes which most popular in the world Pomegranate flower sherbet, stuffed melon, mutancana are only a few option of ottoman palace cuisine. Beso restaurant Turks and Ottoman cuisine is near by Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet) tram station with capacity of 70 per indoor 30 per garden side. Good Food & Good Dine
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