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Istanbul Restaurant

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Rue Francois Ngin, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 21 218 320
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Roermond, The Netherlands
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Very friendly staff, helpfull and fast in their support. The food comes fast but I was not very impressed. Have had better ones. I would give it a four star if now Istanbul seems to be closed for a while. Nit a place to recommend as they close and open as they wish. Not very good for travellers to tell... More 

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Thank frans1954
Laos
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Even upon request the Air Con was not put on. Only when they had some Arab customer walked in they put the air con on. Shame on them for doing such a thing, will never go there again.

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Thank xhye
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Very clean, very tasty very pleasant...just not hitting the marks. The homemade yogurt was the real deal! Perhaps, I'll try it again.

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Thank Felix F
Vienna, Austria
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

I came because of the good reviews. The staff is really nice, i felt very welcomed. Unfortunately, the falafel were so hard i couldnt cut them, had to take them in my hand and even chewing them was hard work. I was looking forward to the garlic sauce, but there was so little sauce that, combined with the hard falafel,... More 

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Thank enotear
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Having travelled for a number of months through SE Asia, Turkish food was a welcomed treat!! And we were not let down by Istanbul restaurant. The chicken and beef shish kebab were excellent.. Both the meat and the wrap itself!! Friendly and tentative staff!

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Thank Ciwi2013
Gouda, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

I had dinner here tonight and when a tasted the great garlic sauce I realised that I was missing that! Had a great falafel, I love falafel so it was very nice to have a good one after 6 months! The staf is very friendly! If you want a break from Asian food, go Turkey!!

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Thank Kim S
Basel, Switzerland
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

We had a good kebab and falafel with excellent pita bread and garlic sauce. The owner/waiter was very friendly, attentative and fast. The falafel were a bit too hard but tasted very good.

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Thank Christine S
Brisbane, Australia
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99 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2015

For a change from Loa food, this venue is a good alternative, good friendly service and nice food that is not overpriced

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Thank LeisaD36
Laos
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2015

Went there after everything else closed. Had some vegetarian falafel / kebab. Fair price, fine food, nice chitchat with the owner.

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Thank Sylvain B
San Francisco, California
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2015

Tried to go twice today but it was closed all day... It's Friday, so I dunno what this means. I wish they had some info about it on the door. It would have saved us from coming the second time.

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Thank Will G

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Turkish, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Francois Ngin, Vientiane 0100, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Province  >  Vientiane
  • Phone Number: +856 21 218 320

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?