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KARAKOYUM CAFE

) #3,070 of 11,624 Restaurants in Istanbul €€ - €€€ European, Turkish
Kemeralti Cad. No.8, Karakoy, Istanbul, Turkey
212 2446808-9
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
16 Nov 2015
“Great live music & ambience!”
13 Nov 2015
“dissapointing, 2 days ago!..”
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CUISINES
European, Turkish
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Kemeralti Cad. No.8, Karakoy, Istanbul, Turkey
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1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 16 November 2015

We visited over a weekend and the atmosphere was fantastic. Live accordion music and locals singing along. The food was good too and the service decent. Don't go without a reservation.

Thank Siddharth B
Reviewed 13 November 2015

the owner/operator of this restoran (a veteran architect) seems satisfying herself, pretending doing business!.. though we are frequent eaters, each time service staff unhappy and the kitchen is the weakest link.

Thank scutari
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Traditional cuisine, limited, yet excellent repertoire . We had one of the best kofta's we ever had Service is good and professional Enjoyed it a lot Highly recommended

Thank Shay365
Reviewed 19 September 2015

This restaurant is at the top of a bank building near Galata bridge, in Karakoy (right near tram stop). The ambience is nice, with fresh air, nice view etc. The staff don't speak much english, which was fine, we got by. The food though was...More

Thank rand0m_pers0n
Reviewed 31 August 2015

My wife and I ate here on our first night in Istanbul. The restaurant was hard to find - next to a bank in an unmarked building in which you need to take an elevator to the top floor and then climb stairs again. But...More

Thank Andy T
Reviewed 7 July 2015

set menu is our usual choice when dining with a number of colleuges. manti is delicious, regret not allways available; dark side of the moon!..

Thank scutari
Reviewed 13 June 2015

After reading some reviews and hotelling around the corner we decided to give this "restaurant" a try. Relatively easy to find - check google maps - take elevator to fifth floor. Just a view- depends on seating. Service was good, but unfortunately the meals we're...More

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 4 June 2015

View is good but ambiance in the restaurant is awfull, foods are not as good as seen on the internet, it is good for the people for quick food ,and it's price is reasonable.

Thank Siyami K
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Great place in Istanbul. Quite hidden on the terrace of an office building (not easy to find if you don't know it!), it has an excellent service and delicious dishes, specially the Turkish specialties. There was also some accordion music being played live. And the...More

Thank BauldelaPiquer
Reviewed 4 December 2014

This restaurant serves lunch and dinner. I and my wife prefer to spend our special days in this restaurant. Besides you can have a very nice view of old city and the entrance of the Bosphorus. You must try the mezes, dolma (stuffed grape leaves),...More

Thank melih120
Nearby
Karakoy
Sitting pretty with an age-old air about it, Karakoy
is situated on the European side of the Bosphorus at
the mouth of the Golden Horn. Perhaps the city’s most
historically significant area, it’s currently one of
the most happening parts of town as well. Here street
vendors and alfresco fish restaurants line the banks
of the Horn where the views of major attractions
across the water rival Karakoy’s own key attractions,
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kemeralti Cad. No.8, Karakoy, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Karakoy
  • Neighbourhood: Karakoy
  • Phone Number: 212 2446808-9
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