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Galissta Restaurant

Mimar Mehmet Cd. No. 28/30 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 458 12 11
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible27%
1 Oct 2014
“Nice restaurant. Worth a visit”
1 Jul 2014
“Worst restaurant on our trip. If not ever.”
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Mimar Mehmet Cd. No. 28/30 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 1 October 2014

This is one of the finest restaurants in this lovely city. Food was above our expectation. Service very professional. Would return.

Thank Paolo C
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Six of us went there for dinner. The restaurant looked pleasant enough, and no harassing by street hustlers seemed refreshing. the place is around the corner from the main strip, therefore not busy. that was the warning sign we ignored. half the items we ordered...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 4 August 2013

I feel like we were in a completely different restaurant than all the other reviewers. Granted, this is not a gourmet 4-star experience. The food is simple, but overall very good. But what we found very enjoyable was the Happy Hour, which I think lasted...More

Thank ariesgal65
Reviewed 29 May 2013

There are lots of choices for restaurants in the Sultanahmet area. Most are good to excellent this one was the worst of 10 we tried. The touting outside is annoying but acceptable inside it is not acceptable.The wine list was a choice of red or...More

Thank TripMember07112016
Reviewed 20 May 2013

Food was luke warm and rather tasteless. Music although not loud was horrid soppy Englısh songs. It ıs İstanbul and should have a Turkısh flavour to the atmosphere. Not recommended even for the stavıng.

Thank Waikatosflyingkiwi
Reviewed 28 April 2013

Lured in by the "friendly" gentleman out front .... should have checked tripadvisor before ordering, similar story to tell as has been reported here several times. The 10 % Tax showed up on the bill just as mentioned by someone else here; my friends fish...More

Thank olwei
Reviewed 28 April 2013 via mobile

Very aggressive the treatment of the host. He offered us 20% of discount and it was a lie. Be careful!!

Thank Pabloquin
Reviewed 24 April 2013

This is exactly the type of place to be careful of in Sultanahmet area. Guy in front calling in customers was nice and we gave in (only time on trip we did) and we should have kept walking. First if you have the seafood, the...More

Thank Tyler C
Reviewed 19 April 2013

Walked past this restaurant every day during our stay, and eventually gave in to the man on the door. We were going to order some food, but first thought we would have a drink. we ordered a beer and a Tia-Maria cofee. The beer came,...More

Thank colin c
Reviewed 13 April 2013

Stupidly seduced by the sales patter, we agreed to eat at this 'worse than average restaurant.' Sold a fish, that would be filetted and served with jumbo prawns, we had high expectations after an extremely good meal in the fish restaurant on the opposite cormer...More

1  Thank SnookyJ
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

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  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mimar Mehmet Cd. No. 28/30 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 458 12 11
Starting activity with, "Sultanahmet meeting points" motto and Galissta keeps on growing with its professional service approach, selected tastes of world cuisine to different tastes of its rich menu, warm atmosphere and modern design,high level of customer satisfaction...
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