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The House Cafe Ortakoy

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Salhane Sok. No:1 | Ortakoy, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 227 2699
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08:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Thu 08:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 02:00
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Port Alfred
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

4 of us went there on Saturday in November 2016. There are many restaurants on the waterfront as close to Bosporus tours. I had the curried chicken. It was absolutely excellent . Subtle Flavours . The chicken could be a tad more moist but an enjoyable dish. My colleagues had the salmon and raved about it. The portions they had... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location and building is nice but the service is not the best. The waiter is quite rude, tried to clear our drinks before we finished (it wasn't a busy time), and tried to get us to buy the more expensive drinks instead of giving us what we asked for. Furthermore he made it seem we were a nuisance for... More 

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Thank LisaED
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best places to have your breakfast in istanbul,nice view, yummy food,excellent service,but its a little bit expensive

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Thank Niveen A
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect view and friendly staff in a very cosy atmosphere and interior. Food was ok, we were there for lunch ,average taste but good presentation A must visit place for the view.

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Thank Maha_ssh
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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139 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The setting was great, being right on the Bosphorus. The food was good and the service was relatively good. We had a cat companion who shared my meal by taping my thigh each time it felt hungry. Had to keep it occupied so it will keep away from the Mrs :)

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Thank ThegilaniAK
Mersin, Turkey
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109 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had kinoa salad and my daughter had a pizza. Both of them were excellent. The staff was great and polite.

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Thank Hipopp
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I have been there. Its an amazing cafe, it is so relaxing and peaceful. The waiters were so helpful and the drinks was yummy 👍🏼 i recommend visiting this cafe not for drinks and food only but for the great location.

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Thank Rawand F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely place Its the best cafe in Ortakoy , its place The yummy food, drinks and the best veiw at all.

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Thank Dania F
Nuremberg, Germany
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant close to the river Bosporus. Food is ok, really not bad. But sitting outside at the terrace with a view on the mosque and the Bosporus bridge makes it a highly impressive experience

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Thank Oliver H
Istanbul, Turkey
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60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

it is located in a very good place where you can enjoy the view to bosphorus, the service is fast and the employees are service minded, price is just a little bit high but for this place you get what you have paid for.

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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
Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Cafe, International
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 01:00
Thursday
08:00 - 01:00
Friday
08:00 - 02:00
Saturday
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salhane Sok. No:1 | Ortakoy, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Besiktas
  • Neighbourhood: Besiktas
  • Phone Number: +90 212 227 2699

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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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