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The House Cafe Ortakoy

€€ - €€€Cafe, European, Turkish
Salhane Sok. No:1 | Ortakoy, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 227 26 99
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“quinoa salad” (6 reviews)
“turkey” (14 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Turkish, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options
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Salhane Sok. No:1 | Ortakoy, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
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1 - 10 of 338 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We decided to stop here after doing some sightseeing mid Sunday afternoon. There are loads of eating options but too many waiters hounding you to eat at their restaurant! This place was not doing that and had a welcoming really nice cool and hip interior....More

Thank Tasneem A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So yes, the food is actually really good. We were really impressed by the starters, the cheese filled kebabs, the salads, everything was delicious! The service however was extremely slow.. & there were only 5 tables! Lol! But tbh I couldn’t care less.. clean place,...More

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 1 week ago

The very nice place with nice views but if we are talking about the service a real disaster, they made a mistake twice with the drink and one with the food

Thank Akram M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice view of the bridge at night. Located inside of an upscale hotel. Good food, good wine. A bit pricey. Then able to walk around outside near the water. Nice evening.

Thank Armrod
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in Istanbul 6 days and went twice to this restaurant. The food was delicious, the view is amazing and the staff are super friendly. Recommended

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

They are rude and spilled the hot tea on my mother without an apology. I wouldn’t go here again for a mediocre breakfast. The only thing worth it here is the view, which they don’t allow you to see because apparently the area is always...More

Thank Nada D
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Nice view of the bay and the mosque, especially while sitting outside. We had a good rich breakfast and very good coffee. Service was o.k.

Thank ramidov
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

The view is beautiful!!! The service was average!! Bad communication in english !!! I couldn't have the choice to sit wherever i wanted because of the trainer/trainee supervisor !!!!!

Thank Eleni G
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

The food was fine, I ordered quinoa salad it was delicious and the penne arrabbiata was average. The view was very nice, the service was fine

Thank sadeem03
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Nice smiling staff, less than average tasting food, average service. however you can try it just for the view. Especially the terrace at summer time should be seen. Apart from that you dont lose anything.

Thank mkemalunsal
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
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Meysam R
11 May 2018|
Response from Armrod | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Not sure about the answer to Ramadan. There is a map of public transportation in that area on the Internet. (Sorry I tried to copy the map but I’m not allowed to by Trip Advisor.) We took an Uber which was reasonably... More
Meysam R
11 May 2018|
Response from mkemalunsal | Reviewed this property |
it is open in ramadan. where will you be staying? i need it to describe the public transport
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 02:00
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 26 99
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