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The House Cafe Ortakoy

#153 of 11,538 Restaurants in Istanbul}
€€ - €€€Cafe, European, Turkish
Salhane Sok. No:1 | Ortakoy, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 227 26 99
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Cafe, European, Turkish, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Salhane Sok. No:1 | Ortakoy, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The cafe location is beyond beautiful with breathtaking view and really good food; however, the cafe staff lack basic hospitality manners such as greeting and smiling to the customers regardless of nationality and ethnicity. My friend and I were not attended while entering the premises...More

Thank M_ghayyath
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was staying at the House Hotel Bosphorus next door and came here for a drink and then decided to stay for dinner. There is not a lot to say. Worst food I ever had in Turkey. I had already my appetizer and main course...More

Thank Klaus R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice view, bad service and average food. The only restaurant in Istanbul that charged service fee of all we went to

Thank natalka304
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice restaurant on the Bosphorus. The food was not very delicious. Mozzarella was very good bur the meat was not very good

Thank Bayram K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went to dinner with one of local friend and really appreciated a view of Bosphorus bridge and Ortakoy mosque. Food- good, but not exceptional. Service- average. View- great. So this is a nice place overall, but for this type of money I expect something better:...More

Thank Andrius L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view from this cafe is just fabulous. You can sit right by the water when the weather is warm and enjoy an amazing view of the Bosphorous. The food was very good and exotic, too. Recommended.

Thank Mirna T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best breakfast restaurant. Delicious food and lovely environment I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Muneraabdullah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a wonderful evening to be in Ortakoy is worth the effort, the House Cafe has never failed to deliver on quality food and excellent service, the ambient was so wonderful, fresh ingredients and serene setting with the Bosphorus is in your setting. We have...More

Thank Said Mohammed A
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Stunning views of the Bosphorus, amazing staff, great food and reasonable prices. This place is a must visit if you are in Ortakoy.

Thank JudeO92
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

What a nice and welcoming romantic place, looking over the phosphorus with a sunset not to be missed ... the menu is full of choices and the prices are midrange... A beverage that is not to miss in this place is the very-berry-smoothie... there is...More

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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22 August 2016|
Response from rsamfiru | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just got this now. Not sure, it was last spring. Definitely not Panko, homemade coating.
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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, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, 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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