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Cihan Derya Balik Lokantasi

Grand Bazaar
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Carsi Kapi Cad. No:2 Fatih | Beyazit, Istanbul, Turkey
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Brisbane, Australia
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Was walking down the street and saw this place, had the taste for seafood. Ordered the sardine roll for take away and its was bloody amazing!! Bought another it was so good! Sardine probably a good choice if your after fresh seafood, it certainly was and only $5 lira each...wow totally recommend!! Ask for mayo and lemon juice to make... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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27 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Discovered this restaurant by accident after strolling around Grand Bazaar. The fish was excellent and relatively cheap Hamsi (fried anchovies) was fresh and crispy.

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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752 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 581 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2015

We passed this place several times before. But one day - after spending some time at the Grand Bazaar - we decided to go in for a snack. It looks like a hole-in-the-wall, but has actually a real restaurant in the back. But we decided to eat at the counter just inside where's room for about four people, because we... More 

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72 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

Visited this restaurant with friends, both of whom spoke Turkish. The main restaurant is in the back, behind the street-facing kiosk. The fish was excellent and extremely well priced. Total for 4 of us was around 100TL.

Thank TheBrownTrout
Sofia, Bulgaria
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40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2014

Just outside the main gate of the Grand Bazaar in Sultanahmed, you might think this is a just a walk-up fried-fish kiosk. In fact, through a narrow entry, there is a proper restaurant with a small number of tables, salad bar, and a sink to wash up before and/or after eating. An extensive menu of inexpensive fish dishes is in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carsi Kapi Cad. No:2 Fatih | Beyazit, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Grand Bazaar
  • Neighbourhood: Grand Bazaar
  • Phone Number: 5281685

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Grand Bazaar
Tourists, hawkers, and locals come together at the Grand Bazaar to comb its labyrinthine passageways in search of a bargain – be it a pair of brand name jeans, a handcrafted silk rug, or a perfectly brewed cup of tea. Outside the vast bazaar, worn, narrow streets wind their way down from its lofty perch to the southern shore of the Golden Horn, where the evocatively aromatic Spice Bazaar beckons alongside the elegant New Mosque (opened in 1665). Nearby, the famed Galata Bridge offers pedestrian access to urban delights across the river in Istanbul’s more residential and contemporary neighbourhoods, while the must-see sights of Sultanahmet are but a leisurely stroll away.
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