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Shadow Restaurant & Cafe

#19 of 12,343 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
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Akbiyik Cad. No: 26, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
+90 542 621 8470
11:00 - 23:50
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:50
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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We want recommend everyone this place Because we love it. So you guys just go shadow and try best dish of this place All dish is testy and good. For sure And good! This is the place chill and we have dans party whatever you want Shadow shadow we love it

Thank yaserrrrr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I went out to visit Sultan Ahmet with my friends we found this place. I ordered çökertme, my friends had lamb casrolle. It was so yummy we did like it. The staffs were so friendly With their special dances.If you want to have a good night and chill this the place that you can go. I'll definitely go back again.

Thank Azat O
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second time there was a nightmare. The two guys working was very rude and arrogant. They treat women with disrespect thinking they have right to them just because they are men. During an conversation with them and when they are changing the coal the shisa falls on us. My friends jacket was destroyed and out clothes ruined. Then they... More 

1 Thank Xdruvansombajsa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I falling love with this restaurant Also the menu price is middle and its not so expensive Really friendly guys I recommend it if you come tu istanbul,sultan ahmet you have to try this perfect restaurant I hope you will enjoyed 👌🏽✋🏼

1 Thank Maral S
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By far the best meals in Istanbul in a local neighborhood restaurant. In particular, try the eggplant and peppers with yoghurt. In an are that is full of tourist traps, this stands out for quality and price. Everything i had was good and it was full of locals all the time

1 Thank Nghia T
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

It was good....very nice place.....very good restsurant in very nice place....good service and normal price

Thank Mery C
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Let's talking about the dish we had at shadow cokertme kebap the name of dish we had at shadow it was really good. so you guys who's want to shadow want try some nice meal please try cokertme kebap you will loved. So! The hospitality is really great and jacko he's waiter working there he's amazing man. Don't worry about... More 

Thank Mehdi K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

It was good experience with this place I visit it at the first time and i hade a really fun so I visit it 3 times again , i mean really fun about food and everything , my Advice to everybody want to have good international Turkeys time go there

Thank Taha K
Istanbul Province, Turkey
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Everyone is so friendly there is nothing to say bad about this place. The was really good just go there and try çökertme kebap It was amazing dish I had in my life in that place thank you Jacko he's waiter in this restaurant

Thank antoniosfk
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Dear shadow we been dinner at shadow we really loved we recomeneded everyone have Try lovely good. place and jacko hes menager but hes doing everythings thank you so much everybody

Thank Faruk E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Turkish, Middle Eastern, International
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:50
11:00 - 23:50
11:00 - 23:50
11:00 - 23:50
11:00 - 23:50
11:00 - 23:50
11:00 - 23:50
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akbiyik Cad. No: 26, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 542 621 8470
We are located right in the heart of old Istanbul, Sultanahmet. We are just 2 streets away from the Blue Mosque and walking distance to all major attractions in Istanbul. We offer high quality food from our qualified chef. And always give outstanding service. You will enjoy our Ottoman Turkish cuisine.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Sultanahmet

Neighbourhood Profile
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 retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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