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Kurabiye Sok. 3, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 244 40 82
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
5 Mar 2017
“It's nice enough”
3 weeks ago
“Veggie / Vegan Menu Rocks”
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Kurabiye Sok. 3, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, chill ambience, excellent service, located in a 250 year old building loaded with character. On the vegan side, love the mixed salad, chickpeas & okra, and start with the lentil soup. The vegan fruit tart with one of their signature tea blends was...More

Thank Gordon808
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simple and tasteful food in great surroundings. All vegan / vegetarian menu that is inspirering. Service was sweet and we will be back.

Thank Jacob H
Reviewed 15 July 2017

The whole family was very happy to eat there, the food was just delicious and there was enough choice of vegetarian food. As I have an allergy and can't eat any wheat even there tarts where without wheat and they were delicious! My children are...More

Thank sayno04
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Briefly rude and disrespectful staff and very simple menu. Try another one. It was my first time that I visited this restaurant with my friends. I have been hearing about their name since they are a bit popular as being a vegeterian restaurant in that...More

Thank Emre G
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We were hoping to find some good vegetarian and vegan food. However, the food was cold, unseasoned, expensive, and the staff was rude. The worst evening we had in Istanbul.

Thank Haggai84
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Strongly reccomend! I know Zencefil since its beginning times. They have great food, friendly personnel; clean, plainly and nicely decorated, calm and peaceful place. Read or write or chat while enjoying your meal!

Thank Ulku Y
Reviewed 5 March 2017

If you are desperate for a veggie restaurant, then this is one of the best options in town. The food is pretty tasty, if a little over priced, but don't expect miracles.

Thank yasf
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Relaxing and unhurried dinner with a promising menu and well prepared food. Quality was only let down by the texture of the pies being spoilt by being microwaved. In Istanbul terms it's a bit pricey for what you get, but the venue is great and...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We stumbled on this place not realizing it was a vegetarian restaurant and were so glad we went in! Lovely tasty lunch, good portions. Pretty good value. Very nice decor and ambiance. I had a kinda warm smoked bulgar salad which was delicious and my...More

Thank pxc75
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Very good vegetarian food in a very cosy atmosphere. Nice people, and a very different approach to food than elsewhere in Istanbul. Worth making a detour.

Thank Jos P
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal
Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night
and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights,
shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of
people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive
Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of
the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned
restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kurabiye Sok. 3, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
  • Neighbourhood: Beyoglu
  • Phone Number: +90 212 244 40 82
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