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Cibalikapi Balikcisi Halic

Kadir Has Cad. No: 5 | Fatih, Cibali, Halic, Istanbul 34083, Turkey
+90 212 533 28 46
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish” (9 reviews)
“tapas” (2 reviews)
“calamari” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Turkish, Halal
€€ - €€€
Kadir Has Cad. No: 5 | Fatih, Cibali, Halic, Istanbul 34083, Turkey
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Is a discusting restaurant. Food is very low but the bill is too high. Is a fish restaurant but you find just 2 kind of fish. Service also is too bad.More

2  Thank OsinIstanbul
Dream435082, Halkla İlişkiler Müdürü at Cibalikapi Balikcisi Halic, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Dear sir, First of all we're really sorry for your bad experience. However are you sure that you came to right place? There are lots of fish restaurants in Balat. And most of them younger then us, and also there are fake restaurants that has...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

all the food is amazing. especially baby calamari and girit ezme. if you go to upper floors, you have a chance to sit by the wide open windows which brings from Bosphorus and will have a great view of Golden Horn. Cibalikapi balikcisi have a...More

Thank Arzu A
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Before all of these, ( I don’t want to go into a political, social and economical discussions here ) Istanbul was known by beautiful seafood restaurants where you may enjoy the seafood, fish and most importantly special dishes from different ethnic habitants of the city,...More

Thank Didido1966
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This restaurant in the Golden Horn has the ambience of old Meyhane. The service was very good, our server was very informed. We tasted many meze. The grilled sole fish and the grilled octopus was delicious as was the special raki to wash it down....More

Thank Ayse B
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This restaurant was recommended to us by an Istanbul local whom we met on the train; and it turned out to be our most memorable dining experience in Istanbul. The atmosphere on their rooftop patio was magical, the staff were extremely nice, attentive and genuine,...More

Thank Alongcomesnima
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I have been in the place twice and both I have very good experience. The food was excellent, fresh and well cooked. I recommend all Meze's. I had grilled callamary and sardine rolled with Wine leaves as hot dishes. I would recommend for anyone whom...More

Thank jrkelesoglu
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Great little restaurant overlooking the Golden Horn. It's spread over 4 floors we sat on the roof top great view. They have a wide variety of Mezes and Tapa style dishes the calamari and fried cheese where yummy! We choose the grilled sea bass for...More

Thank 339michaelh339
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing Turkish and Greek tapas "meze" dish and delicious sea food accompanied Turkish raki. Enjoying Golden Horn view.

1  Thank Figen G
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Always best meze's ,you will never get upset in here. Friendly and experienced staff can guide you well if you don't know what to choose. Fresh made and very delicious meze's. Turkish Alaturca music at the background and a very beatiful "Galata tower" and Golden...More

Thank Gokhan A
Reviewed 1 November 2016

the town itself offered such a unique experience that offcourse that the food would eb great too, this place is a must eat if i can say so

Thank 420natasagezmen
Fener & Balat
This sleepy and rather socially conservative area of
Istanbul hosts a small but thriving Jewish community,
the patriarchate of the Eastern Orthodox Church, and
some of the most beautiful churches and Christian art
in the world. Much of what’s most interesting to
witness in Fener and Balat sits between the surviving
ancient city walls of Constantinople and the serene
shores of the Golden Horn. Despite the many splendid
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kadir Has Cad. No: 5 | Fatih, Cibali, Halic, Istanbul 34083, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Fener & Balat
  • Neighbourhood: Fener & Balat
  • Phone Number: +90 212 533 28 46
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Burası eski meyhane kültürüyle günümüz arasında bir köprü, bir müdavim mekânı. Eski Türk filmlerinde, Nubar Terziyan’ın meyhaneleri vardı ya, işte öyle bir yer. Ahşap bina, ahşap zemin, tahta masa ve sandalyeler. Salaşın sıcaklığı, temizliğin ferahlığı… Cibali’de, tarihi Cibalikapı’nın hemen yanıbaşında, Hasköy’den, tarihi Galata kulesi’ne, Topkapı Sarayı’na uzanan nefis bir panorama.
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