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The House Cafe Tesvikiye

#524 of 12,055 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Neighbourhood:
Sisli
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Atiye Sok. Iskece Apt. No:10 D:1 Tesvikiye, Sisli, Istanbul, Turkey
2592377
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Today
08:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 02:00
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Izmir Province, Turkey
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It has the best location and it's really a fancy cafe. Very easy to stumble upon a celebrity here since they stop by here very often.

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Thank Gokhanhepsen
Istanbul Province, Turkey
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good location. On Nişantaşı area. Lots of shops , restaurants and cafe there. Very good staff and service. I usually go for drink something. When l tired with shopping😁👑👍✨ Very very good .

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Thank tijenz
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The cafe is great to stop by and have some coffee and sweet. To have the best experience you must try the Turkish coffee .

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Thank Abdulaziz A
Beverley, United Kingdom
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133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Met a friend here for lunch and the food was superb. I had the meatballs with tomato sauce and fries, delicious. Nice wine too. One thing to be aware of is that there are many of the House Cafes in Istanbul so make sure you get the correct one. There is another one 100 metres from this one next to... More 

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Thank RnA31
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98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

The food, the service is all good. The entrance is awkward because it's inside an apartment building with homes. The food and the garden and atmosphere are all fine. But it is overpriced. You really pay for the location and atmosphere rather than the food.

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Thank Ali D
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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72 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Stop by at our last day in istanbul. Tired after long walk of shopping spree, at the expensive neighborhood of sisli. The service is efficient and quick. (Love that). Having turkey and eggs sandwich and my partner having sucuk sandwich. That was delicious. The size of portion is huge and generous. The price is bit expensive but not that bad.... More 

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Thank aditya d
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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

While shopping stop by for a cup of coffee or tea and some very good desserts .. Staff barley understands some English words but you will find a way to communicate!

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Melbourne
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

While it is a bit pricier than some of the other Cafes around, we ate breakfast and lunch at this cafe several times as the food was so fresh and well prepared. I would highly recommend if you find yourself in the area.

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Tampa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Beautiful people, Beautiful Food, Beautiful Drinks, Beautiful Environment. Kinda expensive. I would still recommend this place for the experience but expect to pay full price for what you are getting. There are many deals in this city. This isn't one of them. :)

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Istanbul
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248 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

First member of the House Cafe chain. Very busy and popular in Tesvikiye area. Good for lunch, dinner and especially for breakfast.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, International, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 01:00
Thursday
08:00 - 01:00
Friday
08:00 - 02:00
Saturday
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Atiye Sok. Iskece Apt. No:10 D:1 Tesvikiye, Sisli, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sisli
  • Neighbourhood: Sisli
  • Phone Number: 2592377

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Sisli
For much of Istanbul’s history, Sisli and the area just north of Taksim Square were open countryside used mostly as hunting grounds. These days, Sisli and its chic streets are considered the very heart of contemporary Istanbuli life, where an epicenter of fashion and a thriving business district meet to create an expressly “downtown” feel. Though largely a residential neighborhood, luxury hotels, fine dining restaurants, and upscale shops abound with many of them situated inside or nearby Cevahir Istanbul, the biggest shopping mall in Europe and second biggest urban shopping mall in the world. Shopaholics and fashionistas travel from near and far to browse the area's mix of major global brand items and creations by popular Turkish designers.
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