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IBNI KEMAL CADDESI NO. 23 | Sirkeci / Hocapasa Mahallesi District, Istanbul, Turkey
07:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 01:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is really nice, friendly personal, the owner is the best, food is very tasty and the portions are bigggg, i'definitely come back, highly recommend this place

Thank Korina T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Tonight my friends and I were wines and dined by the beautiful people at Harem cafe & restaurant. We had a lovely dinner and the service was fantastic I defiantly recommend 😊

1 Thank Michaella K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

If you want to experience authentic turkish cuisine this restaurant is the best place to be. People are very nice and accomodating.

Thank Charizzavel S
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2015

Wonderful food. Ask for owner Hikmet. Good for dinner. Nice service. Went there for 2 days in a row.

Thank LiliyaIL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

We went late at night and a horrible rain storm started. I think it was the owner who told everybody to go inside and get a seat. This was fine because we hadn't ordered yet and the other people at the tables were done thier food so didn't have to carry anything inside. It was a violent storm and the... More 

Thank munzimunz
Kuala Kangsar, Malaysia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

We went there last night and had the following: Curry chicken: Undercooked. My husband lost interest so didn't bother having it be sent again. They charged us for it nonetheless. Spaghetti bolognaise: It taste very different from the usual bolognaise we have ever had. I thought it was okay albeit different but my family really didn't like it so we... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2014 via mobile

Great service and cosy, friendly atmosphere. Delicious tasty food, although not large portions. Even though people are using the hubbly-bubbly pipes & smoking cigarettes, there is not a smokey atmosphere (I'm a non smoker).

Thank Fiona V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2013

Great views, an oasis, reasonably priced food and drinks ( even beer or wine). Get there about noon to get a good place and view.

Thank Chrisaw14
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2013

lovely food accompanied by a lively atmosphere and entertaining waiters who were friendly and very hard working

Thank ladytravellerf
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2013

We had two meals here and enjoyed them. mGood value. We enjoy Efes (the beer). It is really good and so much better than the wine. Very nice staff.

Thank glyndavas

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: IBNI KEMAL CADDESI NO. 23 | Sirkeci / Hocapasa Mahallesi District, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
Phone: +90 212 512 4507 / +90 536 954 0219
e-mail: harem.cafe.restaurant@gmail.com

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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