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Shadow Cafe & Restaurant

Cankurtaran Mahallesi, Akbiyik Cad. No: 26 | Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
+90 545 655 73 47
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pita bread” (10 reviews)
“turkey” (37 reviews)
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Pizza, Seafood, Turkish, Middle Eastern, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cankurtaran Mahallesi, Akbiyik Cad. No: 26 | Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant, nearby the ayasofia and the blue mosque, is worth visiting. The staff is very friendly and the food is very delicious! All of that for a good price.

Thank Dennis v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The most delicus food in town! You can eat, you can dance, you can drink from dusk till dawn and my Jacko will dance and have fun with you. The price are low so everything you pick you will love it. We become great friends...More

Thank marija4484
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent food , fun and great entertainment with Jacko! The seabass was fresh and nicely fried. I love the steak over potato strings. The chicken wrapped with spinach will please any palate! Many thanks to Jacko and team for the meal and company. We felt...More

Thank Fe C
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Great food, very friendly waiter. Food is good, except that the chicken taste like mutton, maybe because of the bowl.

Thank eileenee0288
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Called in a couple of times during our brief stay in Istanbul for drinks and late night food having traipsed half way across the city and this was, literally, round the corner from where we were staying. Great prices for such a central location, friendly...More

Thank flighty85
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We were here twice, the food was really good and the service the best!! They gave us an unique experience in this city!! We totally recommend the place!

Thank Nataly P
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Lunch or dinner best place in town! Great prices and food, very warm and friendly people make you feel like you are home! Thank you for your service and your friendship! Hope to see you soon, also best pita bread in Istanbul!

Thank Felipe G
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Staff were lovely and interactive with guests. We were constantly asked if we needed anything and if everything was ok. Lovely food, great atmosphere and probably the best on the road. Totally recommend.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 September 2017

we had eaten elsewhere so we stopped here to have some shisha (hookah) and drinks. the place was full of people having fun. the waiters encourage dancing and merriment. this in tern attracts more customers and so forth. enjoyed our late evening here.

Thank DostiAli
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Best Restaurant and cocktail bar I visited in Istanbul. Great food and drinks and even better hospitality by the hosts. So good I visited twice. And I'll come back on my next visit.

Thank Sören Zohan K
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cankurtaran Mahallesi, Akbiyik Cad. No: 26 | Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 545 655 73 47
  • E-mail
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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