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Le Safran Restaurant

Alemdar Caddesi No: 11 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
+90 212 514 88 99
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“kebab” (74 reviews)
“lamb” (34 reviews)
“baklava” (20 reviews)
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9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Hours
Mediterranean, Barbecue, European, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Alemdar Caddesi No: 11 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is composed of liers. The boss offered us 20% off and baklavas free. In the end we ALL TOGETHER got half portion of baklava; that is 2 small pieces. When paying the waiter faked as if he forgot the 20% off and didn't...More

Thank albocoder
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Near to Gülhane station and topkapı palace its close to everywhere.food is good service amazing we will come back for sure

Thank sezgın b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Le Safran on my last evening in Istanbul. Very good seafood. The ice cream was delicious. Service very welcoming and attentive.

Thank _willbucks007
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is located just in front of the famous Gülhane parkı near Hagi Sophia and the top kapı palace. View is good, decoration very nice and comfortable. Service is good and fast and food is tasty. We ate a delicious eggplant with beef it...More

Thank Karism20
Reviewed April 11, 2018

All the guy at the front of the restaurant wants to do is lure unsuspecting tourists here because they don't know how bad the food is! Locals will not eat here as they know the food is over cooked, tough, and uneatable. kebabs dry, tough,...More

Thank celticmoon
Reviewed March 16, 2018

After we got a table they told me many of the things on the menu weren't available, than when they gave us the bill there was a 10% complusory hidden service fee. The food its self was average.

Thank gordondee2015
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

I stayed in Sultanahmet for few days and tasted different local cuisine. Chicken sheesh was really good. Service is Okish but few staff members are really helpful. Atmosphere is good.

Thank Ahmad K
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

We thought this was a tourist trap in the first place as the guys were standing on the road trying to capture tourist into the shop, as well as the suspicious reviews on tripadvisor which didn't seem authentic but we were too tired so we...More

Thank calorblind
Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

On top of the intercontinental hotel this restaurant offers typical turkish food and wine. Everything is on an ipad. This is a small place. It is preferable to make a reservation. I suggest you try the plates of four or six small appetizers. Wine is...More

Thank Michel L
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant in front of gülhane park for lunch and order mix kebab.the price was 130 lira.it was good but price was not resealable.

Thank Mohamad P
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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$100
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alemdar Caddesi No: 11 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 514 88 99
  • E-mail
The world's center is Istanbul. Istanbul's center is Sultanahmet ... Greetings from Sultanahmet. We invite you to enjoy nice tastes in the center of the world.
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