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SakIp SabancI 23, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 323 6500
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I wish I had previous reviews on this site. Visited the restaurant on the 14/7/16. We got approached by an apparent staff member from our hotel, ( but we didn't recognise him), who suggested we try Konak. We had a jovial time, and the pancake/filled naan made by the lady in the front of the restaurant was nice. We got... More 

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Thank Frank H
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Went to this restaurant on 23/07/2016 with my husband it was recommended by a local man who said he worked at our hotel we looked for him afterwards but never saw him strange.we ordered our meals a lamb casserole and a beef casserole,a bottle of wine and a small water. The waiter suggested we try some bread which was freshly... More 

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1 Thank anitaoxley
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Went to the restaurant with friends and ordered 4 beers 1 small fish platter and another fish dish. They charged us 1000 tl. Total con. Avoid at all costs as it will cost you dearly. This was after a recommendation from cheers Hostel.

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2 Thank hands1987
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

I went to this restaurant with my family and I wished that I didn't, all the waiters do not respect people and there food is the worst but has the highest price, how did it happen I don't know, so I tell you all "DO NOW EVEN THINK IN ENTERING THAT PLACE"...👌🏼👌🏼

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1 Thank Laith Y
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2015

They overcharge you with tricks, taking advantage of you. Staff is rude, food was normal, not even quite good. Totally did not worth it. Avoid!

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1 Thank Michael G
Johannesburg, South Africa
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

We did not pick the restaurant for any particular reason apart from that we were hungry. It had been mentioned to us after asking around as we were walking down the busy street. We also thought it a good idea to try Turkish cuisine. Besides the vegetables which were very cold and oily, the food was not bad at all.... More 

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1 Thank Abby-m
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2014

Please avoid this restaurant. I wish I had checked tripadvisor before going there. The place is a rip off. Prices are OK on the menu but when the final bill came out we had to pay 258 Liras for 4 Doner sandwiches, 1 french fries and 4 yogurt drinks. They even charged for 2 plates which we thought was complimentary.... More 

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3 Thank Mohammed N
Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2014

After reading some of the other experiences noted, I realized that they played the same game with us with regards to up charging over their table menu and posted prices for 100g, 300g and 500g sized dishes. We patronized the location at Istiklal cad. No:118, on Friday 12/5. Suffice it to say, this is must avoid for anyone.

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4 Thank mattotis
Lebanon
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2014

During our last visit to Istanbul we went to have lunch in a restaurant called Konak at Istiklal street. All the food was great and the meat was extremely tender and delicious . I will definitely go back there whenever I am in Istanbul , it was a good choice for me and my family

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Thank Maha J
Istanbul, Turkey
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2014

I've been to Konak a number of times at various venues along Istiklal since I moved here in 2010 and never had a bad experience ... until now. When we placed the order, my friend asked for an Iskender and I requested a simple Et Durum and was asked 'which size' and so I said, 'normal', and repeated this twice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: SakIp SabancI 23, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
  • Phone Number: +90 212 323 6500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?