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LEVENT, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 279 6880
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Chittagong City, Bangladesh
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most tasty dishes can be found here in an ambiance of true service. Old fashioned in a nice way, the quintessence of the Turkish kitchen and hospitality are yours in this place. Over the years, the effort to make you a fine dish never went down, so satisfaction is guaranteed.

Thank maintiendrai
Pretoria, South Africa
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We were recommended the Namli restaurant by a tour guide and we were not disappointed. It is not in a particularly interesting, or scenic part of Istanbul, but the food, the service and the environment of the restaurant very very good. The pricing was also quite reasonable. And they are quite happy to serve food at any time of the... More 

Thank Quentin S
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

There are lots of Turkish kebabs and Lahmacun is located near the Levent Metro station.Delicious taste is for all foods .Good service ,you can also find at first floor express service near the oven !

Thank Nazif Can K
Abingdon, Royaume-uni
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147 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I had dinner in this typical Turkish restaurant the food is excellent ,ratio quality price is very good.

Thank GerardUK
Istanbul, Turkey
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I used to like this place but this time I'm deeply disappointed. "Tiny lamb skewer kebap" (kuzu çop şiş kebap) came in much larger pieces than it should have, it was raw and blood was giving a strange taste to the meal that should have been almost crispy. Artichoke that was priced 15TL came as a single slice which is... More 

Thank milenadj
Ridgewood, New Jersey
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79 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

I visited this restaurant on my first trip to Istanbul in 1999 and have made a point to visit on each subsequent visit, I have never been disappointed. The salads, Lahmacun and kebabs are the standouts.

Thank BRCelt
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134 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

When you dig in, your misgivings dissipate and you will think “OMG BEST BBQ EVER. The meats here are marinated especially heavy-handedly, so you can taste the natural smell on the meat. Depending on whether you prefer little or heavy seasoning, you will dislike or like the food. For me and some Turkish sitting beside me, it was delicious. All... More 

Thank Budgetandcomfortable
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

A wide range of kebaps from pistachio to aubergine. Extremely succulent meat regardless of the main course you choose and also excellent starters of Turkish pizza and fried Turkish meat balls with pine kernels. Worth mentioning is also their amazing deserts like from quince, pumpkin to oven baked sweet cheese pie (kunefe). Doesn't get any better in Istanbul in terms... More 

Thank avdicleli
Geneva, Switzerland
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335 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2015

Just to avoid any confusions: you will eat here pretty good kebaps! My rating is more based on the comparison with other restaurants in this segment. Compared to my other favourite kebap restaurants, the mezze's were bland and not particular fresh. The "cigkofte" was extremely dry and the sides with the grilled mix grill was not enough. You should try... More 

Istanbul, Turkey
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

I like Namli's spicy lahmacun. It always taste the same and the minced meat on lahmacun is good quality. The service is always good. I keep coming back and if I fancy a dessert too, kunefe is a very good option with your Turkish tea.

Thank atravelbugfromlondon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Barbecue, Turkish, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: LEVENT, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Levent
  • Neighbourhood: Levent
  • Phone Number: +90 212 279 6880

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