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Khorasani Restaurant

Divanyolu Ave. Ticarethane St. No:39, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
+90 212 519 59 59
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bread” (106 reviews)
“kebab” (229 reviews)
“lamb” (54 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Divanyolu Ave. Ticarethane St. No:39, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We ate here a few nights as we loved it the first night and really wanted to try some other items on their menu. Highly recommend the Anatolian chicken and turkish ravioli. Will be back to trial more on our next visit to Istanbul.

Thank tim r
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Aubergine and hummus are spectacular. The minced lamb and beef with base of aubergine similarly great. Go eat here, you won’t regret it.

Thank kiwitraveller27
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Khorasani stands out even in the midst of tourist-catering restaurant! While it also catered mainly toward tourists, this restaurant nonetheless makes an excellent meal stop because of its delicious dishes, generous additions, and good service. After a long intercontinental flight, I wanted a quick meal...More

Thank Jay Y
Reviewed 22 November 2017

My wife and I ate here late in November and did not want to eat anything heavy. We had four starters: baked humous, rolled meatballs with filling, Borek plate (cheese filo pastry) and fried calamari. All the starters were excellent especially the rolled meatballs with...More

Thank mephistophelean
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed this place ! Had Wi-fi. Food is great and very authentic . Turkish coffee ! Yum yum, they don’t have desserts apart from Baclava but there is lots to choose from the menu and it’s in a nice quieter section of the town .

Thank kasukusays
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Very good chicken shish. Delicious salad. Friendly unintrusive service. Good prices. Highly recommended

Thank Michalakis21
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Good value, good food, friendly service, good value. We enjoyed this restaurant very much. Worst thing was if you sat outside, there was quite a bit of traffic squeezing up and down the very narrow road.

Thank Graham L
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We had starters, main and a tasty baklava desert here. The starter of dolmades which we shared was full of flavour. For the main course I had a kebab, really tasty, a little chilly giving it a nice kick, offset by the yogurt. My wife...More

Thank tomc1002014
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We only used the restaurants recommended by our hotel and Khorasani was their top pick for most authentic local kebab food . Their other restaurant recommendations were right and so we had ho hesitation going to Khorasani . We enjoyed the quality of the food...More

Thank Gordon R
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Located in the heart of Sultanahmet, a stone's throw from Hagia Sophia and across the alley from the Sura Hagia Sophia hotel, this charming , spacious eatery offers some great choices on their menu. I would call it CosmoTurk cuisine, with a little something for...More

Thank Shai S
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$26
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Divanyolu Ave. Ticarethane St. No:39, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 519 59 59
  • E-mail
"Ask most tourism representatives, restaurateurs, and waiters in Old Istanbul to recommend a restaurant, and most will offer Khorasani Kebab&Grill and Steak House. This restaurant has been a part of the Sultanahmet gastronomy scene for many years and is famed for its Turkish BBQ (the ocakbaşi), tender kebabs, and freshly prepared mezes. While the menu caters to a range of culinary interests, if you want a unique dining experience then ask to pick out your mezes and kebabs from the kitchen counter and have the chef cook your kebab over the BBQ's open fire inside the restaurant. Another popular dish from the coals of the BBQ is the Testi Kebab. As featured in New Zealand's World Kitchen TV show, this flavored meat and vegetable casserole is sealed in a clay pot, slowly cooked over the BBQ coals, and cracked open before the eyes of diners. Check out the video under "We in Press" on the Khorasani website for more information about the kebab from Central Anatolia. Khorasani also has a great wine menu and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner." Afar.
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