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Cafe Rumist

#18 of 11,843 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
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Akbiyik Caddesi No:5, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 458 6641
08:00 - 01:00
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Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best Turkish coffee I've ever tasted With an amazing food an atmosphere احلا قهوه تركيه روووعه والاكل 👌🏻😍

Thank latenato
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Extremely friendly service, and delicious food. The place is cozy, and even though it is at the corner of a street full of restaurants, we went directly to this one, following recommendations. We didn't regret it. The food was delicious, the prices very reasonable and the people working there were very nice.

Thank César R
2 reviews
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Myself Santosh Kale from Mumbai India. Its my first visit to Istanbul, turkey. Cafe Rumist suggested to me by business partner in USA. You must try here Hot Pot Clay Kebab .... Traditional Turkish Dish made in traditional way ... Taste really awesome, i felt i am not away from my home. All Indians -- please please visit once whenever... More 

1 Thank Santosh K
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Walk purposefully past all the guys trying to coax you into their restaurants, and head straight for Rumist. A peaceful, friendly atmosphere and amazing food await. There are choices for every taste, including great vegan options.

1 Thank Dharlene V
1 review
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing service. We had a hot pot clay kebab , was great tasty.Visited in February, a must see in Istanbul. Go to place!

1 Thank Ferdi D
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

First place that i found in istanbul after many visits! Food was outstanding as the service as well and also hospitaly from the owner Ibrahim! Its a must in Istanbul!

1 Thank Miki N
Sao Paulo, SP
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

At the corner of the one of the main street of old town in sultanahmet has got alot of restaurants so one of them was Café Rumist and we pick-up this place. It was a great choose, warm with heating outdoor, was clean and great hoy pot clay kabab we had.We were couple of friends and eated lamp and chicken... More 

2 Thank Amandafp
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

This place seves hot pot clay kebab which tastes very yummy and pizza is also soo good .. good juices available ..

2 Thank dishoraj
Miami Beach, Florida
2 reviews
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

I have been restaurant business in USA past 5 years , a friend of mine to recommend to us cafe rumist we had a hot pot clay kebap traditional Anatolian dishes was amazing. The service and ambiance was awesome. If you are in old town in Istanbul worth to try.

3 Thank erdal27
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The food was outstanding , we order hot pot clay kebab ıt yummmy.They have very rich menu and we ate outdoors and truly enjoyed ourself with heating sistem. The staff were very polite and did everything they could to please us. if you are in old town of istanbul stop by .

3 Thank Elif O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$39
Pizza, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akbiyik Caddesi No:5, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 458 6641
All the Turkish hot and cold drinks, dessert, kebabs, pides, pizzas in a wood burning oven.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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