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Serbethane Cafe&Restaurant

Kabasakal Cad. Arasta Carsisi No: 117, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 517 0004
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“jelly beans” (28 reviews)
“sherbet” (12 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Cafe, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Kabasakal Cad. Arasta Carsisi No: 117, Istanbul, Turkey
Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We dinned there twice during our stayed in Istanbul and the food was really good. Restaurant is a 5 min walk from blue mosque near Arasta Bazar.

Thank Usman S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located in a little street close to the Topkapi palace area, we very much enjoyed the meal we had here.

Thank Sakina K
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The best Shisha I had in Istanbul! Went for the jelly bean flavour after reading previous reviews and was not disappointed.This place has a great atmosphere and friendly and welcoming staff.

Thank mud217
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The cafe is hiding behind the blue mosque, the shishas here are two type normal classic with water base filter and special signature with pink liquid filter (i think it is milk or something), but it is great. The apple press tea also highly recommend.

Thank Preetanat K
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This place is very stylish and traditional. Loved the food (try Turkish food, not European, because Caesar Salad was not like it usually is), Adana Kebab is amazing and gozleme with cheese and potatoes. I also had some lemonade with mint. The coffee is so...More

Thank marichanishvili
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I went here as a solo visitor, tried hookah out of curiousity. The staff were incredibly kind. They took the time to keep me company as I was alone. They showed me how to hookah because it was my first time. I had a thorough...More

1  Thank Shanda L
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We found this place on trip advisor. Excellent hospitality, excellent service and great shisha.. recomended!

Thank TalaLabban
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Thanks to Ahmed and the rest of the staff. Always having good times here with you :) Best shisha in town and very delicious mezze

Thank Darius F
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

I been there five times and very nice place and the bezo very friendly he doing good service jelibon shisha is very nice

Thank Ahmed A
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

A nice cosy place located behind the Blue Mosque. The two brothers who run this restaurant/cafe are very welcoming and hospitable. The food is really nice and also the narghile/Shisha is pretty good too. A pot of traditional apple tea or sahlep accompanied by a...More

Thank Bilal 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$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kabasakal Cad. Arasta Carsisi No: 117, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 517 0004
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