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Faros Restaurant Old City

Divanyolu Cad. No: 76, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
+90 212 513 9113
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Divanyolu Cad. No: 76, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came across this amazing restaurant on our first day in Istanbul,and we couldn't be happier. Our server (Abdullah) was friendly,knowledgeable,and very much on point with his recommendations!

Thank Bilal K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant is on the main street. So you can find it easy. Very clean. Good dressed. Staff is gentle and smart. Food was really good there. They can do also something what you like even if it's not in menu. Everything is fresh. Portions was...More

Thank Collin F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a few lunches here, it was so good. The waiters are friendly and very efficient. The food was consistently great and the waiters were happy to help recommend something to eat as the menu was so big! I ordered different things like the...More

Thank Angela E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Is a great place to eat. The food was delicious. The personal very kind and fast. Free wifi available.

Thank Daniel968
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant with my friends. And everything was great. Seris was very good. I would recommend it to everyone :))

Thank antonio3512
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This place you definitely must visit. We had the chance to enjoy several moments at Faros. A beer, a cappuchino, a apple tea, a nice meal. It all was just wonderful. We even got a nice dessert on the house one late night. Very friendly,...More

Thank André Z
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This restaurant is on one of the main thoroughfares in the old town and it has both indoor and outdoor seating. The staff could not have been more friendly helpful and went out of their way to make us feel welcome. It is a great...More

Thank Gerard O
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Is a nice place, food is good comparing with the price and location I could say that is like strategical taking in account how closser are the hystorical places of the city... Recommended...

1  Thank Breyner N
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I've eaten here multiple times as I pass through Istanbul and am always pleased with their service and food. Whether I been on my own or had a group of 20, they've been accommodating and everyone loved the food.

Thank Greg F
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I decided to try this place out with my family on the second day of arriving in turkey. The atmosphere of the restaurant was friendly including the staff who would be willing to help you out with anything you may have needed. We ordered chicken...More

Thank Tasmia Y
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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4 May 2015|
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Response from 43Trudie | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Faros Hotel so got a discount on our food. Compared to UK the prices are very reasonable. You can find cheaper but all the food we had was good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Divanyolu Cad. No: 76, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 513 9113
  • E-mail
A Unique Feast In the PeninsulaStarting the day with open buffet breakfast, the Faros Restaurant menu offer ıts customers a wide variety of choices. From garlic mushroom to prawn casserole, pizza to salmon tagliatelle, cokertme ( sirloin veal kebab stuffed with yogurt and and potatoes) to crepe.Exclusively, with our freshly made cocktails, you can converse in the garden while inhaling the historical peninsula’s mystical air.Sharing Your EnthusiasmFaros Restaurant is also a meeting point for sports enthusiasts. Current matches are shown on full HD vide screen LCD televisions. Friendly and experienced staff are at your service in order for you to have a pleasant time and to share your enthusiasm while delivering great hospitality
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