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Cigdem Pastanesi

Alemdar Mh. Divan Yolu Cd. No: 62 | Fatih, Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 526 88 59
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pastry” (15 reviews)
“cake” (14 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, Turkish, Halal
$$ - $$$
Alemdar Mh. Divan Yolu Cd. No: 62 | Fatih, Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Cigdem Pastanesi is a lovely stop to have a rest and try wide variety of Turkish sweets around Sultanahmet. It can be considered a bit pricey but the cakes are fresh and gives the pleasure that we are all looking for.

Thank Cigdem O
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

I have already been in that cafe 1 year ago . The service was already not nice and soooo slow . Food is ok but not amazing and expensive . I tried a new experience today. The cafe was quite empty but nobody came for...More

Thank Lucile G
Reviewed 30 May 2017

A great selection of cakes ranging in price from 7.5 to 12TL. They also do breskfast and cheese sandwiches. The coffee's are very good and only 7.5TL for a flat white or latte. Good place to escape the hustle and bustle and only a 5...More

Thank Rodman100
Reviewed 30 May 2017

A great selection of cakes (ranging in price from 7.5TL to 12TL) and coffee (flat white or latte is only 7.5TL). Only a short distance from the Sultanahmet area, it is an excellent place to have a breather from the hustle and bustle. They also...More

Thank Rodman100
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Visited here last weekend. So much choice of beautiful cakes. Cakes tasted👌. Lovely friendly staff. Definitely recommend when in Istanbul. Tried a few different places for cake but ten out of ten for this place . (Review from the two ladies who offered to wash...More

Thank Shikeela H
Reviewed 28 March 2017

been visiting since 2009 and its always a great pleasure to go back...great location great desserts at a reasonable price

Thank David1911
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Had a few different pastries and cakes from this Sultan Ahmet shop. Fresh and good. Friendly counter staff etc. Would definitely visit again.

Thank samadperformance
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Very tasty items for breakfast and more. Affordable prices and the quality is very good. The atmosphere is nice to dine in.

Thank Akram F
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We passed this place on our way to our hotel and were advised how great the food and pastries were so mid afternoon we decided to try it out and we were not disappointed . The food looked good but we were interested in trying...More

Thank Daisy1948
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

It is my starting point of any Sultanahmet tour... What can be better than great breakfast at Çiğde? Boteks with mushroom, potatoes, aubergine and even leek... Or delicious ponçiks... Taste of their bites never failed me...

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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
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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: Alemdar Mh. Divan Yolu Cd. No: 62 | Fatih, Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 526 88 59
  • E-mail
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