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Meze By Lemon Tree

Mesrutiyet cad No:83 | Asmalı Mescit mah. Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 252 83 02
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ceviche” (25 reviews)
“banana dessert” (18 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Mesrutiyet cad No:83 | Asmalı Mescit mah. Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was definitely the best meal we had in Istanbul. The meze was gorgeous and the meat in the mains were perfect. It was a bit pricy. But worth every penny and still cheaper than a meal back in Denmark.

Thank Louise L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very small and sweet restaurant with extremely fresh and delicious mezes (tapas) to chose from. I'd recommend it highly to anyone visiting this part of town. It's also romantic and tasteful. The service is excellent. Owners and some of the staff speak...More

Thank Fulya U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Based on many good reviews we decide to have dinner here. Mexe in general was good but not unique. The main and most expensive item on the menu was a disappointment. Octopus was very soft indicating that it was frozen (not fresh as the price...More

Thank mghanmi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A small restaurant with delicious food. I would certainly recommend a visit. Staff were very helpful and friendly.

Thank Neil D
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

After having heard wonderful things about this place, we were excited to try it. While the food is overall good, with some highlights (the seabass ceviche), I would certainly not rate it as excellent, especially given how well one can eat in Istanbul. I had...More

Thank NicoNoseToTail
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

The best meal we had in Istanbul, by far! Great combination of hot and cold mezze. Full of creativity. All dishes are absolutely delicious and fresh. The dessert was fabulous (banana with cream, almonds and topped with honey). Bad for your hips but so good...More

Thank yara_globetrotter
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best places I’ve ever eaten. While eating, we started planning another trip to Istanbul so that we can eat the food again! The Sea Bass main was incredible, as was the shrimp casserole, baked cheese pastry starter, and all of...More

Thank beckybrown84
Reviewed 2 January 2018

The restaurant it's very small and probably the only thing I disliked about this place is the distance between the tables, which is too small for having the correct privacy. We have tasted a degustation menu for two and it was tasty and traditional. I...More

Thank renzobossi97
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Delicious food and we felt wonderfully looked after, excellent recommendations and wine selection. A must if visiting the city, great for a small group of friends and couples. We went on the recommendation of an Istanbul Resident foodie....

Thank jackstigner
Reviewed 27 December 2017

After a gap of 18 months since our last visit, for my birthday, I was keen to try the clever, confident cooking of Meze again - and wasn't disappointed. Although tables are close together, don't be put off - the experience is a very personal...More

Thank PRFluffy
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal
Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night
and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights,
shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of
people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive
Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of
the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned
restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening
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14 October 2015|
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Response from SusanW7982 | Reviewed this property |
Would probably work if the baby could sit on your lap. Otherwise, probably not too well.
9 February 2015|
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Response from H900d | Reviewed this property |
No, we do not serve Ekmek Kadayif...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 1:00 AM
6:30 PM - 1:00 AM
6:30 PM - 1:00 AM
6:30 PM - 1:00 AM
6:30 PM - 1:00 AM
6:30 PM - 1:00 AM
6:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mesrutiyet cad No:83 | Asmalı Mescit mah. Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
  • Neighbourhood: Beyoglu
  • Phone Number: +90 212 252 83 02
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