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Meze By Lemon Tree

Mesrutiyet cad No:83 | Asmalı Mescit mah. Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 252 8302
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ceviche” (23 reviews)
“cold meze” (51 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Meze was just what we needed after a long day of walking around grand bazar. Upon arrival we were given a choice of a fixed price menu with 3 or 5 mezze as options or a la carte. We went for 5 meze. Waiter took...More

Thank Ira B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff is helpful, always smiling. Meze's are not your typical ones. I have to tell you, don't go for extraordinary taste but interesting (and sone of them never heard of) mezes. Beef and lamb is good but their strong suit is fish.

Thank Aycan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Eaten here twice now and both times the food was tasty and varied. Come hungry if you want to tackle the Degustation Menu as there's a lot of food for two but just as easy to order a la carte. Prices are a little higher...More

1  Thank Manicstar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner at mezze by lemon tree as it was strongly suggested by a friend of us. We weren't disappointed. The mezzes were all very sophisticated, like a mix between classical mezze and some modern influences. The mezzes and main dishes were delicious....More

Thank Kobi M
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Vibrant atmosphere, good service, good wine and good food (lamb chops were amazing and good choice of mezes). On the expensive side but very good dining experience.

Thank Wataru K
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Excellent small restaurant across Pera Palace hotel and Soho House. Nice atmosphere, white tableclothes, excellent mezes. This was our best meal in Istanbul. It is a bit more expensive than the standard meyhanes, but worth it. I recommend a reservation on Fridays and Saturdays.

1  Thank GANESHA
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The taste of the cold "small" starters is a very pleasant journey through the Mediterranean cuisine, with a touch of herbs, normally rather used in Asian cooking. The warm starters continue the journey of enjoyable cross over cooking. The 150 Lira menu for two persons...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The experience I had at this little gem will remain with me for ever. This restaurant is small but friendly, the staff is caring and nothing is too much for them to please the customers. The owner is on site for ensuring that little details...More

1  Thank rajivskitchens
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed dinner here. Great range of meze dishes, all of them interesting and packed with flavour. Service was good. You do feel a bit cramped in the restaurant though as the tables are very close together.

Thank PaulofPleshey
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This quint restaurant sits just opposite the Historical Jumeirah Hotel in the heart of Istanbul. Turkey is known for its rich cuisine, spending an evening at The Meze by lemon Tree was just an awesome experience. We started with what we in Britain would call...More

Thank Umangsax
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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Are you child friendly, baby in a push chair?
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.
Do you have ekmek kadayif?
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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:30 - 01:00
18:30 - 01:00
18:30 - 01:00
18:30 - 01:00
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18:30 - 01:00
18:30 - 01:00
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 8302
  • E-mail
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