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Hayat Cihangir

Kilic Ali Pasa Mah. Akarsu Cad. No: 23A, Istanbul 34433, Turkey
+90 212 293 53 74
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
4 Nov 2017
“Bitter aftertaste ”
25 Oct 2017
“Worst service for high prices”
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Turkish
Kilic Ali Pasa Mah. Akarsu Cad. No: 23A, Istanbul 34433, Turkey
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The restaurant appeals with the promise of fresh seafood and its hip clientele. The bill however, left us with a bitter aftertaste. Especially one dish - grilled octopus. We paid TL 100 for four little octopus legs. What added to my bitterness, was the fact...More

Thank blue5150
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We have been to Hayat Cihangir with a group of friends last month. First, they informed us that they can have such a group of 17 people, but there were separate 2 tables for us. Always had to ask for basic things like water, ice,...More

Thank Diren B
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

A full house restaurant, nice fish but unfortunately dirty and rude service! I ordered a fish for 80TL and I had to ask them to change my cutlery. The fork that came was sticky. At the end of the dinner I found a long black...More

1  Thank AlexGourmetraveller
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Well just left this place, and I did not like it at all. First, they don't have an English menu and no one who speaks other language other Turkish I just bought two bears and a couple of appetizers (yougurt & a Greek salad) and...More

1  Thank Claudia G
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

It's really ok Food is ok, not wow, not bad Service is ok, one waiter was nice and one was grumpy It's really an ok restaurant

Thank Imrikal
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

We went there at around 8:00 pm and we found only ONE table was with customers who are also foreigners. We should actually got aware of that. Unsurprisingly, it turned out that it was quite a disappointing dinner with normal food and extremely expensive cost....More

Thank jett l
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Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

we found this restaurant on our way to another one... it got our attention, so we chose to stop here... and we have been rewarded, nice and quick service and very good and orginal mezes: our favourites were the seabass in mustard sauce, savory fish...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 June 2015

We were wandering through Cihangir, and came upon this lively street with casual restaurants and bars. We selected Hayat, as it looked like the one with the best food on the street. We were not disappointed! We selected our mezze from the cold display case...More

Thank phyllis846
Hayatcihangirde, Yönetici at Hayat Cihangir, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2015

Dear Phylliss846, Thank you very much for your great review. It was pleasure to host you, Hope to welcome you once again at Hayat Cihangir. Best regards, Elif

Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

Best tapas around here!! Should try nice mediterranean tapas like Mezgit Sarma, Giritli, Kaya koruğu, Balık pastırması ..

Thank Yaman A
Hayatcihangirde, Yönetici at Hayat Cihangir, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2015

Dear Yaman A, Thank you very much for spending time and write your comments. It's very nice to hear and read your fabilous comments. We are happy for you to have good times at our restaurant. Hope we can see you here again. Elif

Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

Just attempted to have a meal at the Hayat. After an hour and a half of not progressing past mezze we finally asked them what was going on only to be told they didn't have any of the mains on the menu available. I would...More

1  Thank London9876
Hayatcihangirde, Yönetici at Hayat Cihangir, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2015

First of all we would like to mention that we were very surprised by your review. We mention about the First of the May problem at our local area, and also in Turkey, so we didn't get prepared for our red meat course as main,...More

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kilic Ali Pasa Mah. Akarsu Cad. No: 23A, Istanbul 34433, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
  • Neighbourhood: Beyoglu
  • Phone Number: +90 212 293 53 74
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