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The House Cafe Ortakoy

Salhane Sok. No:1 | Ortakoy, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 227 2699
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Cafe, European, Turkish, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Salhane Sok. No:1 | Ortakoy, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is great (view of the amazing Bosphorus) + Turkish coffee with chestnut cheesecake.. The staff was friendly, wi-fi was not working properly. A bit cosy but Istanbul is always expensive. I enjoyed my visit and might repeat next time.

Thank Melikes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has good food with lovely view of Istanbul. It is just in the heart of Ortaköy with bosphorus view. I am not sure if the service you get here will satisfy you but the food and view will.

Thank Meral D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used to come here whenever I go to Istanbul because of the beautiful view and breakfast, but on my recent visit the service was very very horrible that I won't go back. The rest wasn't full and the waiters all seemed busy chitchatting and...More

Thank Gastronomica_lady
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ambiance is beautiful. Every little aesthetic detail has been well thought out and it's such a beautiful place filled with beautiful people that is fun to take in. The food is pretty good, but somewhat over-priced. The service, while friendly, seems a bit overwhelmed...More

Thank Xtlsfx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for breakfast on a friday and it was buzzing with locals which is always a good.sign. i ordered the menemen ( scrambled eggs with tomatoes, green pepper and goats cheese) . Served with a piece of roasted bread and extra bread on the...More

Thank farhanarkan
Reviewed 12 July 2017

house cafe by far give all the other cafes a run for their money , and house cafe bosporus is the best amongst them , once cannot get closer to bosporus without getting wet in any other place

Thank mando123456
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Was been there in the Sunday morning with friends - good food and nice view, but very, very slow service.

Thank tiina189282
Reviewed 23 June 2017

The House Cafe Ortakoy Great coffee house in marvelous place like it here very much service very good prices moderates

2  Thank bnghanem
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

A great location right by the bridge. If you're after authentic Turkish you won't really get that here it's more european. We ordered the steaks we were fasting so expected to be given dates to open our fast with but not provided. Waiter was nice...More

Thank Irami
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Perfect Yummy Breakfast. Great location directly on the water. Amazing drop-back for photographs. The manger Go Khan was terrific and assisted by making my meal the way I prefer it. Thank you.

Thank MoyaDubai
In Besiktas, skyscrapers compete with palaces for
space in an upscale vista replete with hilly green
parkland filling in the margins. Step into this rather
wealthy neighbourhood and discover a rich mix of
opportunities to shop, dine, and be entertained. For
folks in search of urban buzz, not to mention a
constant reminder of just how important Istanbul’s
waterways are to its rich history, there's the
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23 August 2016|
Response from rsamfiru | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just got this now. Not sure, it was last spring. Definitely not Panko, homemade coating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salhane Sok. No:1 | Ortakoy, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Besiktas
  • Neighbourhood: Besiktas
  • Phone Number: +90 212 227 2699
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