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Fatih/Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

They scam people on the bill. There was an extra fee on the bill which wasnt on the menu. When we asked, they said it was city tax which doesnt exist in istanbul. That is a shame for them. I will never go there again.

Thank Evrim12345
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Reviewed 4 December 2014 via mobile

This review is long overdue... Ibrahim and omer if you are reading this... THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THE CAKE! So the story goes that i went to istanbul with my husband to celebrate his birthday. We passed by the restaurant and saw smiley omer! Decided to stop by and try the food... The food was exceptional... We tried the... More 

Thank Beenish H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2014

Great staff, UMAIR is a cool guy so is the rest of the lads, very cozy, nice fresh food, great atmosphere, i want they 2 or three times, i would definitely go back , location is ideal, thanks guys see you soon, AHMED

Thank realtalk007
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 June 2014

The food here was just to die for, I ate here lunch and dinner once I found it, and every dish was spot on. The best food I have had in Turkey, after a month of travel.

Thank 29Itchin_feet
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2012 via mobile

After 4 weeks of traveling around Turkey, and becoming bored by the sameness of the food, Rimi has restored my faith in Turkish cuisine and red wine

1 Thank Tony W
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Reviewed 6 July 2012

Just returned from a fabulous trip to Istanbul. Stayed in the vibrant area of Sultanahmet. The street . Akbiyik Cad, is where it all happens. Lined with hotels, restaurants and coffee shops. A must for any traveller to Istanbul. Spent a lot of time dining and one such place was RUMI ST CAFE. The owner Ibrahim and his right hand... More 

1 Thank rezab
Acton, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2012

Ate here 4 times. Great every time. Wait staff VERY friendly.

1 Thank smanning369
Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 July 2011

I was at Rumis with my family. The service was greta and the food was delicious. we were in Istanbul for about a week and we end up going to Rumis 3 times. Ownre of Rumis, Mr.Ibrahim was courteous and wqas suggesting what to order. when i am in istanbul, for sure will visit again. Imran/Hassaan/Hamdhan

1 Thank AMED007
Chadds Ford
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2010

Rumi is directly across from the small bazaar in Sultanahmet; it is the best appointed restaurant in the area. It looked like a good start for a tour of Istanbul, so we booked on Saturday 18 Septembe. The menu speaks of Ottoman dishes served on period bowls and plates. If fact, the fare is standard Turkish cooking - nothing wrong... More 

1 Thank LDMS

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Restaurant Details

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Turkish, Middle Eastern
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Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fatih/Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul

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