turkish tea

BELTUR KANDIL CAFE

I only drank a tea here, but the setting is great, actually inside Gulhane park, the cafe is built into the park walls. it is...

manti at cafe mese

CAFE MESE: And A Messy Shirt

The newest addition to the diverse culinary choices of Sirkeci, Istanbul, Cafe Mese is an elegantly designed and sparkling fresh little restaurant and coffee shop...

cappucino brew coffeeworks

BREW COFFEEWORKS: Works For Me

A South African coffee company has set up shop in Sirkeci, offering a full line of brewed coffee drinks, and maybe a sandwich around tea...

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BOLULU HASAN USTA: Short & Sweet

This small sweet shop near Sirkeci train station offers a wide variety of desserts including sutlaç (rice pudding), kadayıf (shredded wheat with layered cheese) and...

sandwich at baks

BAKS CAFE: Take A Look

EDITORS NOTE: Baks has closed it’s Sirkeci location. Hopefully something new and exciting will take its place soon! Baks is a restaurant and cafe started...