Very close to the blue mosque and hagia Sofia, ate a very good shish and sweet Turkish pastries! All with live music and a dancer. Possibility to smoke shisha as well. Nice ambience ! Probably not the cheapest place though..
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The meal was very delicious, the ambience cosy and very near to the Blue Mosque. Best of all impeccable service! The complimentary Hibiscus tea was nice too. My family and I will definitely come back again if we ever visit Istanbul.
I came to Istanbul for my honeymoon in 2015. We were here for 10 days and every night we visited cafe mesale. The desserts were tasty, the staff were so friendly they made us feel like we were friends and family and not customers. The...More
This cafe is a must to see , the food isn’t gourmet but very good Turkish fare .i go the the Cafe Mesale each time I’m in Istanbul mainly for the atmosphere .
I was in istanbul one week and every night i went to mesale cafe because i liked the place and the staff was very nice kind also the boss☺food and nargile was also good..i liked the live music and performance of dancing..if i will go...More
Ambience was good. Dervesh performance was soothing. Food was nice, esp vine leaved & Shish chicken. Bread was not, very thin, thinner than wraps. Waiter was not attentive, surprisingly. Place was quite busy & appeared to have locals as well as tourists.
Ambience and food was good .dervesh s performance was soothing.sheesha smoke is no good for migraine sufferers. The waiter had no smile and our friends found him irritating . Shish chicken was good but served with cold thin bread initially we thought they were paper...More
What a way to experience the Turkish cafe culture. Locals playing backgammon in an open air cafe and meeting place very close to my hotel. Soothing music playing in the background and a Whirling Dervish as well. Lots of people just smoking the Hubble bubble...More