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    ( 6 reviews )

Nuzhetiye Karakolu Sokak No 3, Besiktas (at Sair Nedim Caddesi), Istanbul, Turkey

A cozy 100% vegan/vegetarian cafe and community art space. Most food options are vegan and locally sourced. Opened Nov 2015 in a lively neighborhood (Besiktas). Language, dance, photography, meditation, acting and music lessons are planned to take place here with moderate pricing. Construction materials used in the cafe are primarily recycled or rescued from street. So much wood and almost no plastic. NA means no in Kurdish and Persian and stands for no to consumerism, expensive life, animal exploitation, violence against women and more. Open Mon-Sun 9:30am-12:00am.

Categories: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, International, Mediterranean, Fast food, Middle Eastern

6 Reviews

First Review by kafeNAsanat

Disappointed much - Edit

Food was just sad. We got a vegan breakfast plate which consisted of bread, some slices of cucumber, tomatoes and store bought vegan cheese arranged on a plate. We were still hungry after this and decided to get something more. Since the girl who worked there didn't speak any english, the owner (?) came to translate, but was kind of rude and unhelpful. We ended up getting some koftes, they tasted nice, but altogether it was way too expensive for very little food. Vegan menu is confusing, it is a listing of take away mock meats sold by weight mixed with meals like pizza. The recycling idea and interior is nice though.

Pros: interior, location

Cons: food, prices

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Very tasty Vegan restaurant! - Edit

I'm in love with the Restaurant! The ambiente is beautiful. All the furniture and decorations are all recycled from different kinds of trash, which looks pretty natural. The menu includes vegeterian and vegan meals, which has Vegan products like "Vegan Succuk" (very tasty!) too. As an Vegan i prefer this Restaurant, you won't regret it!

Pros: tasty Vegetarian and Vegan meals, ambiente is beautiful and natural, there are offered different kinds of activities

Cons: It's hard to get there by Taxi

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Wonderful place - Edit

Perfect for vegans and veggies alike. They even have vegan cheese! Hannah was so kind and the decor is super cozy, perfect place to chill and read a book. Highly recommended. :)

Pros: superb service

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unique in Besiktas ! - Edit

Nice, cosy, eco concerned, slow life...
Perfect place for delicious food and nice people.

Pros: good prices and good food. very nice place

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amazing i - Edit

I have tried vegan kofte which was fascinating i have amazed with it the shop it self everything

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Creative cafe - Edit

Super nice cafe at a backstreet in Beşiktaş - open, nice and friendly atmosphere. Creative and upcycled place with a second floor in form of a theater stage. only selfmade, delicious vegan and vegetarian meals served. really cheap prices and sale for students! at the same time lots of lessons and workshops given (languages, art, dance, music).

Pros: - variety of vegan and vegetarian meals- cheap pr, - creative atmosphere, lots of workshops given , - nice and cozy atmosphere - upcycled interior - t

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