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Teşvikiye Mah, Macka Cad 35/A, Milli Reasürans Pasajı No:16–60, Istanbul

Lunch: 11.30–14.45; Dinner: 19.00–22.30; Mon: 11.00–17.00; Tues–Sat: 11.00–23.30. A limited number of reservations are accepted for the dinner service.

Most of the menu changes daily, but you’re always guaranteed high quality home-cooked food. The chef and owner Şemsa Denizsel is known for pioneering this sort of seasonal menu in Turkey. Try the wafer-thin savoury pastries called çıtır and ice-cold fresh lemonade.

kantin restaurant istanbul The daily menu board

Kantin moved from its space on Akkavak Sokağı to Milli Reasürans Passage in fall 2016. With the new space comes changes: Kantin now offers both a lunch and dinner service, and alcohol can be purchased. Enjoy your schnitzel or falafel, two of the dishes that are served everyday, with a Gara Guzu blonde beer or a glass of Umurbey wine.

Drop by for a wholesome lunch before visiting x-ist and Millî Reasürans Art Gallery to see the latest art exhibitions.

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