Cezayir istanbul is located in Beyoglu behind the famous Galatasaray High School, housed in a fabulous historic building which was constructed in 1901 as a school, for the Italian Workers’ Association.
Cezayir Restaurant, which has been located in this building since its renovation in 2005, and has been beautifully converted into a glamorous bar and restaurant and lounge bar with large mirrors and sofas. Also there is a garden with mature trees at the back that opens on to the twee restaurants of French Street.
Cezayir has a warm atmosphere with a stunning baroque silver and white dining room. The back room, with original floor tiles, soaring ceilings and a long wooden bar, is a stylish place for sharing some of the most inventive meze in Istanbul.
Star Dish: Hamsi ceviche brings South America to the Black Sea. The small fish, popular in northern Turkey’s coastal cooking, is marinated in lime, ginger and coriander.
The contemporary Turkish cuisine and different spaces in the building and the wide range of choices on the menu make Cezayir an ideal place to visit.
Hayriye Caddesi 12
Beyoglu, 34425 Istanbul
Telephone 0212 245 9980
Cezayir is open every day from 9 am until 2 am.