Shake & Toast
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What is it? An Emirgan cafe that serves a variety of toasted sandwiches.
Why go? For its friendly atmosphere.
Shake & Toast founder Semra Altınel had quite an exciting carreer. After working as a television presenter, recording an album, and even going onto sing to jingles, she began working as a manager at various venues around town. Altınel seems to have hit the jackpot with her latest venture. Shake & Toast, is an intimate and cosy Emirgan venue that has the feeling of a cosy local hang out. The proprietress Altınel knows how to take care of her clientele and make them at home. Before you know it you are mingling with the next table and sharing your most inner secrets. Such is the athmosphere. Toasts are delicious and reasonably priced. This is also an ideal venue for breakfast and lunch. Jambon dijon (21 TL), sucukiss (17 TL) and baby spinach (19 TL) are all served with green salad. Shakes like strawberry kiss (13 TL) and Oreo crush (14 TL) are very seductive. Expect to spend more time here than you initially anticipated.