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House of Medusa

Yerebatan Caddesi No:9 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
+90 212 511 41 16
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“kebab” (27 reviews)
“hummus” (12 reviews)
“lamb” (15 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. Hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Yerebatan Caddesi No:9 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

좋아요 직원 분들도 엄청 친절하고 음식도 맛있어요. 사전정보 없이 그냥 방문했는데 엄청 만족했습니다. 이스탄불에 있는 동안 다시 가고싶어요. Nice place to have lunch&dinner. You’ll have a great time with delicious food. Reasonable price. Servers were very kind and polite. I recommend seafood stew and local...More

1  Thank sally192018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely outdoor terrace. Great service. Good selection on the menu but the food we ordered was bland and worse than other cheaper restaurants we’d been too. More expensive than many other options.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the atmosphere, service and the quality of the food so much we ate dinner here 3 nights and breakfast once. My favorite eatery in Istanbul. Great staff too.

Thank leanaalba
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner! The garden is just perfect! Good food and friendly staff. Try hummus and katmer :)

1  Thank Marijana K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ebjoyed a lovely lunch here when in Istanbul. I stayed at the And Hotel which is right across the street to this restaurant. They serve really good food and the staff is nice.

1  Thank Laura Z
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stumbled across The House of Medusa, just slightly off of the beaten track we were looking for somewhere to take cover as dark (unusual for this time of year) clouds were hanging over us. We dived in, took cover and minutes later the heavens...More

1  Thank Julie C
Reviewed September 11, 2018

My wife and I dined twice at the House of Medusa during our recent stay in Istanbul. The ambiance is charming in a garden framed by plants, lamps and delightful objects, all contributing to creating a quiet and relaxing atmosphere. Access was free from any...More

1  Thank Stefano G
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Lovely garden setting, very good food and reasonable price. Our guide took us for lunch and we returned twice for dinner.

1  Thank CyanS
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely adored this restaurant where I chose to have my final lunch in Istanbul. I ordered the lamb hummus and chicken shish kebab - both were divine and a true testament to the amazing Turkish cuisine. Friendly service as well. I will be back!

1  Thank chelshoulahan
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

If u are tired from walking around & seeing the sights, there’s one place for ur lunch in a very peaceful place called @houseofmedusa 🔹Food & Drinks. Quite varied menu will give u a choice of meat, chicken & seafood made in traditional Turkish style,...More

1  Thank Sunshine_Tatiana
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$7
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yerebatan Caddesi No:9 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 511 41 16
  • E-mail
House of Medusa Restaurant which is situated in Sultanahmet – a neighborhood that it is located in the historical peninsula – is one of the places for reflecting the charm of this historical neighborhood to its visitors in the best and the merriest way.This building which was used as a mansion house previously but tumbled down in the time passed has begun to serve as a restaurant after a restoration that it was started since 1986 and it took a long time such as one year.
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