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House of Medusa

Yerebatan Caddesi No:9 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
+90 212 511 4116
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (5 reviews)
“baba ganoush” (5 reviews)
“kebab” (22 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:59All hours
Turkish, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Yerebatan Caddesi No:9 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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1 - 10 of 423 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very nice lunch. It was a good price and was all cooked very nice. Very helpful and friendly.

Thank Geoff B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a visit! amazing food and staff. CLean Bathrooms. Beautifully and cozily done a restaurant. lovely trees and colors all around.

Thank reemachadha2017
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We really loved the place, nice garden, with lots of flowers and isolated from the street. Very colorful and really nice serves. The food was great - there speciality Medusa kebab is a must for whom loves meat! The prawn casserole was fantastic as well....More

Thank Stilyana K
Reviewed 9 August 2017

amazing Food, perfect Service, very Close to hagia sofia and the Metro Station. great Restaurant !!!

1  Thank teresafionak
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

nice terrasse with shadows. bistrot Parisian atmosphere. we liked lamb grill. perfect rose cooking. we liked free Wi-Fi. we didn't like lentils soup.too much water.

1  Thank SMY83000
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Can't say anything about the food, but the tea and the service was good. The environment in beautiful!

Thank Mariam H
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We ate two appetizers there, one was tiny Turkish ravioli served with yogurt sauce. Excellent! Good service.

Thank PuckPasha
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This restaurant is so charming I did not want to leave. The location was near all the main sightseeing spots which was great. We asked our guide Tarik to order for us and we were not disappointed. Everything tasted fresh and delicious. The waiter was...More

Thank Merrie1ne
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We stumbled upon Medusa while looking for a place to have dinner, it is very close to the entrance to Basilica Cistern, 100 meters away, on the same side. I was thrilled with the way the terrace looked and the relaxed atmosphere, they play soft...More

Thank Diana B
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Maybe the best around historic center area. I fell in love with their open air area - not crowded and relatively quiet. Well, their signature pumpkin flowers and cherry rolls were not bad also. But for me, most valuable was setting and air

Thank Borys B
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$ 7 - US$ 11
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
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, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:59
09:00 - 23:59
09:00 - 23:59
09:00 - 23:59
09:00 - 23:59
09:00 - 23:59
09:00 - 23:59
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 4116
  • 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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