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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 good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
09:00 - 23:59 Hours
Turkish, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Yerebatan Caddesi No:9 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a amazing place with secret garden location great price good service was good we love it thanks a lot we come back...

Thank Uğur E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Непогана їжа, приємні офіціанти, симпатичний декор. Виглядає трохи як місце для туристів. Дорогувато. Not bad cuisine, friendly staff and nice decor. The place looks like a restaurant for tourists and personally me I found it overpriced.

Thank Oxana K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best place in Istanbul great food great drinks location great we like it that place 5 star...

1  Thank Mesut T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food, quite innovative. We loved the lamb with prunes and the chicken and almond stew and the rocket salad. Relaxed jazzy music, nice atmosphere and views. Fast and friendly service. Very close to Aya Sofya.

2  Thank James F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Medusa when we were here in 2015 and it is still wonderful. Great food - tasty and hot! Good selection of drinks and fabulous service. Highly recommend.

1  Thank DanTheGirl66
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Purely by chance, walking by we saw this restaurant. Very friendly and welcoming staff serving good food. Reasonable prices

Thank Candida S
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Like coming home, every time. Most of the friendly staff have been there all the time,- the food is very good; Turkish, many courses with a modern European touch, allways well done and well served,- indoor or out in their garden. And the have also...More

Thank Bjorn C
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Clean with nice decoration and lovely food and lovely garden location is great... We loved it thanks a lot...

Thank ali t
Reviewed 3 February 2018

The cafe House of Medusa is a hidden gem which very central but not on an obvious touristic street which makes it more welcoming. It is lovely both inside and outside with beautiful flowers ; trees etc. The location is also very charming. If you...More

1  Thank Flower53_10
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Although i have visited this mysterious place many years ago, but it is so awesome to visit again, it belongs to the ancient bizantin and in Ottoman time the special place for water storage. the most beautiful things in that place are huge columns with...More

2  Thank Greenleaf2211
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

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$10
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, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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 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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