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The House Cafe Istiklal Caddesi

#188 of 11,654 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
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Tomtom Mah. Istiklal Cad. Misir Apt. No:163 Beyoglu | Galatasaray, Istanbul, Turkey
08:00 - 02:00
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Sun 08:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 04:00
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Wonderful place to have great Turkish and international food and people watch as you do it. Great pasta dishes and appetisers....soups, salads...you name it.

Thank mworldtravel
Istanbul, Turkey
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 September 2016

It is a nice place to have dinner with friends . Warm ambiance , fast serving , delicous meals are the things to be experianced

Thank kbrlp
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This location fascinates with a great decoration - inside or outside - which creates a cosy atmosphere. I have been there many times ans tried various meals, all them them were very high quality, tasty and special - against the trend in other restaurants, where you literally do not need to have a look at the menu as they are... More 

Thank Boris B
Erbil, Iraq
Level Contributor
17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

Good food, interesting dishes, very helpful service. Had the breakfast casserole (oven baked feta cheese, tomato, poached egg, black olives, rosemary thyme, and olive oil on sourdough) while my mother had the House Light Toast (homemade tomato paste, cottage cheese, fresh tomato, and basil tapenade in wholemeal bread). Their juices are fantastic - the Detox Green (parsley, arugula, green apple,... More 

Thank Christine_Dim
Beirut, Lebanon
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74 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Pity this nice restaurant with tasty food, no one understand English. I can talk for an hour then at the end i got different order. Please bring someone whom we can communicate with. I love this place...

Thank Eddychahine
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110 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Went to this restaurant as with my girlfriend. Food tasted good. Prices are normal for this location. Friendly personal. And clean toilets.

Thank Psycho-realm
Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

We had dinner in this restaurant and we stayed much longer than expected. We had cocktails, dinner and then desert and everything was delicious. Service is very attentive and the terrace is really pleasant.

Thank Julie D
Istanbul, Turkey
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016

I often stop by the restaurant on Sunday mornings after church. At 11am it is not that busy but by 12 it is getting pretty full. The food is always good and well served, I have a particular favourite which consists of salad, herby cheese topped with perfectly poached eggs (it says fried on the menu but they always come... More 

Thank Mumfitt
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

I really like the ambience the House Cafe's create. Great decor, great food. A major success as a place I want to go back to.

Thank budgeb
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

A wonderful place for a glass of wine and great time with friends! Good lounge music and interesting interior!

Thank Ircha_S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, European, International, Mediterranean, Turkish, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tomtom Mah. Istiklal Cad. Misir Apt. No:163 Beyoglu | Galatasaray, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
  • Neighbourhood: Beyoglu
  • Phone Number: 2517991

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Beyoglu

Neighbourhood Profile
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights, shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening nightlife in close proximity. In striking contrast, Beyoglu’s less trafficked areas – such as the affluent Cihangir and the antiques district of Cukurcuma – exude Old World charm and provide contemplative calm and splendid diversion via an assortment of cozy cafes, attractive boutiques, and quiet lanes.
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