We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sarnic Restaurant

Sogukcesme Sokak | Ayasofya Pansiyonlari Hotel, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
+90 212 512 42 91
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
1 week ago
“Fancy restaurant”
1 week ago
“Great shisha ”
Restaurant Hours
Sogukcesme Sokak | Ayasofya Pansiyonlari Hotel, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (270)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 168 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed much the dinner in this nice restaurant. Lovely old place , very nice decoration. The food was so fabulous.

Thank royvalerie646
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visit this place tonight. Here they make very good shisha ı love this place very much we will back tomorow

Thank abriannelove56
Reviewed 6 December 2017

you feel like you are the king or queen while you are there and feel like you live in the time while you are there , steak was amazing

1  Thank Kym A
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I was in the Sarnic Restaurant three years ago. It was fantastic, to eat in a place some 1700 years old. So I was looking forward to go there again. What a disappointment, the restaurant is closed, huge padlock on the door and no explanation...More

2  Thank Ostnak
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I was very anxious to view this historic place, but when I arrived I saw that there was no light on. Once arrived I could see that the place maybe closed. The street where it is located is Sogukcesme Street. Walk down to it from...More

1  Thank G L
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This was a great place. Service was so professional but staff had time for a small person with us who sometimes wandered away. She was patiently allowed to explore then returned to us.

1  Thank 711sylviag
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I was very anxious to enjoy dinner in this historic place, but when I arrived I saw that there was no light on. Once arrived I could see that the place was closed, apparently for a renovation as paint tins where outside the restaurant. Suggest...More

Thank sborzone
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Incredible interior with candlelights It is a very special place The food and service was good I was here with a friend to celebtate her birthday and we had a fantastic evening

Thank ninalarsfin
Reviewed 26 August 2016

It must be interesting having lunch or dinner at a antique cistern must be very interesting. The food is excellent.

Thank eumsrenan
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This place was fantastic I heard about it from a friend who had recently honeymooned in Istanbul. The ambiance was amazing, the staff was over the top (traveling with a blonde companion in Istanbul was quite the adventure and I think the wait staff just...More

1  Thank daniescarlett
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
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,204 hotels in Istanbul
Ottoman Hotel Imperial
1,830 reviews
.09 km away
Boutique Saint Sophia Hotel
431 reviews
.13 km away
Merih 2 Hotel
33 reviews
.13 km away
Zeynep Sultan Hotel
539 reviews
.19 km away
Nearby Restaurants
El Pescador Restaurant
281 reviews
.17 km away
Optimist Cafe
18 reviews
.20 km away
Balkan Lokantasi
285 reviews
.20 km away
Matbah Ottoman Palace Cuisine
1,199 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Historic Areas of Istanbul
9,757 reviews
.11 km away
Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya)
35,878 reviews
.12 km away
Heritage Nomadic Art Gallery
216 reviews
.06 km away
Gulhane Park
2,743 reviews
.13 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Irinel D
27 May 2016|
Response from daniescarlett | Reviewed this property |
I was there in March of 2014, I would hope it was still there, it was in a residential neighborhood and not easily found unless you were looking for it. I would ask your hotel concierge if it is still open. It was a... More
17 August 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Irinel D |
Hi Elena N...Wich website i may ask? Please add their website if you can find one...the Google could't find any restaurant website...
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sogukcesme Sokak | Ayasofya Pansiyonlari Hotel, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 512 42 91
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing