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Hamdi Restaurant

Tahmis Cad Kalcin Sok No.17 Eminonu, Istanbul 34116, Turkey
+90 444 6 463
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“baklava” (168 reviews)
“kebab” (623 reviews)
“kebaps” (61 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
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Tahmis Cad Kalcin Sok No.17 Eminonu, Istanbul 34116, Turkey
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Reviewed 14 May 2011

The food is OK but the portions are small and the prices high. The wine is ridiculously overpriced and the choice poor. In summary your paying for the location and the view which is amazing. But add in indifferent service and you feel somewhat violated

Thank SJCG
Reviewed 5 May 2011

Recommended by a local friend. Good service, good mezze and very good kebabs. Please do not forget to get some baklava for pudding, as it was the best we ever had (even though we did choose two very similar kinds by mistake). We came without...More

Thank Mjlioali
Reviewed 30 April 2011

This was a must go to location according to all we read and heard. The restaurant was average with nearly no value for money. Food was average, we ordered kebabs, we got 4 pieces which were cut lengthwise, so actually only got 2 full pieces...More

Thank Rahul P
Reviewed 30 April 2011

The best kebabs in Istabul. Try the amazing meat with pistachio, with a nice glass of Yeni Raki. The kunefa dessert is worth a trip. The view from the third and second floors at night is thrilling.

Thank Juan_in_Pretoria
Reviewed 28 April 2011

That was a good kebap place,tasty kebaps.The terrasse is great with fantastic seaview,but I could not say that good about the service.

Thank Nerrsy
Reviewed 28 April 2011

at first I thought this was another touristic restaurant (though truly, food is good everywhere in Istanbul), yes it's a touristic restaurant, but the quality and variety of traditional turkish dishes is great! the kebab tasted fantastic, as well as the lahmajoun and other appetizers....More

Thank Lav_11
Reviewed 26 April 2011

make sure you get a top floor seat or a seat at the window in 1. floor. food is quite good, lots of locals with money, top quality grills. recommended to me by a long term resident

Thank FOL-1003
Reviewed 22 April 2011

The food was good but relatively basic with a large selection of standard kebap dishes. There was nothing on the menu that you won't see at every street corner in Istanbul. The prices were reasonable and overall I would recommend going there mostly for the...More

3  Thank Casuku
Reviewed 20 April 2011

We went to this restaurant twice during our stay for lunch and dinner. It was busy both times. I recommend you book a table. The food was very authentic Anatolian fare and delicious. The waiters were friendly; the service good and the atmosphere buzzing.

Thank Selgris
Reviewed 20 April 2011

We were recommended by our hotel and had a table on the 4th floor with great views over the Bosphorus. Whilst the food was very good, the service was a little erratic, for example having to wait quite a while for bread after our starters...More

Thank UKtraveller1953
Grand Bazaar
Tourists, hawkers, and locals come together at the
Grand Bazaar to comb its labyrinthine passageways in
search of a bargain – be it a pair of brand name
jeans, a handcrafted silk rug, or a perfectly brewed
cup of tea. Outside the vast bazaar, worn, narrow
streets wind their way down from its lofty perch to
the southern shore of the Golden Horn, where the
evocatively aromatic Spice Bazaar beckons alongside
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Response from HamdiRestaurants | Property representative |
Hello, No we dont have it :) Sincerely, Şevket Arpaci Board Member
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9 November 2018|
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Response from Daniela P | Reviewed this property |
No, they don't. This is not a fancy restaurant. :)
Bayan M
17 July 2016|
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Response from HamdiRestaurants | Property representative |
Hello dear guest! You can make a reservation by calling 444 64 63 Greetings from İstanbul! Best regards,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tahmis Cad Kalcin Sok No.17 Eminonu, Istanbul 34116, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Grand Bazaar
  • Neighbourhood: Grand Bazaar
  • Phone Number: +90 444 6 463
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