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Hamdi Restaurant

Tahmis Cad Kalcin Sok No.17 Eminonu, Istanbul 34116, Turkey
+90 444 6 463
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Mediterranean, Barbecue, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
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Tahmis Cad Kalcin Sok No.17 Eminonu, Istanbul 34116, Turkey
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Reviewed 15 October 2009

A very popular restaurant with one of the best views in Istanbul and ideal before or after the Spice market visit. Most of the tables at lunchtime on the top floor are reserved for large tour groups but on two occasions,as we arrived before 12.30...More

3  Thank Silverswimmer
Reviewed 14 October 2009

This restaurant is heavily advertised but, due to mixed customer reviews, we decided to try it at lunch rather than commit an entire evening. A good (lucky) choice! We ended up jammed (they actually moved our table in mid-meal to fit another chair in at...More

1  Thank bobg2588
Reviewed 27 September 2009

Hamdi’s was recommended to us and appeared in most of the guide books so we called in the afternoon to make a booking for dinner. The man organising the restaurant was on two phones and so busy he asked us to write our name and...More

1  Thank MARCO497
Reviewed 24 September 2009

Eating at Hamdi was one of our best meals in Istanbul. Thought the restaurant was busy, we agreed to wait for a table on rooftop. Service was ok and nothing much to talk about - for such a great restaurant, service can surely be improved...More

1  Thank Rach_Dad
Reviewed 17 September 2009

We ooked a table to miss the early evening rush at the end of the day's fast - the restaurant is right next door to the new Mosque, and had been rammed earlier in the evening when we had tried to get in the previous...More

1  Thank anthonylees
Reviewed 15 September 2009

I had a good meal -- not a great one -- at Hamdi. The grilled chopped meats were tasty. It was busy with tourists and tour groups, and it felt like a restaurant for tourists. Not that expensive but not as good a value as...More

Thank formershrink
Reviewed 31 August 2009

I'd love to write a positive review based on what I ate but I simply can't. I had made a reservation more than a month in advance requesting for a table at the rooftop terrace. This was confirmed but we were told to come a...More

Thank TravellingDuck
Reviewed 31 August 2009

This restaurant is stressed by many guides and books like the best Turkish cousine in Istanbul; if it's the truth, I hate Turkish cousine. All around the Turkey, however, I have found some more eatable and tasteful plates. The main problems I found here are...More

1  Thank lucoh99
Reviewed 27 August 2009

We got served some meze before the Ramadan rush, which meant we were hurried and not offered much of the food on the menu, but what we did have was excellent and reasonably priced. The view of the water from the top floor is excellent....More

Thank PhVe
Reviewed 7 August 2009

We were recommended by our concierge to go here for lunch only. After eating around Taksim square on previous days, Hamdi was like an oasis. The food was outstanding, service attentive and the views were out of this world. We ate there for lunch on...More

Thank Dekangaroo
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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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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3 July 2016|
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Response from HamdiRestaurants | Property representative |
Dear guest, There is no dress code in Hamdi Restaurants. It is always our pleasure to host you at Hamdi Restaurant. We are looking forward to seeing you at Hamdi Restaurant soon. Kind 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, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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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