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The Han Restaurant

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Cankurtaran Mah, Alemdar Cd. Soguk Cesme Sk. No. 26 | Sultanahmet, Eminonu, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 526 6262
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

They have a lot of vegetarian food but nothing that would be extra good culinary experience. Too expensive for what you get. However really nice place to relax :)

Thank Iva89
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Was amazed with the setting arrangements as you have the option between the modern tables and chairs or the traditional way of setting on the floor, also the food was tasty loved the lamb donor and the turkish tabooleh

Thank Adel K
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We love the restaurant atmosffer with Turkish culture and the two lady prepare pastries to the guest . When ever to Istanbul we have must visit this place at least once . But when the display the maze to you ask for the price "as the usual in Istanbul " the may been bush the dishes in the table and... More 

Thank Nouf_YK
Nyon, Switzerland
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198 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

I really liked this restaurant. The food was very tasty and freshly made. The specialty it seems are the crepes (sort of pancakes) with meat and cheese. Very good and they are made directly there by a woman (please think about tipping her if you go). The staff was nice and helpful. The place is super cozy, you sit on... More 

Thank Ilovetotravel155
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Good hospitality and delicious traditional food, we ordered testy kebab and salad that very good and i want to test other food in their menu next time I travel to istanbul

Thank Amin B
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is in good location Great variety of food We order kabab in jar which was cooked and served in front of us

Thank Sara A
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

It's the best restaurant in this area, the taste is amazing the presentation was soooo nice, it's the best option after a long day in Istanbul

Thank Walid101
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

So we tried Turkish cuisine for the first time here and believe me it was beautiful. The ambiance of the restaurant enhanced the flavor of the food. The clay pot stew was superb and it was delivered to the table after a fantastic stunt from one of the staff. Thoroughly enjoyed our time there.

Thank surasha88
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

We just needed lunch and coming out of the park this one looked nice. It was comfortable. The staff and friendly and helpful. The food was good. I didn't notice it was much more that other places. This restaurant i good for people watching.

Thank noble_soul
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

The food was pretty good - but not better than other places and it was very expensive.Lovely seating area. The staff were very nice.

Thank Ablingdon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cankurtaran Mah, Alemdar Cd. Soguk Cesme Sk. No. 26 | Sultanahmet, Eminonu, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 526 6262

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

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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 retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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