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House of Medusa

Yerebatan Caddesi No:9 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
+90 212 511 4116
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (5 reviews)
“baba ganoush” (5 reviews)
“kebab” (21 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:59All hours
CUISINES
Turkish, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Yerebatan Caddesi No:9 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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1 - 10 of 421 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We really loved the place, nice garden, with lots of flowers and isolated from the street. Very colorful and really nice serves. The food was great - there speciality Medusa kebab is a must for whom loves meat! The prawn casserole was fantastic as well....More

Thank Stilyana K
Reviewed 1 week ago

amazing Food, perfect Service, very Close to hagia sofia and the Metro Station. great Restaurant !!!

1  Thank teresafionak
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

nice terrasse with shadows. bistrot Parisian atmosphere. we liked lamb grill. perfect rose cooking. we liked free Wi-Fi. we didn't like lentils soup.too much water.

1  Thank SMY83000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can't say anything about the food, but the tea and the service was good. The environment in beautiful!

Thank Mariam H
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We ate two appetizers there, one was tiny Turkish ravioli served with yogurt sauce. Excellent! Good service.

Thank PuckPasha
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This restaurant is so charming I did not want to leave. The location was near all the main sightseeing spots which was great. We asked our guide Tarik to order for us and we were not disappointed. Everything tasted fresh and delicious. The waiter was...More

Thank Merrie1ne
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We stumbled upon Medusa while looking for a place to have dinner, it is very close to the entrance to Basilica Cistern, 100 meters away, on the same side. I was thrilled with the way the terrace looked and the relaxed atmosphere, they play soft...More

Thank Diana B
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Maybe the best around historic center area. I fell in love with their open air area - not crowded and relatively quiet. Well, their signature pumpkin flowers and cherry rolls were not bad also. But for me, most valuable was setting and air

Thank Borys B
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Every time I visit Istanbul I make sure to have one or more stops at Medusa. Perfect location with a beautiful garden and decoration. Friendly staff and amazing food ! Great ambiance, I will definitely visit Medusa again and again.

Thank Reine N
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome view. Tucked in a small side street at the top of a hotel. Worth the explore to find. Fish was awesome, bones and all. And the half litre of beer exceeded our initial thoughts of being a bit pricey.

Thank dappertravelbugger
Nearby
Sultanahmet
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 11
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:59
Monday
09:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:59
Thursday
09:00 - 23:59
Friday
09:00 - 23:59
Saturday
09:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yerebatan Caddesi No:9 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 511 4116
  • E-mail
Description
House of Medusa Restaurant which is situated in Sultanahmet – a neighborhood that it is located in the historical peninsula – is one of the places for reflecting the charm of this historical neighborhood to its visitors in the best and the merriest way.This building which was used as a mansion house previously but tumbled down in the time passed has begun to serve as a restaurant after a restoration that it was started since 1986 and it took a long time such as one year.
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