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Hippodrome Restaurant

) #272 of 11,626 Restaurants in Istanbul ££ - £££ Turkish, European
Kucukayasofya Can. No 41A | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
+90 536 251 41 56
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“blue mosque” (9 reviews)
“murat” (17 reviews)
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Turkish, European
££ - £££
Kucukayasofya Can. No 41A | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Reviewed 31 October 2015

We ate here several times during our recent visit to Istanbul. Hippodrome is located in a quiet neighborhood just below the Blue Mosque, and was just around the corner from our great hotel, the Dersaadet. We initially chose this restaurant over others on the street...More

Thank pasca
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Had an excellent meal in the Hippodrome. The Shrimp Casserole was outstanding and the Testi also brilliant. The restaurant has good ambience with a wide variety of background music and soft lighting, and the menu is varied and wide. Wine list is okay, but only...More

Thank GARY P
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Because of unforeseen delays, we arrived in Sultanahmet late on a Monday evening, and thought we had little chance of a decent meal well after 10:30. Passing the Hippodrome restaurant, we asked on the off chance if it was too late. The staff could not...More

Thank williams_tj
Reviewed 10 October 2015

We had dinner here two nights while in Istanbul and enjoyed good service at our sidewalk tables both nights. Friendly place with good friendly wait staff. Prices were very good also. We tried a variety of appetizers and dinners: Eggplant kabob, meatball casserole, dalmes, pot...More

Thank lininil
Reviewed 1 September 2015

It's a very nice restaurant with delicious food and good service, and good breakfast is on the roof of the restaurant.It is good point before the sightseeing close to Blue Mosque.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

During our stay in Istanbul, we had two dinners in this restaurant. The first, with kids "on" was, as usual, a bit chaotic. Nevertheless the waiter was very good and the plates we tried absolutely tasty. The second time we were looking for a "pot...More

Thank Vincenzo R
Reviewed 27 July 2015

We visited the Hippodrome for lunch as we were staying around the corner. Some tapas style dishes with bread and great beer and wine later, we declared ourselves very satisfied. The owner is pleasant and helpful and the prices are good too.

Thank fransmiff
Reviewed 1 July 2015

this was my third time in Istanbul, having tried many restaurants, this is my favourite. Spotless ,good menu and good quality house wine the best in the area around the hotel Artefes.

1  Thank cardiffbopper
Reviewed 21 May 2015

So stylysh and comfort place with one of the best coffee in Istanbul. Staff is very polite and professional.More

1  Thank Софья З
murat Y, Sahibi at Hippodrome Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2015

Thank you for the encouragement! We take pride in providing the best service we can to ensure all our guests have a memorable moments in hippodrome restaurant, We're so glad it felt like home while you were our guest and we hope you get a...More

Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

We ate here last night, and were very happy with our choice to do so. The food was all very tasty, and very reasonable prices. Great service, great atmosphere. Would go back

2  Thank Audrey H
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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kucukayasofya Can. No 41A | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 536 251 41 56
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