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Meat House Restaurant

#62 of 11,372 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
Sultanahmet - Old City
Turkish
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Kutlugun Sok No 34, Istanbul | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34440, Turkey
458 6863
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 306
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  • 23
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  • 10
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent meal and excellent value

We enjoyed an excellent meal at this restaurant - very reasonable prices, freshly cooked, fresh ingredients, nice atmosphere. Very friendly staff. We definitely recommend it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed an excellent meal at this restaurant - very reasonable prices, freshly cooked, fresh ingredients, nice atmosphere. Very friendly staff. We definitely recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Stayed at the Biz Cevahir hotel and this restaurant is right next door to it. Don't judge it by its size. This is a great restaurant. The bread is the best we have tasted around that area and Omar and Metin were just fantastic. You have to try this place. They have a wall of photos to show the many... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

As it happens, I met a kind tour guide. He recommended us this place as one of delicious restaurants in Istanbul. His opinion is correct. We really enjoyed traditional Tulkish cuisine very much. Unlike the name haveing 'meat', their cuisine was full of veggies.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We found this place while we were walking around Sultanahmet. After our first lunch, it became our lunch place. Every time we tried different kebabs and we loved it all. Although this restaurant is located in the heart of old city, it is not a tourist trap. The prices were decent and the service was always good.

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Akron, Ohio
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We stopped in a few times over the course of our stay. It was a great value and the lentil soup was Amazing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We ordered menu item no 34 (lamp arm meat) and no 24 (ottoman special), food was good specially the Ottoman special, total price with two drinks was 95 TL, lovely atmosphere and nice food... Will come again for sure

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Nyon, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I went here on our first night in Istanbul. We ordered a dish of meat and rice and also a meat pita. The bread is outstanding and the meat is good. I wish the food were a bit spicier. I highly recommend ordering the bread with some good sauces.

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

As frequent visitors to Istanbul, we find ourselves going back to this little restaurant again and again. Pleasant service, good food, cold beer, in a quiet side street almost in the shadow of the Four Seasons Hotel--and NOT with their prices. Look for the large serving of hot fluffy bread (sort of like a soapilla).

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

From the outside it looked very small and cheap but inside the food was out of this world. Loved the walls covered from floor to ceiling with photos of guests enjoying there meals. Liked the menus with images of what was on offer. When our food arrived, it looked better on the plate than in the photos. Wonderful taste and... More 

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Sandwich, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We were actually there in November 2013, not 2014. Finally getting around to my reviews for that trip! Convenient location in Sultanahmet (old city) Instanbul. It was right across the street from our hotel and next door to a hostel. Near other hotels and Aya Sofya and the Sultanahmet mosque. Small, casual restaurant. Wait staff did their job, but not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kutlugun Sok No 34, Istanbul | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34440, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet - Old City
  • Neighborhood: Sultanahmet - Old City
  • Phone Number: 458 6863

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Turkish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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