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Blue House Restaurant

Sultanahmet - Old City
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14, Dalbasti Street, Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
2126389010
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  • 18
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  • 26
    Very good
  • 13
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Worth the panorama

Food and beverage choice is limited. Food is ok, but not more. Not expensive. The panoramic view, englobing Blue Masque, Ayasofya and the Marmara Sea is outstanding!!

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2014
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Houston, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We chose this restaurant because of it's location next to the Blue Mosque and overlooking the city and Strait. It was relatively small and intimate - so romantic. The food and drinks were delicious; the service was impeccable and friendly. As sunset the views towards the illuminated Blue Mosque were amazing. When the call to prayer started, I thought I... More 

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Luxembourg
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Food and beverage choice is limited. Food is ok, but not more. Not expensive. The panoramic view, englobing Blue Masque, Ayasofya and the Marmara Sea is outstanding!!

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Paauilo, Hawaii
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

i liked the food there. they will serve alcohol even though they are near a mosque. can't get any more beautiful that the roof top eating.

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Johannesburg
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62 reviews 62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

If you wish to have the best view over the Blue Mosque and the Marble sea at the entrance to the Bosphorus, this is it. Food is excellent, the service and attention attentive and caring. The evening setting is perfect and romantic and will provide excellent photo opportunities.

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We were a group of 6 occupying 3 rooms for a week. We found this hotel to be in an excellent location with all the historic sights in walking distance. Staff were fantastic from the front desk to housekeeping, dining, front of house, and breakfast room staff. The breakfast was excellent and set us off nicely each day. The rooms... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The view is what you come here for but I also found the food to be pretty good as well. What let's this place down is the service, which is a real shame. Our service was slow and unfriendly and, even when it began to rain on us a bit, no one offered any help. But if you want to... More 

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Phuket, Thailand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We booked a table at the Terrace Restaurant as we wanted to take in the view at sunset. This was beautiful however the food was not good at all. Chicken was dry and I think it was because it had been heated in a microwave which was in view of diners. Service wasn't the best either, we had to go... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Lager fine. Just wanted the view as the sun came down and the Mosque came into it's own. Fabulous view!

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Denver
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19 reviews 19 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

On the expensive side for what you get. Don't eat pizza it was not to good. However we did order a plate with rice and chicken that was good........you have to know what to order......not much help from waiter.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Stopped here our first night without looking into it online. Great view of the Blue Mosque. Food was marginal and wine was priced very high.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 14, Dalbasti Street, Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet - Old City
  • Neighborhood: Sultanahmet - Old City
  • Phone Number: 2126389010

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