We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Old House

Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Right Embarkment, Tbilisi, Georgia
Improve this listing
12:00 am - 3:00 am
Closed now
See all hours
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 3:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 66 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 29
  • 19
    Very good
  • 8
  • 5
  • 5
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent choice for larger groups

The Old House is my usual choice for Georgian 'supras' with larger groups visiting Tbilisi. Central location (close to Dry Bridge Market), good food and service, reasonable prices and some folkloristic entertainment are among the reasons. Having said this, I would not go there for a romantic dinner... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 23, 2015
Tbilisi, Georgia
Add Photo Write a Review

66 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Fall River, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you don't mind second hand smoke (lots of it), noise and a long wait... you might find some enjoyment here. Otherwise, there are better places to dine. Our evening began with a loooooooooooong wait to order and even longer wait to receive a "substitute" wine selection. They were out of our first selection... it was a Friday night, not... More 

Thank HeadHancho
Tbilisi, Georgia
Level Contributor
26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

The Old House is my usual choice for Georgian 'supras' with larger groups visiting Tbilisi. Central location (close to Dry Bridge Market), good food and service, reasonable prices and some folkloristic entertainment are among the reasons. Having said this, I would not go there for a romantic dinner for two.

1 Thank GFL74
Saint Louis, Missouri
Level Contributor
134 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

The Old House is a standard for visits to Tbilisi, and both frequented by locals and tour agencies. They prepare a wide variety of excellent local food, and have very good local wine both open and by the bottle. The restaurant is located right by the river, so try to get a table on the upper deck if yo can.... More 

Thank Raiber
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

On the plus side: a beautiful surrounding and excellent wine (or well, I never tried a bad wine in Georgia) On the down side: like many places in Tbilisi - staff aren't that service minded. Not rude, but we were the only guests and still didn't really get any attention. We only got 1 of 2 of the main dishes... More 

Thank Jessica L
Level Contributor
153 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The food is fine, the service is OK, and the location on the river is a plus. Still, there is little personality to the place, and it has a sterile feeling. Be sure to get a river view, though the river can have an aroma, depending on the season.

Thank Film G
Genk, Belgium
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Close to the river, excellent music and food in a traditional looking restaurant. Ideal to sit outside on a warm evening.

Thank peter_Vanh3335
Odessa, Ukraine
Level Contributor
17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Don't go to the Old House restaurant if you're not ready: 1)to express your feeling, like Georgians do 2)for dancing, singing together with all visitors 3)to dive into this ocean of passion, sincerity and cheerfulness Otherwise, you will enjoy the authentic show, good food and incredible company of local people! Tip: drink white!

3 Thank Oleh K
Kiev, Ukraine
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Good food and really large portions, but it was not comfortable for me because of interior and slow staff.

1 Thank Olga O
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level Contributor
295 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Location: by the river with outside terrace and indoors area. Very dull and unfriendly place Staff: polite but service is zero Food: we ordered 2 types of chicken because we couldn't figure out the other stuff in the menu. Place: very boring with loud entertainment, we were the only people there and waiters and waitresses and cooks were sitting on... More 

Thank Arabianman
Mazamet, France
Level Contributor
65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We enjoyed a lovely meal here midweek. Very relaxing great food and staff with good English. (Didn't stop them advertising DAFT beer -should be draft -but some Good Georgian wine!)

Thank Ian_Manzie

Travelers who viewed Old House also viewed


Been to Old House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Right Embarkment, Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Location: Europe  >  Georgia  >  Tbilisi

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International
Open Hours
12:00 am - 3:00 am
12:00 am - 3:00 am
12:00 am - 3:00 am
12:00 am - 3:00 am
12:00 am - 3:00 am
12:00 am - 3:00 am
12:00 am - 3:00 am

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Old House and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Old House staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?