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Hos seda

#224 of 11,654 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
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Muhsine Hatun Mah Samsa Ordekli Bakkal Sok. No:1/2 | Kumkapi / ISTANBUL, Istanbul 34130, Turkey
+90 212 517 84 47
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Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

I went this restaurant with my family to eat dinner we order seafood it was very fresh and delicious really the staff very polite and kind always read for you if you need anything specially Ferhat very kind man if you go there ask him for helping they offer us free turkish baklava was good suprize for us we will... More 

Thank Süleyman Y
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31 reviews
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Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking to have nice relaxing sea food dinner, then this is not the place. Food is average and it's too noisy. There are several street bands who approaches the tables and play loud music. So you can here 3 or 4 bands at the same time playing different music. Trust me this is annoying ( and I... More 

Thank Aintrazy
1 review
Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

We got a 580 TLR bill and when we asked why they said that the bill should be $900 for the fish we ate. Bottom line the meal was not worth the price and I feel that they overcharged us in a sleezy way. And some of the fish did not taste fresh.

Thank Omran A
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Visited here recently on several occasions. We were treated well from the start but on repeat visits were treated to free drinks and extra salads/fruit plates etc. Warm and welcoming staff, tasty food, central location and can eat out in all weathers thanks to clever patio equipment. Well worth a visit 😃

Thank Joyce B
2 reviews
Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

To begin with, we got this place recommended by the hotel. We were very positively impressed by the atmosphere and (how we later figured out) an "equal treatment" by the restaurant hosts. Equal in terms of - we were obviously tourists and obviously knew nothing so could have been an easy target. The level of attention was just right -... More 

Thank Ekaterina T
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Reviewed May 3, 2016

We enjoyed the appetizers and the main fish meal. The restaurant has a cosy setting outside, on the street side. A live turkish music and wonderful food made for a great dining experience, as if in a turkish wedding. Prices were reasonable and serving sizes good. Staff were attentive and helpful with the selection...

Thank DrHani
Shenley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 22, 2016

I feel so sorry for the local restaurants as there are no tourists. They were brilliant in service but the fish was a bit old as they need loads of customers to get the turnover. Please go to Istanbul as it is sad as it is a great place with few tourists.

Thank Ross B
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 9, 2016

We walked to Hos Seda dodging trolleys, dressmakers dummies and rubbish through the busy streets of the clothing district. We emerged at a pedestrianised six way junction, where everywhere is a restaurant tabled into the street. We were greeted and seated just inside the opening to the pavement. See pictures for inside and outside view. Staff immediately brought a tray... More 

Thank PeterBibby
1 review
Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

The servers REALLY good they are nice and friendly they take you from the hotel and bring you here for free! The food was very good except the shrimps I didn't like it much bite clamari the cheese thing and the eggplant salad was 10/10 i really loved it umm the the octopus salad wasn't that good but in general... More 

Thank Nora a
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Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Forget about garlic, olive oil, parsley, oregano, basil, or any other mediteranian ingredient... You won't find any of those in here. Prawns in pepper and tomato sauce, cooked fish in vegetable soup.. Service is superb, place definitly worth a visit. Dinner for 4 = 400 lira, around 150€

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$3 - $10
Seafood, Mediterranean, Turkish, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muhsine Hatun Mah Samsa Ordekli Bakkal Sok. No:1/2 | Kumkapi / ISTANBUL, Istanbul 34130, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
  • Phone Number: +90 212 517 84 47
With Our Executive Chef and with our wonderful stuff takes special pride in working closely with the old town. based seafood, entertainment and produce suppliers to stock our kitchens with local and organic ingredients.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?