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Barbecue House

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Yerebatan Caddesi No: 33 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
+90 212 511 0361
9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Luanda, Angola
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2011

Well located up from the large plaze between Aya Sofia and Sultanakhmet. Large menue, good selection. Friendly staff, attentive. Pleasant restaurant to relax in .

Thank Cactusj0e
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2011

We were in Istanbul for 5 nights, and enjoyed the wonderful Barbecue House twice. I stayed at this hotel last year, and missed it badly this time around (they were booked). The restaurant is broken up into 2 parts..upstairs and down below street level. The upstairs dining area is small, but very cosy with beautiful Turkish lanterns. It's fun to... More 

Thank KristenHawaii
florida, usa
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138 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed October 15, 2011

The Barbecue House is a nice little place with good food and friendly service. We saw the street from our upstairs perch, and found it interesting watching the people in the street below. We had excellent hummus with wonderful fresh bread. For entress, we had shish kabobs, which were fresh and tasty There is nothing fancy or unusual about this... More 

Thank wexable4u
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 13, 2011

This place is largely downstairs and is in the main tourist area so we were a bit apprehensive to start with, but it was recommended by the person who owned the house we rented in the local area so we thought we would give it a go. Overall the food was very good. There was a wide selection, particularly of... More 

Thank Vinnie09
Durban, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 13, 2011

I visited Barbecue House in April and September 2011 - 4 occasions in total - and all was great. The advice given on what to eat was well thought out, the food was great, pricing was very fair and the service, attitudes and attention to detail were worth going back for. On my September visit, I was received like a... More 

Thank Peter C
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38 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed October 2, 2011

Good food, wonderful welcome. Ramadan and Altan are the best. Highly recommended.

Thank Bruisedpilgrims
Washington, DC area
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74 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed October 1, 2011

This restaurant is a block away from the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, and Topkapi Palace. It was the perfect stop for lunch after visiting the attractions. The restaurant is adjacent to and affiliated with a really small hotel, I believe. I had one of the chicken meals, and it was excellent. The rest of my family had pizza and a... More 

Thank tnc2u
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed September 27, 2011

All around great experience. The Food was delicious. The waiters and Owner knew many languages, and were very friendly. We sat outside, ate their delicious bread. I highly suggest!

Thank LDCA25
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2011

This somewhat unassuming and cosy little BBQ pit, on the street level below and somehow associated with the Hotel Han above it, is a real break. Very good food all round- nothing outrageously exceptional, just some very nice grilled delights which i enjoyed on my own after a long conference day, and to which I also brought some of my... More 

Thank intertwilight
New York City, New York
1 review
Reviewed September 24, 2011

I was in Turkey during the months of May and June 2011. I found this great outdoor restaurant called the "Barbecue House" in Istanbul. It was great. The service was excellent and so was the food. I recalled having some stuffed with assorted vegetables and rotiserie lamb. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone who is adventuresome. Bon apetit.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $14
Barbecue, Turkish, Soups, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yerebatan Caddesi No: 33 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighborhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 511 0361

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

Staying in Sultanahmet

Neighborhood Profile
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 retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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