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The House Cafe Istiklal Caddesi

#167 of 12,204 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
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Tomtom Mah. Istiklal Cad. Misir Apt. No:163 Beyoglu | Galatasaray, Istanbul, Turkey
8:00 am - 4:00 am
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Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 am
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York, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Good food, interesting dishes, very helpful service. Had the breakfast casserole (oven baked feta cheese, tomato, poached egg, black olives, rosemary thyme, and olive oil on sourdough) while my mother had the House Light Toast (homemade tomato paste, cottage cheese, fresh tomato, and basil tapenade in wholemeal bread). Their juices are fantastic - the Detox Green (parsley, arugula, green apple,... More 

Thank Christine_Dim
Beirut, Lebanon
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70 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Pity this nice restaurant with tasty food, no one understand English. I can talk for an hour then at the end i got different order. Please bring someone whom we can communicate with. I love this place...

Thank Eddychahine
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71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Went to this restaurant as with my girlfriend. Food tasted good. Prices are normal for this location. Friendly personal. And clean toilets.

Thank Psycho-realm
Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

We had dinner in this restaurant and we stayed much longer than expected. We had cocktails, dinner and then desert and everything was delicious. Service is very attentive and the terrace is really pleasant.

Thank Julie D
Istanbul, Turkey
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

I often stop by the restaurant on Sunday mornings after church. At 11am it is not that busy but by 12 it is getting pretty full. The food is always good and well served, I have a particular favourite which consists of salad, herby cheese topped with perfectly poached eggs (it says fried on the menu but they always come... More 

Thank Mumfitt
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

I really like the ambience the House Cafe's create. Great decor, great food. A major success as a place I want to go back to.

Thank budgeb
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

A wonderful place for a glass of wine and great time with friends! Good lounge music and interesting interior!

Thank Ircha_S
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47 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

You HAVE to try this place. The porcini rissoto and the sea bass rissoto are CRAZY good. The atmosphere is al amazing and service as well. The Bruschetta was OK, but it doesn't change my opinion of it

Thank Leonardo L L
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

My favorite spot for breakfast simply delicious we ordered the breakfast for two and it had everything we wanted and its easy on your pocket

Thank Star088
Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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323 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff. Nice location, modern but still cosey place. Good quality food. €€€ for the (alcoholic) beverages.

Thank Dordrecht-travel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cafe, European, Turkish, International, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 4:00 am
8:00 am - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tomtom Mah. Istiklal Cad. Misir Apt. No:163 Beyoglu | Galatasaray, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
  • Neighborhood: Beyoglu
  • Phone Number: 2517991

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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 Beyoglu

Neighborhood Profile
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights, shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening nightlife in close proximity. In striking contrast, Beyoglu’s less trafficked areas – such as the affluent Cihangir and the antiques district of Cukurcuma – exude Old World charm and provide contemplative calm and splendid diversion via an assortment of cozy cafes, attractive boutiques, and quiet lanes.
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