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Babylonia Garden Terrace

Akbiyik Caddesi, No: 19 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
+90 212 517 46 08
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“testi kebab” (28 reviews)
“lamb” (28 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Akbiyik Caddesi, No: 19 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I had a nice lovely dinner at Babylonia! I went there with recommendation and found it really good. Although, It look very much touristy and located on the touristy street, but, I end up having really good food here. I had "testi kebab" which is...More

Thank whotravelme
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Total scammers with their breakfast/brunch menu. But because of Their lying attitude I would not trust them with any other meal options Bad horrible experience

Thank Marjan Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Staff, Great Food, fast service, fair price. I stopped for lunch and had a great small pizza along with a Coke Zero with ice. The service was fast and the pizza was great ! I also appreciated the low price less than 10 dollars...More

Thank guymartinjackson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was great and so was service. Got my special vegetarian dish without onion and garlic that too it was quite tasty. The other members enjoyed their food including non vegetarian.

Thank A k J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here a couple of times during my one week stay in Istanbul. Great authentic food, very friendly service. Flavoursome dishes, good value for money. Highly recommended.

Thank Susannah P
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant twice. And it was so good - we might go back for our last night in Instanbul. Good vibe, great service. Food is excellent! Very tasty, good presentation and the service is spot on! Will highly recommend this place!

Thank Minnaars
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

This place ended up being our favorite place in this area. The waiters and staff are extremely friendly and a lot of fun. The food was excellent and we felt very welcome every time we stopped by. We visited a few different restaurants in the...More

Thank Mette N
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Our hotel recommended this restaurant for Turkish (ottoman) food. And it definitely delivered. The atmosphere, food, and service all get 5 stars. We ordered the Kuzur Tandir (leg of lamb) and the Mutancana (Ottoman palace favorite 1539). Both were beautifully spiced, savory, satisfying, and uniquely...More

Thank Ahmed E
Reviewed July 28, 2018

I ate 3 meals here with my family in late June. The food was delicious on all occasions and the staff so friendly and welcoming. Highly recommended

Thank GillC509
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a place to eat around Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, and have decided to have brunch at Babylonia Pub&Restaurant. We didn't know anything about it, but got convinced by the nice placement of the tables outside. The food was delicious, and staff...More

Thank Mariana D
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
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Ismaili F
August 19, 2018|
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Response from 307cesara | Reviewed this property |
It wasn’t as much, probably around 10-15 USD per person :) It was a very nice place... if you have extra $ and want to have fun order the Hooka (not sure if that’s how u spell it) from the restaurant, is quite expensive but... More
Sam K
May 26, 2018|
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Response from Scott M | Reviewed this property |
I will have to find out the price for you as I hadn’t tried it. Will be over there tomorrow
August 4, 2015|
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Response from Bhavna M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it is slightly more expensive than some of the other restaurants but the food and service is great. There really isn't a dress code. Most patrons are tourists so shorts were acceptable. Not sure about the kid friendly... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akbiyik Caddesi, No: 19 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighborhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 517 46 08
  • E-mail
Babylonia Garden & Terrace Restaurant has delighted both tourists’ and locals in the heart of historical Sultanahmet since 2003. Run by a family that has worked in the tourism industry for over 20 years. Babylonia Garden & Terrace Restaurant offers traditional Turkish and Ottoman cuisine, as well as international favorites and a selection of fresh daily seafood dishes. During the summer, visitors
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