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Han Ciragan Restaurant

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Cumhuriyet Meydani, Urgup 50400, Turkey
+90 384 341 2566
10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to try the "local speciality" and after trying a few places without success we found Han Ciragan. It was pretty quiet but it was a Tuesday night in April but the staff were attentive and accommodating and my pot kebab (which is really a type of stew) was delicious. I would definitely recommend giving this... More 

Thank Hazel P
Ertuğrul B, Propriétaire at Han Ciragan Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review here on TripAdvisor. I am glad that you enjoyed our testi kebab (pottery kebab). We also serve delicious stews and braised meat dishes all cooked in a traditional stone oven. You must try them when you come back next time. Looking forward to welcoming you again, Best Regards Ertuğrul Bekler... More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed April 12, 2014

Lovely atmosphere with professional staff. The food choices were varied and all that we ordered was hot and delicious. The restaurant has different areas, including a bar area. The upper level offers night views of Urgup.

Thank CityPrincess_12
Ertuğrul B, Propriétaire at Han Ciragan Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review of your very positive dining experience at Han Cırağan Restaurant. I am very glad to read that you found both the food and the service of an excellent standard. I do hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you on your next visit to Cappadocia. Best Regards Ertuğrul Bekler Owner at Han Cırağan Restaurant More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

My partner hated her chicken shish.. It was overcooked and not edible at all. To top it off, they gave me meat ravioli when I specifically asked for vegetarian. Would not recommend this place at all.

Thank Naraen
Ertuğrul B, Propriétaire at Han Ciragan Restaurant, responded to this review

I was sad to hear that you had a less than perfect dining experience with us. It is such a shame that you did not tell us that you are vegetarian, in that case we would have advised you not to choose the Turkish manti, since they contain meat, as clearly written in English on the menu. Our extensive menu... More 

Boulder, Colorado
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed March 9, 2014

Of the 2 weeks we spent in Turkey, this was hands down the best restaurant we visited. It's located in an old caravanserai that is carved into the stone. The inside is charming, complete with fireplace, and windows looking down into the kitchen from the hallway, and outside is a very pleasant patio. The service was pleasant, prompt, and helpful... More 

Thank Merivel
Ertuğrul B, Owner at Han Ciragan Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a glowing review of our restaurant. You make a very good point about the price of alcohol in Turkey; a large proportion of the price of alcohol in Turkey is the very high tax which is applied as per government regulations. However we are very pleased that you enjoyed... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed February 15, 2014

amazing soup and kebabs! the desserts are really tasty! get the apple tea! the place has been there for years!

Thank aadnan80
Bangkok, Thailand
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63 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed January 15, 2014

Han Ciragan is a very good restaurant. Good food, fair prices and a great wine list with lots of labels from Capadoccia.

Thank GFtrip
New York City, New York
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379 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed January 3, 2014

We spent 3 nights in Urgup and the Capodocia region. We had a few enjoyable meals. I though Han Ciragan had the best food with good service, an easy to walk to location in town and clean. The menu had sufficient choices. Some of my family doesn't eat red meat or lamb and Han Ciragan had more dinner choices that... More 

Thank Richard10024
London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed January 1, 2014

Refused to pay the exorbitant prices being charged by Kayakapi's restaurant, Manzara Bistro (15TL for soup/20TL in your room!) so drove into Ugrup to search for sustenance. Found this restaurant by driving around town. It looked decent, so we stopped. It was a good decision! We had tandori corba (soup), cigara boregi (cheese-filled dough cigars), hamburger with awesome, square, fried... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed December 26, 2013

We have been recommended to eat here,a little disappointing. With bad taste Christmas decoration, meats overcooked.

Thank GinaGallina
Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed November 11, 2013

The food was tastier than that in the top Istanbul restaurants we tried. Excellent ambience, music and service. Recommend the warm hummus with pastrami and the lamb stew with apricots.

Thank centuryclub

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Turkish, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cumhuriyet Meydani, Urgup 50400, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Cappadocia  >  Urgup
  • Phone Number: +90 384 341 2566
Han Ciragan Restaurant and Cafe in Urgup, Cappadocia, is set in a caravansery built around 250 years ago making it the oldest restaurant in Urgup.

The shady terrace is an ideal setting for a romantic meal. Only the freshest ingredients are used in our traditional Turkish dishes. Tourists and locals alike favour this spot where you can come and visit the kitchen at any time.

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