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The Pudding Shop

Divanyolu No: 6 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 522 2970
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A place full of memories and moments preserved in some snaps of the olden days when the hippie... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Khorram A
via mobile
Living off its history

I've been coming to Sultan Ahmet for decades but this was the first time I had actually eaten... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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When it opened in 1957, the Pudding Shop was a gathering place and information center for travelers heading across Europe and Asia. Today, this city landmark offers food and drink to tourists and locals.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good33%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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Divanyolu No: 6 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 522 2970
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A place full of memories and moments preserved in some snaps of the olden days when the hippie trail to Nirvana began from this place. With hippies gone, the restaurant has changed and gotten modern, but the 'board' through which travellers heading towards East teamed...More

Thank Khorram A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been coming to Sultan Ahmet for decades but this was the first time I had actually eaten there. One morning, desperate for a coffee my friend and I went in and ordered twoTurkish coffees. We liked the ambience, the nostalgic pictures on the walls,...More

Thank Akinlondon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing fancy . Cafeteria style food . But fair quality and ok portions . The staff are great and the location makes it an eady choice after a visit to the sights of ols Istanbul . Historically this shop was a travellers stop . A...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch here with my wife and a friend. Everything was good and the service was very good. I will return.

Thank Gallitorojo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hardly one can call this place a typical pudding shop. Better to be advertised as a cafe. The menu is poor and the service quality too.

Thank Dogan S
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Still going strong but not the place it was in the 70's it still has its place on the tourist map of historic Istanbul and well worth a visit.

Thank Phangevans
Reviewed 22 March 2017

What a delight! We enjoyed a lovely lunch and the staff was gracious and efficient. The ambience of this property is wonderful!

Thank ib2qtpie
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Tasty food especially barBQ ....and situated near to Sutanahmet tram station...its little expensive as compared Taksim restaurants. or can say café...

Thank waleed_raj
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I came in when I saw Imam Biyaldi dish in the bain Marie dish in the window. Not because of this place reputation or history. It is easily understandable because it is not easy to miss. A few yards from the Basilica cistern entrance. The...More

Thank Diella S
Reviewed 9 December 2016

It was my last day in Istambul. When I asked my local tour guide, Zeki where the nice local food was. He showed us this place, The Pudding Shop. I tought it was only serve pudding, but when I came in they served some local...More

Thank christianai
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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26 February 2015|
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Response from SilkeS0815 | Reviewed this property |
It is all good food, fresh made. Many people are there all day so nothing has to be kept warm