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Galata Olympos

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Yeni Galata Koprusu AltI | Karaköy Boğaz Tarafı no:5-6, Istanbul 34421, Turkey (Formerly Olympos Restaurant)
+90 212 243 8254
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Istanbul, Turkey
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112 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

at first while having your lunch you may breath the sea air , watch the Bosphorus, movements of the seagoing vessels, ferries, boats etc.. İt is located under the bridge of the Bosphorus and Golden Horn. Services and the waiters were friendly , quick, and the fresh fishes and small dishes were delicious. had no experience at nights, atmosphere should... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice restaurant, ask for the owner Musa Monturk, bargain & get a good offer on all-inclusive meal (thats meal, drinks, dessert, tea & Turkish coffee ;) We got a 1.1 KG fresh sea bass for 85 TL all inclusive.

Thank muawiah_alamad
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Ambiance/Location: Located under the Galata Bridge with a beautiful view! Well, that's it... The Restaurant is cheaply decorated with Greek-locking stuff, but it's not worth to talk about any more. Service: Was very friendly and good. Unfortunately, we went to know why when the bill arrived. They stay friendly even in the discussion about the price, but it felt false... More 

1 Thank Markus L
Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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115 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

Actually i had bad experince from these resturants under the bridge, as thier prices are alwyas are very high....however, our dirver Mr. Ahmed took us to this resturant which is owned by Mr. Murad and his brothers to try the fish and Sheesha. WOW ...the food was Amazing food, and the sea view site was excellent, the sheesha was unusual…..all... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Normally I would give zero points, but it isn't possible! Don't go there! Service bad, food so so! Far too expensive!!!!

Thank Christoph T
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

The food was not bad, but charging 500 lira for a single Turbot is criminal. Just shows how much more TA is worth than the hotel recommendation.

Thank Thomas_A_London
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

We went there last night food just average and lots of people smoking at the tables even though it is banned in Turkey. Don't go not worth it. Rip off

Thank Maggie D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

You have to be aware of this restaurant, these are bandites when they presented the bill, which is not transparent at all. The food is nothing special but the bill was surprisingly high, 690 TL for 3 persons! Avoid this restaurant if you can. These are professional bandites to rob innocent tourists.

1 Thank Mickey M
Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

I am unfortunate to being persuaded by their waiter to enter this restaurant. The dish is expensive and tasteless. Worse of all, they cheat when they give you the bill, when I asked them , a very rude waiter says it is tax and bread and water. Tax should be always included, and bread and water should not cost 10... More 

2 Thank Mingquan X
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

There are honest business on Galatea bridge, but this one is not. They charged 15 lira for the bread, and mandatory service charge. The food is tasteless. Thank god we were not poisoned. Too bad we don't have Internet connection when we walked by the bridge. Had we checked tripadvisor, we would never stepped into this one.

2 Thank Bob M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$60
Seafood, Mediterranean, Turkish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yeni Galata Koprusu AltI | Karaköy Boğaz Tarafı no:5-6, Istanbul 34421, Turkey (Formerly Olympos Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Karakoy
  • Neighbourhood: Karakoy
  • Phone Number: +90 212 243 8254
Galata Olympos RestaurantGet ready for unforgettable moments with our fresh sea foods and large range of wines in elite ambient with your family and friends with the excellent view of Topkapi Place and the Bosphorus.

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Sitting pretty with an age-old air about it, Karakoy is situated on the European side of the Bosphorus at the mouth of the Golden Horn. Perhaps the city’s most historically significant area, it’s currently one of the most happening parts of town as well. Here street vendors and alfresco fish restaurants line the banks of the Horn where the views of major attractions across the water rival Karakoy’s own key attractions, such as the iconic 14th century Galata Tower and the Museum of Modern Art. A major hub for local and international waterborne traffic, Istanbul’s commercial and maritime heritage remains as relevant and evident as ever in Karakoy. Commuter ferries mingle with luxury cruise liners at its busy port, ensuring a continuously cosmopolitan flow of people..
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