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Cihannuma Restaurant

Yerebatan Cad. No:18 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 520 7676
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Turkish, European, Middle Eastern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Yerebatan Cad. No:18 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
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1 - 10 of 110 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there three times and made friends with Cemal Bey who is the manager and a very nice guy. The food is pretty good and reasonable priced but you go there for the 360 views of Istanbul. If you are not hungry, just order...More

Thank novaman33
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The view is the selling point of this place, and has therefore also found its way into other forums, including the Lonely Planet brief guide to Istanbul. The restaurant itself is also rather pleasant, and service is competent and good. I found the food to...More

Thank Zerosixzero
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Go for the view, stay for the food! Best view of Hagia Sofia with Blue Mosque farther in the distance - got some great photos! The service and food were both excellent - I had the Turkish Ravioli with a glass of white wine and...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Come to this place to enjoy views of Istanbul while having a meal. We came to enjoy the stunning sunset views of Ayasofya and the Blue Mosque. The food and service were satisfactory.

Thank CaravanDad
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This rooftop restaurant top of And hotel was a great experience for me and my friends . The view of all of Istanbul in front of your very eyes . This is probably one of , if not the best view of all restaurants in...More

Thank Husna Q
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Slightly unsure at first of entry through hotel reception-lift direct to roof top terrace. On arrival you get a quite stunning Panoramic view of Istanbul on all sides.Inside and outside seating. Staff professional and pleasant-not pushy as in some tourist places. Menu not as extensive...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 21 May 2016

The beatiful view our of the terrace of this hidden restaurant is something you need to discover for yourself. On top of that, every dish we ate was very good! The waiters are very helpful and warm. You should plan to go for dinner or...More

Thank Roby S
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

We were taken to this restaurant by our tour director. The facility is very nice with a 360 degree panoramic view of the city. You have spectacular view of the Blue Mosque and Isa Sophia. Our menu was fixed. We had a lovely Mezza dish...More

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

6 of us went to dinner. The view was spectacular as we were on the 6th floor and right behind Hagia Sophia. The meze plate really wasn't bad at all as there was a sampling of 6 different cold appetizers. The salad was basic with...More

1  Thank Robert L
Reviewed 13 May 2016

The perfect combination of normal prices with the most incredible view of Istanbul makes Cihannuma the best option for coffee, lunch or dinner!

1  Thank debbiekarn
Nearby
Sultanahmet
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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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17 - US$41
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yerebatan Cad. No:18 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 520 7676
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