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Harab'be

#84 of 12,346 Restaurants in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Sultanahmet
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Ticarethane Sk., Istanbul 34, Turkey
+90 212 522 2930
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10:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 03:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere with traditional live music and nargila (try the Harabe'be special mix). Also very friendly staff, good Mojitos. Been there several times

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We just wanted to smoke a shisha but then some of the visitors started to play guitar and to sing. It was incredibly good and so we stayed for hours. The tea and drinks were also very good - we did not had any food so we cannot say anything about this. Would (and did) definitely come back!

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Thank Malleze
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

This restaurant has a great atmosphere. Good food too. Lots of typical Turkish dishes. Nice decor especially the lanterns at night. Good value.

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Food was absolutely amazing staff was very helpful and friendly,atmosphere, the pillows the music...oh my God! Very clean toilets very reasonable prices so everything was excellent; What more could anyone want? They really make you feel at home. %100 recommended.

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Thank Y-Meric
Istanbul, Turkey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I came here to meet a local friend, the atmosphere is chilled, relaxing and nice i was enjoying my self until i had to go i offered to pay for what me and my friend had, i was in a rush to catch the last tram to my hotel so i didnt have time to dispute the bill, i had... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Found it down a little dead end in the back streets very chilled. Food OK nice people. Cold beer not over priced very very clean toilets.

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1 Thank Neil D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Harab'be is an extremely friendly and wonderful cafe down an alleyway near Sultanahmet. Everyday we were treated to a warm welcome and great drinks and a really good selection of Nargile if you wish to do so. Very quiet, peaceful, and shaded which is perfect for a hot day. Please seek this place out if you come to Istanbul please... More 

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1 Thank Alex B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

Harab'be is that magical place when you travel, where you find yourself gravitating back to. Teamed with the cozy and authentic atmosphere you will find yourself settling into Istanbul life. Harab'be was is down a alley off a main drag. The main drag is littered with restaurants for tourist and hosts trying to pull you in for an 'authentic' Turkish... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Found this place almost by mistake- best mistake ever. We ended up coming here each night for the rest of our stay in the old city. The herbal teas are amazing. Selection of hooka is excellent- we tried various blends each visit- the apple and strawberry were two of our favorites. We enjoyed sitting in the quaint outdoor seating area.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

We (me and my husband) have been in this small but welcoming place for dinner. The atmosphere is relaxed and the food... amassing cooked ! The best humus tasted ! Emre - the amazing host cooked himself for us and the dishes (two variety of kebab - with aubergine an with pistachio-) was absolutely delicious ! Thank you, Emre because... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 03:00
Monday
10:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 03:00
Thursday
10:00 - 03:00
Friday
10:00 - 03:00
Saturday
10:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ticarethane Sk., Istanbul 34, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: +90 212 522 2930

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

Staying in Sultanahmet

Neighbourhood Profile
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 retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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