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Truly traditional turkish food served by 3rd generation inheritors

Looking for traditional Turkish food at reasonable prices then this is the place to visit. Located... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Vancouver, Canada
Just what we needed

Tired hungry thirsty .... that was us when we arrived at the pudding shop. We ordered and the food... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
London, United Kingdom
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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.
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Divanyolu No: 6 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 522 29 70
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking for traditional Turkish food at reasonable prices then this is the place to visit. Located conveniently in the old city close to the Hagia Sophia and blue mosque this place will certainly have you confused as to what you should eat and if I...More

Thank Jpart
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Located in Sultanahmet area, this place offers both ala carte and buffet options for vegetarian and non vegetarian people. I loved their falafel. Being a non vegetarian i loved their salmon and meat balls as well. It is decently priced. The staff is very courteous...More

Thank Neha B
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Wonderful experience, friendly service and delicious food! The assortment of little appetizers are yummy and perfect to sample as a group.

Thank blissocean
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We were taken here by a local who told us it would be great food and he wasn’t wrong! He helped us order and had my husband get his Kabob Alexander style. OMG was it good! Yogurt and cubed pita bread under the meat with...More

Thank AZGirl98
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Tired hungry thirsty .... that was us when we arrived at the pudding shop. We ordered and the food was served within a few minutes. A good variety of food which is tasty and not expensive. Finished of the meal with a very nice turkish...More

Thank Ruby786_12
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Very excellent service; very kind and helpful! Offered food and served right away for no wait time for the food.

Thank Resort787354
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We stopped in for a quick lunch. The menu is much more traditional than most restaurants in the area. It has more of a buffet style, although you still order and have a waiter. The food was okay, but not wonderful. I was surprised to...More

Thank Jennie S
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Attracted by a vegetarian menu posted outside we ventured in. No problem with. Eating as majority still fasting for Ramadan. We ordered cheese omelette and spinach with cheese and two cokes. Delivered to the table within. 15 minutes, decent portions and tasty. Above with two...More

Thank BlackKyle
Reviewed 19 May 2018

The food was ok, but not great. There are better restaurants in Istanbul. It is a buffet, so there's a lot of choice.

Thank CXuor
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Traveling the past. When John Lennon and David Bowie were the only thing played on the radio. When young adventures people began to travel the world and an new feeling, an new generation arouse. 40 years ago. This place was IT. The place to meet...More

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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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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