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“Turkish-Ottoman Cuisine”

Haci Abdullah Lokantasi
Ranked #136 of 3,511 Restaurants in Ankara
Price range: US$10 - US$20
Description: More than a century old history of Haci Abdullah Restaurant's root goes to Akhism Organization (an organized brothership relation in Anatolia related to trade guilds) Traditional establishments either pass from father to son or are bought by another establishment to change hands. At Haci Abdullah Restaurant these ways are not applicable. The adventure of Haci Abdullah Restaurant started in 1888 and still survives from the master to the apprentice. Haci Abdullah Restaurant's story has started in Ottoman era; A restaurant called Abdullah Efendi was opened in the final period of Ottoman Empire at Karakoy Quay. Sultan Abdulhamid II personally gave the trading licence. Private or official delegations of the foreign countries visiting Istanbul were taken to Abdullah Efendi as a sign of respect. Abdullah Efendi Restaurant moved from Karakoy Quay to Beyoglu to the ground floor of Rumeli Han in 1915, and continued to render its service, and here the restaurant survived from the master to the apprentice. Abdullah Efendi served native and foreign visitors at Rumeli Han for 25 years, then changed its name to Haci Salih, ownership transferred master to apprentice, moved Sadri Alisik Road in 1940 where the heart of Turkish Movie Sector beats. The restaurant where protected Ottoman-Turkish culinary, kept its quality either under the name of Abdullah Efendi or Haci Salih, moved today's location next to Aga Mosque, Sakizagaci Road in 1958. Haci Salih Restaurant's owner Mr. Haci Salih, bacause of his age, left here to his apprentices in 1983. The name of Haci Salih always kept honour of quality but because of the official procedure the restaurant's name has to be changed and took the 1888's name of Haci Abdullah. Our restaurant was opened by official permit of Sultan Abdulhamit and since then we kept the same quality and the same taste. It is possible to learn this information between the pages of the book of honour that Ottoman's Sultan's grandchildren have still been giving honour to our restaurant like 90 years ago and they write sincere feelings in our book. The tradition in Haci Abdullah is an evidence of Akhism Organization which is being forgotten to day. Our service is unlimited. We would be pleased if you were our guest. Let us meet in different atmosphere of the past.
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Description: More than a century old history of Haci Abdullah Restaurant's root goes to Akhism Organization (an organized brothership relation in Anatolia related to trade guilds) Traditional establishments either pass from father to son or are bought by another establishment to change hands. At Haci Abdullah Restaurant these ways are not applicable. The adventure of Haci Abdullah Restaurant started in 1888 and still survives from the master to the apprentice. Haci Abdullah Restaurant's story has started in Ottoman era; A restaurant called Abdullah Efendi was opened in the final period of Ottoman Empire at Karakoy Quay. Sultan Abdulhamid II personally gave the trading licence. Private or official delegations of the foreign countries visiting Istanbul were taken to Abdullah Efendi as a sign of respect. Abdullah Efendi Restaurant moved from Karakoy Quay to Beyoglu to the ground floor of Rumeli Han in 1915, and continued to render its service, and here the restaurant survived from the master to the apprentice. Abdullah Efendi served native and foreign visitors at Rumeli Han for 25 years, then changed its name to Haci Salih, ownership transferred master to apprentice, moved Sadri Alisik Road in 1940 where the heart of Turkish Movie Sector beats. The restaurant where protected Ottoman-Turkish culinary, kept its quality either under the name of Abdullah Efendi or Haci Salih, moved today's location next to Aga Mosque, Sakizagaci Road in 1958. Haci Salih Restaurant's owner Mr. Haci Salih, bacause of his age, left here to his apprentices in 1983. The name of Haci Salih always kept honour of quality but because of the official procedure the restaurant's name has to be changed and took the 1888's name of Haci Abdullah. Our restaurant was opened by official permit of Sultan Abdulhamit and since then we kept the same quality and the same taste. It is possible to learn this information between the pages of the book of honour that Ottoman's Sultan's grandchildren have still been giving honour to our restaurant like 90 years ago and they write sincere feelings in our book. The tradition in Haci Abdullah is an evidence of Akhism Organization which is being forgotten to day. Our service is unlimited. We would be pleased if you were our guest. Let us meet in different atmosphere of the past.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Restaurant has been serving in Istanbul for a long time. I also like the restaurant in Ankara. It is located in a large green area, in Sogutozü. You can find variety of cold and warm dishes as well as desserts. The restaurant only serves soft and warm drinks. It has indoor and garden tables, If you go there by your car, they have a parking place.

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