Restaurant Hagia Sofia

Turkish à la carte restaurant, located in the city center of Oulu

Hagia Sofia has two floors which can be used for events and parties. Our downstair cellar has an absolutely lovely athmosphere with a piece of history right before your eyes.

Welcome to enjoy lunch, dinner, have a meeting or host an event, have a pleasent stay!

open hours


Tuesday 15-21

Wednesday-Thursday 15-21

Friday 15-22

Saturday 15-22

Sunday & monday closed 

Lunch buffe temporally closed, ala carte available 
Kitchen orders close 30 minutes before closing time.
Exception open hours

You can always ask for special open times for events:



Yasmine Ry event at 14.1 (17:30, 18:30) 

Yasmine Ry event at 14.2 (17:30, 18:30)

Yasmine Ry event at 11.3 (17:30, 18:30)

A la carte - menu

We suggest booking a table in advance on weekends and for groups that consist of over 10 people.

if you have under 24h until a desired reservation, you should call us to get a table booked.

Over 10 person reservations we can open on Sunday for groups.
Afiyet olsun - Have a great stay
Gift cards are redeemed with order number (tilausnumero) if you have an electronic Gift Card.
Gift card valid for one year. Physical gift cards can be bought from our restaurant.

mediterranean vibes

authentic mediterranean cousines. We use fresh spices and ingredients we can get our hands on. Imported local and fresh ingredients only to serve you the best. Eat healthy the turkish way!
Best regards, Jonna - restaurant owner

Reserve a table


Table reservation info


Reservations are valid for 3 hours.  Make your reservation one day in advance.

You accept our terms and conditions on making a reservation:

Reservations are binding. If for some reason you are not able to make it to your reservation, please remember to CANCEL 24H before the reservation. Uncancelled reservations will be fined 50€ (euro) per person if no information about cancellation is given.

TO CANCEL: Please cancel your reservation using the link you have received in your email; confirmation message. Using the link will update our reservation database status.

We recommend a booking for weekends and especially if you have over 10 people coming to dine with us.
We can open restaurant for 10 people or more groups any time even if normally we would be closed. Please ask more from our staff.
Hagia Sofia Pöytävaraus

Dining hall

Open space with beautiful architecture

Turkish design and elements. Dining hall provised a pleasant experience for enjoying our Turkish cuisine. There are several smaller tables for 2-5 person, with possibilities expand and connect tables on request. Over 10 person groups have more space in the cellar area of our restaurant. 

The cellar MAHZEN

Atmosphere for larger groups

“Mahzen”, is the cellar of Franzen house, restaurant hagia sofia has turned the cellar into an fantastic meeting venue for bigger groups of up to 40 people to enjoy and experience the rich history of this house built in 19th century. Three different tables are able to be combined according to peoples needs, normally for 8-16 people. 
Our accessories include video projector, canvas, microfone etc for events. And nice speakers ofcourse.


Ask for off hours booking and also our secret cabinet MENU that are otherwise not available.

GALATA Cabinet

Peace and privacy

The cabinet “Galata” is on the same floor as the main dining hall. Its peaceful and has some privacy since the cabinet has its own door that can be closed. It has a big table that can fit 10 people at a time. Please ask for our cabinet menu which is normally not available !


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