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!

opening hours

Mon-thu 15-21
fri-sat 15-22
last orders half an hour before closing time.


You can always ask for special open times for events at
Ask for an offer for groups!

A la carte - menu

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

welcome even without a table reservation!
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


Please note that our booking times are 3 hours. If you want to have dinner at a longer reservation time we recommend booking a table with two place settings.  Make a reservation the day before the reservation starts. Same day table reservations only by phone.

You accept our terms and conditions on making a reservation:

We charge 30€ per person for non-cancellable reservations, please remember to CANCEL 24H before the reservation. 

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.

For larger groups you can contact us by email at

We hope to see you soon!

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 1-5 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 of course.



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 doors that can be closed. It has a big table that can fit 7-10 people at a time. Please ask for our cabinet menu which is normally not available.


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