The Old Greek House is nestled in the village of Mustafapasa. This quaint village in the heart of Cappadocia was previously called Sinasos which means the "The City of the Sun".
Cappadocia with the culture and the forces of nature reflected in the magnificent valleys, underground cities built not only to live in but also to take refuge and protection in, churches that will mezmerize you with it's history and art work, caves you can get lost in and a walk through the valleys of this undiscovered gem leaves the visitor in awe of its beauty and a sense of timeless history of generations past and present.
The Old Greek House was built in the 1800's and the first owner was a Greek artist by the name of Yorha Vasil.The house was sold to the Ozturk family in 1938. For years the Ozturk family used this beautiful place as a home. It was by pure chance that in 1992, the Ozturk family became involved in the restaurant and hospitality business. They converted the Old Greek House into a restaurant and it soon became one of the most celebrated and famous restaurans in Cappadocia.
As their fame grew all through out Cappadocia Old Greek House reached another surprising level of fame. That was the very famous TV show called "Asmali Konak", this show put a spot light on the Old Greek House that was beyond anybodys imagination. The show did not just bring more business for the Ozturk family but to all of Cappadocia. It has now been a long time since the show has ended but the fame of the Asmali Konak lives on.
The Old Greek House is still ran by the Ozturk family and the famous dishes are all prepared by the owners wife Emine. The Old Greek House is a two story building with 15 rooms, 32 beds along with 2 terrace's and it has 3 different eating areas. The magic of hundreds of years are still vibrant and alive here. You will be taken back to an era that we only hear in stories and at times it doesn't even feel real that you are sleeping in a room that was built in 1800's.
As you enter the doors of Old Greek House be ready to feel the magic of the past and feel the beauty all around you all the while you are eating some of the most delishes dishes of Cappadocia. A walk through the valleys of this undiscovered gem leaves the visitor in awe of its beauty and a sense of timeless history of generations past and present.