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Best restaurants in Istanbul

Best restaurants in Istanbul

Istanbul is a colorful port city, where modernity and architecture from the times of Rome, Byzantium and the Ottoman government are intricately intertwined. Tourists are always welcome here, and they have hotels, shopping centers and beaches at their disposal. The best restaurants in Istanbul will feed everyone with fresh seafood and legendary Turkish sweets.

Fish restaurants

Five excellent fish restaurants in Istanbul: Eleos; Balikci Kahraman; Balikci Saahattin; Bebek Balikci; "Kiyi". From here even the most fastidious gourmet will not leave disappointed. In Balikci Kahraman, you should try the famous Kalkan Tandoor, Kiyi will delight you with a summer terrace, and Bebek Balikci will surprise you with a real royal menu of the 16th century..

Turkish cuisine

It is imperative to try the real national dishes of Turkey while in Istanbul. And to do this, you can visit, for example, "Deraliye Restaurant". There is excellent Turkish cuisine, and the service is such that you can easily feel like a real sultan. Also worth noting are "Ciya Sofrasi", "Asitane Restaurant", "Develi Kebap" and "Kosebasi Restaurant".

Gourmet restaurants

There are also trendy modern restaurants in Istanbul, famous all over the world. Bloggers describe them, and celebrities do not miss the opportunity to dine here. La Mouette offers Albanian foie gras, Leb-I derya offers rooftop dining and views of the Bosphorus. Also on the roof is Mikla, where smoked lamb fillets and lamb chops are especially praised. A great grill can be found at Meze by Lemon Tree.

Istanbul Confectionery

For those with a sweet tooth, Istanbul is a real freedom. There are so many sweets and they are all so unusual that you want to try everything at once. The oldest confectionery in Istanbul is Hafiz Mustafa 1864. Here you can enjoy both traditional Turkish desserts and European ones. Restaurant "Tadal Pastanesi" is famous not only for its Turkish cuisine, but also for desserts, for example, delicious baklava. There is also an excellent tea house "Dem Karakoy", where all visitors must order Mastika cake. You should not pass by such establishments in Istanbul as “bi Nevi Karakoy”, “Kahve Dunyasi” and “Eastanbul Nar Art & Caf”.

Istanbul surprises. It still retains the ancient atmosphere, into which it is so easy to plunge headlong into the original Turkish culture. And the best establishments of this city will gladly provide such an opportunity..


  • Best restaurants in Istanbul
  • Best restaurants in Istanbul
  • Best restaurants in Istanbul