What’s to Eat

Lucca

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Baylan Bebek

[vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_single_image image="871" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_empty_space height="50px"][vc_column_text]Baylan is one of Istanbul’s oldest patisseries, and its modern branch in Bebek includes a three-story restaurant, a patisserie, and a bar that is perfect for after-work drinks. The menu, which was designed with...

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Çiya Restaurant

[vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_single_image image="872" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_empty_space height="50px"][vc_column_text]Musa Dağdeviren is the intrepid food pioneer behind the super successful Ciya. He hails from Gaziantep and has scoured Turkey and culinary hot spots further afield to find the best recipes for his eclectic...

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Kanaat Restaurant

[vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_single_image image="876" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_empty_space height="50px"][vc_column_text]This is a particularly good esnaf (tradesman’s) restaurant located on the Asian side of town, just up the road from the bustling ferry and bus stations of Üsküdar. Kanaat originally opened in 1933 in...

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Hamdi Restaurant

[vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_single_image image="875" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_empty_space height="50px"][vc_column_text]Hamdi Restaurant in Eminönü is one of Istanbul's premier kebap restaurants, with a menu of 17 different varieties of kebap, in addition to various meze (cold appetizers) and dessert options. Founder Hamdi Arpacı came to Istanbul...

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Armada Terrace

[vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_single_image image="869" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_empty_space height="50px"][vc_column_text] Outdoor Terrace In addition to being a ‘classic’ on Istanbul summer nights, Armada Terrace provides Istanbul lovers with an unforgettable experience with its unrivaled location, experienced staff, warm hospitality and its Armada Cuisine. The Terrace,...

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Fıccın

[vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_single_image image="874" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_empty_space height="50px"][vc_column_text]Fıccın is a well-known Beyoğlu restaurant located on a side street off İstiklal. Very popular with those living in the area, it is known as an esnaf (tradesmen's) restaurant and, while it is true that...

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Zübeyir Ocakbaşı

[vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_single_image image="881" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_empty_space height="50px"][vc_column_text]Zübeyir Ocakbaşı, located just off İstiklal Caddesi in the heart of Beyoğlu, started life in 2006 and is a local favorite, serving traditional ocakbaşı (a long hearth covered by a copper hood) fare, specializing in...

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Eleos Restaurant

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Leb-i Derya

[vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_single_image image="877" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_empty_space height="50px"][vc_column_text]Leb-i Derya is located on the top floor of an unassuming apartment block on the hillside road of Kumbaracı, just off the bustling İstiklal Caddesi. From the street, the entrance is located at the...

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