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Cuisine of Istanbul for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Istanbul Zoe Teras Lounge & Bar & Club is surely one of best restaurants devoted to national cuisine. Its tables are placed on a large outdoor terrace. The restaurant is open until late in the evening, so you can expect to find there noisy discos and theme parties. Several years ago the restaurant ‘360 Istanbul’ was named the best dining facility of the city. In addition to popular dishes of Turkish cuisine, this place serves excellent Mediterranean dishes. The restaurant will be loved by fans of seafood and noisy night parties. Interesting cultural programs are organized here right every day. Haci Abdullah restaurant is the oldest institution of the city. Here guests often order delicious fish with spices cooked on the grill. Marinated vegetables and salads will become a wonderful garnish for meat and fish dishes. The restaurant is famous not only by an excellent menu and unusual design of the hall, but also by very fast service.
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Korfez restaurant has become a favorite place of rest for politicians and pop stars. Stuffed sea bass is considered the restaurant’s specialty. For dessert, guests prefer to order a popular eastern desert - yogurt. However, this is not the usual milk drink, which is so ordinary to Europeans. In Turkey yogurt is a thick sweet mass, which is sliced into small pieces and decorated with powdered sugar.
In 5.Kat restaurant you can try best dishes of international cuisine, which are cooked by local chefs in strict accordance with receipts and traditions. The interior of the hall is also very interesting. It is decorated with furniture made of precious wood, velvet curtains and a beautiful "antique” chandelier. Lovers of exotic cuisine will need to visit Changa restaurant. Each dish here is a unique masterpiece. Kebab with classic French sauce is one of the most unusual delicacies of this place. Changa also features elegant interior decoration, which has brought the restaurant a Wallpaper prize. Copyright
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Boncuk restaurant looks more like a small cozy tavern. Unique dishes of Armenian cuisine remain the main "attraction" of this place. Most often visitors order mackerel, which is baked on an open fire by a skilled chef. The restaurant’s tables are located on the terrace, so this place is perfect for a family holiday.
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Where to go for dinner in Istanbul: recommended cafe and restaurants

Four Seasons
Where: Tevfikhane Sokak 1, Sultanahmet, Istanbul; Telephone: +90 212 638 82 00;
Where: Misir Carsisi 1, Eminönü, Istanbul; Telephone: +90 212 527 39 09;
Yakub 2
Where: Asmali Mescit Cad. 35-37Beyoglu, Istanbul; Telephone: +90 212 249 29 25;
Where: Sofyali Sok. 10-12, Tünel, Beyoglu, Istanbul; Telephone: +90 212 243 28 34;
Where: Olivio Geçidi 15, Beyoglu, Istanbul; Telephone: +90 212 244 16 10;
Where: Kumkapi. Sultanahmet, Istanbul;

City tours, excursions and tickets in Istanbul and surroundings

Unique sights around Istanbul

Istanbul Lale Festivali

From the series “Most enchanting and vibrant festivals”
Modern holiday in Istanbul was first held in 2005, it was a tribute to a beautiful old tradition and has gained worldwide fame for a few years. Emirgan Park appears the centre of events many years already. Here interesting exhibitions, fairs and other thematic activities take place. It is important to note that the tulip festival in Istanbul is visited not only by curious tourists, but also by professional florists. During the festival various tulip species and bulbs of rare varieties are for sale for everyone. Tulip lovers can also learn a lot of interesting and useful information about the methods of cultivation of flowers. … Read further


From the series “Famous miniature museums of architectural objects and cities”
In addition to mock-ups of architectural monuments, there is a large motorway, through which colourful cars periodically pass, as well as a railway and even an airport with precisely executed models of aircraft. Among the most interesting layouts, the Blue Mosque and the Dolmabahce Palace, the Temple of Artemis and the Bosporus Bridge are worth noting. One of the most unusual objects is the mock-up of the city camp of Constantinople. … Read further
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Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Istanbul (Turkey) on Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Istanbul restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Istanbul, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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