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Pandeli Restaurant
Mısır Çarşısı Eminönü girişi – Eminönü
(0212 527 39 09)

One of the evergreen trees of the city is Pandeli Restaurant. Its 122 years of legacy inspire trust in their ability to delight the customer. Established by Pandeli Çobanoğlu, the restaurant offers the tastes of sultan’s delight (eggplant puree topped with meat), bean salad, lamb in tandoori and mixed Pandeli dessert.

Konyalı Kanyon Restaurant
Büyükdere Cad. No: 185 K. 1 Levent
(0212 353 04 50)

Having opened its doors 166 years ago in Sirkeci, Konyalı has another assertive branch in Kanyon. Their long years of experience reflect in the variety of their menu, which includes grilled fillet steak, spinach with yoghurt and rice, stuffed cabbage and stuffed vine leaves with cherry. The place is open everyday from 12 at noon until 10:30 pm.

Kanaat Lokantası
Selmanipak Cad. No: 9 Üsküdar
(0216 341 54 44)

In service since 1933. The leading flavors of the menu are Ankara meatball, white beans, Uzbek rice dish, lab casserole with yoghurt, lamb in tandori and pot roast. Make sure that you taste their pumpkin or quince desserts as well. The restaurant is open every day from 6 am until 11 pm.

Feriye Lokantası
Çırağan Cad. No: 40 Ortaköy
(0212 227 22 16)

Just a few steps from Bosphorus, this restaurant’s building was Feriye Police Office in the 19th century. The flavors from the 12th, 14th an 19th centuries in its menu are in the command of frequenters. Rib steak, sea bass, bluefish and lamb chops are among the popular choices. The place is open every day between 9 am – 2 am.

Asitane Edirnekapı
Kariye Camii Sok. No: 6 Edirnekapı
(0212 635 79 97)

Asitane Restaurant includes a widely varied menu utilizing the recipes found at the Ottoman archives. You should definitely taste mutanjana, stufffed quince, goose kebab, stuffed calamari, liver meatballs, hassa bourek, lor ceheese blend and gerdaniyye. The restaurant is open every day from 12 at noon till 10.30 pm.

Borsa Restaurant
Kandilli Mah. Kandilli Cad. Kandilli
(0216 460 03 04)

Not only with is breathtaking view, but also wit its rich menu, Borsa is an important place for İstanbul. You can find Anatolian style kebab, lamb cutlet, iskender kebab and palace tray among the classics. A dessert, we recommed crumpets in thick syrup ad baked rice pudding.

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