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Tugra Restaurant

32 Çiragan Cad.
Çiragan Palace Hotel Kempinski
Istanbul, 34349, Turkey
TEL: 90-212-326-4646

The Tugra was the calligraphic seal of the Ottoman Sultans. No doubt the restaurant of the same name now located in the sumptuous 19th-century Ciragan Palace on the western shore of the Bosphorus would get one of approval. Serving authentic recipes sourced from ancient manuscripts like red mullet dolma, saffron ravioli, and lamb kulbasti, the restaurant is set among soaring marble columns, sculpted gardens, and sky-blue Bosphorus, taking luxury to a new level. As expected, it comes with a price tag that can easily run several hundred dollars, especially if alcohol is included.

Insider Tip:

After coffee, accept the offer of a colorful paste on a stick called macun. Made of 41 spices and herbs, the 500-year-old recipe is considered a strong aphrodisiac and well worth a taste.

Amenities

Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Dinner
  • Dress Code
  • Full Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Large Groups
  • Live Music
  • Patio/Outdoor Seating
  • Private Room Available
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Romantic
  • Reservations Required
  • Views

Cuisine Type:: Turkish

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