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Ortaköy, Kuruçe_me, and Bebek

Bebek Balıkcı

26/A Cevdet Paşa Caddesi
Istanbul, Turkey
TEL: 90 212 263-3447

Most visitors don’t make it to the northerly, beautiful neighborhood of Bebek, though they should (it’s like the Marin County of Istanbul). The best way to visit is to take a Bosporus cruise from Ortaköy to Bebek at sunset, then, after a stroll on the waterfront pier, dine here—at one of the city’s finest traditional fish restaurants. The Mediterranean Turkish cuisine here is classic—scrumptious meze (try the marinated levrek, a kind of sea bass) and grilled fish straight from the fishing boats that you can see from the terrace dining tables. Don’t skip dessert—the kitchen manages to pull off a flawless chocolate soufflé.

Insider Tip:

Even in winter, reserve a table on the terrace close to the water. It’s stunning, and the heat lamps will keep you warm.


Open / Closes
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Prix Fixe
  • Waterfront Dining

Cuisine Type:: Seafood


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