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Villa Emma

Villa Emma

5 out of 5 stars

What's it? An elegant restaurant serving international cuisine in Etiler. Why go? For foie gras parfait and comfortable environment. Villa Emma sets its...

Serafina Kanyon

Serafina Kanyon

4 out of 5 stars

What's it? The new branch of an Italian restaurant at Kanyon. Why go? To experience Italian cuisine in an elegant ambiance. The Italian restaurant Serafina,...

Gasto Street & Local Food

Gasto Street & Local Food

3 out of 5 stars

What's it? Local street food serving restaurant. Why go? For Thracian ravioli. A new restaurant was opened in Nişantaşı, and it combines the two trends of...

L’Entrecôte de Paris

L’Entrecôte de Paris

3 out of 5 stars

What's it? A French restaurant. Why go? For its cute environment. Serafina's sister venue L'Entrecôte de Paris is located right next to this restaurant. The...

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Istanbul’s top 10 cafés

If you’re in search of a hearty salad or just a cup of coffee the solution lies in a café. We have complied a list of the best cafes in Istanbul. 

Neighbourhood guides

39 unmissable things to do in Istanbul

November 2019: The glorious Istanbul continues to fascinate visitors and locals alike with its vibrancy and great variety. May it be in arts & culture, eating...

The EAT List

The EAT List

NOVEMBER 2019: Our list has a bit for everyone. The all-time greats as well as the new kids on the block, the posh and the downright shabby that have great...