Here is a mixed list of the city’s best, old and new, adept charcuteries scattered throughout the city.
Enjoying the delicious food at charcuteries is worth paying top dollar for. We compiled a list of the city’s best charcuteries so that you don’t go to the wrong one.
Istanbul’s Best Charcuteries
With its lunch and dinner alternatives, deli, wine cellar, and bar, Delicatessen is undoubtedly the most popular venue in Nişantaşı. This is a venue where you can find everything when it comes to charcuterie products. It won a Time Out Istanbul Eating and Drinking award for its décor the year that it opened.
The grocery section features much more than just delicatessen products. With local and imported products, it is a haven for everyone who loves food. In accordance with Eataly’s principles, the venue exudes an Italian atmosphere and radiates freshness and goodness. Even knowing that the mozzarella is made fresh, daily, on the premises is reason enough to become a regular.
In 1998 Mehmet Kapan created Gourmet Garage and since then it has come a long way in Istanbul. Gourmet Garage is now a delicatessen chain with branches in many parts of the city. The venue features deli and cheese products with many imported and local varieties. Prosciutto, bresaola, pastirma, it is all at your disposal. In addition to imported products, the sausages and sucuk they produce themselves are very popular.
Milka has been serving customers since 1885 and is one of Moda’s nicest charcuteries. When it comes to breakfast, you can find everything that comes to mind including all kinds of pastirma, dried meats, salted and smoked fish, pickled bonito fish, salami, and ham varieties. At Milka you can find imported cheeses from all around Europe, especially Italy, the Netherlands, and France and many delicious mezes. The light mezes made with seasonal vegetables, fried dishes, desserts, meatballs, dolma varieties, and mezes with sauce and yogurt, are made in the deli’s kitchen. Milka has a rich wine cellar with options ranging from Öküzgözü to Kalecik Karası. Milka Şarküteri also sells Swiss Lindt chocolate.