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What's it? An elegant restaurant on the Bankalar Street.
Why go? To try the unique tastes of Turkish Cuisine in its unique atmosphere.
The hall is located at the entrance of Bozkurt Han, a historical building in Galata Karaköy. This area, which was operated as a brewery at the end of the 19th century, hosted many banks afterward. After being used as a pharmacy, Murat Kartoğlu and his brother İhsan Kartoğlu, who once also worked as a manager of Ara Café, turned this place into a wonderful restaurant. Remains of old houses dismantled in the Black Sea; used in tables, doors and place decorations. The use of wood adds a warm feeling to the nobility from the past of the space. You can see the old version of the street you are on. Lamps dangling from high ceilings also enhance the ambiance. Salon Galata is the right address for any time of day. At noon, you can drink their coffee from Old Java, watching the passers-by in the street-facing seating. In the evening the world of art and cinema heavyweights and tourists from each country are here.
The smoked salmon in the quinoa smoked salmon salad (44 TL) was very tasty and the parmesan was good for fresh greens. One of the signature dishes in the restaurant where fish comes daily is sea bass stew (57 TL). Sea bass fillets come in a vegetable dish with dried beans and leeks, which are delicious juices, and the taste is not enough. They are also assertive with their own pasta. You should definitely finish your meal with the chef's dessert (24 TL). They bring tahini soufflé with black sauce and ice cream.