Arkas Art Centre
At the southern end of the Kordon is this new art centre is housed in the former French consulate. As worthwhile as the rotating...
Pasaport Mado is one of the more modern of the many seafront cafes running south from the police station.
Sakız, specialising in Aegean and Cretan cuisine, is the most inventive restaurant in İzmir. Its fresh meze include shrimps wrapped in...
Lonely Planet review
This old favourite on the kordon is attached to the İzmir Palas hotel and trades a little on its reputation – and it’s far from good value – but the meze like octopus in oregano and baked sardines are worth the added expense.
The house speciality is tuzda balık (fish baked in a block of salt that’s broken at your table). It’s suitable for three or four people.