Restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Giresun

Bahçe Cafe

Just up an alley off Gazi Caddesi, 'Garden Cafe' gets its name from the walled and flower-strewn courtyard that is its main attraction. With an apricot-washed stone Ottoman house as its centrepiece, it's a delightfu…
Deli in Trabzon

Yeşil Mandıra

The Green Dairy is the best food shop in Trabzon, with kuruyemiş (dried fruits and nuts), lokum (Turkish delight), pestil (dried fruit leather), bal (honey), pastirma (spiced air-dried beef) and a huge array of chee…
Cafe in Trabzon

Reis'in Yeri

Head down Gazipaşa Caddesi from Atatürk Alanı and across the footbridge to this sprawling fish/chicken/köfte grill house, which doubles as a tea/nargile garden (not the peaceful kind: there's a soundtrack of pumping…
Cafe in Amasra

Hamam Cafe

In what was an Ottoman-era hamam on the big harbour, this easy-going cafe is perfect for sipping tea and playing backgammon among colourful lights on the disused göbek taşı (heated central 'navel stone'). The peynir…
Cafe in Giresun

Orta Kahve

In this cosy hangout for Giresun's more cosmopolitan crowd, old typewriters provide a backdrop for newspapers, magazines and different teas and coffees. It's good for breakfast (₺12), and healthy eats include salads…
Cafe in Sinop

Zeyden Mutfak

This coolly minimalist cafe serves village breakfasts composed of 17 different things, including olives, jams and sahanda yumurtalar (fried eggs).