Restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Bodrum Town

Orfoz

Often cited as one of Turkey's best fish restaurants, this restaurant next door to the landmark Zeki Müren Art Museum, named after one of Turkey's greatest singers, serves delectable seafood such as oysters with par…
Top Choice Seafood in Bodrum Town

Kalamare

Though a bit cramped and inland, this distressed-looking place, with whitewashed tables and pastel-coloured walls, is one of our favourite seafood restaurants in Bodrum. Serving octopus, calamari, sea bass et al (as…
Spanish in Bodrum Town

La Pasión

For something different, head for this refined Spanish tapas bar and restaurant down a cobbled side street for tapas, excellent paella (₺80 to ₺100 for two) or pasta. The restaurant occupies an old Greek stone house…
Kebap in Bodrum Town

Tepecik Döner

Across from the eponymous mosque, this favourite hole-in-the-wall does tasty kebaps on homemade bread, including the İskender (döner lamb on a bed of pide, topped with hot tomato sauce, melted butter and yoghurt) va…
Turkish in Bodrum Town

Nazik Ana

This simple, back-alley place with the folksy, rustic decor offers hot and cold prepared dishes, viewable lokanta-style at the front counter, allowing you to sample different Turkish traditional dishes at shared tab…
Pizza in Bodrum Town

Sünger Pizza

Regular holidaymakers wouldn't dream of finishing their annual summer break without enjoying at least one meal on the streetside terrace of this pizzeria opposite the marina. It's particularly popular with families …
Burgers in Bodrum Town

Ox

Craving a break from kebaps and grilled fish? This upmarket and highly fashionable burger bar overlooking Bodrum's castle and beach may be exactly what you're looking for. Grab a streetside table and order one of it…
Seafood in Bodrum Town

Gemibaşı

The 'Ship's Captain' is often described as the quintessential Bodrum eatery, popular with locals and with people who have holidayed here for decades. Located opposite the marina, it's an old-fashioned meyhane (taver…
Cafe in Bodrum Town

Le Man Kültür

Decorated with comic-book and street art, this cool Turkish chain – originally a refuge for artists and writers in İstanbul – is popular with students for its smoothies, coffees, cocktails and huge sea-facing terrac…
Modern Turkish in Bodrum Town

Avlu

The 'Courtyard' is a bistro in an old stone house on a cobbled lane that offers seating in its eponymous courtyard or in an intimate dining room spread over two minute floors. It has a good wine selection and serves…