Top Choice Seafood in Bodrum


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 Turkish in Bodrum

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 tabl…
Top Choice Seafood in Bodrum


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

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

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…
Cafe in Bodrum

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


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…
Cafe in Bodrum

Bodrum Denizciler Derneğı

This mariners' club cafe attracts locals from çay-drinking sea dogs to young landlubbers nursing bottles of Efes Malt. Burgers, sausage and chips, tost (toasted sandwiches) and kahvaltı (breakfast) are served with a…
International in Bodrum


This bar-restaurant does draught Guinness and pub food in arty surrounds, with its packed tables creating a busy bistro atmosphere. Dishes include pasta (₺17 to ₺35), burgers and cheese plates. Breakfast too.
Chinese in Bodrum

Red Dragon

Don't expect to be bowled over by the authenticity of the Chinese dishes here but if you're desperate for a fix of rice and/or noodles, Red Dragon can oblige. It has a huge terrace facing the marina.