Top Choice Kebap in Bursa

Kebapçı İskender

This refuge for serious carnivores is famous nationwide – it is where the legendary İskender kebap was created in 1867. The wood-panelled interior with tiled pillars and stained-glass windows is a refined environmen…
Cafe in Bursa


With a nice shady ravine setting, Bursa's oldest cafe is known for its dondurma (ice cream). Order bir porsiyon (one portion) to dig into a veritable sundae. It's a handy refreshment stop if you're walking from Cumh…
Seafood in Bursa

Sakarya Caddesi Fish Restaurants

In the former Jewish quarter, about a 10-minute walk from Ulu Camii, cobbled Sakarya Caddesi is a busy lane of fish restaurants. Crowds wander between the al fresco tables, joined by waiters carrying trays of rakı (…
Kebap in Bursa


This central spot, which claims to have created the İskender kebap, does hearty versions of the local favourite at very similar prices to rival claimant Kebapçı İskender.
Turkish in Bursa

Hacıbey Lokantası

This recommended lokanta (eatery serving ready-made food) opposite the entrance to Tahtakale Çarşısı serves köfte (meatballs) and dishes from the bain-marie.
Pide in Bursa

Karadeniz Pide & Kebap Salonu

With its photos of bygone Bursa and slick service from a friendly crew, this Çekirge favourite offers an impressive selection of pide plus İskender and myriad other kebaps, many available in dürüm form (wrapped in f…
Kebap in Bursa

Kebapçı İskender

This branch of the iconic Bursa restaurant that's the originator of the legendary İskender kebap has an atmospheric vaulted setting. It's next to the Koza Han market.
Turkish in Bursa

Cicek Izgara

Occupying a gracious dining room above Bursa's flower market for more than 50 years, Cicek Izgara ('Flower Grill') serves up meaty treats including juicy köfte (meatballs), kuzu şiş (lamb grilled on skewers) and kar…
Turkish in Bursa

Lalezar Türk Mutfağı

Snazzy wallpaper and waistcoated waitstaff raise Lalezar above the more simple fast-food joints and kebap places nearby. There's an ever-changing menu of meze, soup, and vegetable and meat dishes on offer in the gle…