Must see restaurants in Göreme

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    Top Choice

    Diners sprawl on cushions and take a taste-bud tour of village food at this family restaurant. Take our advice and order the tadım (tasting) menu plus a…

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    Top Choice
    Pumpkin Cafe

    With its wooden balcony and snug stone-cut room decorated with whimsically carved-out pumpkins (what else), this cute-as-a-button restaurant is one of the…

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    Top Choice
    Topdeck Cave Restaurant

    If it feels as though you're dining in a family home, it's because you are. Talented chef Mustafa (aka Topdeck) and his gracious clan have transformed an…

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    Nazar Börek

    Rafik and family have converted their family home on the edge of Güvercinlik Valley, surrounded by fairy chimneys, into one of the town's most scenic…

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    Fat Boys

    This restaurant-bar is a relaxed and friendly evening hang-out. We love kicking back on the terrace's cushions, munching spring rolls and watching the…

  • K

    This wee canteen is Göreme's new favourite for cheap tasty lunches of dönerli sandviç (döner kebap sandwich), dürüm sandviç (the same but wrapped in…

  • K
    Keyif Cafe

    The menu here is big on kiremit (clay-dish baked) and sote (sauté) dishes as well as testi kebapı (meat and vegetable stew slow-cooked in a sealed…

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    Cafe Şafak

    Fatma and son Ali serve good-value Turkish favourites of gözleme (stuffed flatbreads), menemen (scrambled eggs with peppers, tomatoes and sometimes cheese…

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    Fırın Express

    Simply the best pide (Turkish-style pizza) in town is found in this local haunt. The cavernous wood oven fires up meat and vegetarian options and anything…

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    The dining room is as bland as they come but for very decent versions of classic Indian cuisine, you can't go wrong. For vegetarians, this is the biggest…

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    Peking Chinese Restaurant

    Peking was the first Chinese restaurant to open in Göreme and many have followed in its wake. It's still the most reliably good one though. Flavour-packed…

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    Orient Restaurant

    Orient's meaty menu romps from traditional Turkish to more continental-style options. Most people come for a steak fix (₺85) but the steaks' vegetable…