Top Choice Seafood in Çeşme


Operated by the owners of the neighbouring fish shop, this friendly balık pişiricisi (fish eatery) is Çeşme's foodie hot spot. There are six streetside tables and a few more inside, so booking ahead is sensible. Mez…
Turkish in Çeşme

Tokmak Hasan'ın Yeri

Winning the prize for the biggest and best döner in town (order an İskender), this long-established and friendly lokanta is hugely popular with locals, who flock here at lunchtime. Enter through the passage lined wi…
Bakery in Çeşme


Occupying a converted Ottoman stone house and opened in 1945, this pastane (patisserie) is known throughout the region for its house-made dondurma (Turkish ice cream). It also makes milk-based puddings, biscuits, ja…
Turkish in Çeşme

Tikos Meyhanesı

This rough-and-ready meyhane (tavern) near the Greek Orthodox church is a popular venue for late-night carousing. The menu includes soups, stock-standard mezes and grilled meats.
Turkish in Çeşme

İmren Lokantası

Çeşme’s first restaurant, which opened back in 1953, is set in a bamboo-roofed atrium with a fountain and plants. It's popular with local shoppers and office workers at lunch.