Restaurants

Top Choice Turkish in Kaplan

Kaplan Dağ Restoran

One of our favourite restaurants in provincial Turkey, Tiger Mountain, offers superbly prepared local dishes with lashings of olive oil and wild herbs. Seasonal mezes like fish in soya oil and stuffed zucchini flowe…
Top Choice Seafood in Bodrum

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 Gümüşlük

Limon

In the hills above Gümüşlük, Limon sprawls across a series of garden terraces around a whitewashed farmhouse, overlooking a Roman bath and Byzantine chapel ruins. Dishes include seafood and carpaccios, while vegetar…
Top Choice Seafood in Gündoğan

Plaj Cafe Restoran

Just opposite the central waterfront, this local favourite run by a fishing family serves a good range of mezes and mains, marine and otherwise. There's no noise save for the wind, the waves and the caged birds chir…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Datça

Culinarium

The three-course set menu (₺65) is a gourmet experience at this Turkish-German restaurant, its wraparound bar gazing at Bozburun and Symi. Favourite dishes are zucchini flowers stuffed with fish and prawns and a bon…
Top Choice Turkish in Selçuk

Wallabies Aquaduct Restaurant

This hotel-restaurant spills out onto the square beneath the aqueduct, guaranteeing atmospheric summer dining at almost 36 tables. The traditional Anatolian fare is complemented by more international offerings, incl…
Top Choice Cafe in Datça

Café Inn

With its nose poking into the surf from Kumluk Plajı, this breezy and chilled hang-out with beach-house furniture serves a decent cappuccino and dishes from a full range of dolmades (stuffed grape leaves) to börek a…
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 Turkish in Marmaris

Ney

Tucked away up some steps from the western end of the marina is this tiny but delightful restaurant in a 250-year-old Greek stone house with Bugül at the stove. Decorated with seashells and wind chimes, it offers de…
Top Choice Seafood in Bodrum

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…