Desserts in Beşiktaş, Nişantaşi & Ortaköy


Originating in the southeastern region of Maraş, dondurma (Turkish ice cream) has a distinctive chewy texture, thanks to its unusual ingredients of salep (ground dried orchid root) and mastic (pine-flavoured resin f…
Desserts in Beyoğlu

İnci Pastanesi

A Beyoğlu institution, İnci was forced out of its historic İstiklal Caddesi premises in 2012, but has reopened here and continues to delight devotees with its profiteroles covered in chocolate sauce. We're also part…
Ice Cream in Kadıköy

Meshur Dondurmacı Ali Usta

Weekend and summer-night saunters down Moda Caddesi wouldn't be the same without a cone of the dondurma (ice cream) produced by master ice-cream maker Ali Usta. There are more than 40 flavours on offer – we like the…
Ice Cream in Beyoğlu


One of the two branches of this much-loved dondurma (Turkish ice cream) shop on İstiklal Caddesi.