Princes’ Islands restaurants

Turkish in Büyükada

Teras Restaurant

Overlooking Büyükada's longest beach, Teras is a fabulous spot for a leisurely year-round weekend brunch or summer dinner (arrive before sunset). Brunch includes favourites such as menemen (scrambled eggs with peppe…
Seafood in Büyükada

Pelikan Balıkçısı

The cheery slogan (Hello Fish!) on the sign outside says it all at this simple place one street back from the waterfront promenade. Fresh fish is available daily, with yesterday's leftovers used in the tasty fish so…
Turkish in Büyükada

Prinkipo

Operated by local character Fıstık Ahmet, this long-standing favourite near the port is known for its excellent mezes and lavish pourings of alcohol (it's not the type of place that will appeal to teetotallers). Boo…
Turkish in Heybeliada

Heyamola Ada Lokantası

Opposite the İDO ferry dock, this busy place wows customers with a generous array of vegetable, yoghurt and seafood mezes. Those unsure of what to order can rely on the mixed meze plates (small/large ₺30/50) followe…
Turkish in Büyükada

Yücetepe Kır Gazinosu Restaurant

This simple place has benches and chairs on a terrace overlooking the sea and İstanbul. Dishes are simple but good – the köfte (meatballs) are particularly tasty. You can also enjoy a beer or glass of tea here. It's…