Top Choice Modern Turkish in Ürgüp

Ziggy Cafe

This tribute to the adored pet dog of charismatic hosts Nuray and Selim is a luscious success. The two-tiered terrace fills day and night with a hip clientele enjoying strong cocktails and feasting on the finest mez…
Turkish in Ürgüp

Yeni Lokanta

This new-wave lokanta (eatery serving ready-made food) is a roaring success. Yeni Lokanta drags the traditional working-man canteen into the 21st century with smart-attired waiters, a contemporary dining room and so…
Bakery in Ürgüp

Merkez Pastaneleri

In business since 1975, this pastane (patisserie) is still churning out some of Cappadocia's best baked goods including cheap, filling börek (filled pastries) and tempting, sticky baklava. On a summer day Cappadocia…
Anatolian in Ürgüp

Osmanlı Konağı

With just four tables and mum in the kitchen doing the cooking, this cosy family-run restaurant does excellent-value village food. There's no menu as such; instead a volley of dishes (six meze and five mains), all m…
Turkish in Ürgüp

Zeytin Cafe

Our top lunchtime spot in Ürgüp is this thoroughly welcoming, modern lokanta (eatery serving ready-made food) dishing up wholesome homemade stews, mantı (Turkish ravioli) and Turkish staples. Head inside to the coun…
Restaurant in Ürgüp

Han Çirağan Restaurant

The menu here is a meander through Turkish favourites with a modern twist and service is super friendly. After dinner, retire to the very cool bar downstairs, under the vine trellis, that has a city atmosphere and a…
Pide in Ürgüp

Develili Deringöller Pide ve Kebap Salonu

Shh… We're going to tell you a secret the locals have been trying to hide for years: this is, hands down, the best pide in Cappadocia.
Modern Turkish in Ürgüp


With dishes such as the fabulous Ehlikeyf kebap (steak served on slivered fried potatoes, garlic yoghurt and a demi-glace sauce) and some of the prettiest dessert presentation in Turkey, Ehlikeyf brings a couple of …
Turkish in Ürgüp


This massive restaurant serves delectably oily mezes as well as huge plates of grilled meat and rice to grinning locals who slosh down beer and fresh ayran (yoghurt drink), sometimes in the same gulp.
Turkish in Ürgüp

Cappadocia Restaurant

Savvy travellers join the locals packing out the pavement tables here to sample generous helpings of Cappadocian flavour.