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Eating Out in Turkey

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Turkey's Eating Out Culture

Turkey is a Mediterranean country with a lively culture of eating out possibilities to suit every preference. Gastronomy has its very own special place in Turkey. Come and discover the authentic flavours of Turkey.

Eating Out in Turkey

There are lots of cafes and chic restaurants for eating out in Turkey. Turkish food is among the best in the world and is sometimes ranked alongside French and Chinese as one of the world’s three great cuisines. If tasting the best cuisine in the world makes you happy, you should come to Turkey.

You can find virtually any cuisine in Turkey, from any culture, and style aplenty. Delicious local specialities, famous spirits and a large selection of traditional produce. Gastronomy has its very own special place in Turkey.

Turkish Cuisine Culture

In Turkey, authentic meals surround you. In the big cities, you will dine at innovative and star spangled restaurants serving new and traditional Turkish cuisine. This generous land offers you rich vegetable cuisine, different kinds of fish and fresh meat restaurants, inviting you to sample and taste familiar or unfamiliar foods. Every place is its own little gastronomic kingdom.


Luxurious restaurants and historical buildings converted into restaurants showcase the delicacies of Turkish and international cuisine in Turkey.

These restaurants offer customers the additional bonus of the perfect scenery of Turkey and panoramic views over Mediterranean and Aegean.

During the summer months, alfresco dining is the norm, particularly along the coastal areas and along the Bosphorus in Istanbul.

World Cuisine

However if you prefer other cuisines of the world there are many high quality restaurants to choose from.

Restaurants serving Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Singapore, Vietnamese, French, Iranian, Russian, Mongolian, Spanish, Greek, Belgian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Bosnia, Romanian, Mexican, Argentinean food tend to cluster in the big cities of Turkey.

Eating Out in Turkey

Ayvalik, Balikesir