Kemankeş Karamustafa Paşa Mahallesi, Kemankeş Cd., 34425 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey
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Photo by Metin Oner
Sun 4pm - 12am
Mon - Sat 12pm - 4pm, 6pm - 11pm
Karaköy LokantasiThe best restaurant in the Karaköy area is run by the sweetest owners, Oral Kurt and Aylin Okutan, and is rooted in the tradition of simple food and refined service. The Ottoman and Turkish menu includes dishes like hünkar beğendi, a meat stew on smoky eggplant puree.
As told by local art gallery owner Sylvia Kouvali to Lawrence Osborne. This appeared in the May/June 2012 issue; see all of Sylvia Kouvali’s favorite places in Istanbul.