The 12 Best Restaurants in Istanbul

4th January 2018 // By Olivia Cuccaro

Nar Lokanta

nar lokanta - best restaurants in istanbulTurkish culture and cuisine are at the heart of this Istanbul restaurant. Both the menu and the setting are inherently Turkish – decor features traditionally Turkish accents while dishes recall Ottoman recipes dating back thousands of years. Nar includes an indoor dining room as well as three terraces and a rooftop for the warmer months and private parties. You’ll never find out-of-season produce at this Istanbul establishment – all dishes are crafted to be seasonal and fresh. As with traditional Turkish cuisine, many of the main courses feature lamb (shoulder of lamb, braised lamb shank, stew with lamb), but seafood dishes like filet of sea bass and prawn casserole are also available to order.