Must-Try Restaurants In Ankara, Turkey

Ankara Castle, Ankara, Turkey
Ankara Castle, Ankara, Turkey. Photo by Haneen Alqatanani on Unsplash

Known for its rich history and exquisite architecture, Turkey’s capital city Ankara is an ideal place to dive right into the nation’s cultural tapestry. Of course, no cultural excursion is complete without tucking into some scrumptious local cuisine. Here are the best restaurants in Ankara that you won’t want to miss.

Trilye Restoran

If you’re looking for a high-end dining experience, there is no finer establishment than Trilye. A favorite among Turkish politicians, Trilye offers an array of scrumptious Meze platters and seafood.

Divan Çukurhan

Located directly across the historical Ankara Castle, Divan Çukurhan is an ideal place to stop for a hearty lunch during a busy day of nonstop touring. Providing an exquisite view of the cityscape, this restaurant offers meaty dishes such as its creamy lasagne as well as local dips and vegetarian options.

Uludag Kebabcisi 

Established in 1956, this historical establishment is perfect for travelers with a sweet tooth. In addition to hearty mains such as the Iskender Kebab, Uludag Kebabcisi offers a range of delectable local desserts including Künefe and Fırında Sütlaç.