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Uskumru: for lunch or dinner on the water

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A veritable institution, only accessible by boat, this seafood restaurant has a stunning view of the Bosphorus.

To get to this magical place under the Bosphorus Bridge, take the boat from the Rumeli Hisari dock on the west bank. Once there, you will be seated at a beautifully set table with your feet almost in the water, in a delightfully romantic setting. Provided, of course, that you thought to reserve in advance!

The food is spectacular: delicious meze and seafood starters followed by sea bass with basil and squid a la plancha with walnuts. In spring and summer, opt for dinner: the sunset on the Bosphorus is breath-taking. Prices are high, yes, but they are largely offset by the scope and quality of the dishes and presentation.

Uskumru Restaurant
Anadolu Hisari Mh.
Körfez Cd n° 55
Beykoz
Istanbul

+90 216 460 10 00

www.uskumru.com.tr

Menu: around 150 TRY

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