In celebration of the Istanbul Boat Show taking place from the 6th to the 11th of October, we have asked our favorite travel specialist Winged Boots to present a selection of Eat, Drink, Sleep venues located in Turkey.
EAT: Mikla, The Marmara Pera, Meşrutiyet Cd No:15, 34430 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey
Located at the top of the Marmara Pera hotel, Mikla has established itself at the forefront of Istanbul’s contemporary food scene since 2005. The Restaurant offers guests spectacular views of Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace from the terrace area which has a rooftop bar great for pre-drinks and after dinner cocktails. The Turkish-Scandinavian born owner and chef Mehmet Gürs has created a playful, contemporary menu that employs the very best of Anatolian produce. Mikla is described by regulars as sleek and stylish. The restaurants décor epitomises retro chic with 70’s style furniture and a stunning wooden rail-sleepers bar. You can expect to enjoy spectacular delicacies such as Muglar morel mushrooms, Thracian Lamb and our personal favourite Aegean octopus.
The food is distinctly prepared using modern techniques and presented like fine art. With outstanding food, award winning wine, excellent service and awe-inspiring views, Mikla is easily one of the best restaurants in Istanbul and continues to attract new and existing customers from all over the world.
DRINK: 360 Istanbul, Tomtom Mh., İstiklal Cad. Mısır Apt.No:163 K:8, 34433 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey
Balanced on the rooftop of the historical Misir Building, 360 Istanbul offers breath-taking views of Istanbul overlooking Istiklal. The concept of 360 Istanbul is an artful combination of cuisine, entertainment, vibe and ambiance. This night time hot spot is renowned internationally attracting club cabaret acts and famous DJS. 360 Istanbul has one of the most impressive wine lists on offer and boasts an award winning selection of cocktails that always draws in the crowd. You can find international favourite wines from France, Australia and South Africa so you’re bound to find one you love. On the weekend you will be hard pressed to find a better roof top bar to go dancing and relax the night away, the dress code is strictly enforced and the atmosphere is always stimulating.
SLEEP: D-Hotel, Maris, Datca Yolu 35 Km Hisaronu Mevkii, 48700 Muğla, Turkey
Prepare to escape and enter a world of extravagance, sophistication and elegance at the D-Hotel Maris. Described as the epitome of modern living and luxury. Located perfectly where the Mediterranean meets the Aegean this mesmerizing hotel entices guests to indulge Turkish traditions including cuisine, spa rituals and graceful Eastern interiors.
Choose from over 200 excellence rooms ranging in standard from Classic, Sophisticated, Superior and Deluxe. Each room boasts rich hued woods, stylish marble surfaces and chrome accents. The cuisine will excite food and drink enthusiasts, with six restaurants and four bars to adore. Each menu serves Turkish and international dishes and breakfasts are served every morning in the spacious terrace area. If that wasn’t enough, The D-Hotel boasts a secret haven of peace and relaxation…The Espa Spa. The spa has an indoor pool, sauna, steam-room and gym with expertly trained therapists and award-winning products. The D-Hotel has everything you could possibly want and more.
For further enquiries, please contact our Sunseeker Turkey office.