A dazzling destination packed to the brim with ancient monuments, Turkey straddles Asia and Europe. The country is known for a beautiful amalgamation of historic monuments, natural scenery and cultural extravaganza. Tourists from across the world head to this destination to experience its vibrant culture, famous food, and vast history. Besides, glorious landscapes and mighty mountains add to its charm. Witness Byzantine and Ottoman glories of Istanbul on a city break, relax on the beach, delve into history wandering through ruins of Ephesus, or visit Pamukkale and Cappadocia, Turkey is an attraction galore.
If you are planning to visit Turkey and you belong to India then chances are that you might crave for Indian food. Here is a list of places that you must check out.
Turkuaz Gurme Restaurant
Turkuaz is one of the best Indian restaurants in Istanbul. Their menu is quite exciting with a wide range of Indian, French, Turkish, European, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and Canadian cuisines. Apart from delicious food, the place is known for its amazing interiors. The typical Middle-Eastern ambiance with colorful lanterns hanging from the ceiling makes your dinner even more exciting.
India Gate Indian Restaurant
This is among the top Indian restaurants in Istanbul with warm and welcoming staff. Located just one block away from Taksim Square, the restaurant is quite popular and remains crowded. Some of the must-try dishes include Jeera Lassi, Dal Makhani, Lamb Curry, Fried Onion Patties, Chicken Tikka Masala.
Delhi Darbar Indian Restaurant
Another popular restaurant among the Indians as well as locals is Delhi Darbar Indian Restaurant which serves authentic Indian dishes and is known for its pleasant ambiance. Some of the must-try dishes include Paneer dishes, Baingan Bharta, Chicken Bhuna, Chicken Tikka salad and Chicken Biryani.
Musafir Indian Restaurant
Established in the year 2004, the restaurant serves a large array of Indian dishes and is big enough to accommodate up to 100 guests. They have varieties of options for both non-veg and veg. The place doesn’t promise any top-notch interior, expect a simple Indian restaurant with an authentic Indian ambiance with wooden mirrors and lamps hung on the walls. In its simplicity, it’s one of the best Indian restaurants in the country.
(Curated by Priya Pareek)