5 Dishes That Everyone Must-Try When In Ankara, Turkey

Being the capital city of Turkey, Ankara has numerous cafes and restaurants that are all equally amazing. Their lip smacking cuisines and dishes need to be devoured with utmost joy when you are in town. From authentic kebabs to their delicious but utterly sweet desserts to mark the end of the meal, take note of these pleasant edible experiences if you are planning to visit the city anytime soon.
Check out our top picks of popular restaurants that will make you book next flight from London to Ankara:

Yelken Balik is one of Ankara`s best seafood restaurants. Being a popular representative of Mediterranean and Aegean cuisine in Ankara, they serve a delightful hot and cold meze variety of seafood and vegetables. Their menu is a harbinger for seasonal fish which is served with a glass of raki.

Location- Yelken Balık, Kazım Özalp Mahallesi, Reşit Galip Cd. No:58, Çankaya/Ankara, Turkey,  +90 312 448 29 90
Famous for its delicious Iskender Kebab, Uludag Kebabcisi serves kebabs made of pide bread topped with thin layer of butter, tomato sauce and slices of doner kebab. Although there are other varieties of kebabs as well, it`s the iskender that is the most popular one.

Location- Uludağ Kebabçısı, Gaziosmanpaşa Mahallesi, Kırlangıç Sok. 12/B, Çankaya/Ankara, Turkey, +90 312 219 12 40
The spectrum of Turkish desserts is vibrant and varied, and at Zeynel, you will definitely get some of the best of the milk desert varieties. Try the kazandibi which is a type of a pudding with a slightly burned caramelized top, tovuk gogsu, which is served with thin slices of chicken breast or muhallebi, a pudding with mastic.

Location- Zeynel, Remzi Oğuz Arık Mahallesi, Çankaya/Ankara, Turkey
Make reservations in advance if you want to enjoy meals at this restaurant. You can enjoy amazing seasonal meze in a very pub like ambience. Dishes like thistle, soup with ink fish or palamut pilaki are the popular ones that will surely satisfy your gastronomical glands.

Location- Kalbur, Oran Mahallesi, Oran Çarşısı C Blok No: 23, Çankaya/Ankara, Turkey, +90 312 490 50 01
Although the Esnaf lokantası (tradesmen restaurant) is an essential in Istanbul, but Ankara also has its Çiçek Lokantası for those classic home-cooked Turkish dishes that locals see as comfort food. You’ll find everything from traditional Turkish soups to olive oil dishes, meat and vegetable dishes, and desserts.

Location- Çiçek Lokantası, Söğütözü Mahallesi, Çankaya/Ankara, Turkey, +90 312 284 08 88
So what are you waiting for? You can take London to Ankara direct flights as it is now easily accessible. Travel to Ankara to experience the best of architectures and authentic Turkish delights. You can check and compare the lowest airfares at our website www.flightsnfare.co.uk  to more information about the holiday packages and best stays.


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