Here you can find the links to some of the best hotels, restaurants, shops and friends I’ve collected in my days in Istanbul. I don’t want to say that these are the BEST, but I’d recommend any of them to all my friends, because these are the places and people I love most in this city and the reason why I can not stop going there.
Djazzu, Fine Food Fine Music – İncili Çavuş Çıkmazı No: 5/7 Sultanahmet – Telephone: +90 212 512 2242 http://djazzu.com/
Havuzlu Restaurant – Grand Bazaar, Gani Çelebi Sk 3, Sultanahmet – Telephone +90 212 527 3346 http://www.havuzlurestaurant.com/ing/indexing.htm
Imroz Restaurant – Nevizade Sokak 24, Beyoglu – Telephone +90 212 249 9073
Hamdi Restaurant – Tahmis Cad Kalçın Sok No.17 Eminönü – Telephone +90 212 528 0390 http://www.hamdirestorant.com.tr/
Omar Restaurant – Alemdar Mahallesi Seftali Sokak No. 8, Sultanahmet – Telephone +90 212 513 9021 http://www.omar-restaurant.com/omar_eng.swf
Cocoon – http://www.cocoontr.com (rugs, flatweaves and textiles from Central Asia, Persia and Anatolia; hats, hand bags, jewelry and other accessories hand crafted from felt).
Khaftan Art & Antique – http://www.khaftan.com/ Nakilbent Sok. 32, 34122 Sultanahmet, Istanbul
Sofa – http://www.kashifsofa.com/ (one of the outstanding “antique”dealers of the art scene in Istanbul).
Myistanbulinfo.com – http://istanbul.mydestinationinfo.com/ MyIstanbulInfo.com is part of the MyDestinationInfo.com network. Here you can find accurate local information, actually written by locals, about accommodations, restaurants, nightlife, attractions, and more. Don’t forget to visit the Photo Section and to try the online search engine for Flight, Car Hire and Hotels…
Self Catering Holidays – http://www.selfcatering.co.uk SelfCatering list self catering cottages, self catering holidays and self catering villas from over 4,000 destinations.
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