Eating & Drinking In Fethiye

Whatever your budget, there are many types of places to eat & drink around Fethiye. As well as traditional Turkish dishes & famous Ottoman dishes, you will also find street food, kebabs, tost & pide - along with some great lokanta-style food. International restaurants serve a variety of world cuisines - and, when it comes to drinking, you'll find speciality coffee places, pubs & bars all over town. Take a quick taster of some recent articles about eating & drinking in Fethiye below - or visit our full page of Fethiye Restaurants & Bars...

Lunching At Izela, Kayaköy – A First And Not A Last

Lunch at Izela, Kayaköy. There's a first time for everything, even if that first time has been a long time coming. If you know the Fethiye area and you've been to the village of Kayaköy, chances are, you know Izela Restaurant. Chances are, you've eaten there on more than one occasion, actually. … [Read more...]

Babzen Kebab – A Welcome Sight In Çalış

It was late winter and we were walking down the street into Çalış, one day. As we turned the corner and peered over the wall that was once Lokal, we saw a few guys in discussion. A shout of hello and a guy we've known for some time came running over. It was owner of King's Garden Restaurant, Salih. … [Read more...]

Dining On Classic Turkish Cuisine At Boğaziçi Restaurant, Fethiye

Every town has them. Those places that make you feel safe and comfortable because it just feels like they've been around forever. Hello Büfe along Fethiye harbour is one such place - it'd be a travesty if it ever wasn't there. And another place, just a smidge further along the harbour is Boğaziçi … [Read more...]

Return To Paşa Kebap – It Had To Happen Sometime

You fancied a pide, you went to Paşa Kebap. You wanted lahmacun, you went to Paşa Kebap. You wanted a takeaway - or even delivery service - you went to Paşa Kebap. This was back in the late '90s. A time when eateries in Fethiye weren't nearly as abundant as they are now and what we had were just a … [Read more...]

Kırçiçeği Cafe, Fethiye – Happy Fish Sandwich Familiarity

This is the tale of how we came to be regulars at Kırçiçeği Cafe in Fethiye's Dispanser. An unassuming little place that, in another time and another place, we might well wander past without giving it so much as a second glance... Before Kırçiçeği Cafe For years - certainly since we moved to … [Read more...]

Baba Fırın Cafe, Taşyaka – Where Local, Regional And International Snacks Meet

Every morning at approximately 4:30am, the lights of Baba Fırın Cafe in Taşyaka are switched on and the ovens heated. It's still dark outside as owner Cem stacks filled trays into the heat of the ovens; loaves, ciabattas, baguettes, simits, croissants and the super tasty su böreği. Once baked, the … [Read more...]

Babadağ Kafeterya – Perfect Snack Food Simplicity

Eating; most definitely one of our favourite pastimes. We cook Turkish recipes at home and we also love to eat out, too. Yeah, we love us a posh treat every now and then: a seafood feast at Girida, perhaps, or a steak at Çarıklı Et. But Fethiye is also blessed with oodles of places from where you … [Read more...]

Charcoal Palace – Mangal Saray Restaurant, Çalış: Our Guilty Pleasure

You wouldn't know it was there, if you didn't know it was there. And we don't just mean the restaurant we're going to write about; Charcoal Palace - Mangal Saray in Çalış. We're talking about its location, too. Bedesten Bazaar, the little square where Charcoal Palace resides, is not the type of … [Read more...]

Begonya Ev Yemekleri, Çalış – Turkish Kitchen Meets English Tearoom

Update 2018 - Begonya Ev Yemekleri has moved since we wrote this article. They’re now on a side street near the state hospital in Çalış, the road facing Alo 24. All the same pretty furnishings and daily menu of traditional Turkish foods... So, what's going on with the title of this post, then? … [Read more...]

Sarge’s Place, Çalış – Pub Grub & A Cosy Atmosphere

It's been a relatively short career, so far, our time at Sarge's Place in Çalış. It's not the sort of place we'd go to usually - well, we don't live in that area, and, if we are around there, it's usually to go Sunday food shopping at the market, followed by a hello and a catch up with friends at … [Read more...]