Kukina Caferia, Fethiye – A Bit Of Urban Mediterranean In Town

Young people introducing new places and business ideas. That's what we really love to see in Fethiye - and Kukina Caferia is one of those ideas. A couple of years ago, the beginning of this story would have a been slightly more difficult - trying to explain to you where Kukina Caferia actually is … [Read more...]

Lukka Cafe, Restaurant & Bar – Another Taste Bud Tempter Along Çalış Beach

There's a bit of a back story to the Lukka Bar Restaurant & Cafe scenario, so we guess we should start there, really. You see, Lukka is this bar/restaurant that's been there, sat at the end of the main stretch of Çalış Beach for quite some time. Five years, actually, when we asked owner, Aydın, … [Read more...]

Lighthouse Restaurant – Simple & Colourful Dining Along Çalış Beach

Lighthouse Restaurant Pide and Pizza, Çalış Beach - a new one for us (or, at least it was when we first wrote this post). Springtime always sees us trying out new places. Why? Because... The mild winter has meant that Spring has sprung early in Fethiye. And, whenever that happens, it's nigh on … [Read more...]

Seçkin Restaurant, Fethiye – Lokanta Dining Heaven

The traditional Turkish lokanta - one of life's great eating pleasures! And, fortunately for us, Fethiye has a good few lokantas to choose from where you can go and fill yourself up on any combination of comforting, homemade Turkish dishes at prices that don't make your eyes water when you ask for … [Read more...]

Kırkpınar Restaurant – Good Mountain Village Grub

As you know, if you read this blog often, when we have friends or family over to visit in winter, we're quite partial to a little drive up into the mountains beyond Üzümlü to Kırkpınar. This is especially fun in the winter months because you can sometimes be thigh-deep in snow. But it doesn't … [Read more...]

Zentara Beach & Kitchen – Chilling …And Eating!

(This Zentara Beach And Kitchen article was last updated summer 2017) Zentara Beach And Kitchen is in an area that forces us to reminisce. "I remember when all this was fields." That kind of saying that parents used to say. Koca Çalış Before Zentara Beach & Kitchen We're a good few years … [Read more...]

Güven’s Bar & Restaurant – Our Take

Creatures of habit, that's what we are... We're always wandering around the Fethiye area trying out places we've never been to before - and some we go back to every now and then. And then there are those places where it's just a given that, in between visits to all those other beaches, bars and … [Read more...]

El Camino Hostel & Pub – Welcome To Fethiye

For as long as we've known it, Fethiye's Karagözler has always managed to play host to a happy mix of local dwellings (lots of them are very swanky local dwellings, too, we might add), small hotels of the more luxurious variety, mid-priced hotels and backpacker hostels where travellers happily share … [Read more...]

Çalış Kebabs & Dürüm – A Favourite Fethiye Kebab Haunt

"When we eat out, where would you say we go most?" "If we're in Fethiye, Popeye's boat or the kebab place if we're in Çalış." "Yeah, I think that, too...so why have we never written about the kebab place in Çalış?" This was a little conversation between me and Barry a short while back - and … [Read more...]

Yeşil Asma Yaprağı – Simple Lokantas Are The Best

When it comes to fast food, Fethiye is just packed with choices of where to fuel your belly quickly and cheaply for the day ahead. And nooo, we're not talking about the big international famous fast food chains. (Although there are a number of those too these days). We're talking about Turkish fast … [Read more...]