Balikcikoy Fahri

Even though Ankara lies some distance from the sea, it certainly doesn't lack seafood restaurants. Guests are encouraged to go heavy on the appetizers, which are varied and a true culinary experien...

Butcha Steakhouse

Butcha is a carnivore's paradise with American ambiance. Bone soup, home made mustard, filling salad with cheese and a plethora of steak cuts to choose from.

Fige Restaurant Bar

Located in a building once owned by the famous actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, this building now serves as a restaurant. Here you can have a Turkish and international dishes, and listen to live music on the...

Haci Arif Bey

This restaurant serves a great variety of tasty Turkish kebabs. Your meal can be enjoyed either inside or outside in the cosy, outdoor garden area. It is also a great place to have a taste of other...

Kalbur Balık

The interior of this restaurant might be simple and not extravagant, but the food is exceptional. Here you can order seafood, meze, meatballs, kibbeh, or, for those who are into exotic cuisine, kok...

No4 Restaurant Bar Lounge

No4 Restaurant Bar Lounge is a stylish restaurant that also serves as a lounge and bar. Here you can enjoy some great food while listening to some great music in a relaxing atmosphere, just perfect...

Bars & Nightlife

Checkpoint Lounge & Terrace

Checkpoint Lounge & Terrace is the place to go to for live music and live DJ acts. With a big outdoor terrace and a dance floor, you can easily mingle around while sipping a fabulous cocktail.


During the weekend, eSkiyEni's two floors are flooded by funky and pop music that will make it difficult for you not to dance. There is also an outside terrace, just perfect for a nighttime beer.

IF Performance Hall

IF Performance Hall is a popular venue where both international and Turkish artists perform regularly. This vibrant and crowded place hosts various concerts every week.

Manhattan Bar

At Manhattan Bar you can enjoy live performances of jazz, alternative rock, blues, and ethnic music. You won't find another venue in Ankara as unique as Manhattan Bar, the heart of the city's jazz ...

The Soul Pub

The Soul Pub is a great spot for quality food and drink. Cold beers, flavourful snacks, and great music are abundant in this bar. The friendly staff adds to the already wonderful atmosphere.


Café Botanica

Café Botanica is located in a cosy wooden building close to a lush flower garden. As it is usual for Turkish cafés, the menu is very extensive, including a Sunday buffet breakfast.

Café des Cafés

Turkish tea, cheese, and olives are among the delicacies served by this popular venue. Café des Cafés is famous for its long Sunday breakfasts, great atmosphere, and outstanding service.


In service since 1993, Cafemiz is located on the popular Arjantin Street. Its antiquate atmosphere and the traditional menu with a modern twist will certainly broaden your views of Ankara.

Kafes Fırın

Either you crave a cup of coffee or a slice of cake, you will find anything you want in Kafes Fırın's menu. Don't let its fancy aspect scare you – here you will have the chance to have an authentic...

Pilita Pasta Evi

This tiny yet charming café is the perfect place to try some Turkish typical pastry. Treat yourself a tasty, hearty dessert after a day of hiking through the tangling streets of Ankara at Pilita Pa...