The Sea of Marmara and the North Aegean Restaurants


  • 2. Murat Cad. 36 Map It
  • Bursa
  • Turkish
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 07/06/2016

Fodor's Review

Across from the Muradiye Tombs, this soup kitchen built by Sultan Murat II in the 15th century to help feed the poor now houses a restaurant serving Ottoman and Turkish cuisine in wonderfully atmospheric surroundings. Hünkar beğendi (tender lamb on a bed of grilled-eggplant puree) literally means "the Sultan liked it," and it's impossible not to. The place is also known for its köfte (meatballs); made with lamb, beef, chicken, and pistachios; and for its Ottoman desserts. The terrace is pleasant, but dine indoors and you'll feel like you're eating in the sultan's quarters. No alcohol is served.

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2. Murat Cad. 36, Muradiye, Bursa, Bursa, 16050, Turkey

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Restaurant Details:

  • No lunch during Ramadan
  • Reservations essential

Published 07/06/2016


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