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  • Writer's pictureDeniz Tekerek

Mikla - Scandinavian Inspired Turkish Cuisine

Food critics have dolled out impressive accolades on Mikla, calling it “forward thinking but deeply rooted and above all delicious”. With a full-time anthropologist on site, Mikla is a pioneer, not only in food philosophy but also in modern Turkish cuisine.

Istanbul's Scandinavian Twist

Mikla's ingredients are sourced from some of Turkey’s most obscure villages and painstakingly prepared by chef and local culinary legend Mehmet Gürs. While some restaurants find inspiration in their own backyard, Gürs' preference for Scandinavian heritage is evident in the simplicity of his cooking that combines local ingredients and modern takes on ancient cooking techniques.

What to Try

Ranked as the 44th best restaurant in the world, Mikla convinces with great local flavors served in innovative ways. For a broader taste of Turkey’s modern cuisine, opt for the seven-course tasting menu paired with local Turkish wines which includes a very impressive braised lamb.

Where to Find Mikla

Sitting on top of the Marmara Pera Hotel, the views are as impressive as the food, and there is a great roof terrace with 360-degree views of Istanbul, as well as a good selection of cocktails. Advance bookings are essential, so please contact the concierge.  

Address: The Marmara Pera Meşrutiyet Caddesi 15 34430, Beyoğlu, İstanbul, 34430, Turkey Hours: Monday-Saturday, 6pm-2am; Sunday, closed


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