Eating Nearby

Our recommendations of great restaurants in the nearby area

Villa Okan

Cozy café/restaurant both for lunch and dinner. Very good service och pleasant atmosphere with international live music every evening. Do try the dessert Chocolate waterfall. The restaurant is on Atatürk Bulevard, right in the city centre, so you can enjoy both the food and the street life from your chair.

Address: Şekerhane, Bostancıpınarı Cd. No:28, 07400 Alanya/Antalya, Türkiye
Phone: +90 242 512 33 02
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Elite Restaurant

A veteran among Alanya's restaurants, known for its friendly staff and well-prepared food at great prices. They serve everything from Turkish breakfast to lighter lunches and an extensive dinner menu, featuring the specialty dish plank steak.

Our staff recommends: Plank Steak

Price Range: Medium
Address: Saray, Hacihamdioglu Cd. No:2, 07400 Alanya/Antalya
Phone: +90 242 511 01 76
Elite Restaurant Facebook Page

Zencefil Café

Zencefil Café offers a stunning view from its location on the slopes of Mount Taurus, providing vistas of both Alanya and the sea. It comes highly recommended for a Turkish breakfast or a dinner with a sunset view, but they also serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Our staff recommends: The Turkish Breakfast, a satisfying and flavorful experience. Pick-up service is available.

Price Range: Medium
Address: Büyükhasbahçe Mah. Kösk Yolu Sk. No:15 Alanya
Phone: +90 507 938 0707
Zencefil Café

Memos Restaurant & Sushibar - Alanya

This is a family-friendly restaurant located in Oba, just east of the center of Alanya. They serve both sushi and other dishes, ensuring everyone can have what they want. It's a restaurant not to be missed during your vacation, as they also offer live music, sports on TV, children's disco, and shows several times a week. Expect excellent service as several staff members speak Scandinavian languages.

Price Range: Medium
Phone: +90 544 338 0707
Address: Oba Mahallesi Fatih Caddesi Acar Otel
Memos Restaurant & Sushibar Facebook Page

Crazy Horse/Crazy Sushi

Popular restaurant in Alanya harbour, with both mexican food and the best sushi in Alanya. Very quiet and friendly atmosphere. Plenyt of Scandinavians late in the evening, when the kitchen is closed and the bar open, for Frozen strawberry margarita or any other item on the best drinks list in town. There is also a children’s menu, which makes this an excellent choice for families, both for lunch and dinner. The bar is open until 3 am.

Address: Şekerhane, Hükümet Cd., 07400 Alanya/Antalya, Türkiye
Phone: +90 242 511 00 21
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Marina Restaurant

Marina Restaurant enjoys a wonderful location with a view of the harbor and the fortress in Alanya. They serve well-prepared and delicious dishes featuring fresh fish and seafood along with Turkish cuisine.

Address: Çarsi, Izzet Azakoglu Cd. No: 24, 07400 Alanya/Antalya
Phone: +90 532 240 94 51 / +90 242 513 10 34
Marina Restaurant Facebook Page

Fiaba Restaurant - Alanya

With a fantastic location and views of both the harbor and the Red Tower in Alanya, Fiaba Restaurant offers dishes from around the world, with a nod to Italian cuisine. It's perfect for a romantic dinner at sunset. However, the restaurant also serves breakfast and lunch, perhaps as a break from shopping in the old town, which is right next door.

Price Range: Medium
Address: Çarsi Mh. Kaleyolu Cd. No:83 Alanya
Phone: +90 539 382 88 58
Fiaba Restaurant Website

Destination Dining Recommendations

Restaurants worth a visit throughout the destination

Kamer Ocakbasi - Side

A family-owned, child-friendly restaurant in the old part of Side, offering traditional Turkish dishes on the menu. The restaurant, which has been in business for nearly three decades, is located by the sea and is also popular among locals. Kamer Ocakbasi is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner right by the seaside. Ving's guests receive a 10% discount on their bill. Perfect for those looking to experience Turkish cuisine.

Our staff recommends: Testi Kebap (a stew cooked in a traditional clay pot)

Price Range: Medium
Address: Side, Barbados Cd no. 47 07330 Manavgat/Antalya
Phone: +90 242 753 1810
Kamer Ocakbasi Webpage

KARMA Restaurant & Nightclub - Side

High-class, modern restaurant, right by the water in the old part of Side. The menu features both local and international dishes, with a focus on meat, fish, and seafood, along with a great selection of wines. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The nightclub opens at 11:30 PM and closes late. KARMA Restaurant & Nightclub is perfect for celebrating special occasions and welcomes the whole family.

Our staff recommends: Meze Platter, Eggplant with Avocado, King Prawns, Fettuccine Alfredo

Price Range: Medium/High
Address: Turgut Reis Cad. no 60, Ancient Harbour of Side, Manavgat 07600
Phone: +90 537 440 15 04
KARMA Restaurant & Nightclub

Coppa Beach Club - Side

Coppa Beach Club is a tranquil and pleasant beach club that welcomes the whole family. They serve all daily meals, from breakfast to dinner, and also have a bar. There are spacious open grassy areas and beachside service right at your sun lounger. Free hotel pickup is available.

Our staff recommends: Traditional Turkish Breakfast, Salade Niçoise for lunch, and Turkish Meze for dinner

Price Range: Medium
Address: Ilica, 07600 Manavgat/Antalya, Turkey
Phone: +90 544 422 67 72
Coppa Beach Club Website

Moonlight Restaurant - Side

Moonlight Restaurant has long been a favorite on the Side restaurant scene, and now it has moved to new premises with beautiful sea views. Here, you can savor dishes from the entire Mediterranean, along with well-prepared seafood dishes and Turkish specialties, all served by friendly and welcoming staff. The restaurant also offers a pick-up service.

Price Range: Medium
Address: Side Mahallesi Barbaros Caddesi (Antique Side) No:27 Manavgat/Antalya
Phone: +90 535 279 08 56
Moonlight Restaurant Facebook Page

Apollon Exclusive Dining

A meal at Apollon Exclusive Dining is a luxurious experience from the moment you step into the restaurant's beautiful ambiance until you leave satisfied and content. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner, featuring delicious dishes from both Turkish and international cuisines. The menu also includes flavorful meat dishes, as well as fresh fish and seafood. Apollon Exclusive Dining offers an extensive wine list and signature cocktails crafted by a mixologist. From the restaurant's terrace, you also have a breathtaking view of Side's ancient ruins, the grand Apollo temple, the Mediterranean Sea, and the old historic city center.

Apollon Exclusive Dining is a perfect choice when you want to celebrate or treat yourself to something special. The restaurant is child-friendly, and Ving's guests receive a complimentary pre-dinner drink.

Price Range: Medium
Address: Ancient Side Mercan, No: 20, 07330, Manavgat/Antalya
Phone: +90 546 804 08 04
Apollon Exclusive Dining Website

Azumare Lounge - Side

A pleasant, relaxed bar and lounge in the old part of Side, right by the water. The menu consists of small dishes, various cheeses, and a wide selection of wines and cocktails. Azumare Lounge is perfect for a pre-dinner drink and a great spot to watch the sunset. The whole family is welcome here.

Our staff recommends: Cheese platter with a glass of Turkish red wine

Price Range: Medium
Address: Yasemina Sokak no 29, Selimiye Mahallesi, Side, 07600 Manavgat
Phone: +90 555 564 92 74
Azumare Lounge Facebook Page

ALMA - Side

A fresh newcomer to Side's restaurant scene offering fine dining, featuring top-quality ingredients in dishes of charcoal-grilled meat, fish, and seafood. You can expect dishes crafted with a sense of modern flavors.

Our staff recommends: Charcoal-Grilled T-bone Steak, Shrimp Risotto

Price Range: Medium/High
Address: Side, 606. Sk. no:2, 07600 Manavgat/Antalya
Phone: +90 537 440 15 02
ALMA Website

Sur Grill Bar - Side

Sur Grill Bar is perfectly situated in the bustling atmosphere of ancient Side. They serve excellent meat dishes as well as quality vegetarian and vegan options. Sur Grill Bar is renowned for its personalized service and offers live music every evening. Ving's guests receive a 10% discount.

Price Range: Medium
Address: Selimiye mahallesi Liman Caddesi 07330 07330/Side
Phone: +90 533 339 83 03
Sur Grill Bar Facebook Page

Fika People

Perfect for a coffee break in a unique setting. The terrace features a glass floor through which you can see the walls and building remnants unearthed during several years of archaeological excavations. When you raise your gaze, you're met with a brilliant view of the sea, and you can enjoy a cup of coffee and perhaps a pastry, much like any café. They also serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and families are welcome.

Price Range: Medium
Address: Gul sk 1 07330 Side/Manavgat
Phone: +90 533 141 22 56
Fika People Instagram Page