“"For vertiginous value, nowhere tops Mikla. It's the best restaurant by Mehmet Gürs."”
Celebrated Mikla Restaurant is located on the rooftop of The Marmara Pera and enjoys mesmerizing views over the Golden Horn and Old City. With its outstanding food, breathtaking view, proper service and inspiring music, Mikla was instantly voted best restaurant in Istanbul and continues to enjoy raving local and international reviews.Created by renowned, award-wining Chef Mehmet Gürs, Mikla was voted best restaurant in Istanbul right after its opening in 2005 and has made into the “The World’s 50 Best Restaurants” 51st-100th list in 2015.
Ingredients from Istanbul and throughout Turkey are carefully sourced and selected, “mostly humble”, not necessarily fancy, but they are interpreted with the utmost respect. At the core of each search lies an understanding of the land, its traditions, and its people.
Located on the roof top floor of the fashionable “The Marmara Pera” hotel, “Mikla is urban, sleek and stylish. The restaurant is funky retro with chrome 70’s and 50’s furniture and a stunning wooden rail-sleepers bar.” The magical views over the city stretch to the Hagia Sophia and the Topkapi Palace where you almost travel back through time to the heart of the Old Istanbul.