The Story of Alaf: Finding Life by Leaning on Plates

Alaf Restaurant not only enchants its guests with its unique sea view and elegant atmosphere but also with its one-of-a-kind menu. With Chef Murat Deniz Temel leading the kitchen and carefully crafting a menu inspired by Anatolian and Yörük roots, just like a furrier’s shop, Alaf invites you on a culinary adventure.

Alaf, a restaurant that embodies the flavors of Anatolian and Yörük roots, first captivates you with the unique view of the Bosphorus amidst the greenery, then with its delicious dishes featuring exquisite presentations. Alaf Restaurant has also been awarded the Gourmand Table Chef Restaurant 2 Toque by Gault&Millau Türkiye.

Unique experiences await you;

For starters, you will be greeted with the freshest and most exquisite flavors of nature, such as homemade Black Sea salted anchovies, “Sultani Bezelye,” and “Kuşboku Fıstık.”

Salads, flavored with hints from the sea, offer options like “Zahterli Zeytin Salatası” “Obruk Peyniri ile Hazırlanmış Yörük Salatası,” or “Yosun Cipsi Üzerinde Antakya Zeytin Salatası” according to the chef’s specials. You can be sure to experience a unique flavor sensation from the very first bite. The main courses perfectly showcase Alaf’s expertise. You might even feel as peaceful as if you’ve spent a light, cool summer evening with your family.

Among the main course options, you can choose between “Fish Bread with Gurnard” or “Red Mullet with Barbun Sauce and Tarama.” This feast, where fresh seafood, local spices, and the finest flavors of international cuisine come together, takes guests on a culinary dream. Desserts crown the enjoyable moments at the table. Carefully prepared and visually stunning, these desserts immerse you into a fairy tale with every bite. Alaf’s special dessert menu, featuring “Chocolate Stuffed Denizli Castle Pepper” and “Tire Mulberry Sauce,” leaves guests with a sweet ending to a peaceful evening with their loved ones.

  • Address: Kuruçeşme, Kuruçeşme Cd. No: 19, 34345 Beşiktaş/İstanbul
  • Phone: 0532 015 94 19

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