İkinci Bahar Ali Haydar Ocakbaşı is known as a classic meat/kebab restaurant located in Samatya. It gained fame as the shooting location for the popular Turkish TV series “İkinci Bahar,” starring Şener Şen and Türkan Şoray. The restaurant has moved from it’s original location in Samatya to a new one in Etiler. Ikinci Bahar Ali Haydar Ocakbaşı in Etiler is an interesting and well-established restaurant with a unique history. Despite the change in location, the restaurant continues to offer the same classic flavors.
The new location in Etiler is described as more modern, stylish, and spacious compared to the original spot in Samatya. While the ambiance has evolved, it still maintains a connection to it’s old spirit. İkinci Bahar Etiler (Armutlu) is known for delicious kebabs, considered better than many other places. İkinci Bahar offers traditional Turkish appetizers, including popular choices like hot appetizers, onion, roasted peppers and köpoğlu. Also stuffed meatballs are highlighted as a must-try hot appetizer. The restaurant is praised for the deliciousness of it’s meat with a recommendation to try it.