Karaköy is preferred by İstanbul residents for nightlife and dining. Karaköy gained it’s prior popularity, especially after Galataport opened. One of the most preferred places in Karaköy is Mürver; a succesful chef restaurant. Both locals and tourists are charmed to the atmosphere of Mürver because it is so warm, cozy. Also Mürver Restaurant has a great view.
The mentor of Mürver Restaurant is Mehmet Gürs, the chef and creator of the most famous restaurant Mikla in İstanbul, so the cuisine is excellent in Mürver Restaurant. Fresh ingredients are used for foods and the menu changes according to the season.
The restaurant’s wood oven and grill are where the majority of the meals are prepared. They develop various culinary methods and regional dishes using local products. In Mürver Restaurant, the middle of the plate is intended for sharing the starter and the main course. The restaurant’s menu includes about 20 items, almost like a tasting menu. They are all wonderful and worth trying.
There are also classical dishes like “Trakya Kıvırck” and asg grilled octopus. The menu changes frequently, but this dishes have remained the same and become the restaurant’s signature dishes. Additionally, “Yanık Sütlaç,” one of their delicacies; is constantly available. This place is successful in cocktails as well as food. You can also come just to drink a cocktail and enjoy the view.