Pera district is one of the regions in Beyoğlu that best demonstrates the city’s diverse culture. Spending time on Meşrutiyet and Bankalar Streets is quite delightful and pleasurable. Various terraces on top of buildings in this area are among the most attractive spots (restaurants/cafés/bars). Serica Restaurant, which opened in The Bank Hotel, drew attention quickly with its quality cuisine, stylish atmosphere, and breathtaking view. The restaurant’s lounge, which is attached to the open kitchen and bar area, has stylish and cozy seating areas with a panoramic view.
The menu of Serica Restaurant is inspired by the roots of this geography, which is the cradle of various cultures. The restaurant incorporates natural materials such as wood, copper, and marble in its design, and handmade plates are used. The dining area of the restaurant integrates with an open kitchen and bar section, with a focus on the view, offering elegant and comfortable seating areas. The restaurant, led by Chef Yiğit Alıcıoğlu, presents a menu that changes with the seasons, highlighting the freshness of ingredients. In the menu, you can trace influences from the Aegean region to the bountiful Black Sea, from Central Anatolia to the vibrant Southeast.
The fine dining restaurant located on Bankalar Street offers a cultural richness derived from the texture of the plates from the farmers, the color from the soil, and the taste from the chef’s methods. The current menu of this season includes starters like Tabule Tartar, Marinated Veal, Antep Bulgur, Lamb’s Ear, and Grilled Pastirma-Coated Bluefish with Rocket and Walnut Tarator, which are must-try dishes. As for the main courses, the highlights are the Braised Veal Arm Kebab and Grilled Octopus with Creamy Bean Salad. For dessert, you can choose between Lavender Ice Cream served with Caramelized Walnut Kataifi or Buffalo Milk Rice Pudding with Hazelnut Croquant and Cookie Ice Cream. You should absolutely head to Serica Restaurant to take part in this one-of-a-kind culinary experience.