Necati Yilmaz has been studying and collecting ancient palace recipes for more than 10 years.
Now you can find 425 culinary masterpieces in his piggy bank. All of them, over the centuries, pleased the Sultans and their retinue.
🍴sweet melon, stuffed with beef and almonds
🍴the most delicate goose kebab
🍴mouth-melting cheese pie
and many other culinary delights can be tasted at Necati’s restaurants in the very heart of Istanbul.
You can even learn how to cook some of the favorite Sultans’ dishes in the cooking class with our Master Chief Necati Yılmaz.
Under the strict guidance of Necati, hundreds of people, from all over the world, tasted the dishes from Ottoman palace cuisine for the first time. Absolutely everyone, even the most sophisticated critics (such as Dr. Oz or George Miller), remained completely delighted.
Necati Yilmaz also was a cuisine consultant on the “Magnificent century” TV series. His restaurants are consistently on the top of the TripAdvisor rating! Even the legendary Lonely Planet edition has included his restaurant in its list of the best restaurants from all over the world!
A DEDICATED FAMILY OF CHEFS
We’ve been creating delicious food for over 25 years
Ottoman cuisine and Turkish cuisine have a very rich menu. Located in the center of Istanbul, Deraliye Restaurant offers a selection of the best dishes of this rich food culture.
We invite you to embark on our historical voyage and live the exclusive menu fit for a Sultan.
TRADITIONAL TURKISH COOKING COURSE
Cooking Classes at a Old City Restaurant in Istanbul
Turkish and Ottoman cuisine is considered to be one of the richest kitchens in the World. This is no wonder if one thinks about the geography where the Turks lived and build an empire during their history. From the Danube and the Balkans to the Arabic Peninsula and the northern shores of Africa, different cultures and their tastes blend in with the Turkish and Ottoman heritage and built an inspiring cuisine.
Deraliye Restaurant, where all these delicious culinary features are blended, is literally a Turkish restaurant.
We offer for you two different concept & two different taste in the same location. Please don’t forget that this two places are different than each other and make your reservation for the one is best fitting for you.
Visit our restaurants and terraces to experience the unique tastes of Ottoman Palace Cuisine.
Deraliye Restaurant is in the heart of Old Istanbul, next to Hagia Sophia and a few steps from Topkapi Palace. Deraliye Restaurant offers a selection of dishes that used to be served at the court of the Ottoman Empire.
Deraliye Terrace aims to make its guests from all corners of the world happy with its cuisine blended with Eastern and Western flavors.
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