Turkish Breakfast “Kahvalti”, meaning before the coffee, is the name of this delicious food. In fact, the first image that comes to me about Turkish Breakfast is a full table of meals as tea, jams, olives, doughnuts, cheeses, bal kaymak (honey with clotted cream), sucuk (spicy sausage with fried eggs), simit (circular bread with sesame seed), menemen (scrambled eggs with green peppers, tomatoes and onion), fresh cucumber and tomatoes, gozleme and more.


Turkish Breakfast

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Indeed, the decision of not knowing where to start is the most beautiful sensation on this table. That is to say, Turkish breakfast, or brunch as you want to call it, is abundant and delicious due to of sweet and salted meal. Surely, it will give you an incredible experience of Turkish food.



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Jam and homemade compote fruit play an important role in Turkish breakfast. Almost in every place where I ate in Istanbul, they were suggested.


Turkish Tea & Simit Turkish bagel

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In fact, no one can deny that Turkish tea is an emblematic hot drink from Turkey. In other words, Turkey is one of the world’s biggest consumers and producers of tea. On the other hand, Simit, also known as the Turkish bagel, is part of the Turkish culture that can be found in every corner of Istanbul, primarily in food trucks.

Therefore, tea and simit are a must in Turkish Breakfast.


Bal kaymak honey with clotted cream

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Although bal kaymak can be consumed as a dessert. However, mainly it is used for breakfast, that is to say, which can not be missed in a traditional Turkish breakfast.

As a result, it is one the most tasty dish, once you start eating it. Surely, there is no way to stop.


Menemen Turkish scrambled eggs

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Indeed, scrambled eggs are eaten in the whole world for breakfast the most. But Turkey has its own way with ingredients such as green peppers, tomatoes, onion and cheese. To sum up, Turkish scrambled egg is one of the greatest dishes in Turkish breakfast.



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Certainly, there is no more pleasant experience than seeing how someone makes fresh food. Indeed, it is how they prepare the gozleme in this Turkish restaurant.

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In addition, the flatbread is filled with spinach and feta cheese. After that, wait for a tasty and warm gozleme to be brought to your table.


Doughnuts are the best in Turkish breakfast

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In fact, it is not a secret that doughnuts are delicious. Besides just coming out from deep fried, it is an explosion of great taste that can not be beaten. That is to say, it was so good.


Sucuk spicy sausage with fried eggs

Another must-see dish in a traditional turkish breakfast, despite it was not my favorite, if I compare with bal kaymak, menemen or gozleme because those were amazing delicious. In fact, I still recommend to eat it, due to, it is so typical Turkish dish in breakfast.


Turkish breakfast at Restaurant çeşme bazlama kahvaltı nişantaşı

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First of all, here you do not have to bother to order the food, in other words, everything is taken to your table. Besides, filling up with different typical turkish food until it is completely full. In addition, watching a woman how is making the fresh gozleme in the moment to get in at the turkish restaurant. Certainly, whet your appetite and then when your food is arriving to your table, it is just magical.

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Location Istanbul, Turkey

Key Information

Restaurant çeşme bazlama kahvaltı nişantaşı

Qualification: Grateful/Excellent

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Price: Average per person $$ 20 AUD

Contact: +90 212 951 06 91

Website: https://www.bazlamakahvalti.com

Instagram: bazlama.kahvalti

Address: Teşvikiye, Ahmet Fetgari Sk. No:40 D:No:40, 34365 Şişli/ İstanbul, Turkey


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