The 5 best brunch spots in Istanbul

1) Backyard

One of the only places in Istanbul where you can relax in a garden from breakfast to evening cocktails, Backyard is especially popular for its weekend brunch. Whether you’re in the mood for Eggs Benedict, pancakes, a toasted sandwich with prosciutto and mozzarella or just granola with fresh fruits, Backyard has something for every preference.

Istanbul - Backyard brunch plate of eggs benedict with salmon

Bebek Mh. Bebeköy Sk. 4, Beşiktaş

+90 532 131 74 04

http://backyard.com.tr

2) Mangerie

Try to snag a table on the balcony for one of Istanbul’s best brunches with a beautiful view of the Bosphorus. The menu has everything covered from scrambled eggs with crispy bacon to pancakes with fresh fruits and maple syrup. For something a little more Turkish try the Mangerie Breakfast spread.

Istanbul - Mangerie table on the balcony with view of the Bosphorus

Küçükbebek Mh. Cevdet Paşa Cd. 69, Beşiktaş

+90 212 263 51 99

http://mangeriebebek.com

3) Dün

A testament to the fact that healthy and regional food can be downright delicious, Dün not only offers a Turkish breakfast spread, but also omelettes, sourdough bread with hearty toppings and homemade granola with organic honey.

Istanbul - Dün people have brunch inside and on terrace

Caferağa Mh. Lütfü Bey Sk. 42-6, Kadıköy

+90 216 969 63 58

4) Naan Bakeshop

Inside a lovely space where natural wood meets terrazzo floor and sea foam green details, Naan Bakeshop is known for its excellent homemade sourdough bread varieties. The cafe and bakery’s breakfast traverses delicious bagel sandwiches, eggs of every style, French toast and the classic Turkish breakfast spread.

freshly baked breads from Naan Bakery

Caferağa Mh. Moda Cd. 113, Kadıköy

+90 850 221 70 99

5) Journey

With its vintage furniture and comfy reading corner upstairs, Journey is the perfect cafe to linger for hours. Whether you’re in the mood for scones with homemade jams, a farm egg omelette with fresh herbs or organic buckwheat pancakes, Journey has all your brunching needs covered.

Istanbul - Journey lounge interior

Kiliçali Paşa Mh. Akarsu Cd. 21-A, Beyoğlu

+90 212 244 89 89

http://journeycihangir.com

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