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Octopus Salad at Iskele

I just had an incredible octopus salad at Iskele, a famous seafood restaurant in Rumeli Hisarı, located just beneath Istanbul’s second Bosphorus Bridge. The coarsely chopped pieces of octopus were incredibly tender and a reasonable way to start a meal that ended with seafood cooked in a terracotta dish with butter and a semolina dessert soaked in syrup and served with a side of clotted cream.

Iskele Restaurant
Yahal Kemal Cad. No 1
Rumelihisarı – Istanbul

2016-01-07T03:39:48+00:00 April 22nd, 2010|Categories: Daily Food Photo, Fish, Istanbul, Turkish Cuisine|3 Comments


  1. Onna April 23, 2010 at 8:56 pm - Reply

    Can you share what the other ingredients in this dish are? Would be most appreciated!

  2. Mamma Parla April 24, 2010 at 3:40 pm - Reply

    wish i was there tasting all the deliciousness. tell me more about seafood cooked in terra cotta. sounds amazing!

  3. Istanbul Wrap Up 2010 June 18, 2010 at 8:35 pm - Reply

    […] Iskele: Beneath the Ottoman Fortress Rumeli Hisarı and Second Boshphorus Bridge, Iskele is one of the city’s most well loved fish restaurants. Serving excellent mezes, whole fish, and plenty of rakı, I admit I had two very fattening meals there last week. […]

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