The door of the Ottoman kitchen opening to the world.
The rich cultural heritage that survived from the Ottoman Empire has gained the admiration of the world with its food culture. Throughout the years, Ottoman cuisine is turned out to be the most interesting authentic kitchens in recent years. Tugra restaurant is one of does restaurant which still serves the Ottoman cuisine.
Tugra Restaurant is located on the first floor of Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul. It is located in one of the most beautiful locations in the world in the charming atmosphere of the Palace. The high ceilings, the Bosphorus view windows, the solid wooden doors, the marble columns in the terrace of 20 people have a feature that brings together the past and the present. On the other hand, it has an indisputable place among the Turkish and world restaurants with its rich, delicious menu and superior service quality created by long-term recipes from the palace archives. The restaurant, which has a capacity of 95 people with its balcony and terrace, reflects the splendour of the Ottoman palaces with its specially designed monogram plates, beechwood in its chairs, lacquers and velvet.
Especially with the translations made by using the historical documents left from the Ottoman period, many flavours that have been forgotten are presented as Ottoman cuisine in this restaurant menu. Many of the dishes served in Tuğra have a past story of their own. In Tuğra, the flavours of centuries ago are still alive in organic copper pots and pans, earth test and casseroles and organic products.
The materials used in the kitchen of Tugra Restaurant consist of the most known products of many regions of Anatolia and Thrace. For example, wild vegetables, meat and herbs such as cabbage and cornflour of the Black Sea, spring lamb of Thrace, dry legumes of Central Anatolia, delicious meat of bovine animals fed with thyme in Eastern Anatolia, fish caught daily in the Bosphorus. Many products, such as Tuğra’s new menu. Palace desserts and Turkish coffee at the end of the meal, Ottoman delight and candies are only part of the banquet.