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Elai Restaurant

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Eski Goreme Cad. No:61, Uchisar, Turkey
+90 384 219 3182
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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I became very proud by tasting their meals. The tastes were unique! Visiting a restaurant like this in Cappadochia makes me think that there are some local people who are doing their work with care and esthetics. The salad with green apple and spinach is a must to try! You will definitely love it. Then the carpaccio was delicious. It's... More 

Thank handeataozden
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend also Kocabag Cappadocia wine . Cozy , clean restaurant with large variety of dishes.Operated by Maisons de Cappadoce.

Thank Burak A
Istanbul, Turkey
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the location of the restaurant. Due to its being very busy, we had drinks only. The decoration is excellent.

Thank Nebcioglu
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a cozy place with delicious food and nice wine selection, great music, fire place and very warm hospitality, you must visit this restaurant. We have visited many countries and places, we tried a lot of different cuisines, but this place will stay memorable in our heart. Spent an incredible evening in front of fire place... More 

Thank evgeniya n
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

very elegant restaurant with great food and friendly owners who greet the customers like houseguests.

Thank Gaye G
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122 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This is a really great food with an amazing view and a stunning roof top. As Turkey is not very popular at the moment we were the only guests. This whole region and this place deserve to be very busy. Really a special and very personal place!

Thank Mreckling
Istanbul, Turkey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Splendid venue...all begins with a great smile of the host, Özge, who created this venue with her husband, Kubilay. I cannot forget how delicious the stewed seabass with lemon, spinach salad flavoured with apple and raisin and the "kibbe" were...and the views over the Pigeon Valley.

Thank N Y
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Excellent food, a fantastic location overlooking fairy chimneys and first class service. Quite expensive, but it is the best restaurant in uchisar by far.

Thank John M
Benicia, California
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

At the suggestion of the Taskonaklar concierge, my wife and I started on a leisurely stroll to the Elai restaurant. It started to rain. At that point, a Turkish gentleman, whom we had met earlier in the day, stopped to give us a lift. As fate would have it, he worked at Elai For reasons unknown we were the only... More 

Thank eddillon
Rovaniemi, Finland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

The menu, service, the foot is extraordinary. It's pricy when you compare with some kenab restaurant ( about 16 € main plate ) but it's worth. The represantation of the foot is like 5* restaurants. I prefere lamb foot. Local wines are ok esspecially white wine.

Thank CemUlusoy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Turkish
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eski Goreme Cad. No:61, Uchisar, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Cappadocia  >  Uchisar
  • Phone Number: +90 384 219 3182

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?