Eating Out

Eating out in Side

Restaurants and Cafes

While you travel in Turkey, enjoy the unique Turkish cuisine and its philosophy and let it surprise you. Taste a variety of dishes based on pure and fresh ingredients, which can fully satisfy the gastronomic lovers

Aquarius Restaurant

Near the central post office, out of the antique town. It is run by an Austrian and Turkish couple, the restaurant is one of the best in Side and offers very good value for money. International & Turkish Cuisine and excellent pizzas as well as English breakfast.

Moonlight Restaurant

At the east side of the antique town. Have a good meal under the moon. The restaurant is situated at the seafront, at one of the most romantic places of the antique town of Side. Seafood and specialties of meat and chicken dishes, as well as an extensive selection of Turkish wine are offered.

The Royal Castle Pub

Very close to the harbor, just behind Aphrodite Restaurant. A typical lively Irish Pub with live music and Sky for football games. Thy have nice food with reasonable prices.

Orfoz Restaurant

At the west side of the harbor just behind the Rasim’s Fish Restaurant. Offers a perfect sea and beach view, delightful cuisine.

Ugur Pide Kebap Restaurant

Just across the Anatolian Hospital out side of the antique town. You can think of Ugur Restaurant as a more luxurious version of a fast food restaurant which offers all kinds of typical Turkish Kebaps, very reasonably priced, and good quality food with lavas bread are served. It lacks the location that most of the other restaurants mentioned restaurants have.

Aphrodite Restaurant

Right at the harbor in the antique town. A 25 year old restaurant, renovated and become one of the best in Side in a very short time, offers a wide variety of international as well as Turkish cuisine and occupies a very attractive location in the town. One of the liveliest atmosphere in the winter season.

Appolonic Cafe

At the east side of the harbor on the way to the Apollo temple. An excellent cafe with perfect sea view and a soft music, a must be place especially during the sunset.

Mehmet’s Cafe-Bar

Overlooking the main town beach on the east side of the antique town, this cafe / bar is a relaxing place to unwind. It catches the sea breezes and the service is excellent from a family run establishment. Basic food and drink are served with quality music.

Lighthouse Club

It is located in the old town and is one of the most popular places for the night clubbers. It’s an open air disco where you can dance and enjoy yourself until the early hours of the morning. It serves as a high end Italian/International restaurant before the night atmosphere.