chicken and lamb kebab garnished with green peppers

Halal Restaurants: Cappadocia

In Cappadocia, Community, Travel Guide, Turkey by Soumaya

There are plenty of restaurants that serve halal meat in Cappadocia, although most restaurants also serve alcohol. Depending on where you choose to stay or what your itinerary looks like, start off by checking these restaurants out. You are likely to find more alcohol-free restaurants in Nevsehir. Opening hours for the restaurants have not been provided, but they are all open from lunchtime (around midday onward) until late.


KebapZade Restaurant (alcohol-free)

Try the specialty beef stew cooked in a tradition clay pot!

Address: Bilal Eroğlu Cad. No:3, 50180 Göreme Belediyesi

Comlek Restaurant

Enjoy excellent customer service and some seriously good food, including lovely chicken sandwiches that are perfect for a picnic on the road

Address: Bilal Eroğlu Cad. No:11, 50180 Göreme Belediyesi

Dunya Iskender Kebap, Urgup

Iskender Kebab at the restaurant. Photo provided by TripAdvisor.

Family-run restaurant that serves a highly-ranked iskender kebab

Address: Imran Mahallesi, Gulluce Caddesi, No 3, Urgup 50400, Turkey (Follow link for location to open in Google Maps).

Nazar Börek Café, Goreme

flaky turkish borek

The borek at this establishment have a reputation for being delicious. Photo credit: Willyflyforfood

Served traditional Turkish dishes including börek (it’s in the name). It is highly rated on TripAdvisor and features on Lonely Planet. The restaurant is also excellent value for money – expect to pay around only TL15 per person.

Address: Müze Caddesi Müze Cad. No:30, 50180 Göreme Belediyesi


Seyyah Han

With a 5-star rating on TripAdvisor, this restaurant is not one to miss if you stop by Cavusin. Expect excellent customer service, delicious lamb shank and indulgent beef ribs.

Address: Maltepe Street No 144 | Maltepe Street No 144, Cavusin.

Omurca Art Cave Café

Inside Omurca Art Cave Cafe. Photo credit: Willyflyforfood

Another family-run establishment, this café has been carved out of a fairy chimney and decorated with art and furniture built by the owner, Harun, who is also the chef!

Address: Kazim Eren Sokak, No: 27, Goreme 50100, Turkey.


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