e are all aware of the friendship and relationship Pakistan and Turkey share with one another. Not many Pakistanis live in Turkey, but many people are visiting Turkey as a vacation spot in recent times.
Turkey is a beautiful country situated in between two continents that are Asia and Europe. Pakistan and Turkey share a cordial relationship mainly because of a similar religion, which is Islam. Almost 99.8% of people living in Turkey are Muslims.
Turkey is known for its beauty and historical architecture. This is why tourism is so high in this country. For all the Pakistanis visiting Turkey, they might not adjust well to the Turkish food delicacies.
The Turkish people like Pakistani cuisine, and so some of the Pakistani restaurants are very popular.
The country might not have many Pakistani restaurants, but here are a few of the best Pakistani restaurants in Turkey you can visit and enjoy with your family or friends.
Karachi Darbar Restaurant
These days, most of the restaurants have started catering to the larger demographic by changing their tastes and offering not so authentic desi food. Karachi Darbar, on the other hand, stays true to its roots. You will be delighted to taste the authenticity of the food here, and your taste buds will feel like they are back home.
It’s a well-known Pakistani restaurant in Turkey. The food here will take you back to the country to remind you of the food you enjoy in Pakistan. The restaurant itself has a wonderful aura, and the staff is super friendly and welcoming.
- Price Point: PKR 183 – PKR 734
- Address: Cihangir, SIraselviler Cd. No:31 D: A1, Istanbul 34433 Turkey
- Contact: +90 506 066 54 52
2. Ali Baba Bufe
Ali Baba Bufe is known for its affordable price range for the best quality food. The food you will get here is always fresh and is not pre-cooked.
This restaurant is a gem, and people who visit it absolutely love the food and homely environment they get in this restaurant. The staff here goes above and beyond to make the guests feel at home and provide wonderful customer service. They have authentic Pakistani food ranging from Chicken Biryani, Lahori Chargha to Sooji ka Halwa and Pakistani Kulfi in deserts.
- Price Range: PKR 37 – PKR 3.668
- Address: Sehit Muhtar, Turan Cd. No:22 D:B, Istanbul 34435 Turkey
- Contact: +90 552 320 88 73
3. H.K Pakistani Restaurant
HK Pakistani is another great eatery for all the Pakistani food lovers out there. If you want to taste the authenticity and especial spices of Pakistan, then H.K Pakistani restaurant is just the right place for you.
You will find all sorts of Pakistani delicacies over here. This restaurant has a wide variety of food items to choose from. Everything is so enticing that you would want to eat all of it.
The menu here includes different kinds of kebabs, vegetarian items, Chicken handi, lamb chops, etc., along with delicious seafood options as well.
- Price Range: PKR 127 – PKR 800
- Address: Ragip Bey Sokak, No 21/A Iskenderpasa Mahallesi, Istanbul 34080 Turkey
- Contact: +90 534 822 84 88
4. Pakistani Dera Restaurant
If you live in Istanbul or are planning to visit there soon, then Pakistani Dera Restaurant should in the list of eateries to try. They have some of the most delicious and traditional Pakistani dishes on their menu.
You will find authentic Paya, Nihari, Biryani which you won’t get to see in most other restaurants. Other food items such as vegetables and chicken curries are also mouth-watering and delicious.
It’s a small place with a clean environment, and the restaurant will give you a cosy and homely feel. The best part about this place is that it is extremely reasonable and pocket-friendly.
- Price Range: PKR 90 – PKR 750
- Address: Ordekli Bakkal Sokak, No. 28/A Kumkapi, Muhsine Hatun Mahallesi, Istanbul 34130 Turkey
- Contact: +90 552 397 97 70
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5. Royal Haveli Restaurants
If you want your orders to be made according to your preference, Royal Haveli is the place to be. The workers here will carefully note down your order and food choices, after which you will be served delicious food.
Being one of the best Pakistani food places in Turkey, they serve everything fresh, and all orders are prepared at the spot. Because everything is cooked once you order the food, it may take some time, as you may have heard that “Good things take time.”
The food and atmosphere here are perfect, and you’ll love it all.
- Price Range: PKR – PKR 642
- Address: Ataturk Caddesi, 1306. Sk. No:7 / 7 Hasimiscan Mahallesi, Antalya 07100 Turkey
- Contact: +90 552 329 11 27
6. Bombay Masala Indian Restaurant
The name may have Indian in its name, but the food served in this restaurant will remind you of Pakistan. Because Indian and Pakistani cuisine is almost similar, with a few exceptions, this restaurant caters to the people of Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh.
You will have both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options available here. The taste is remarkable, and you will want to come back here again.
Although the food here is a bit on the pricey side, it is worth it. You can go here with your family and friends for a special occasion to make it even more special.
- Price Range: PKR 947 – PKR 4,736
- Address: Peykane SokagI No. 9 Binbirdirek Mah, Istanbul 34122 Turkey
- Contact: +90 212 225 66 66
7. Zaiqa Pakistani Restaurant Istanbul
Zaiqa Pakistani Restaurant Istanbul rightfully justifies its name Zaiqa, which means taste. The food here tastes divine, and to make things even better, the service is impeccable
Finding delicious and authentic Pakistani food is difficult because there are not many options, but you don’t need any other option when you have a restaurant like this one.
The environment will make you comfortable, and you can enjoy your food in peace with your family.
- Price Range: PKR 100 – PKR 1500
- Address: İskenderpaşa, Aksaray, Ragıp Bey Sk. No 21A, 34080 Fatih, Turkey
- Contact: +90 555 172 86 00