Raika Restaurant – The Best in Turkey

Raika restaurant & bar is a unique place in the heart of Istanbul. Raika became the Viner at Luxury Lifestyle Awards at the category “Luxury Restaurant” from Turkey! Few interesting facts about the honored winner:

1. What is unique about Raika’s location?

Raika is located in the center of Taksim square which is accepted as the heart of Istanbul, a cosmopolitan city with a very rich historical and cultural texture. The restaurant, offering a spectacular panoramic view of Istanbul, presents its’ guests a clear vision of both Asian and European continents as well as historical landmarks such as the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Maiden’s Tower. It’s perfectly easy to access due to its city-center location.

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2. What is the biggest pride/achievement of your restaurant?

Raika is the only alternative in Turkey that clearly defines Istanbul and integrates this by serving a great variety of Anatolia’s regional specialties in an innovative and creative style. The restaurant prides itself with this exception.

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3. What are your restaurant’s specialties? Does Raika have any signature dish?

Among a wide variety of rich flavors Red Lentil balls; Aegean Wild patty served with creamy yoghurt and hot chili pepper; and Slow cooked lamb intestines can be named as specialties.

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Signature Dish: Aegean Wild patty served with creamy yoghurt and hot chili pepper.

4. What makes Raika memorable and unforgettable?

The unique design; the atmosphere it provides its guestsand the distinctive panoramic city view with incredible food and wine selection.

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5. Do you have any special treatment towards your clients? What makes them feel unique?

Raika hosting team proudly represents the world-famous Turkish hospitality. Introducing the guests to the richness Raika possesses and ensuring their experience is satisfactory, makes them feel unique.

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6. What to expect in the future from Raika restaurant?

Raika aims to introduce its’ sharing culture and rich Anatolian flavors to new locations worldwide.

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We are thankful to Raika restaurant & bar for participation and for worthy representation of Turkish market in European Luxury Lifestyle Awards 2014! Hoping for future cooperation, we wish Raika new achievements and hungry clients!

Maxine Genier

Maxine Genier

Maxine is an adept of design, photography and online marketing. She lives in Gothenburg, Sweden with her husband and two beautiful daughters. She spends her leisure time exploring Europe with her family to perfect her skills as a travel photographer. She can be found in her spare time, strumming her guitar.
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