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Aravan Evi Restaurant

Ayvali Koyu | Ayvali koyu, Urgup 50400, Turkey
+90 384 354 58 38
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“turkey” (27 reviews)
“stew” (3 reviews)
“tiny village” (7 reviews)
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Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly
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Ayvali Koyu | Ayvali koyu, Urgup 50400, Turkey
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Very delicious local resturant that i have been visit .. you have to visit .. appetizers is very good and the meat vrry delicious

1  Thank Abdullah A
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

From the delicious soup, to the home made appetizers (including the sun dried tomatoes and pickled peppers) and wonderful stew cooked in a clay pot, everything was wonderful. Easily the best meal we had in Turkey! Dinner with a wonderful view

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely lunch at family run boutique hotel. Vegetables were fresh from their garden. Food had wonderful flavour thanks to hours cooking in clay pots. Each dish was simple and delicious. Beautiful view and great service. A great place to stop for a leisurely meal in...More

1  Thank Gabrielle S
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Bit tricky to find in the dark, but the welcome from this family was extraordinary. We had booked in advance (essential,so they know what and when to cook), so Mama had prepared a wonderful meal, accommodating the face that I don't eat meat. The food...More

Thank c2pol
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic authentic turkish home cooked meal served with great service. My 2nd visit to this family run restaurant located in this tiny village in Ayvali, Urgup. Great ambience and the food, needless to say, was fantastic! Owner's mom does the cooking with lotsa passion and...More

Thank Juliana A
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Got taken here by our guide who had arranged this so that we get a taste of authentic home cooked food of the region. It's not really a restaurant as they only take bookings and then prepare the food according to who is coming, so...More

1  Thank HarryMak
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend were staying in one of the hotels in Goreme. Booked a jeep tour with our awesome guide Okan Yazgan, who we later discovered, was also the owner of this lovely family-owned boutique hotel & restaurant called Aravan Evi, situated in a...More

1  Thank Juliana A
Reviewed 13 June 2016

In the tiny village of Ayvali, not far from Urgup, this amazing gem of a restaurant is run by a local family. The cooking is done by Nurhayet, the woman of the house, whose locally-based, locally-sourced dishes are subtly flavored, balanced and perfectly cooked. Depending...More

1  Thank Handmark
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Cappadocia was my first stop upon my arrival in Turkey. Of my two weeks in the country, I must say my decision to be at Aravan Evi was the best. The food was freshly organicly harvested and cooked with lots of love from the lady...More

1  Thank punzy
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Others have spoken of the freshness of the food, the farm to table aspect, great setting, reasonable price and how helpful Okan is whose mother cooks while he attends to the guests. In addition we spent time with the mother in the kitchen watching her...More

Thank satere007
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ayvali Koyu | Ayvali koyu, Urgup 50400, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Cappadocia  >  Urgup
  • Phone Number: +90 384 354 58 38
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We offer two diffirent menus for our guests in our restaurant. These include the famous Turkish village cuisine like, casserole which is cooked in our tandir (oven on th ground), local round Turkish bread, soup cooked in tandir with bulgur(boiled and pounded wheat), Stuffed vine in olive oil, haricot beans cooked in tandir inside a traditional clay pot.You can find below our two diffirent menus below. Please make reservation before 5 hours. We are cooking in tanduri oven our all menü.home cooking cappadocia.
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