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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)
Restaurant Hours
Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Ayvali Koyu | Ayvali koyu, Urgup 50400, Turkey
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Reviewed 12 July 2011

Aravan Evi is a quiet, warm and welcoming place with outstanding food. Our group of 12 enjoyed a delightful lunch on the beautiful porch with views of the town and the open air kitchen. Everything was seasoned with a skilled touch that brought out the...More

2  Thank dehrens
Reviewed 19 May 2011

We were staying in Mustafapasa and after already having tried Ziggy in Urgup (which was terrific) we decided to venture off the beaten path to this very rustic town of Ayvali Koyu based on the Trip Advisor #2 rating. We were warmly welcomed by Okan,...More

1  Thank davidho65
Reviewed 2 May 2011

My husband and I were on a hiking trip in Turkey and had a fabulous lunch meal at Aravan's. Everything was perfect. The food was the best we had in our entire stay. The setting is lovely. Plates and tablecloth were lovely. The welcoming and...More

3  Thank Murielkearney
Reviewed 29 November 2010

This was the most wonderful meal that we had in Turkey, Okan the son of the owner, was a real pleasure to meet and he made the meal really special. The food was very tasty and traditional with plenty to go around. I would recommend...More

3  Thank Happy_Tr00per
Reviewed 30 August 2010

We stayed at the Gamirasu Cave Hotel in Ayvali, Cappadocia this August, 2010. Aravan Evi is in walking distance from the hotel. We loved it so much that we ate there 2 nights in a row. Each night had a different menu that was delicious....More

1  Thank SandraLeeM
Reviewed 29 July 2010

During our private tour our guide suggested to have lunch at this restaurant which was a great surprise. We were the only table since was a bit late, and the service was immpecable. Situated in Ayvali, a former greek village, we were albe to eat...More

Thank macamuy
Reviewed 18 June 2010

Just returned from urgup after reading about Aravan Evi on trip adviser .The food was up to all expectations

Thank pete097
Reviewed 22 May 2010

Aravan Evi is a small, family run restaurant. They cook just for you, many courses were served and all were very fresh and delicious. I felt very welcome and it was like visiting old friends. Okan is very helpful with informations and can organize you...More

1  Thank dos23
Reviewed 24 November 2009

My wife and I stopped by at about 4pm to see if they were open that evening. The son came out and greeted us in perfect English, and confirmed that they would be open with a set menu. This restaurant turned out to be an...More

1  Thank Middle_aged_bloke
Reviewed 9 November 2009

If you're staying in Urgup in Cappadocia, you have to find a way to the village of Ayvali and dine at this restaurant. They cook just for you and so need a half day's reservation. They cook on a Tandoor using all local ingredients. The...More

1  Thank Texastential
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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
Romantic, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, 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
  • E-mail
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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