Ankara has nine vast shopping malls, including one at the base of the 125-metre (410 ft) Atakule Tower, a communications mast that houses a glitzy revolving restaurant.
Sevilla Revolving Restaurant, Atakule Tower, Çankaya Mh. Çankaya Cd. Çankaya Ankara, Turkey 06680. +90 438 98 61.
Dome Restaurant, Atakule Tower Çanyaka, above Sevilla. Unbeatable panoramic view of Ankara.
UFO Cafe, Atakule Tower. Cafe also below Sevilla.
Roka Balik, Gerisalti Mevkii Cokertme Cad. No: 109, Yalikavak Turkey 48153. +90 25 2385 2030 Rooftop bar and restaurant. Beautiful sea view.
Starbucks, Tepecik Mahallesi, Neyzen Tevfik Caddesi No. 57, Bodrum, Turkey 48400. +90 252 313 1389 Rooftop terrace. Daily 8.45am-12 midnight.
Kervansaray Rooftop Restaurant, 1015 Musalla Mah Sokak No: 5 Cesme, Cesme (Izmir) 35930. Al fresco dining overlooking the harbour and the new marina.
Yacht Restaurant, Yacht Boutique Hotel, 24 Karagözler Fevzi Çakmak Caddesi, Fethiye 48300, nr Mugla, Turkey. +90 25 2614 1530. Stunning rooftop views over the Marina and Bay. email facebook
Coast @ Gironde is expensive but has a nice romantic atmosphere with a grand piano to boot. Gironda sits high above the rooftops and has, as a result, one of the most splendid views of all the restaurants in the village.
Hotel Zinbad, 26 Mustafa Kocakaya Caddesi, Kalkan, 07960. Tiled stairs lead up to a rooftop terrace decorated with bamboo. The terrace commands views of the harbor and the slender minaret of the mosque to enjoy while dining.
Tekinberk Hotel, 31 Kalamar Caddesi, Kalkan 07960, Turkey. The rooftop restaurant is great for breakfast, with spectacular views of the harbour.
Oasis Hotel. Rooftop terrace with stunning views of the harbor.
Kaya is also a reasonable price, has Kadir a great magician and is slightly out of town.
Zeytinlik Restaurant (Olive Garden), Old Town, Kalkan, Turkey. +90 242 844 3408. +90 242 844 2820. Views from the second, higher terrace are fantastic.
Meltem Kas, rooftop
Kale Rooftop Bar Restaurant, Hilton Kayseri Hotel, 1 Cumhuriyet Meydani Istasyon Caddesi, Kayseri, Turkey 38010. +90 352 207 5000. Dine on Turkish and international cuisine as you gaze over panoramic mountain views at this rooftop Kayseri restaurant. Daily 12 noon-2am. email
Aubergine, On the harbour front has great food but is very pricey too.
Korsan fish terrace,
Kale Mah, 16 Ataturk Caddesi, Pamukkale, Turkey. Enjoy a day relaxing on their spectacular roof-top terrace with its breathtaking panoramic views.
Beyaz Kale, Menderes Caddesi, Rooftop restaurant.
Hotel in Selcuk (closest town to the ruins). Have lunch on the rooftop balcony. It has views of the St. John Basilica.
Rooftop cafe of Nejjarine Museum, Fez
Atakule Dönen Restaurant-Cafe
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