“With Peter (Gordon), we invariably return to Istanbul's answer to the antipodean cafe - Mangerie with its wooden floors, pale colours and large display table of beautiful fruit and pastries - plus views of the Bosporus. Persistent map-reading is required to find it tucked away above the Ebil hairdressers in Bebek, one of the more chi-chi neighbourhoods. The menu is based on traditional Istanbul street food as prepared by Bosporus fishermen, but with a modern edge - grilled sea bass sandwich in corn bread with roasted aubergine purée, green olive tapenade and rocket is a winning combination.”
- Sudi Pigott, The Guardian (17 December 2005)


“ON WEEKENDS, THE LINE AT ISTANBUL'S Mangerie, a hip rooftop restaurant with views over the Bosporus Strait, stretches three stories down the stairs toward the street.”
- Marion Hume, Bosphorus Boom, Time (06 December 2006)

Hürriyet Daily News

“When one is in the mood for a casual and relaxed atmosphere with a lovely view of Bebek's bay and inspirational café fares, Mangerie Cafe is the spot to hit… Mangerie is a great spot for lounging on a lazy weekend (if you can find a table), or meeting for dinner on the weekdays (much more calm).”
- Mina Erçel, (12 February 2010)

Travel Insider Qantas

“The airy terrace is a great place to commune with Bebek’s beau monde. The mood is smart-casual and the grilled fish sandwich, served between slices of homemade cornbread (as befits owner Elif Yalın’s Black Sea roots), acclaimed.”
- Leanne Kitchen, (5 August 2009)

Gourmet Traveller

“Relaxed local diners for the beautiful Bebek boys and gals… Hidden gem Mangerie. This scrubbed-floor, light and lovely Sydney-like café dishes up delicious modern twirls on Turkish ‘street food’ with great salads and sandwiches too.”

Francois Simon

“Deux adresses, la première un tantinet snobish mais bigrement dans l'assiette. Quasiment introuvable, c'est au troisième étage d'un immeuble. En fait un appartement réhabilité en restaurant : Mangerie”

Lonely Planet

“Effortlessly chic, Mangerie is the prototype for the rapidly proliferating number of glam cafes in Bebek. The interior is light and white, and there’s a terrace with terrific Bosphorus views. The food looks away from Turkey for its inspiration, and is simple but refined. To find it, go up the steep stairs next to the florist.”

TimeOut İstanbul (English)

“With a view from three stories up, Mangerie has a very different feel from the restaurants directly on the water. The small restaurant with its white décor makes you feel like you are dining at a friend's house. Everything on the menu is delicious; favorites include the spinach salad with gorgonzola and sweetened pears and Eggs Benedict…”
- Esen Boyacıgiller

TimeOut İstanbul

“…Mangerie gizli saklı gibi dursa da sırf bu son birkaç senedir değil, açıldığından bu yana, günün her saatinde hep dolu. Terasındaki muhteşem Boğaz manzarası, sıcak ev havasını buram buram hissettiren dekoru ve Elif Yalın’ın nefis tarifleri sayesinde cazibesini hiç yitirmedi.”


“Farklı bir mekanda güzel bir servisle lezzetli yemekleri yemek isteyenlere Bebek’teki Mangerie’yi tavsiye ederim”
- Ali Rıza Kardüz, Çatıdaki Lezzet


“Ara sıra kendi kendime bir oyun oynar ve İstanbul'da yemeklerini yemekten keyif aldığım yerleri düşünürüm. Altı yıl önce Bebek'te açılan ne zaman gidersem gideyim bugüne dek beni hiç hayal kırıklığına uğratmayan Mangerie de hep bu listenin içindedir. Oranın yemeklerinin ve içeceklerinin tadı kolay kolay hiçbir yerde bulunmaz.”
- Müge Akgün, (9 Ocak 2010)


“Bebek’ten Boğaz manzaralı bir mekân daha. Mangerie’de kahvaltı keyfi 8.00’de başlayıp 23.00’e kadar sürüyor. Kahvaltı tabağı 30 lira. Ekstra istekler yapılabiliyor. Yumurta çeşitlerinden tost çeşitlerine ve pancake ile reçel alternatiflerine kadar birçok lezzet bulabilirsiniz. Müdavimleri kahvaltıda en çok Mangerie kahvaltı ve pancake tercih ediyor.”
Yazın kahvaltının en iyi 10 adresi

Mr and Mrs Smith

“Near Bebek metro stop is the perfect place for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Fresh pastries are made on site. CNN Turkey film a cookery show here so there’s your chance to make it on Turkish TV!”

Red Visitor

“Hidden away on the top floor of an unassuming building in the trendy suburb of Bebek is one of Istanbul’s coolest casual all-day dining destinations, Mangerie. This is where you’ll find Istanbul’s fashionable crowd sipping expertly crafted coffees and cocktails, and savouring fresh, healthy and stomach-satisfyingly good international cuisine. Serving a modern day take on traditional Istanbul street food, enjoy a hearty breakfast menu of homemade granola with fresh fruit and creamy yoghurt or a to-die-for eggs benedict; a lunchtime grilled sea bass sandwich in corn bread with roasted aubergine purée and olive tapenade; or a long and indulgent dinner of fresh seafood and perfectly grilled aged steak. With beautiful panoramic views overlooking the Bosphorous waterfront, Mangerie’s interiors feature pale wooden floors, rustic-chic wooden mirrors and display tables with artfully presented baked pastries, where you’ll feel like you’ve stepped inside your stylish designer friend’s beach house for the day. Bookings advised.”