In a city full of tasty döner kebab, not all are created equal. Here are the best places to eat.

Bayramoğlu Döner is the very reason you should plan a visit to the Kavacık neighborhood. Locals and foreigners flock to the restaurant for its tandoor baked lavaş and döner cooked with wood fire. Cumhuriyet Caddesi No.2, Beykoz; T: 0216 413 00 45

The jolly Asım Usta has been looking after each order at Karadeniz Döner for decades. Sitting in the heart of Beşiktaş, the small store is always busy, serving quick, juicy bites. Mumcu Bakkal Sokak No.10, Beşiktaş; T: 0212 261 76 93

Enbey Döner is known for its fast service and reasonable price. Although the restaurant is usually crowded, it is not hard to find a seat in its large dining area. Çamlık Caddesi No.1, Beylikdüzü; T: 0212 871 24 23

Located inside the Grand Bazaar, Gul Ebru Kantin invites you to take a seat at the low tables set on the sidewalk and have a döner break during your shopping. Acı Çeşme Sokak No.4, Grand Bazaar; T: 0212 512 33 93

Next to the Grand Bazaar since 1969, Dönerci Şahin Usta is a tiny store that only provides take away orders. Loyal customers line up for the simple yet delicious combo of pide and döner. Kılıçcılar Sokak No.5, Fatih;
T: 0212 526 52 97

The humble Morgül Büfe has been frequented by locals for years. Don’t forget to order a glass of fresh orange juice to pair with your döner sandwich. Dantelacı Sk. No.45, Bakırköy; T: 0212 571 47 19

Standing out amongst the hip cafés and patisseries, Korkmaz Büfe is the place to go for a savory bite in Moda. The turquoise colored store offers a nostalgic vibe and tasty döner with crispy bread. Moda Caddesi No.120, Kadıköy; T: 0216 337 52 10