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Continuing the village tradition, Leonardo Restaurant, Köyiçi Sok. 32, Beykoz (tel. 0216/432-3082; www.leonardorestaurant.com), is the only restaurant in town to serve Polish food. It's also one of the few places you can get pork or even wild boar, but they also serve steaks, grills, and schnitzel at prices that hover around 30TL per dish. The Sunday buffet lunch is a hugely popular event for weekend getaways and costs around 60TL per person with drinks. The restaurant is in the restored home of one of the first Polish immigrants and has a splendid outdoor garden for Indian-summer evenings. Bring a bathing suit and towel in summer, because Leonardo has a pool in the garden.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.