11 March 2016

Apokries at the Armada Hotel Istanbul: March 12, 2016, Saturday

"Apokries" is an old Istanbul tradition and a carnaval that was revitalized by the Armada Hotel for the first time on February 14th, 2010. Apokries, the carnival of fun and masquerade once celebrated by the Greek Orthodox community in Istanbul (*) every year during Ottoman Empire will be celebrated once again at Armada Salon with a live musical performance by “Café Aman Istanbul”a renowned Rembetiko band comprised of Turkish and Greek musicians.
This year's the event will be held on March 12, 2016, Saturday evening at 20:30 PM. 

Would you like to join us and celebrate this once-a-year carnival while enjoying our special Apokries Menu designed for this special night?


Assorted Cold Mezzes
Stuffed vine leaves, Circassian Chicken, Stewed Beans, Mashed fish roe with bread crumbs, Beets, Feta Cheese, Haydari - a spread made with yogurt, Marinated red pepper-, Russian Salad, Chard Salad
Hot Mezzes
Chard leaves stuffed with mince meat, Fried Calamari, Plovdiv Meatballs, Fried Zucchini,
Fried pastries with cheese and spinach filling
Main Dish
"Hunkar Beğendi" ("Sultan's Delight"; lamb stew served on mashed eggplant) or “Kurkutlu” Fried Perch with mayonaisse
Deserts – Fruits
Pumpkin desert and seasonal fruits
Soup by Night: Tripe
Unlimited local Alcoholic drinks
Price: 140 TL/pp

MENU WITHOUT MEAL (On the back side of the salon by raised tables

Fruit Plate, Cheese & Melon, 2 glasses local drink
Price: 75.- TL/pp

For more information and reservations, please call the Reception by simply dialing "0"
or call Irmak Özyurt 0 212 455 44 71-72
e-mail: iozyurt@armadahotel.com.tr - etkinlik@armadahotel.com.tr - 

Armada Tel: 90 212 455 44 55

(*) http://intransit.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/02/27/reviving-carnival-in-istanbul/