Bringing the best of classic Turkish food from Istanbul to South Yarra, Yagiz offers an unpretentious atmosphere to experience all the flavours of Turkey with a modern twist in a casual fine dining setting.
Owner and chef Murat Ovaz named this restaurant Yagiz as a tribute to his grandfather, his greatest influence in bringing people together through cooking honest and authentic Turkish food.
Recognised as one of the delicious. 100 : Victoria’s 100 best restaurants in 2019 and voted 2019 Australia’s best Turkish Restaurant by the RCA, Yagiz is constantly creating a fine food, no fuss menu that will take you on a journey to appreciate beautiful Turkish food.
With an award winning consultant sommelier Christian Maier in charge of Yagiz’ wine list, our collection has an emphasis on indigenous varietals of Turkish wines, as well as Australian and European references for good measure.
At Yagiz, we believe that our menu is a testament of the quality of our local Victorian farmers and producers who work tirelessly to bring the best ingredients to your table.