Munir Tokdemir established restaurant (Istanbul Flowers) on 10th of June, 2001 on Sheikh Zayed Road next to Safestway Supermarket. His main aim was to introduce traditional Southeastern Anatolian recipes in the UAE.

He opened his doors with 4 tables which accomodate around 16 people to dine in. After 6 months he increased the number of tables to 10 and then to 17.

Istanbul Flowers became one of the most popular Turkish restaurants in the UAE with excellent quality of food and such friendly service. Restaurant attracts many people not only from Dubai but also from the other emirates. Especially traditional Iskender Kebab became most wanted and popular dish.

Istanbul Flowers was also awarded as “Best Turkish Restaurant” in Dubai by Time Out Dubai Magazine last year.