Our neighbours, Ken and Jim, run Gönülçelen café / bar with a Turkish friend. It’s situated just a few minutes’ walk from the fishing village (on the left up the hill on the Bodrum road, a few yards from the Turgutreis turn.) As well as a range of drinks, they serve excellent food at very reasonable prices. On our last visit we sampled the chicken curry and the Hungarian goulash – both freshly made and very tasty. With a couple of beers each the bill for two came to around 45 TL. (£18) During the summer they have a weekly fish evening at a similar price and they often host special events from discos to folk evenings. The end of May (2009) will see the opening of their marvellous roof terrace with panoramic views over the whole bay.
* 2012: Ken and Jim are no longer working here and menu and service at the café are very different.