We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book a Stay + Win a Getaway Book your hotel on TripAdvisor and you could win a great trip!

Carpe Diem

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Sea front, Gumbet, Turkey
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

280 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 238: English reviews
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were told to go here for a nice meal as eating the all inclusive in the hotel gets a bit boring!! Everything was nice apart from the steak as it tasted horrible. I should have went for the chicken!!!

Thank rk199093
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

We ordered fish, pasta and pizza for the kids. Kids just loved pizzas. Food was amazing, garsons as well. So we were so pleased to visit Carpe Diem.

Thank nilyushka07
Bristol, England
Level Contributor
30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Walked all the way down to visit our absolute favorite restaurant in Gumbet, Carpe Deim... Devastated to find it all but a memory... The place has been decimated and turned into something unrecognizable to the classy place we've loved over the years. What a shame. It's now an Italian set menu sub standard boring run of the mill scruffy restaurant.... More 

Thank rockchic65
Kidderminster, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has always been my favourite and when goin there this year it's been turned into an Italian with a really small set menu.. Really disappointed!!!

Thank emmasimons13
Level Contributor
24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Been this morning for ur breakfast to the Carpe Diem. Absolutely great value for money. Had full English breakfast which included bacon, sausage, 2 eggs, 2 toast, beans, Chips and cooked tomato and onion. Very well looked after and a bargain at 10 Turkish lira - equivalent to around £2.50. Would definitely recommend to all.

Thank joandellie
Bristol, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Me and the wife visited on our recent holiday to turkey and we always stay here for our lazy beach days and good food, staff are helpful and the place is very clean and sunbeds are free as long as you buy your drinks and food here... Will be back very soon.. Daz n Debz👍

Thank Dazzab1968
County Mayo, Ireland
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

This was our 4th time in gumbet and our mouths were watering at the thoughts of going back for dinner. On arrival we were so disappointed. The place has changed to an Italian restaurant. The naam bread guy is gone and so is the front of house man (he's gone to cool breeze bar beside park ayiaz up on street).... More 

Thank n0r123
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Went to carpe diem for an evening meal.... there was only a set menu availiable..... personally I do not like set menus so this let the place down.

Thank Tania1902
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

Myself and my daughter visited Carpe Diem a couple of times whilst in Gumbet last year. The food was always lovely and freshly made. Very friendly staff. Will definitely return in July 😊

Thank Paulalincoln
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2015

This was our favourite Beach bar. Welcoming staff, comfy chairs and clean loos. Cooln hammocks on the beach and they know a great masseur ( who I named the big man) who they don't mind massaging you on there beach beds.

Thank Gerbil1

Travelers who viewed Carpe Diem also viewed


Been to Carpe Diem? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, British, Turkish, Italian, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sea front, Gumbet, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Turkish Aegean Coast  >  Mugla Province  >  Bodrum  >  Gumbet

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Carpe Diem staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?