Since 1995, Köşebaşı is the only restaurant chain that is true to the traditional recipes of South Anatolia. Köşebaşı has managed to capture this traditional taste and is committed to continue to offer not only a cultural event but also an introduction to Anatolian lifestyle.
Köşebaşı was voted as one of "World's 50 Best Restaurants" by the 14,000 members of Conde Nast Traveler magazine and was awarded with International Tourism, Hotel and Catering Industries Prize as "The Best Representative of The Traditional Turkish Cuisine". Köşebaşı was also cited as "The Best Kebab Restaurant in İstanbul" by Time magazine.
Köşebaşı's global fame has received numerous bookings from all over the world and continues to attract many celebrities including Jack Nicholson, Chelsea Clinton, Warren Beatty, Sting, Tim Zagat and Donna Karan.
In İstanbul, the authentic Köşebaşı experience can be encountered in Levent, Cadde, Nişantaşı, Galleria, Maslak, Beylikdüzü, Çengelköy, Kavacık and Reina. Outside of İstanbul, Köşebaşı can be found in Ankara and İzmir. Köşebaşı also delivers its world famous traditional taste in a quick service concept via its Cepa and Gordion Köşebaşı Express branches.
In 2006, Köşebaşı started an era of international expansion and opened its Athens branch, which was followed by Köşebaşı Sao Paulo in 2007. This expansion continued with the opening of Bahrain, Dubai, Amsterdam, Riyadh and Abu Dhabi branches in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. Köşebaşı's latest international branch is in Kuwait Grand Avenues.