because of historical places in Fereshteh Area in Tehran, Fereshteh Street is one of the touristic places in the city and as a result, Fereshteh Restaurant has attracted tourists. Fereshteh Restaurant is a noble Iranian restaurant whose internal decoration and space completely resembles the old Tehran. Fereshteh Restaurant, also known as Hestooran Restaurant, is among the most famous restaurant in Tehran, and one even can say in Iran.
Where is this Fereshteh Street ?
Before talking about the most famous restaurants in Fereshteh Area, which is also known as Hestooran Restaurant, let’s talk about some details. Fereshteh Area is one of the most expensive regions in Tehran.
This region has a suitable climate and is located in the range of Alborz Mountains. Thus, it has a relatively pleasurable climate compared to the other regions of Tehran.
What Does “Fereshteh” Mean ?
Fereshteh Street is an old area in Tehran. Its formal name is Shahid Bahonar Street. But why is this area known by this name?
In the past, there were regions in this area where people came to collect straws. So, this area was gradually named “Hestooran” which means “people who collect staws”. Over time, the name was changed into Fereshteh.
Introducing Fereshteh Area
Fereshteh Area is one of the touristic areas in Tehran, as Fereshteh Palace, Fereshteh Park, Fereshteh Cultural Center, and the main building of Fundamental Sciences Institute, previously the work office of Queen Farah of Pahlavi, are located in this area, Fereshteh Restaurant, also known as Hestooran Restaurant, is also located in this area.
Fereshteh Palace is one of the most famous palaces in Iran. It is located in the northeast of Fereshteh Garden Complex. Fereshteh Garden Complex is located in Fereshteh Street and its area is about 11 hectares. Fereshteh Garden is located in a village called “Gorde Vey” or “Gorde Beh”. This village was located in the modern-day Fereshteh Area.
There was a canebrake next to the village where people went to collect straws. The Country Garden of Fathali Shah of Qajar was built in this canebrake, which was called Fereshteh then after. Mohammad Shah of Qajar also built a small and simple building in this garden, followed by Sahebqaraniyeh Palace being constructed by Naser-e-din Shah of Qajar.
The last building constructed by the Qajar kings in Fereshteh Garden was Ahmadshah Palace. Although shortly afterwards, many buildings have been constructed in the past 90 years, the above-mentioned are among historical and tourist attractions in Fereshteh Area. Many people come to visit the ancient buildings, which are part of Iranian history and culture.
Fereshteh Restaurant in Fereshteh Street
Because of historical places in Fereshteh Area in Tehran, this area is a tourist place, and as a result, Fereshteh Restaurant has attracted tourists. Fereshteh Restaurant is a noble Iranian restaurant whose internal decoration and space completely resembles the old Tehran. This restaurant is also known as Hestooran Restaurant. It is one of the most famous restaurants in Tehran, and even in Iran.
Because of a noble and traditional space along with serving traditional Iranian foods, this restaurant has attracted tourists and everyone who visits Tehran. Being located in Fereshteh Area, Hestooran Restaurant has included itself in the tourist attracts of the area. Hestooran Restaurant is the most famous restaurant in Fereshteh Area. The restaurant being in the Fereshteh area next to the Cultural Center and Fereshteh Palace are very important factors that make it one of the most famous restaurants in Iran.
Fereshteh Restaurant, a Manifestation of a Noble Iranian Restaurant
If you are going to visit Fereshteh Palace, you also want to visit Fereshteh Restaurant. In this section, we will talk about the characteristics of Fereshteh Restaurant that have made considered as a tourist restaurant.
Foods are of a special position in the Iranian culture. Iranian cooking has its own particular smell and taste you can find in no other place in the world. In addition, use of spices and taste specific to the Iranian food and cooking has made the Iranian cooking one of the bests in the world. Employing great and professional cooks with several years of experience in Iranian cooking, Hestooran Restaurant provides its customers with noble Iranian foods.
Many tourists who visit Iran want to experience the Iranian foods that are cooked in a traditional way. In Fereshteh Restaurant, the noble Iranian foods include various traditional Iranian Kebabs, Iranian rice, and Fesenjan stew, which is a very ancient and traditional stew in Iran. At the same time, there are traditional Iranian appetizers along with beverages all of which come from the noble and traditional Iranian culture.
Many people who visit Hestooran Restaurant in Fereshteh Area for the first time will be surprised of the food serving manner in this restaurant. Almost every dish is made of copper. Copper dishes have a special position in Iranian culture. These dishes were common among the Iranian people in the past.
They used them to cook and serve foods. With the technology being developed, the cooper dishes were replaced by porcelain, polymer, etc. Many dishes used today as replacements of copper dishes are harmful for the healthy. Relying on the noble Iranian culture, Fereshteh Restaurant employs copper dishes with traditional designs to serve foods.
Fereshteh Restaurant Space
Since Fereshteh Restaurant is located in Fereshteh Area next to Shemiranat District in Tehran, it provides a nostalgic space for its customers. Alleyways of Shemiranat District are mong the oldest areas around Tehran, which are now within Tehran with the expansion of the city.
The space of Fereshteh Restaurant was inspired from the spaces of the rich houses of the old Tehran, rural houses, Shemiran houses along with some non-Islamic details. This Restaurant would be a great experience of Noble Iranian Foods in an Environment Derived from Traditional Iranian Culture.
For this noble Iranian restaurant, fantastic thrones, Polish chairs, leather-covered chairs, plates and guns on the wall have all be selected by an artistic taste. The tables and chairs of the restaurant are all made of walnut wood. Walnut wood has been used to build wooden objects for a long time. But today, due to its high price, it is replaced by MDF and Letron in many cases.