Top Restaurants in Istanbul
Restaurants Istanbul – What’s a vacation without excellent food, delicious cocktails or fine wine in a good restaurant? Such evenings create memories. WorldTop7 offers a selection of the best restaurants in Istanbul. And because we know how different tastes are we cover all of the different restaurant styles!
Whether a sushi restaurant in Istanbul, an American steakhouse, an Italian restaurant, a Thai eatery or exotic Cajun cuisine – the lovers of culinary delights come fully at their expense and find lots of insider tips. Our restaurant tips in Istanbul are by locals (which should know where it tastes best!), celebrities, globetrotter and business people. And if you’ve eaten in one of these restaurants in Istanbul where cuisine, service and atmosphere was unbeatable and you want to tell everybody – that’s what WorldTop7 stands for! Restaurants in Istanbul with the x-factor!
The demands in terms of restaurant style are naturally very varied and WorldTop7 is happy to assist. Whether it is a small, cozy bistro in Istanbul with delicious and authentic food for surprisingly little money or a completely styled Michelin-star restaurant in Istanbul where movie stars and models have diner – here you find everything from inexpensive to expensive, from grunge to classy, from traditional to macro kitchen!
But not only for your vacation, also for your business lunch or business dinner in Istanbul you can find exactly the right place to eat. Thus, business become pleasure in no time!
Style: Seafood & Sushi
You like a beach club eatery? So you definitely have to go to Galatasaray Adasi – also known as Suada; it is a virtual private island with five open-air restaurants, beach- and nightclub as well as home of the new-chic Istanbul society
Address: Suada, Kuruçeşme, Turkey
Phone: +90 212 265 1163
Price: Mains starting at YTL 15.-
Style: Local Turkish Restaurant in Beyoglu
Home-style turkish food at this all time favorite; no alcohol.
Address: 17 Sakizagaci Caddesi, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone: +90 212 293 8561
Price: Mains YTL 9.- to YTL15
Style: Turkish & International Fare
The hip-restaurant at the Sofa Hotel in Nisantasi with its beautiful terrace is frequented by Istanbul’s hip crowd and it is the place to be especially in the balmy summer months.
Address: Tesvikiye Caddesi No: 41-41A, 34367 Nisantasi, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone: +90 212 368 18 18
Price: Mains YTL 18.- to YTL44.-
Style: Stylish Restaurant in Bebek
The place to see and be seen in Bebek; stylish all-day hang-out; gets busy in the evening.
Address: Cevdet Pasa Caddesi, Bebek, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone: +90 212 257 1255
Price: Mains starting at YTL12.-
Style: Dine, Drink & Party Venue
One of the huge summer clubs along the Bosporus; have food in one of the restaurants (tip: Dragon – Chinese food) and party-on to house music on the open-air dance floors or bars; Reina is open all year.
Address: 44 Muallim Naci Caddesi, Ortakoy, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone: +90 212 259 5919
Price: Mains at Dragon starting at YTL 15.-
Sunset Grill & Bar
Style: Great Sushi & Superb View
Located next to Ulus Park, Sunset Grill & Bar has been open for almost ten years, and just keeps getting more popular; with a great view of Ulus Park and great food – who could pass up the chance to visit this great restaurant? It’s a little on the expensive side, but it’s worth every penny; Baris Tansever, the owner and manager of Sunset Grill & Bar has had great success with this business over the years and we can look forward to many more years of Sunset Grill & Bar; it has the best sushi in Istanbul, the service is excellent and the wine list among the best in Turkey.
Open daily for lunch from noon to 3pm, and for dinner from 6pm onwards.
Address: Kuruçesme Mh., Yol Sokak 2, 34340 Istanbul, Turkey
Area: Ulus Park
Phone: +90 212 287 0357
Price: Mains YTL 12.- to YTL 20.-
Style: Modern Turkish Food
“Ulus 29” looks like a big bedouin tent; in summer sit in the open-air garden terrace and enjoy the views of the Bosporus; Turkish food with French influences.