10 Restaurants in Istanbul to Experience the Far East Tastes

Undoubtedly Istanbul is one of the cities with the most extensive variety of cultures in Turkey and the world. Istanbul offers local and foreign tourists, the most delicious dishes of international cuisine. If you say “I enjoy trying new things”, let us take you to the restaurants below where you can experience Far Eastern delicacies in Istanbul! Enjoy your meal!


Ioki, which has branches in İstinye, Kandilli and Ulus, was first opened in 2011. This place, which has been awarded the Best Asian Cuisine of Istanbul, offers world-class delicacies. Also, there is not only Sushi on the menu! The highly successful chefs offer Peruvian and Turkish flavours in a superb Japanese cuisine. Spicy Edamame, Volcano Roll, Istanbul Ebi and Dragon Roll are among the best Sushi of the place.

Address: Kandilli Cad., No: 11 / A, 34684, Uskudar / Istanbul

Pera Thai

Opened in 2001, Pera Thai is the oldest Thai restaurant in Istanbul. The classic delicacies made by Thai female chefs will make their customers eat their fingers! Meals are served in a simple, elegant and intimate atmosphere. The venue also has a “Thai Select” award.

Address: Evliya Celebi, Mesrutiyet Cad., No: 94 / A, 34421, Beyoglu / Istanbul


Formerly located in Ortaköy and now in İstinye Park, Zuma is a favourite of business lunches and meetings. You can come here and taste the delicious Zuma specialities before you eat at the sake bar, and watch the food on the menu at the sushi bar and robata grill bar.

Address: İstinye Park, No: 461, Sarıyer, İstinye / İstanbul

Çok Çok Thai

Located in Asmalımescit, Çok Çok Thai offers its guests delicious dishes such as chicken fried rice served with Thai omelette, grilled squid with garlic sauce, and tofu soup.

Address: Asmali Mescit, Mesrutiyet Cad., No: 51 / A, 34430, Beyoglu / Istanbul


Located in Levent İş Towers, Itsumi is a place that serves excellent Japanese cuisine. Here, Japanese chefs remain faithful to the essence of Japanese cuisine. This place is a place that gets five stars from Vedat Milör. Must-taste tastes include Tempura’s, “Otoro sashimi” and “Tasting Menu” consisting of 7 plates and one dessert. Before forget; Let us tell you that you need to book two days in advance!

Address: İş Towers, Tower 2- Ground Floor, No: 43, 4.Levent / İstanbul

China Stix

Located in Etiler, Cihangir and Ataşehir, China Stix & Sushi offers delicious flavours with shrimp chips, Chinese ravioli, fish, beef and chicken, sweet-sour sauce, noodles, crispy chicken with ginger sauce, veal with oyster sauce.

Address: Etiler Mah., Nisbetiye Cad., No: 63, 34337, Besiktas / Istanbul

Banyan Restaurant

Banyan, which blends Asian spices with international cuisine, is located in Ortaköy. Banyan, with a breathtaking view, is Turkey’s first Asian Fusion restaurant. At the same time, Banyan has many awards such as “The Healthy Menu”, “Best Ethnic Restaurant” and “Best Fusion Cuisine”. The food is fresh, natural and unadulterated.

Address: Yildiz, Muallim Naci Cad., Salhane Sk., No: 3, 34347, Besiktas / Istanbul


Serving since 1997, Sushico has branches in many places in Turkey. As Turkey’s first and the largest restaurant chain in the Far East flavour, you can find a wide selection of Chinese, Japanese and Thai cuisine here. When you come here, Teriyaki Sauce Salmon, Peking Duck, Asparagus Beef, Crispy Chicken with Ginger Sauce and Sushi Rolls are among the must-try.

Address: Mim Kemal Öke Cad., 21, Nisantasi / Istanbul

China Lotus

Located in Atasehir and Kavacik, China Lotus is a convenient place for those who want to experience the flavours of Far Eastern cuisine in a fast and budget-friendly way. The place has great starters, salad and sushi menu. Therefore, Far East flavours can be tasted here.

Address: Atasehir Ataturk, Atasehir Blv., 34758, Atasehir / Istanbul


Yada, which means ’Let’s go’ in Japanese, offers excellent tastes from the Far East. Offering a unique blend of Thai, Japanese and Chinese cuisine, accompanied by professional chefs, this place also captivates with its architecture those who see it.

Address: Istinye Mah., Koru Cad., No: 5/6, 34460, Sariyer / Istanbul


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