Top 10 Fine Dining Restaurants in Istanbul
The concept of fine dining, which we have recently heard more often, means that the dishes made with the help of talented hands using the highest quality ingredients are served with a luxurious presentation. In other words, all the details such as food, presentation, experience, the ambience in fine dining restaurants are thought out carefully. Thus the service quality is kept at the highest level. When it comes to Istanbul, of course, there are many restaurants to choose from for fine dining. So, which ones are they? Here are ten fine dining restaurants you can choose to pamper yourself!
This exclusive restaurant in Taksim has an exquisite and high-quality ambience. Organic ingredients are prepared by chefs who have gained experience in Michelin-starred restaurants and presented to guests on the tasting menu. You only have to experience these beautiful flavours while enjoying the view of the Prince’s Islands…
Address: Tomtom Kaptan Sok., No: 18, Beyoglu
Galvin, one of Nişantaşı’s new venues, is located in historic Maçka Palas. The restaurant, where you can experience sumptuous Italian cuisine in its most magnificent form, has many glittering designs from sculpture to ceramics. Besides, interior elements such as the decor marble, diamond chairs, unique panelling ornaments and columns from Italy makes the place extremely distinguished. Not to mention Galvin’s rich menu fully prepared with Italian ingredients!
Address: Maçka Palace, Maçka Cad., No: 33 / B, Teşvikiye
Agatha Restaurant is the main restaurant of Pera Palace Hotel, the historical hotel of Beyoğlu for many years. It combines the most special harmony of the flavours of French, Italian and Turkish cuisine, especially Paris, Venice and Istanbul, which are the most popular stops visited by the historical Orient Express. It presents them to the guests with an exquisite presentation. Thus, different tastes from different geographies come together in Istanbul and are offered to the guests at Agatha Restaurant, which is one of the most popular places of Pera Palace Hotel. The journey of the food culture from the past to the present day maintains the value of the value it has maintained for years, reaching a different dimension, especially at Pera Palace Hotel.
Address: Mesrutiyet Cad., No: 52, Tepebasi, Beyoglu
Sunset Grill & Bar
Located in Ulus Park, Sunset Grill & Bar has been serving as one of the most popular fine dining restaurants in Istanbul since 1994. Offering a unique view of the bridge and the with its magnificent view, the menu offers many different options from sushi to meat.
Address: Kurucesme Mah., Yol Sok., Ulus Park, No: 2, Ulus
Paper Moon Restaurant
Paper Moon, which met Istanbulites with its third branch opened in Akmerkez in 1996 after Milan and New York is one of the most distinguished restaurants of Istanbul. Famous Italian Chef Giuseppe Pressani, with its staff, offers the most delicious Mediterranean flavours to its guests.
Address: Akmerkez, Ahmet Adnan Saygun Cad., Etiler
Ulus 29, which has been welcoming its guests with a sense of excellence in quality and service since its opening year 1993, promises a pleasant evening to its guests with its Bosphorus view. In the menu, the most delicious Turkish dishes stand out among many other great delicacies.
Address: Ahmet Adnan Saygun Cad., Ulus Parki Interior, No: 71/1, Ulus
TOİ Restaurant & Lounge
Located in Kuruçeşme, TOİ offers the most exclusive tastes appealing to different palates, which makes it also indispensable with its successful service. At TOİ, the carefully selected new flavours of the world cuisine take their place on the guests’ tables with different presentations. You only have to feel the quality of the taste.
Address: Muallim Naci Cad., 11, Kurucesme
This new restaurant in Etiler brings attention with its rich menu on American cuisine. Rustyfork, which has a very enthusiastic kitchen, is already among the best fine dining restaurants of the city with its energetic atmosphere, signature cocktails and qualified dishes. The menu includes mostly Mexican cuisine and sooty flavours prepared with barbecue technique. The menu consultancy is done by the famous chef Murat Bozok, who is known for his fine-dining restaurants.
Address: Nispetiye Cad., No: 64, Etiler
Glens Istanbul & Tiraje Terrace
Located in a magnificent building in Nişantaşı, Glens Istanbul touches every moment of the day not only with its fine dining but also with its brasserie, bar and roof bar areas. The menu of the place features original and stunning Mediterranean cuisine classics prepared with seasonal delicacies. Glens Istanbul is very ambitious with its decoration as well as its cuisine. Green plants that add freshness to the ambience, uniquely designed chairs and tables, comfortable and stylish seating groups, and many elements such as the gleaming bar with light puts the restaurant to a privileged position.
Address: Abdi Ipekci Cad., 12/1, Harbiye
Located in Bomonti, Batard is an eye-pleasing restaurant with its white marble tables resembling French bistros, blue awnings and doors of the same colour. Afterwards, two different menus are offered for lunch and dinner. Everything from the service team to the presentation of the menu is geared towards quality service and elegance. Batard’s delightful tastes, as well as signature cocktails in the bar, must be tried.
Address: Cumhuriyet Mah., Gökkuşağı Sok., Silahşör Cad., No: 15D, Şişli