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Restaurants in Istanbul

There are many good restaurants in Istanbul where you can taste Turkish cuisine and local drinks. Usually the food in Turkey is quite cheap, but there are fine and expensive restaurants as well especially along the Bosphorus and in some of the neighbourhoods. Below is a list of some of the selected restaurants in Istanbul.

Name Address Phone Comments
Reina Muallim Naci Cad. No:44
Ortakoy
0212 2595919 Expensive fine dining on the Bosphorus, mainly Mediterranean food.
360 Istiklal Cad. Misir Apt. No:32 K:8
Beyoglu
0212 2511042 Expensive fine dining in the city center, great city view from the roof.
Tugra Ciragan Palace Hotel
Ortakoy
0212 3264646 Expensive fine dining in a palace on the Bosphorus, mainly Ottoman food.
Topaz Inonu Cad. No:50
Gumussuyu - Taksim
0212 2491001 Expensive fine dining with Bosphorus view, International food.
Sunset Adnan Saygun Cad. Yol Sok. No:2
Ulus parki - Ulus
0212 2870357 Expensive fine dining with Bosphorus bridge view, International and Turkish food and Sushi.
Ulus 29 Adnan Saygun Cad. Ulus park No:1
Ulus
0212 3582929 Expensive fine dining with Bosphorus bridge view, International and Turkish food.
Vogue Suleyman Seba Cad. BJK Plaza A Blok K:13
Besiktas
0212 2274404 Expensive fine dining with Bosphorus view from the roof, International food and Sushi.
Mikla Mesrutiyet Cad. 167/185
The Marmara Pera hotel roof
Beyoglu
0212 2935656 Expensive fine dining with fusion cuisine, great Golden Horn view from the roof.
Kizkulesi Salacak
Uskudar
0216 3424747 Expensive fine dining in an old tower on Bosphorus, literaly. Boat shuttles from both shores, international food.
Naz Swissotel The Bosphorus hotel
Macka - Besiktas
0212 3261175 Expensive fine dining, traditional Turkish cuisine.
Surplus Ragip Gumus Cad. No:54
Eminonu
0212 5201002 Traditional Turkish cuisine with Golden Horn views.
Nar Armaggan 5th floor, Nuruosmaniye Cad. No:65
Nuruosmaniye
0212 5222800 Fine dining, traditional Turkish cuisine.
Liman Rihtim Cad. No:52/3
Karakoy
0212 2923992 Expensive fine dining with Bosphorus and old city view from the pier, Turkish and international cuisine.
Beyti Orman sokak No:8
Florya
0212 6632990 Above average good dining for over 60 years, meat dishes.
Kosebasi Camlik Sok. No:15
3.Levent
0212 2702433 Above average good dining, meat dishes.
Hamdi next to Spice Market
Eminonu
0212 5280390 Average priced good dining, meat dishes.
Develi Gumusyuzuk Sok. No:7
Samatya
0212 5290833 Average priced good dining, meat dishes.
Feriye Ciragan Cad. No:104
Ortakoy
0212 2272216 Expensive fine dining in an Ottoman pavilion on the Bosphorus, traditional Turkish cuisine.
Hidiv Kasri Cubuklu Korusu No:32
Cubuklu - Beykoz
0216 4139253 Above average good dining in an Ottoman pavilion on the Asian side overlooking Bosphorus, Turkish cuisine.
Leb-i Derya Richmond hotel Istiklal Cad. No:445
Beyoglu
0212 2434375 Expensive fine dining with the view of old city from the roof of a hotel, Turkish cuisine.
Lacivert Korfez Cad. No: 57/A
Anadoluhisari
0216 4134224 Expensive fine dining on the Asian side of Bosphorus, fish restaurant, boat shuttle from Rumelihisar.
Cubuklu 29 Pasabahce Yolu No:24
Cubuklu - Beykoz
0216 3222829 Expensive fine dining on the Asian side of Bosphorus, international food, boat shuttle from Istinye.
Mavi Balik Muallim Naci Cad.
Kurucesme
0212 2655480 Expensive good dining on the Bosphorus, fish restaurant.
Park Fora Muallim Naci Cad. No:134
Kurucesme
0212 2655063 Expensive fine dining on the Bosphorus, fish restaurant.
Asitane Kariye hotel
Kariye - Edirnekapi
0212 6357997 Above average good dining near Chora church, traditional Ottoman cuisine.
Pandeli inside the Spice Market
Eminonu
0212 5273909 Above average good dining (lunch only), traditional Turkish cuisine.
Sarnic Sogukcesme Sok.
Sultanahmet
0212 4581824 Above average good dining in a Byzantine cistern, world cuisine.
Balikci Sabahattin Hasan Koyu sok. No:1
Cankurtaran - Sultanahmet
0212 4581824 Above average good dining in the Old City, fish restaurant.
Konyali inside the Topkapi Palace
Sultanahmet
0212 5139696 Above average good dining in the Palace, Turkish cuisine, lunch only and closed on Tuesdays.
Changa Siraselviler Cad. No:47
Taksim
0212 2491348 Expensive good dining, modern "fusion" type cuisine.
Paper Moon Adnan Saygun Cad. No:1
Akmerkez - Etiler
0212 2821616 Expensive fine dining, mainly Italian food.
Mezzaluna Abdi Ipekci Cad. 38/1
Nisantasi
0212 2313142 Expensive fine dining, Italian food.

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