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Sans Restaurant

Haci Adil Cad. Palmiye Sok. No:1 Levent, Besiktas, Istanbul 34330, Turkey
+90 212 280 38 38
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lemon risotto” (2 reviews)
“turkey” (8 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Haci Adil Cad. Palmiye Sok. No:1 Levent, Besiktas, Istanbul 34330, Turkey
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1 - 10 of 190 reviews

Reviewed December 25, 2017

The last time I have been to this restaurant was almost two decades ago, maybe a little less. I remember it as a high scale, exquisite business restaurant. But despite these very positive impressions, I did not have the chance to visit it for years...More

3  Thank TubaKoseogluOkcu
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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

One of Istanbul's finest restaurants! I was ordered the Slow cooked beef rib, with lemon risotto. Just a wonderfully tender, flavorful piece of meet that was perfectly complimented by the lemon risotto. My friend also ordered a lovely white wine. The Isa Bey, Sauvignon Blanc...More

Thank LondonYank26
NisoAdato, Yönetici at Sans Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2018

Dear guest, This is a huge honor to hear you these good comments about us. We are waiting you again to taste our different plates and wines. Warmest regards

Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

This is a no frills restaurant with good service and a broad selection of dishes. The octopus starter was tasty. Slow cooked meat mains a safe bet.

Thank pojke-fredi
Reviewed November 2, 2017

Amazing slow-cooke lambneck and the appetizers were made with great precision and flavour. Wines exquisite. A real must.

1  Thank Keramslon
NisoAdato, Yönetici at Sans Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2018

Dear Guest, Belated thanks for your kind review, much appreciated. Look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Warmest regards

Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Forget Nusrat. Goto this beautiful villa and enjoy a beautiful meal cooked to perfection and served by passionate staff.

Thank Fadhil A
NisoAdato, Yönetici at Sans Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2018

Dear Fadhil, It gives us a great pleasure and satisfaction to hear that you enjoyed the food and the service at Sans. Thank you for sharing your experience with the Trip Advisor community. Look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Warmest regards

Reviewed September 11, 2017

Had dinner here our lastnight in town ... nice location, away from the old downtown. Food was good as was the service .. wasn't our favourite meal in town, but overall very good.

1  Thank d1289
NisoAdato, Yönetici at Sans Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2018

Dear guest, We are appreciated to hear your good comments about Şans Restaurant. Look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Warmest regards

Reviewed July 19, 2017

I liked food there. They have own and interesting style to decorate their plaits. The staff is nice and friendly.

Thank Aysun A
NisoAdato, Yönetici at Sans Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2018

Dear guest, Thank you for your good comments about Şans Restaurant. Look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Warmest regards

Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Went to Sans again after a long time that we haven't been in Istanbul. I was very happy and satisfied to find the same calm atmosphere, nice ambience and great food. Waiters were still very professional and friendly, recommendation of wine was great and the...More

3  Thank Moze R
NisoAdato, Yönetici at Sans Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2018

Dear guest, Your comments are really important for us and thank you for all. Look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Warmest regards

Reviewed March 27, 2017

We met friends at the Sans. The food was flavorful and the service excellent. Highly recommend for a great meal in Istanbul.

Thank lesnet760
NisoAdato, Yönetici at Sans Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2018

Dear guest, It is nice to hear that you prefer Sans to meet your friends. This is a pleasure for us. Thank you for your comments about us. Warmest regards.

Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

When we visited it was full house very nice restaurent and well decorated by their own tradition food are excellent service is good as well.

Thank michelleajohn
NisoAdato, Yönetici at Sans Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for your good comments, it is important for us. Look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Warmest regards

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $60
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haci Adil Cad. Palmiye Sok. No:1 Levent, Besiktas, Istanbul 34330, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Besiktas
  • Neighborhood: Besiktas
  • Phone Number: +90 212 280 38 38
  • E-mail
Description
Sans is a mediterranean fine dining restaurant situated in a beautiful villa in Istanbul. Sans has a main dining hall which seats 80 guests comfortably and has at its disposal a green garden which is open during spring and summer. In addition, a private room on the second floor is also available for private parties. Executive Chef Ali Sarigul and Maitre d' Sait Can, who has been with the restaurant since its establisment on 1992, are the key personel behind the success of Sans. The dynamic menu changes every two months integrating seasonal flavors. Nevertheless, Sans specials like Pazi Dolma (stuffed swiss chard), and Ispanak Koku (spinach roots) are year long favorites. Try the risotto and let us know if you have eaten any better in Istanbul. 'Fish Soup', 'Pan Seared Blue Fin Tuna' and 'Slow Cooked Beef Rib' are some of the highlights of the menu. Visitors of Istanbul should ask for Chef's 'Turkish Cuisine Tasting Menu' to experience some of many unique flavors of Turkish kitchen. Sans has an extensive wine list. Sans's wine list has been awarded by the Wine Spectator in 2012 - 2017. Sans Restaurant is a member of Chaine des Rotisseurs, worlds oldest gourmet organization.
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