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Muallim Naci Cad. Salhane Sok. No: 3 | Besiktas, Ortakoy Iskele Yani, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 259 90 60
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“orange beef” (5 reviews)
“sushi” (12 reviews)
“green curry” (2 reviews)
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Muallim Naci Cad. Salhane Sok. No: 3 | Besiktas, Ortakoy Iskele Yani, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

I go here every time I'm in Istanbul because it's the best place to get an amazing drink with a breathtaking view. The bartender blends up fresh fruits in the juicer right in front of you to make delicious creations. Highly recommend!

1  Thank Jess_Berlin
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Far eastern restaurant with very good food, friendly service and an amazing view. Menu is rich, something for everyone with a taste for this type of food.

Thank Filiz O
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

Had lunch with my friends. Place is just by the Ortakoy Cani and Bosphorus. Gorgeous view and good meal. I had green curry which was quite nice and not too spicy. Tea was served in tea pot but very weak and it wasn't proper red...More

Thank Yoko H
Reviewed February 19, 2017

Fantastic views over the bosphorus. Probably the best in Ortakoy. Superb cuisine. Slightly expensive but well worth it for a special occasion. The service was superb. Food amazing. Especially the Sushi. Lovely cozy atmosphere with a fire pit in the centre. The waiting staff were...More

Thank annmarie2231
Reviewed January 14, 2017

This restaurant offers delicious Asian fusion food. The seats are arranged in such a way that you will almost certainly get a nice view of the bridge across the Bosphorus, the Asian side of Istanbul or the stretch of the Bosphorus towards the Sea of...More

Thank CaravanDad
Reviewed November 20, 2016

This is definitely the best restaurant I've tried in Istanbul. The food is very very good and the view is great. I highly recommend it.

Thank Louay A
Reviewed November 7, 2016

You have to climb two flights of stairs to reach the terrace of this wonderful restaurant in Ortaköy but once at the top you will see and taste that it was worth it. The restaurant has probably the bar with the most spectacular view in...More

2  Thank macorzo2016
Reviewed November 6, 2016

A great place for dinner with a fantastic view on the Bosphorus and the Mosk nearby! The service is friendly and efficient, the food delicious. Prices are not cheap but the quality provided justifies them fully. The sushis were tasty and fresh - the perfect...More

Thank Florian020
Reviewed October 14, 2016

Amazing view throughout Bosphorus, especially at night. Tasty food, good service, pleasant music, romantic atmosphere. The only thing that disappointed - cocktails Apple Margarita and Very Very Margarita(

Thank Antonina R
Reviewed October 9, 2016

We are staying down the road at the Four Seasons and were looking for something a little different. I read the reviews of Banyan and we decided to give it a try. We will be going back during our visit to Istanbul. Banyan has one...More

Thank Matthew F
In Besiktas, skyscrapers compete with palaces for
space in an upscale vista replete with hilly green
parkland filling in the margins. Step into this rather
wealthy neighborhood and discover a rich mix of
opportunities to shop, dine, and be entertained. For
folks in search of urban buzz, not to mention a
constant reminder of just how important Istanbul’s
waterways are to its rich history, there's the
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $55
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Scenic view, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muallim Naci Cad. Salhane Sok. No: 3 | Besiktas, Ortakoy Iskele Yani, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Besiktas
  • Neighborhood: Besiktas
  • Phone Number: +90 212 259 90 60
  • E-mail
Banyan, the ultimate gourmet Asian fusion cuisine pioneer in İstanbul offers you an 'eating experience'. Banyan is a story of love and passion for food, for exotic tastes, for sharing. Our slogan for 'food for the soul' reflects our philosophy that cooking is an art, food should appeal to all your senses and enrich you. World tastes are creatively blended with Asian spices to create uniquely delicious recipes. Banyan located in Ortaköy is on the top floor of a historic building in one of the most popular touristic sites in the city center, with breathtaking view overlooking the Bosphorus and the famous 'Bosphorus Bridge' connecting Asian and European continents. "Ficus Benjamina" - B
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