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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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
US$25 - US$55
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Japanese, Asian, Fusion
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the appetizers and the main dishes we tried (sashimi, sushi, tempura, seared tuna, orange beef) were heavenly. The cocktails prepared by the bartender were extraordinary. The service was great and very professional. The views of the Bosphorus and the bridge as well as the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Hermes139298
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was very good food in this restaurant. The view to the sea and brige is amazing. The service was good as well. I reccomend this restaurant.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 782asmirk
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is really nice we arrived late few minutes before they close the kitchen still the waiter served us he was very friendly and professional, the food was delicious. Very nice atmosphere with breathtaking view on the Bosphorus

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lebanese123
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

That restaurant is facing the Sea directly which gives it a very nice view. The food was above the average. The service was good and fast. I find the plac a little bit dim and needs some more lights. We took a two level stair...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TravellerAhdi
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

For me the best place for a cool drink in Istanbul. Food is good too, and great to eat at the bar, I highly recommand :)))

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

It was such a wonderful evening at first. We were looking for a nice restaurant with a great view of the Bosphorus and we were so happy to find this restaurant. Food was okay but not as good as we expected. The Mojito was so...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Paradise824538
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

I came here with my boyfriend for my birthday dinner in October. The views are absolutely amazing and the customer service at first was great too! When we ordered our drinks, they started bringing bread and some other appetisers which we did not order so...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ama Q
Reviewed 27 September 2018

We had a delightful lunch at the Banyan, which is located in the Otakoy area. Located upstairs, it has a wonderful view of the Bosphorous and the spectaclar Otokoy Mosque. We shared a generous sampling of Banyan appetizers wherein each taste of about 8 dishes...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank William P
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Banyan is located in a lively area of Instanbul by the Bosphorous which appears to be frequented by locals and tourists alike. My husband and I popped in without a reservation and were seated promptly. All the tables have a great view, and we were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 432deboraha
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Although it has been open for a long time in istanbul, today was my first time. Banyan sushi plate was the one closest to my sushi taste. Mix satay starter was okey. The main courses were really good especially the red curry shrimps and ribs....More

Date of visit: September 2018
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