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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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Japanese, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Muallim Naci Cad. Salhane Sok. No: 3 | Besiktas, Ortakoy Iskele Yani, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 19 October 2014 via mobile

I was there last Friday 17.10.2014. We order a lot of things and not bad . Food is ok ! But service perfect ! One guy he has long hair he was realy nice and very kind to us! He did great ! If you...More

1  Thank zihni46
Reviewed 7 October 2014

If you are looking for a special spot for a romantic evening with views of the bridge sparkling at night and a typical ottoman style mosque in the horizon then this is answer. We enjoyed a 40th wedding anniversary in the restaurant and it was...More

3  Thank Fionnuala M
Reviewed 30 September 2014

My family of five went there to celebrate my parents wedding anniversary. The mix of different Asian cuisines was great, and the taste excellent as well. The service was very good, they were attentive and we didn't have to wait long for the food. We...More

Thank Cecilie M
Reviewed 21 September 2014 via mobile

After a few days in Istanbul eating traditional Turkish food, you may feel the urge to have a different type of meal. This restaurant proposes a great Far-East-West fusion cuisine menu, highly original, very well executed and with great service. Moreover, the view of the...More

Thank jmgGVA
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Lucky to have found this place!! One of the best views I have ever seen at any restaurant in the world!! We ate at the bar and the world was truly our oyster. The food was very very good! We had dim sum and shrimp...More

Thank karavalley
Reviewed 27 August 2014

The food at Banyan was amazing!! Every single dish that we ordered was delicious. Overlooking the New Mosque and Bosphorous Bridge, the view was also perfect. After a long day of sightseeing, it was a perfect place for us to sit and enjoy the views...More

Thank PC8199
Reviewed 19 August 2014

ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC: Our hotel suggested Banyan, it was tough to locate up a small street and then it was up three flights of stairs but was it worth searching for. FABULOUS VIEW: This restaurant is located facing the Bosporus. It has a view on three...More

1  Thank LAEventpro
Reviewed 8 August 2014

Good Asian food is served here with one of the best views in Istanbul. Very hard to find decent Asian food in this city, but Banyan did well. Good service, an enjoyable evening. Expensive for Istanbul, but hey, the stunning views were worth every lira!

Thank Awatea531
Reviewed 7 August 2014

This is one of the best located restuarants in Istanbul. Good bar at end of restaurant where you can just have drinks or get some food. Classic view of a baroque style mosque, the first Bosphorous bridge, and the Bosphorous itself with every sort of...More

Thank Rodders353
Reviewed 29 July 2014

Nice restaurant next door to Anjelique that provides great views of the Bosphurus Bridge if you are lucky to get a seat around the edge as we did. Good mix of food (Thai/Japanese) that is well presented. Wine was kept well chilled. There is a...More

Thank aliasb
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 neighbourhood 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
US$ 25 - US$ 55
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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
  • Neighbourhood: 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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