Sirkeci region is the center of commerce and shopping in Istanbul, and you can find the products of many local and global brands and businesses around. It is also located close to historical sites such as Eminonu and Sultanahmet. You will probably be hungry after visiting the historic peninsula, where you explore throughout the day. That's why we've gathered the best fine dining restaurants around Grand Sirkeci Hotel, which offers perfect accommodation for you.
It is located in Eminonu, which is very close to Sirkeci. Hamdi Restaurant should be on your list if you can't say no to a feast in front of the sea view from Galata Tower to the Bosphorus. Today, you can choose a restaurant with more than one branch for your dinners. The restaurant stands out mainly for its kebab and meat dishes.
The Restaurant in Cagaloglu promises you a stylish dinner in the historical building of 1741. Restaurant 1741, which offers you the most beautiful selections of Turkish cuisine in its garden in greenery, can accommodate more than 100 people with its closed and open parts. It has a rich menu full of traditional olive oil dishes, seafood, and meat dishes. You can make a reservation before you go.
Serving close to Sultanahmet and Hagia Sophia for 25 years, the restaurant stands out with its selections from Turkish, Arabic, Circassian, and Mediterranean cuisines. You can find many special dishes from Ottoman cuisine here. Highlights are sweet melon stuffed with beef and almonds, cherry soup, goose kebab, and cheese pie. The first chef of the restaurant is Necati Yılmaz, who gave food consultancy to the TV series “Muhteşem Yüzyıl” (Magnificent Century). It may be useful to make a reservation before you go.