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Sunset Grill & Bar

Kurucesme Mahallesi Yol Sokak No:2 | Ulus, Istanbul 34340, Turkey
+90 212 287 03 57
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“sushi” (107 reviews)
“steak” (26 reviews)
“risotto” (10 reviews)
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12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Mediterranean, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Kurucesme Mahallesi Yol Sokak No:2 | Ulus, Istanbul 34340, Turkey
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was our favorite restaurant in Istanbul when we lived there in 2007. I've come back in 2018 and it is still a fantastic place. Great food. Magnificent view to the Bosphorus.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

No doubt this is a nice restaurant. Service is ok. Food is ok, decor is good and views are stunning. Location is fantastic for views across the bridge. Massively overpriced in my opinion. I didn’t think the food was anything special. As non smokers we...More

Thank joannab59
Sunset Grill Ba... I, Director of Sales at Sunset Grill & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear joannab59, Thank you for taking the time to share your review of your experience with us in Sunset Grill&Bar. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed a nice dinner. We have also reviewed your additional comments and recommendations so we may take every opportunity...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have nice food and drinks and a great view. If you are a group it's nice to stay in the bar after dinner. Of course this is not a cheap place so if you are on a budget it is not the place to...More

Thank M0nicaN0rway
Sunset Grill Ba... I, Director of Sales at Sunset Grill & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear M0nicaN0rway, Thank you for sharing your review of Sunset Grill&Bar. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed a nice dinner. We look forward to welcoming you again at Sunset in the near future, Kind Regards, Ebru Tansever

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We usually have dinner with my husband when we are in Istanbul and we are always satisfied. They have a good wine menu and they can offer whatever on their list. I strongly suggest their menu, all the types can find according to their taste....More

Thank esrakaratay
Sunset Grill Ba... I, Director of Sales at Sunset Grill & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear esrakaratay, We would like to take this opportunity to thank you on behalf of the entire team at Sunset Grill & Bar for selecting to dine with us and for your beuatiful words to describe your experience. It was our sincere pleasure to serve...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Location and view is very nice. The restaurant is located on hill and you have two side, where you can find nice view of magnificent Istanbul. To be honest, I can’t say that food is exceptional, but is good. Beef tartar is really good! Probably...More

Thank PeterBakal
Sunset Grill Ba... I, Director of Sales at Sunset Grill & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear PeterBakal, Thank you for taking the time to share your review of your experience with us in Sunset Grill&Bar. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your dinner experience and we've shared your compliments on the service you received with our team. We have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sunset is (used to be) an old well known restaurant in Istanbul with its food and service. So when you book a table there in advance for special occasions, your expectation is naturally high. But this time it was extremely disappointing. Especially the service was...More

Thank yigitTravels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had to wait 1h for the table we had reserved. Furthermore, we had to ask 4 times for the olives we ordered. Finally, we didn’t get the food we ordered. On top of all of this, the staff was impolite. Sure the view is...More

Thank GM-Stockholm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for dinner with my wife for our wedding anniversary. The place opens at 6 pm. The restaurant area an hour later. You can sit at the bar at first and enjoy some drinks before getting to your table. The venue has a great...More

Thank İdris A
Sunset Grill Ba... I, Director of Sales at Sunset Grill & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear İdris A, We would like to thank you very much for having taken the time to share your impressions and recommendations about our restaurant on Trip Advisor. We are very pleased to hear that your kind words about the ambiance, the food and our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is stylish and elegant. The view is great, although we were indoor yet it's amazing. Our host was very professional, I believe his name is Talat. The food was really tasty . I believe in the outdoor setup will be lovely in summer....More

Thank Ihab A
Sunset Grill Ba... I, Director of Sales at Sunset Grill & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Ihab A, We would like to take this opportunity to thank you on behalf of the entire team at Sunset Grill & Bar for selecting to dine with us and for your beautiful words to describe your experience. We appreciate your recommendations to our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, excellent service, great wine. I had the fillet and managed to get some of the sushi. The views are just sublime. I will come back...More

Thank ana_and_pedro
Sunset Grill Ba... I, Director of Sales at Sunset Grill & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear ana_and_pedro, We would like to take this opportunity to thank you on behalf of the entire team at Sunset Grill & Bar for selecting to dine with us and for your beuatiful words to describe your experience. It was our sincere pleasure to serve...More

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Noel A
October 20, 2018|
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Response from johnvdara | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the wine you choose. They have some really expensive wines. Average meal will cost around 300 turkish liras..
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Cherine C
September 12, 2018|
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Response from Ahmed I | Reviewed this property |
No they don’t have
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Aishq
August 19, 2017|
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Response from A F | Reviewed this property |
I wont take my child there. Not much for children
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$56
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Monday
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Friday
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kurucesme Mahallesi Yol Sokak No:2 | Ulus, Istanbul 34340, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Besiktas
  • Neighbourhood: Besiktas
  • Phone Number: +90 212 287 03 57
  • E-mail
Description
Open since 1994, Sunset is one of the leading fine dining restaurant in Istanbul.Located on a hilltop in Ulus Park in the European side Istanbul, the restaurant has a spectacular view of the Bosphorus and the Bosphorus Bridge and overlooking to Asian shoreline. Sunset has a longstanding reputation of excellent cuisine and impeccable service. The menu includes a vast selection of specialties from Mediterranean & Turkish cuisine and a Sushi Bar was added in 2000. Additionally, in 2006 internationally acclaimed Japanese Master Chef Hiroki Takemura joined Sunset Grill&Bar and his menu includes selections from "New Japanese Cuisine". Besides being a member of the Chaine des Rotisseurs since 1999, Sunset is the recipient of many international and domestic awards. In 2002 and 2009, Sunset was selected among the best restaurants in Europe by the Zagat Survey and was selected the best restaurant in Istanbul in 2004 by Time Out Istanbul. Also, in 1998, Sunset was invited to make a presentation at the James Beard Foundation. Sunset Grill&Bar Wine Cellar Besides offering an exceptional dining experience for our customers, comprised of Turkish and International culinary aficionados , we introduced a new concept to diners in Istanbul: some of the most valuable and rarest wines from around the world are available at Sunset Grill&Bar since 2004. Our stellar wine cellar includes everything from Petrus to La Tache, Chateau Latour to Sassiccaia, and Opus One to Chateau d'Yquem - all considered some of the finest wines in the world. Since 2012, Sunset Grill&Bar is being rewarded with "Best of Award of Excellence" by Wine Spectator and is the first restaurant in Turkey to receive this award. Also in 2014, Sunset Grill&Bar is rewarded by The World of Fine Wine's Best Wine List Awards.
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