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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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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Kurucesme Mahallesi Yol Sokak No:2 | Ulus, Istanbul 34340, Turkey
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Reviewed today via mobile

Amazing view, great sushi and surprisingly spectacular vine list. We were lucky to have a table on the front row and ohh my god, this must be one of the best locations to ses Bosphorus in town. Price are normal for US standards, but high...More

Thank johnvdara
Reviewed today via mobile

Another must to see if visiting Istanbul. This restaurant is in the most beautiful settings - the views cannot be beaten. The menu is extensive but all of the food is cooked to perfection - sushi, some Chinese, lots of meat & fresh fish options....More

Thank MPP86
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Staff are super friendly, food tastes really good and the view is amazing. Best place I visited in Istanbul. Ps. Dress formal when you go there!

Thank Experience52244
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I were trying to decide on a location for a meal and the concierge at the Kempinski recommended the Sunset Grill and Bar. It's location means that you are afforded the most spectacular views across Instanbul (the night we visited there was...More

Thank Deborah A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An excellent restaurant, clearly frequented by the great & good of Istanbul. The views are amazing and the atmosphere most enjoyable. An extensive menu and the best wine list I have seen for a long time. Hold your breath when the bill arrives! You must...More

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

Dear Nomadic S, 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 admiration and kind words about the ambiance, the food...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My favorite restaurant in Istanbul . Cute setting and gorgeous view . I liked the ambience more than the food .

Thank Parastoo72
Sunset Grill Ba... I, Director of Sales at Sunset Grill & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Parastoo72, Thank you for sharing your review of Sunset Grill & Bar. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed a colorful night. We appreciate your recommendations to our upcoming guests and look forward to your next visit. Kind Regards, Ebru Tansever

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is definitely special. Amazing views, cool crowd. Not a touristy place. Nevertheless they try to take an advantage of you seeing that you are a tourist. I speak a very good English, my family don’t. So we spoke Russian at the table. At...More

Thank Mbykova
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this place highly recommended by friends with high expectations. We were 12 people, great view and we order the appetizers, seven of us order escargots, when we received our entrees almost all the escargot shells were empty. BIG disapointment. Service was really...More

Thank mbrostella
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent our evening at ths restaurant, that was recommended to us;we were disappointed because there was no loud music or good ambiance! Tasty dinner ( not that fancy) with a nice view on the bosphorus... but really pricey I was expecting more loud music...More

Thank Ayshatweety
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a shame. This is such a great spot with great food. Maybe an off night but resting on the past. Ask about smoking areas. Bad cigar smoke! Service very lacking. Once ordered they disappeared. No water. No coffee. Check long time wait. Guess so...More

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

Dear NRRLOM, As being a team in Sunset, our first goal is to serve and host our customers in the best way and make them leave satisfied from our services. Your complaints or compliments are always considered with high priority to improve ourselves. We would...More

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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Cherine C
September 12, 2018|
Response from Ahmed I | Reviewed this property |
No they don’t have
August 19, 2017|
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Response from A F | Reviewed this property |
I wont take my child there. Not much for children
July 5, 2015|
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Response from Sunset Grill Ba... I | Property representative |
Dear mano0li, It is coreect that we are located at the Ulus Park but you cannot reach the restaurant from the main entrance of the park, you would need to round the park for our entrance.
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Restaurant Details

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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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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
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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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