Summer in Istanbul is the perfect way to get to restaurants high up to enjoy the mild weather and panoramic views of the city and the Bosphorus. Here are our best addresses of rooftops in Istanbul to make your stay magical.
Rooftops in Istanbul: Mikla
This beautiful terrace located on the top floor of the hotel Marmara Pera is not only one of the best rooftops in Istanbul but also one of the only real gourmet restaurants in the city. The Finnish – Finnish chef Mehmet Gurs offers revisited Mediterranean dishes to enjoy while enjoying the breathtaking views of the Golden Horn. We recommend that you make a reservation in advance before going to dinner because the restaurant is very popular.
> Address: The Marmara Pera Meşrutiyet Caddesi 15 34430, Beyoğlu, İstanbul, 34430, Turkey
As its name suggests, 360 is one of those rooftops in Istanbul offering unparalleled panoramic views of the city. Located in the bustling district of Beyoglu, the 360 is nestled on the 8th and last floor of a building on the main street of the district. More than a fine restaurant, the 360 is a place entirely dedicated to the party and attracts every evening a colorful crowd of Istanbul residents and tourists who come to dine, drink cocktails and dance until the end of the night on the sets of DJs International.
> Address: Tomtom Mahallesi, İstiklal Cd. No: 8 D: 163, 34433 Beyoğlu, Tepebaşı, Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
Soho House Istanbul
In the Beyoğlu district, the Soho House Istanbul is one of the rooftops in Istanbul not to be missed. In a cozy and intimate setting, this arty and trendy hotel opens its doors to its rooftop, the ultimate landmark for Istanbul residents for a fruit drink and escape from the daily grind. Soho House Istanbul is home to one of Istanbul’s finest fruit drinks house, with eclectic and hip programming. The must is watching the magical spectacle of the sun setting over the Bosphorus and the illuminated mosques.
> Address: Evliya Çelebi Mahallesi, 34430 Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
Located in the Ortakoy district, the Banyan restaurant probably has one of the most beautiful rooftops in Istanbul. The bar offers a spectacular view of the Bosphorus with the fabulous Ortakoy Mosque, the bridge, and the Sultanahmet district. The must of the must? Take a seat at the restaurant, order one of the signature fruit juice and watch the sunset on the Bosphorus. A memorable experience not to be missed when visiting Istanbul.
Address: Yıldız Mh., Muallim Naci Caddesi & Salhane Sokak No: 3, 34347 Beşiktaş / İstanbul, Turkey
Spago St Regis
In the posh neighborhood of Nişantaşı, Spago, the terrace of the Hotel St Regis is one of the best rooftops in Istanbul. This airy and trendy place perfectly reflects Ottoman traditions and showcases the refined and luxurious style of the hotel. Spago offers breathtaking views of Maçka Park and the Bosphorus. It is the perfect place for aesthetic travelers and curious to discover the nightlife of the city, to mingle with the Istanbulites in a dynamic and cosmopolitan atmosphere. At St Regis Spago, you can sit down to dine and taste the famous Chef Wolfgang Puck’s gastronomic dishes, or just have a juice and order some of the finest tapas, such as salted labneh falafel macaroons, rolled crab or mini-burgers with onion confit.
> Address: The St. Regis Istanbul Mim Kemal Öke Cad. No: 35 Nişantaşı, Şişli / Istanbul