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Gaja Restaurant

Bayildim Cad. Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul No. 2 K 14 D 16 Macka, Istanbul 34357, Turkey
326 1100
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“swissotel” (9 reviews)
“rooftop” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
International, European
Bayildim Cad. Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul No. 2 K 14 D 16 Macka, Istanbul 34357, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This was my favorite dinner, very relaxing and we were looked after superbly my the team. Great fish and great wine.

Thank dehbolton
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Oh, and did I forget the views, the wind at night, the romance, as well as the great Mediterranean modern food, as well as the Turkish wines? Go and go again!

Thank xtacine
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Gaja is at the 16th floor, the roof top of Swissotel. Being at the roof it offers magnificient views and breeze on summer nights. Booking a specific table at the corner is advisable. The service was excellent. Food was good especially the grilled sea bass.

Thank drjsaleh
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I was twice here, the view is breathtaking and the food is excellent, I was surprised to see two portuguese dishes at the menu, I asked, turns out that the chef is portuguese, I loved the food, was all really good.

Thank Sandra F
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner at Gaja with friends. Magical atmosphere with delicious food. Also good for drinks out only

Thank EdirneTraveller
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Delectable food and drinks...cocktails are featured with Turkish culinary style, which was unique and interesting. Japanese sushi as a pre-dinner snack was decent enough to appetise our stomach. The waitress rendered prompt service and was extremely patient with us when we went Dutch. View of...More

Thank chanakann2015
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Visited Gaja with my fiance for celebrating a special occasion. It really covered our expectations regarding service, food quality, atmosphere and view. Service: Professional full of smile. Food: The tartar, rib-eye and tenderloin steak were extremelly good, especially the tenderloin (medium cooked). Nice choices of...More

Reviewed 18 July 2016

Everything at the Swissôtel looks and feels lovely, from the entrance to the views, and so even this great restaurant at the top. We had made a reservation for a Saturday evening, but the events in Turkey came in the way and we almost cancelled....More

Thank cristinablendea
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Despite its marvellous view and great previous visits some years ago before its change of concept, we were this time neglected, ignored, dealt with in a rude way and had to leave without a word of sorry. As always in more upmarket restaurants in Istanbul,...More

Thank tanyabusquet
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Magnificiant view, cozy atmosphere and tasty sea food! Staffs are also qualified, proffessional.Highly recommended!

Thank asyilmaz
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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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$200
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bayildim Cad. Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul No. 2 K 14 D 16 Macka, Istanbul 34357, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Besiktas
  • Neighbourhood: Besiktas
  • Phone Number: 326 1100
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