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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (2 reviews)
“food quality” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, International, Mediterranean
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Bayildim Cad. Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul No. 2 K 14 D 16 Macka, Istanbul 34357, Turkey
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1 - 10 of 85 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago 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

Thank DIMITRAYASAR
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
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

I had one of my best Tagliatelle with pastirma (turkish dried meat) The view on to the Bosphorus was amazing, the staff were as well as the view

Thank Sibel E
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Unbeatable view, a perfect eagle's nest over the city and overseeing the Bosphorus. Fine international food with an Asian touch.

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Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

On the roof top with a panoramic view, this is amongst the best places in Istanbul. It is on the pricey side but well worth it in the end. The staff is absolutely fantastic and go out of their way for all small requests.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

The Gaja is located in the 16th floor of the west wing of the Swissotel, overlooking the Dolmabachce and the Bosphorus. With this setup all they have to do is serve descent food. But they serve very good food. You need no more! Just seat,...More

Thank Elan_in_Samui
Nearby
Besiktas
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$50 - US$200
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, 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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