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La Brise - CLOSED

Nisantasi, Istanbul, Turkey
244 4846
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
27 Nov 2014
“stands in the Turkish crowd, but it would be an average bistro in Paris”
24 Nov 2014
“very good service and savory food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
Nisantasi, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 27 November 2014

Nice atmosphere, excellent service, food is exactly what you expect, well... not the pate! that was so small we only had the fat! For the rest, if the music was French you would feel you are in France, no disappointment, very traditional food, all the...More

1  Thank DoloresVL
Reviewed 24 November 2014

service is really good, menu is rich enough and different from other restraurants, very tasty dish and and side food, ambience is acceptable. Wine list is not so attractive and the price of wines are needlessly expensive. Frankly, one of the best in Istanbul at...More

Thank ahmet s
Reviewed 21 September 2014

The cuisine at La Brise is French as can be gathered from the name. The food is is nicely prepared, presented and served quickly. I would consider La Brise as a chic, but yet NOT too uptight place which is excellent for occasions and business...More

Thank Renevatio
Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile

La Brise is the best French restaurant I've been in Istanbul. My favourite French dishes are Steak Tartare and Creme Brule, and I tend to rate French venues by these standards. La Brise is very strong in each of these. Starters are plenty and tasty,...More

Thank Berke E
Reviewed 12 April 2014

We ate here at our last night in Istanbul and it exceeded all of our expectations. The photo shows an indoor restaurant; however, there is also a beautiful covered outdoor seating area in the front of the restaurant. The service was incredible and attentive. The...More

Thank Megan H
Reviewed 27 February 2014

As an ex resident of Paris (albeit years ago) it was somewhat of a delight and surprise to be dined by Turkish Business Associates in this very elegant and very French Restaurant. Having been 'brought up' (in my late teens and early twenties) to French...More

Thank colinallum
Reviewed 3 January 2014

The restaurant is on one of the (main) side streets of the posh and busy Nisantasi area. The décor, particularly entrance really gives you the feeling that you are dining in Paris. The snobbish waiters contribute to this sensation. The food menu has a decent...More

Thank Can A
Reviewed 7 December 2013

The restaurant was recommended by a high rank of Chaine des Rotisseurs. His recommendation did not disappoint us. The restaurant was packed, perfect ambiance and atmoshphere. The food was as great as it just could be in a perfect restaurant in the heart of Paris...More

Thank Thomas N
Reviewed 19 November 2013

La Brise used to serve in the Pera district of Istanbul frequented by mainly youngsters and intellectuals looking for cosy bars and restaurants where outside seating was favored. Following the restrictions for outside dining in the area, La Brise moved to its new location in...More

Thank ErdalKaramercan
Reviewed 29 April 2013

Had lunch. A really good lunch. Quick service. Almost to quick e g the asparagus with sauce holandaise were served in less than 3 minutes after ordering them - microwave? For main a fillet with sauce bearnaise. Ordered it medium well and it was perfect....More

Thank Hans L
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nisantasi, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
  • Phone Number: 244 4846
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