Best Places in Istanbul for New Year’s Eve

We have brought together the best places of the city for those who will enter the New Year in Istanbul.

New Year’s Eve is one of the most festive times of the year for humanity who have always loved hopeful beliefs and rituals. This colorful winter dream, where the streets of the city are decorated with glittering ornaments, a Christmas tree is placed in one corner of the house and various gift packages are filled, is crowned with New Year’s Eve. That’s why, December 31 a special night to relieve the tiredness of the year we left behind and begin the new year with hope. For this very reason, we have brought together the best restaurants in the city for our readers who will spend New Year’s Eve in Istanbul.

Swissotel The Bosphorus

Swissotel The Bosphorus is one of the first addresses that come to mind for those who want to welcome the New Year with against the Bosphorus; Sabrosa promises special menus and alternative entertainments for the night in its different concept places such as Madhu’s, Chalet and Gabbro. The hotel also offers its guests a New Year’s brunch for the first breakfast of the new year.

Çırağan Palace – Tuğra Restaurant

The award-winning Tuğra Restaurant, located on the first floor of the palace, is another address that greets the New Year against the Bosphorus with its New Year’s gala dinner menu and live music performance. The Hotel’s ballroom is another option with its New Year’s Eve gala dinner, open buffet, special cocktails and live music.

Four Seasons Bosphorus

At the New Year’s Eve gala dinner to be held by the hotel at the Aqua Restaurant, a New Year’s Eve party featuring the Duru and Orchestra will accompany the menu specially prepared for the night. Pınar Güner Aktaş and the High Life Orchestra will take the stage at the New Year’s Eve celebration to be held at the Four Seasons Bosphorus Ballroom.

The Ritz Carlton – Nobu Istanbul

With its panoramic Bosphorus view, Nobu Istanbul welcomes its guests with “New Year Omakase Dinner” and “New Year Cocktail” prepared by Chef Joshua Treacy. In the menu offered specially for the new year; caviar nori taco, Nobu Sashimi tasting and new style salmon with truffle, chef’s choice sushi plate, beef ribs with caramelized fuji apple sauce.

Raffles Istanbul – Rocca Restaurant

Rocca Restaurant, which will offer Mediterranean flavors to its guests, will offer a rich open buffet service. Seafood bar, cold buffet and hot options from the world cuisine will be accompanied by the songs of the Six Pack music group that will wipe your ears and bring happiness to the new year.


New Year’s menus prepared by Divan chefs will meet guests at Divan hotels and Divan restaurants. Each of the group’s hotels is preparing to take their guests on a journey through time with a different concept. The famous tastes of the chefs will also be served to the homes of those who wish, with takeaway service.

La Mia Luce

One of the city’s Italian restaurants, the award-winning La Mia Luce is a stylish Mediterranean restaurant for those who want to welcome the New Year on the Anatolian Side with its menu cooked with traditional methods, wine options, Italian entrees, and cocktails.

Izaka Terrace

At Izaka Terrace, which will be filled with the melodies of Turkish and Greek music, the menu will start with oysters, king crab, shrimp, artichokes with olive oil on New Year’s Eve, and will be accompanied by cold cuts, cheese varieties and lasagna plates with red shrimp. Crispy pumpkin mousse with tahini and walnut ice cream with cream will accompany the sweet tones of Turkish-Greek melodies.

Vogue Restaurant

Equipped with images from Vogue’s archive from past to present, Vogue Restaurant is another ideal place to welcome the new year with its modern and sophisticated ambiance. With its view embracing the Bosphorus, Vogue Restaurant welcomes the new year with trendy flavors from Modern Europe to Far East cuisine.

Sunset Grill & Bar

Sunset Grill & Bar, prepared to welcome its guests with the New Year’s menu prepared by Chef Fabrice Canelle; It offers a colorful New Year’s Eve night against the Bosphorus with its cocktail, dinner and after-party program.

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