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11 Best Istanbul Brunch Spots ☀️🥂

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The best breakfast is the late breakfast, for sure! Who doesn’t like spending hours at the table with friends and eating while having the fun chat? Brunch with delicious food, comfortable decoration, and a magnificent view is very enjoyable in Istanbul!

Sure, breakfast in Istanbul also is a good choice, but what is better? Brunch vs breakfast! If you are one of those who are in love with brunch, here are the best places for brunch in Istanbul;

1. Atelier Real Food Restaurant, The Ritz Carlton Hotel

Atelier Real Food Restaurant, The Ritz Carlton Hotel

Atelier Real Food at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel combines the concept of roast and brunch. More than 70 options are being prepared for Sunday roast. Flavor, as well as presentation, is quite ambitious. Varieties of meat are slowly cooked in a special rotisserie machine. The atmosphere of the place is simply relaxing and extremely elegant, just right if you plan a classy brunch. Istanbul best viewpoints can help you out choosing the best view during your brunch time!

The appetizers at the buffet are always fresh. The flavor of the desserts is exquisite. In the winter garden decorated with tangerine trees, you will enjoy your brunch while enjoying the Bosphorus view in the wide armchairs. Children can fun in the play section as well. Sunday Roasts are available every Sunday from 12:00 to 15:00.

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Brunch Hours: 12:00 – 15:00
Location: View on Google Maps
Phone Number: (0212) 334 44 44
Website: ritzcarlton.com

2. Backyard

Backyard

If you would like to have a brunch with Turkish dishes accompanied by a modern twist, Backyard is a place to go. They serve a wide variety of eggs during brunch, thus being a perfect choice for a familiar start of the day. The venue is located in a beautiful garden of the historic French Orphanage and provides a soft chill atmosphere. It definitely is one of the cozy places in Istanbul.

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Location: View on Google Maps
Phone Number: (0532) 131 74 04
Website: backyard

3. Daphne Restaurant, Renaissance Polat Istanbul Hotel

Daphne Restaurant, Renaissance Polat Istanbul Hotel, Yesilyurt

Daphne Restaurant in the Renaissance Polat Istanbul Hotel has brunch every Sunday between 11.00 – 14.00. The open buffet includes a selection of Turkish cuisine, classic breakfasts, a special section for dieters and fresh fruit. Children can do various activities in the games rooms with the hotel’s animation team. A nice comfortable atmosphere will help you enjoy delicious pastries served here.

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Brunch Hours: 11:00 – 14:00
Location: View on Google Maps
Phone Number: (0212) 414 18 00
Website: marriott.com

4. Brizo Restaurant, Hyatt Regency Istanbul

Brizo Restaurant, Hyatt Regency Istanbul, Atakoy

On Sundays, between 12:30 – 16:00 Sunday Brunch is held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Brizo Restaurant. You can find almost all types of Turkish cheese. The gourmet cold meat section, salad bar, grilled meat and fish on wood fire are delicious. You can taste international delicacies such as seafood, ceviche and noodles during the brunch. We recommend homemade ice creams at the dessert buffet.

A cozy ambiance is filled with geometrical details and various textures making the place enjoyable for hours.

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Brunch Hours: 12:30 – 16:00
Location: View on Google Maps
Phone Number: (0212) 463 13 33
Website: hyattrestaurants.com

5. Aqua, Four Seasons Hotel Bosphorus

Aqua, Four Seasons Hotel Bosphorus

Aqua is a famous restaurant and the Four Seasons Bosphorus brunch place that everyone loves. There is a brunch service between 12.30 – 15.00 every Sunday. Delicious alternative food and live jazz music are provided with a very enjoyable time.

At the Aqua Restaurant, you can taste Italian appetizers, cheese and bread, kinds of pasta and risottos. You will also cheer your inner child with a rich variety of seafood buffets, doner kebab, famous for its taste known by the whole city, and a surprise dessert plate prepared by French pastry chefs.

Four Seasons serves special menus for children includes healthy and delicious food, also has a playground for children.

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Brunch Hours: 12:30 – 15:00
Location: View on Google Maps
Phone Number: (0212) 381 40 00
Website: fourseasons.com

6. MSA’s Restaurant

MSA's Restaurant

A stunning view alongside delicious coffee and something sweet or a usual breakfast plate is waiting for you at the brunch at MSA’s restaurant. MSA stands for Mutfak Sanatları Akademisi (which mean Academy of Kitchen Arts). Their interesting menu is inspired by the dishes from around the world, and the ambiance is completed with an amazing Bosphorus view. When you finish your brunch, don’t forget to visit Sabancı museum!

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Location: View on Google Maps
Phone Number: (0212) 323 30 30
Website: msarestorani.com

7. Mangerie, Bebek

Mangerie, Bebek

Bebek Mangerie is a favorite place for Istanbul’s people who are very selective in taste. The beauty of the terrace is unique. The products are always fresh. Pancakes attract attention in Mangerie, Bebek brunch place. Don’t miss out on Mangerie’s delicious bruschetta and pear brioche. Stunning view added to tasty dishes will make your brunch a special moment.

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Location: View on Google Maps
Phone Number: (0212) 263 51 99
Website: mangeriebebek.com

8. Cecconi’s, Pera

Cecconi’s, Pera, Beyoglu

Cecconi’s, Soho House Istanbul’s public restaurant. Cecconi’s, Beyoglu’s best Sunday brunch in Istanbul. Indispensable address for Sunday brunches with its garden decorated with olive trees and elegant decoration.

Brunch starts at 11:30 and continues until late afternoon, offering a variety of dishes in the buffet. From shrimp to oysters, there is a wide selection of delicious seafood available. Additionally, if you like, you can eat freshly prepared pasta with the ingredients of your choice.

The traditional tastes of the Italian and Turkish cuisines were brought together and a very nice menu was created. Thus, you can experience delightful Italian and Turkish brunch tastes at the same time. Cecconi’s is a cozy, peaceful place for late wakers. Tasting delicious food, spending a pleasant Sunday… Definitely one of the best places you can go to Beyoglu brunch.

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Brunch Hours: 11:30 – 16:00
Location: View on Google Maps
Phone Number: (0212) 377 71 80
Website: cecconisistanbul.com

9. Mandarin Oriental

Mandarin Oriental

Italian delicacies, homemade desserts, a wide sushi and seafood selection, and many more are waiting for you at a Sunday brunch in Mandarin Oriental. You’ll experience both delicious food and the stylish ambiance of a beautiful winter garden. We strongly recommend not missing this unique brunch experience.

And if you are planning to come here with kids, good news, there is a Kids Club, where they offer creative activities for 4-12 years olds!

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Brunch Hours: Sun 11:30 – 15:00
Location: View on Google Maps
Phone Number: (0212) 349 88 88
Website: mandarinoriental.com

10. St. Regis Brasserie

St. Regis Brasserie

This is a place that will be a good choice not only for brunches but for any dining experience. Here you can try mouthwatering dishes of International and Turkish cuisine, but more contemporary than traditional. The menu consists of creative options made of fresh ingredients.

We strongly recommend you to try delicious pastry options of St. Regis Brasserie.

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Location: View on Google Maps
Phone Number: (0212) 368 08 36
Website: stregisbrasserie.com

11. Madera

Madera in Istanbul, a beautiful brunch place

Madera welcomes you with a genuine but non-traditional, shared and multi-alternative menu that interprets Mediterranean cuisine based on meat-oriented regional cuisines from Adana to Hatay…

They began by being inspired by nature and the power of fire while creating the concept of Madera, which derives from the Latin word “Mater” for mother and describes nature and also includes definitions such as tree and wood. In Madera, you will have an uncommon restaurant experience, where you will have a “new taste experience” by trying a different combination of what you ate before each time you come.

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Brunch Hours: Sun 11:00 – 16:00
Location: View on Google Maps
Phone Number: (0212) 368 08 36
Website: maderaistanbul.com

As you know Istanbul has variety of delicious options when it comes to food. Make sure to check our food & drink category to find everything you need to try when visiting this beautiful city!

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