All Food and Drink
On a picturesque terrace overlooking the Bosphorus, savour contemporary Mediterranean cuisine that highlights the region’s freshest ingredients paired with an extensive array of fine wines.
- YALI Lounge
Just off the lobby, our all-day lounge is an intimate place to mingle with friends over afternoon tea, wind down with cocktails and cigars at night, or try the renowned doner kebab.
Take a culinary journey around Turkey at our summer pop-up restaurant located on the terrace, specializing in a variety of different flavoured kebabs and mezes.
- The Club
Dine by the pool or quay at our outdoor restaurant, serving fresh fresh, grilled kebabs and locally sourced salads.
- Anason 34
Join us at Anason 34 for a gastronomical experience at our summer pop-up “meyhane” (a traditional Turkish tavern) near our scenic outdoor pool. Discover colourful mezes and savoury dishes combined with a delightful ambience by the Bosphorus.
- In-room dining
Ideal for time-zone–hopping travellers, impromptu meetings or for a quiet, private meal, our extensive menu lets you dine in style in the comfort of your guest room or suite.
- Every Sunday, 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Sunday Festival Brunch
Join us for Sunday Festival and enjoy delicious dishes embodying the rich, local flavours of Turkey – prepared by Executive Chef Savaş Aydemir and his culinary team. For guests preferring to eat light, there will be a salad corner offering seasonal alternatives from Chef’s herb garden.
- Every Saturday, 8:00 pm – 10:30 pmContact
Live Music By Ayşe Evrim Band
Offering a pleasant setting for families and friends to take in the picturesque scenery of the Bosphorus, YALI Lounge features live performances by Ayşe Evrim, with a wide repertoire of Latin songs, tangos, chansons and surprising medleys. For reservations or information, contact 0090 552 381 1111.
- A Brunch Festival
Our Sunday brunch at Aqua is not just a meal, but a memorable “festival“ enhanced with live music, a seemingly endless buffet of international and local specialties, and free-flowing mocktails. While you savour the leisurely meal, kids can stay occupied in the children’s play area.
- Melez Lifestyle Tea
Discover the world of artisan tea at the Melez tea shop in our lobby. Melez offers a collection of artisanal teas that have been handcrafted to suit your needs, whether it’s a morning energizer with Balance Tea, a pick-me-up before a meeting with Wake Up Tea or a relaxing moment with Pure Tea. The signature teas and tisanas are designed to support the happiness and well-being of our guests.
- Gözleme Demonstration
Watch as the traditional savoury flatbread gets rolled out and cooked over a griddle – a treat that’s just right for breakfast.
Meet The Team
SAVAS AYDEMIREXECUTIVE CHEF
Born and raised in Bolu province, Chef Aydemir comes from a family of culinary professionals. After working in a variety of high-end hotel restaurants, he brings his love of local ingredients and Turkish cuisine to Aqua, The Club and YALI Lounge, always striving to learn new cooking techniques through work-study programs.
Adil ÇakıcıExecutive Pastry Chef
Chef Çakıcı was inspired to the culinary arts by his father, who enjoyed a long career as a chef at local restaurants. Çakıcı doesn’t overload guests, preferring to serve smaller-sized international desserts and traditional Turkish pastries crafted “with a twist” and no more than a couple of teaspoons of sugar per temptation. He takes guests' suggestions to heart to create new tastes.