The Best Restaurants for a Private Dining Event in Istanbul

by Akshayaa RaniM,  19 November 2023
by Akshayaa Rani M, 19 November 2023
The Best Restaurants for a Private Dining Event in Istanbul

Greetings, event planners! Are you ready to dig into a fantastic feast? We hope you’ve brought your appetite because we’re about to take you through a buffet of some of the best restaurants for a private dining event in Istanbul.

Ready? Let’s dig in!

1. A Modern Private Dining Venue in Istanbul
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A modern private dining venue in Istanbul via. Eventflare

It’s bad manners to play with your food, but when your private dining space in Istanbul brings together fun and food, a little playtime is a-okay! This modern restaurant for private dining in Istanbul is located in Teşvikiye/Nişantaşı and is the epitome of contemporary cool.

If you’re looking for a spot with contemporary decor, eclectic furniture, and modern aesthetics like wallpaper and strategically placed greenery, you’ll love this restaurant. That’s not all; it’s also open all day, so whether you’re planning a private brunch or a complete dinner party, the doors here will be open to welcome your guests.

Coming to capacity, this venue accommodates up to 70 guests for a sit-down dinner and 150 guests for a standing event.

2. A Bright Private Dining Space in Istanbul with Amazing Views
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A bright private dining space in Istanbul with amazing views via. Eventflare

Dinner with a view? We’ve got the perfect private dining restaurant in Istanbul that serves delicious food with breathtaking views. This bright restaurant with amazing views is located in the Taksim district just 12 minutes (by car) from the ICC.

The venue features gigantic glass windows from which your guests can enjoy a unique panoramic view of the Old City Peninsula, Golden Horn, and the Prince Islands. But that’s not the only stand-out feature.

Mexico inspires this restaurant, and when you book this space, you can expect tequila and mezcal tastings and maybe even a live Mariachi act. However, the pièce de résistance is an antique Aztec and Maya-inspired glass rooftop that will let you host a private dining party right under the spectacular Istanbul sky!

As for capacity, this venue can host up to 70 guests for a sit-down style dinner and 175 guests in a standing capacity.

3. A Lovely Private Dining Restaurant in Istanbul with an Outdoor Terrace
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A lovely private dining restaurant in Istanbul with an outdoor terrace via. Eventflare

Enjoy the Istanbul sunshine as a delightful starter to your private dining event in Istanbul. This lovely restaurant with an outdoor terrace is just a short walk from the Taksim subway station.

And while we do enjoy the gorgeous rays of sunshine you can bask in on the adjoining terrace, the icing on the cake here are the features. Think tiled flooring, glass walls illuminating the entire space with natural light, high ceilings, stylish lighting, and contemporary furniture- you’ve got everything here to throw an unforgettable private dining experience.

Capacity-wise, this event venue is perfect for intimate celebrations and can host up to 60 guests in a sitting capacity and up to 100 guests in a standing capacity.

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4. A Private Dining Restaurant for Hire in Istanbul with Aesthetic Interiors
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A private dining restaurant for hire in Istanbul with aesthetic interiors via. Eventflare

Are Instagram-worthy interiors your vibe? Then, we’ve got the perfect venue for your private dining event in Istanbul. This astounding restaurant with aesthetic interiors is located in the town of Elmadağ, just a short drive away from the famous Dolmabahçe Palace.

Everything here is a photo-op! From the massive windows to the high glass ceilings that let in an abundance of natural light, to the glass ‘brick’ walls that balance rustic with contemporary to the wooden parquet flooring and bright furniture, you’ve got plenty to admire here!

The venue is open to capacity too! It can easily accommodate up to 50 guests for a sit-down-style dinner. Amenity-wise, you will have access to a high-speed WiFi connection and an excellent sound system while catering and drinks are available as add-ons.

5. Modern Restaurant with Picturesque Views for a Private Dining Event in Istanbul
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Modern restaurant with picturesque views for a private dining event in Istanbul via. Eventflare

Imagine your guests networking in an ultra-modern setting with huge glass windows offering picturesque views of the city’s skyline. Sounds like the perfect setting for a private dinner party in Istanbul, doesn’t it?

Make that dream a reality at this ultra-modern restaurant with picturesque views located within walking distance of Taksim Gezi Park. The interiors here are just as gorgeous as the views with features like marble flooring, glass walls, a retractable roof, trendy furniture, and a fully-equipped bar.

Wondering how many guests this stylish venue can accommodate? It can easily host up to 50 guests for a sit-down-style dinner. It also offers amenities like a high-speed WiFi connection and a top-notch sound system to help you get the party started.

6. A Private Dining Space in Istanbul in a Century-Old Restaurant
A private dining space in Istanbul in a century-old restaurant via. Eventflare.webp
A private dining space in Istanbul in a century-old restaurant via. Eventflare

History buff or not, there’s something cool about hosting a private dining event in Istanbul in one of the city’s oldest venues. This century-old restaurant with blue-tiled walls is located a stone’s throw away from the Eminönü ferry terminal and is the perfect to host a party with a vintage touch.

The interiors here are something to write home about, with features like authentic Turkish blue tiled walls, domed ceilings, grand chandeliers, classy furniture, and tiled floors. That’s not all, this restaurant also offers one of the best views of the surrounding city and the Golden Horn Waterway.

Now, let’s talk about the capacity. This event venue can easily accommodate up to 100 guests and is perfect for a mid-sized crowd.

Wrapping Up

We hope you’ve enjoyed this taste of some of the best restaurants for a private dining event in Istanbul. But remember, this is just an appetiser. You can check out plenty of other event venues in Istanbul.

Before you go, read our ultimate guide to food in Istanbul to create an unforgettable menu for your private dining experience in Istanbul. Enjoy!

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