Efendy: Anatolian Cuisine with Somer Sivrioğlu’s Silver Touch

Located in the heart of Istanbul, Efendy is a restaurant that brings a modern interpretation to Turkish cuisine with the masterful touch of award-winning chef Somer Sivrioğlu. Awarded Gourmand Table Chef Restaurant 1 Toque by Gault&Millau Türkiye, Efendy earns the admiration of gourmets by presenting traditional flavors with an innovative perspective.

Somer Sivrioğlu’s Story

Somer Sivrioğlu is a chef who began introducing Turkish cuisine to the world with Efendy, which he founded in Australia in 2007. After living in Türkiye for 25 years, he opened this restaurant in Australia to share the flavors of his homeland that he missed while pursuing an MBA. The success of Efendy brought him back to Turkey, and in 2016, he introduced Efendy to Istanbul’s gourmets.

Modern Interpretation of Anatolian Cuisine

Efendy’s menu is inspired by the richness of Anatolian cuisine and prepared with seasonal and fresh ingredients. Traditional recipes are blended with modern presentations and innovative techniques to offer an unforgettable culinary experience. In addition to classics like hummus and mantı, Sivrioğlu’s unique interpretations are also featured on the menu. The restaurant offers two tasting menus curated by Somer Sivrioğlu and his team, catering also to vegetarians. Behind the beverage menu featuring local and organic Anatolian wines is the name of Sommelier Bülent Bilal Ay.

Warm and Welcoming Atmosphere

Efendy captivates its guests not only with its delicious food but also with its warm and welcoming atmosphere. The restaurant’s chic and modern design, blended with traditional Turkish motifs, creates a delightful ambiance. The friendly and attentive service of the staff turns Efendy into an unforgettable experience.

Somer Sivrioğlu’s masterful touch and the dedicated efforts of the Efendy team elevate this restaurant among the best in Istanbul. We recommend experiencing this shining restaurant with silver touches.

  • Address: Nisbetiye Caddesi No:13, Levent/Istanbul
  • Phone: 0 212 287 07 77

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