Celebrate this festive season at Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus, and explore the magical festive experiences in our remarkable Winter City.
- Private Igloos
Seaside igloos are remarkable during sunsets and starlit nights, but they’re magical during the festive season, with a cosy atmosphere and traditional Turkish dishes from Ocakbaşı Restaurant. Whether you indulge in local dishes or simply sip Champagne over the silhouette of the Bosphorus, Four Seasons invites you to celebrate the season in your heated private igloo. Also available on New Year’s Eve from 8:00 pm onwards. For more information and to book, contact +90 212 381 40 00.
- Festivi-Tea at Grace Brands Patisserie, Every Day, 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Experience the ultimate afternoon tea given a wintry twist, and dive in to the festive spirit. Indulge in freshly baked scones with delicious mini sandwiches and handcrafted pastries.
- Christmas Celebrations
Christmas dining experiences await at AQUA Restaurant & Bar, overlooking the stunning views of the Bosphorus. Executive Sous Chef Görkem Özkan’s passion for Mediterranean cuisine is showcased in each dish, creating connections to the local landscape through seasonal ingredients, presentation and local flavour profiles. From a traditional Christmas Eve dinner to a Christmas Day three-course lunch and four-course dinner, you’ll enjoy a journey of indulgence with us this festive season.
- Sushi ’n’ Wine with DJ performance
- Every Tuesday at Yali Lounge 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
- Live Music by Uninvited Jazz Band
- December 15 – 30 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
- Aslı Güral Piano Performance
- Every Monday and Tuesday 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm Gentleman’s Lounge, Every Friday and Saturday 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
- Hande Ateş Live performance
- Every Wednesday 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
- Ayşe Evrim Live Performance
- Every Thursday and Sunday 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Welcome 2022 in Style
- December 31, From 8:00 pm
GLITTER and SPARKS at AQUA RESTAURANT
AQUA Restaurant & Bar stages an unforgettable night to welcome 2022 the right way. Executive Sous Chef Görkem Özkan uses his craftsmanship to craft the perfect base with a New Year’s Eve six-course set menu to celebrate the beginning of the coming year. Enjoy live music by Ipek Dinç, a live violin show, a live DJ performance and a dance show.
- December 31, from 8:00 pm
A NIGHT UNDER THE STARS at BOSPHORUS BALLROOM
The undeniable magic of the Bosphorus makes it the perfect place for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve in Bosphorus Ballroom, bringing renewed glamour to the heart of Istanbul. Savour our five-course set menu with premium beverage included, along with live music by Lounge Orkestrasi, live music by Brenda, and a live DJ performance and dance show – all while the children are entertained in Mimoza saloon.
- 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Winter City Festival
Start off the new year with the Winter City Festival – a favourite among locals – located in the Bosphorus Ballroom. Join us for a buffet prepared by Executive Chef Savaş Aydemir and his culinary team, which features dishes such as cold cuts, sushi, homemade pasta and pizza, barbecue, international cheeses and freshly baked bread – and a decadent dessert table. The team emphasizes rich local flavours, including the renowned döner and a taste from Erzurum: Çağ kebap will be available from 12:00 noon. Entertainment at the ice rink follows, with live music by Purple Hand Band. Family breakfast will be available in Yali Lounge and Yasemin for Hotel guests from 7:00 am to 10:30 am.
- Every day, 12:00 noon – 8:00 pm, until March 1
Ice Skating Rink
Our Hotel invites families for enjoyable moments at the iconic Winter City, which features an ice rink by the Bosphorus, and on special days, delicious street-style foods prepared by our culinary team, accompanied by treats such as warming mulled wine. Ice-skating lessons are available. 40-minute ice skating session: TRY 75 for adults and TRY 50 for kids; 40-minute private lesson: TRY 250 per person. For more information, contact +90 212 381 40 00.