One night is Istanbul
Husband and I will be there for one night before boarding a cruise ship in Sept. Will probably be jetlagged but would enjoy a quality, unique but not over-the-top meal. Staying at the W, close by a definite plus so we can be back at the hotel before we fall asleep over dessert! Suggestions?
The W, in Besiktas, is pretty central. It's easy to get to many areas easily.
I had a horrible meal at Spice Market in the W recently. I would not recommend it.
Vogue (in Besiktas) is a nice experience but maybe a bit over the top.
I read a good review of a place called Konyali which is right beside the W. But I haven't been there yet.
For a meal like this my fallback plan is always Abracadabra in Arnavutkoy. It's a 10 minute taxi ride up the Bosporus from the W. Very interesting and not over the top.
Dig through previous posts on this place. Most people seem to like it.