Based within the Raamtin Hotel, Bistango was established in April of 2004 to provide Tehran’s diners with an upscale international dining experience. Serving international cuisine made by a talented and equally international team that includes Canadianexecutive chef Larry Greenwood, the restaurant is divided into two dining rooms – a classically decorated main dining hall and Bistango Blue, a private dining room for parties of up to 20 guests.
Address: Next to Ramtin Hotel, Vali-e-Asr Ave.
Named after the beautiful mountain range that embraces the northern edge of the city, Alborz opened in 1967, and has become known throughout Tehran as one of its premier destinations for quality kebab dishes. With its buzzing and lively atmosphere, the popular restaurant is often full of life. In addition to kebabs, Alborz also serves barbecue food, steak and some seafood dishes.
Address: N Sohrevardi, Tehran, Iran
To enjoy modern Persian cuisine in stylish surroundings, look no further than Divan. The restaurant interior is dominated by a bold black and white theme with cool turquoise accents, as well as colorful Persian artwork and beautiful, contemporary lighting – and above all, stunning views of the breath-taking Alborz Mountains in the distance.
Address: 8th Floor, Sam Center Complex, Fayazi St, Fereshteh
Leon is a group of Italian restaurants with three locations across Tehran, though its beautiful branch at the Sam Center is certainly something to write home about. It has a romantic yet chic ambiance typified by its upscale design and beautifully presented dishes. The contemporary restaurant group began life back in the mid-1960s but underwent a revamp in 2010 and now boasts of exquisite surroundings and an updated menu full of authentic Italian dishes.
Address: 8th floor, Sam Center, Fereshteh Ave., Tehran – Iran