Bars and Cafes in Istanbul, Turkey
BARS OF ISTANBUL. The bars and cafes of Istanbul have no significant differences. Many such establishments offer coffee and food to visitors during the daytime, and the evening hours turn into drinking establishments. At night (until two in the morning) live music sounds here, creative groups perform (this service is paid by visitors).
BARS OF SULTANKHAMET.
Bar Bodrum is a small cellar that is open at night.
Address: Divan Yolu Cad, Seftali Sok, 3.
Cozy Bar is a modern western style bar. Despite the rather high prices, the bar is very popular with tourists. The tables are set up on the street – a convenient place to watch the life of the Diwan Yolu.
Address: Divan Yolu Caddesi No: 66 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122 Turkey
Tel: +90 212 520 09 90
Bar Orient Youth Hostel – located on the roof of the hostel. Inexpensive menu and great view of the Bosphorus and the Sea of Marmara. In the evenings, the bar is usually full of tourists from nearby hotels. On Fridays there are belly dance performances.
Address: Yeni Akbiyik Cad, 13.
Bova Bar is a small jazz bar with live music every night. The bar attracts with low prices and friendly staff. Minus for smokers – it is forbidden to smoke inside. Opening hours: from 15:00 to 4 am daily, except Sunday. Sunday from 17:00 to midnight.
Address: Şehit Muhtar Mah., Mis Sok., No:17, Beyoğlu, İstanbul, Türkiye.
Phone: +90 212 243 44 61
Bar Gram a fon– a stylish night bar at the very end of Istiklal Caddesi (near the Tunel stop). From time to time jazz performances take place there. On such days, the prices in the bar are higher than usual.
Address: Tunel Mead, 3.
Phone: +90 212 438 64 52
Hayal Kahvesi Bar is an attractive brick and stone bar with good live jazz and blues. Music sounds every evening from 23.00.
Address: Büyük Parmakkapi Sokak 19, off İstiklal Caddesi, Istanbul, Turkey, 34728
Phone: +90 212 244 25 58
James Joice Irish Pub-Authentic Irish bar owned by a real Irishman. From Thursday to Sunday from 22.00 there is live Irish music. Bar regulars exchange books in English. There is a huge screen with sports programs and a bulletin board where guests can leave notes to each other. Traditional brunches (a cross between breakfast and lunch) include pork sausages and black pudding, which are brought from Ireland. Real rock sounds on weekends. The pub is full until 4am.
Address: İstiklal Cd. No:26, 34435 Beyoğlu, İstanbul, Turkey.
Phone: +90 212 244 79 73
Bar Kaktus– is popular among people of non-traditional sexual orientation (but not only). During the daytime, good coffee, tasty salads, a large selection of imported beers are offered here.
Address: İstiklal Caddesi İmam Adnan Sokak No:4 Beyoğlu, İstanbul.
Phone: +90 212 249 59 79
Bar Madrid is an establishment owned by a Spaniard. A converted four-story house with a narrow cast-iron spiral staircase. Cheapest beer in the area. There is good music on weekends. The bar is next to the vegetarian restaurant Saklikent.
Address: Ipek Sokak, 20.
Phone: +90 212 753 17 89
Bar Pano Saraphanesi– a wonderfully restored century-old Greek wine cellar on a street corner opposite the British Consulate. Beer, local wine and fine, light Turkish food. The owners of this bar also own Cumhuriyet Meyhane, another historic drinking establishment in the city on the corner of the Fish Market.
Address: Hüseyinağa Mahallesi, Hamalbaşı Caddesi, No 12/B, Beyoğlu, İstanbul.
Rock House Baris Istanbul’s answer to Hard Rock Cafe. Bar and restaurant serving ribs, steaks and burgers. After 22.00 – live music.
Address: Dereboyu Cad. Ortaköy Princess Hotel No:10 Ortaköy-Beşiktaş,İstanbul.
Phone: +90 212 259 89 11; +90 212 259 19 42
Bar Hera– rock and jazz cafe, The decor of the institution matches the musical accompaniment. The place is popular with tourists and locals. Hot snacks are served here, including delicious bereki.
Address: Kadife Sok. No: 10 Duk:2 Caferaga Mh. Kadıköy, İstanbul, Türkiye
Phone: +90 216 346 04 13
Isis baris a three-storey townhouse. During the day, the bar welcomes visitors like a regular cafe, and at night it turns into a modern disco bar. Distinctive features: trendy modern music, good food, access to the garden is open in summer.
Address: Caferağa Mahallesi, Kadife Sokak, 26 Kadıköy, İstanbul.
Phone: +90 216 349 73 81; +90 216 330 84 66
Lal Bar is a great place to relax and is open all day until 2am. Distinctive features: intimate lighting, Latin music, good böreks and salads.
Address: Caferaga Mah. Kadife Sok. No:19 Kadıköy
Phone: +90 216 346 56 25