Best Places for Istanbul Nightlife
Are you ready to discover fascinating Istanbul nightlife? Here, I listed top level, classy and upscale places to satisfy the party animal inside of you.
Nupera is one of the leading places for Istanbul Nightlife. The Nupera night club is in the 200 year old historical building, French Passage de Petit Champs, on Meşrutiyet Street Nupera that has a concept of restaurant & bar has quite many frequenters. It is even possible to understand this from the crowd that extends in front of its door, especially on weekends. The restaurant serves with a menu of Chef Esra Muslu’s international cuisine that also includes Turkish delicacies for foreign guests. Mainly house music is played.Prepare to leave yourself to the rhythms. Coctails are 18- 30 liras. During weekdays it is open from 18:00 to 01:00 and from 18:00 to 04:00 at weekends.
Meşrutiyet Cad. No: 67 BEYOĞLU/Istanbul, +9 0212 245 60 70
Another Istanbul Nightlife place where you feel comfortable, and dance as you wish in Beyoğlu is the Rehab. It’s just a night club, there is no food. The main purpose here is being happy by dancing. In Rehab only foreign music is played. House music radio hits, and new house versions of the 80s are between the ones that you can listen here. We would like to state that special nights and parties are also organized here. Cocktails are 40 liras which is fair for Istanbul Nightlife. It’s open between 23:00-04:00, on Wednesdays and Thursdays and 23:00-05.00 in week ends.
Meşrutiyet Cad. No: 69/A TEPEBAŞI/Istanbul, +9 0545 300 34 34
The night club is offering a visual feast with a view of Beylerbeyi Palace, Kuleli Military High School, and Bosphorus Bridge and it is one of the enterprises in Istanbul Nightlife that hosts the highest number of foreign guests. The Reina night club where it is very difficult to enter on Friday and Saturday nights is celebrating its tenth year. Reina is probably the most famous night club of Istanbul Nightlife. Cocktails prices are around 30-60 liras. It is open between 23.00-05.00 every day. It is free to enter during weekdays and 50 liras during weekends.
Muallim Naci Cad. No: 44 KURUÇEŞME/Istanbul, +9 0212 259 59 19
The club in Nişantaşı Abdi İpekçi Street has a pleasant atmosphere. You can see the posters of the once-famous Ses magazine on the walls. It is for sure that this view will remind you old Turkish movies. You can dance and let yourself go as you wish with the Turkish music here until the daylight in the morning. Cocktails prices are between 25-35 liras. It is open every day from 22:00 to 04:00.
Abdi İpekçi Cad. Azer İş Hanı No:40 NİŞANTAŞI/Istanbul, +9 0212 247 78 77
Ulus 29 is a quite place for Istanbul Nightlife both with its restaurant and club. Sam Young who was selected as the best club DJ in London, U2 s official DJ Matteo, Trump’s DJ Fitz Brown are only some of the DJ’s who play in the club. The venue in Ulus witnesses enjoyable hours during Friday and Saturday nights where the world famous DJs are having a parade. There is no entrance fee.
Adnan Saygun Cad. Ulus Parkı İçi No:71/1 ULUS/Istanbul, +9 0212 358 29 29
The ones, who want to gush with Turkish music, dwelled in Eelence in Asmalimescit for a long time. Then the night club is renewed and made a quick return to the nightlife with the name Ablam. You can dance as you wish in the club with domestic and foreign songs from past to present. It is open five days a week from Tuesday to Saturday. The names of cocktails prepared with Özgür Aras recipes and presented in special bottles are very funny. Some of them are Dumb Blonde, Sip Sevdi, and Nagihan. Coctails cost 30 liras. During the weekend it is open from 22.30 to 05.00 and from 23.30 to 4.00 in weekdays.
Asmalimescit Mah. Meşrutiyet Cad. No: 83 Pera Palace Oteli Karsısı Beyoglu/Istanbul, +9 0536 594 11 39
The Aztek night club that is about 30 years old doesn’t look too bombastic from outside but we can say that you will have an enjoyable night there. The place where everyone feel comfortable and at home, is also a perfect place to eliminate midnight hunger as the kitchen is open till 4:00 in the morning. Especially its Turkish ravioli and meal stuffed with chard are very popular. Do not expect too loud music in the Aztek night club but it is guaranteed that you will dance as you wish and spend good time. Price of coctails is around 20-55 liras. It’s open every day between 17:00-05:00 except Sundays.
Efe Sok. No: 36 Osmanbey Sisli/Istanbul, +9 0212 247 59 01
We can say that Indigo is one of the holy places for electronic music. Many fanciers of kinds such as techno, trance, progressive house,tech-house, disco, nu disco, indie, and electro-rock pay frequent visits to Indigo’s door. The technical equipment and its wide stage allows for live performances. Keep in mind Indigo for listening to good music. The coctails cost 20-45 liras. Indigo night club is open from 22:30 to 5:00 on Fridays and Saturdays.
Tomtom Mah. İstiklal Cad. Akarsu Sok. No: 1-2-4-5 Beyoglu/Istanbul, +9 0212 244 85 67
Limoncello night club takes its name from the name of the Italian lemon liquor. The small garden space at the back of the place in Akaretler is ideal for taking a breath casually. We can say that it is one of the most enjoyable addresses if you want to dance and let yourself go with the Turkish songs, along with the special coctails of the bar prepared with fresh fruits. It is for sure that you will go back in time and greet your memories especially when songs from past years are played. There can also be private parties organized in Limoncello. Coctails prices are around 30-40 liras. It is open every day from 22:00 to 04:00.
Akaretler Süleyman Seba Cad. No: 34 BEŞİKTAŞ/Istanbul, +9 0212 258 98 22
MURPHY’S DANCE BAR
The venue was located on the ground floor of Divan Hotel Istanbul in Taksim until the end of the 90s. Nowadays, it is located on the Anatolian side in Kalamis. Murphy’s which is one of the first addresses in the Anatolian side that should come to mind with its concept nights and different styled artists, must be in mind for the ones who want to have a night of fun. It is open between 22:30 and 2:00 on weekdays and until 4:00 during weekends.
Setur Marine B Iskelesi Ucu Kalamis/Istanbul, +9 0216 349 73 63