Istanbul nightlife can be full of excitement or calm and relaxing when you know where to go. A great way to fill your after dark hours in the city is to go clubbing.
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If exploring Istanbul attractions didn’t wear you out, these party places will! Check out local party and gourmet-food lover's top choices below.
Sortie is a trendy remark of Istanbul clubs. Nicely situated between Ortakoy and Bebek this club oversees beautiful night lights of Bosphorus Bridge.
Dress nicely. Bouncers are friendly but do make sure guests observe the Festive dress code.
Dance away to a mix of Turkish and international music. The club’s atmosphere is soaked with energy.
Get a table outside on a nice evening. Sortie Restaurant serves great mediterranean food. The bar has a good range of drinks and cocktails.
Tugra Restaurant and Lounge is a luxury night location at Ciragan Palace. Several Ottoman Sultans lived in Ciragan Palace in the 19th century. The grandiose construction today is a hotel and entertainment venue.
Dive into exquisite and romantic atmosphere. Taste what best chefs have to offer by Ottoman recipes.
Be part of breathtaking Ottoman interior, the view of Bosphorus and luxury.
Move within the Ciragan Palace for more night experience - several bars, grill and restaurants are on the venue.
Ulus 29 offers romantic view of Bosphorus from the top of a hill. Dine at their restaurant. Get energetic at the lounge and club with mix of R&B, funk, hip-hop and Turkish pop.
Select from their impressive wine collection. Bottles from France, Argentina and Australia made their way here. Eat Turkish pizza (lahmacun), sushi or artichoke soup. The food menu is of wide range.
Stay inside with floor to ceiling windows and dim interior lighting or breathe the air in an outdoor terrace.
Make the trip to Kuledebar on top of Maidens' Tower. Treat yourself with a romantic Istanbul nightlife. Spend time with your loved ones in the middle of the Bosphorus Strait. Take a boat to a small island where the Tower is. Make this your romantic warm up. Sit and relax to nostalgic live music. Enjoy the atmosphere of Byzantium legends.
Samdan Etiler is a popular club and restaurant with 30 years of experience. The popularity has only grown over time. Try their international cuisine menu and get cozy in great atmosphere.
Get nostalgic with French chanson early at night and progress to energetic disco till morning.
Taste their chestnut souffle. Consider artichoke salad and hummus with lamb on top. Alltime goers say they are the best.
Sunset is a leader of fine dining in Istanbul nightlife. Experience the modern restaurant and bar overlooking Bosphorus from a hill.
Dine with Mediterranean, Japanese and Turkish cuisine here. Try their sushi and select from a wide range of wine collection.
Check out their plates from “Ribbons” collection. They are limited edition created by Turkish artist Burhan Dogancay and Villeroy&Boch.
Fenix is a newbie among Istanbul nightlife locations. This is an elegant bar and restaurant. Find yourself among tropical trees surrounded by good service.
Try their famous Asian fusion eating. Menu is constantly updated.
Stay after dark to party at the nightclub. Good music and exotic vibe are guaranteed.
La Boom is a classy bar and restaurant with a calm view of Bosphorus. Peacefully located near Emirgan park La Boom turns into a great night spot after dark.
Try their new item on the menu - green tea creme brulee. All food and cocktails are made of seasonal products.
La Boom is among the most desired spots on Istanbul nightlife list. Enjoy the great service and atmosphere.
Nupera Is A Restaurant Located In A Historical French Passage. Enjoy The Modern Design And Active Atmosphere.
Nuteras Is A Rooftop Bar Overlooking Natural Harbour Golden Horn. Enjoy Istanbul Nightlife Here With Special Concerts And Guest DJs On The Weekdays. Remember To Dress Nicely.
Colonie is closest to historical part of Istanbul trendy restaurant and club. Walk from your hotel in Sultanahmet to this location and enjoy your night hours.
Select from simple and tasty menu. Go for pizza, salads or Turkish meatballs (kofte). Warm up with a great cocktail selection to start partying after 11:00 pm.
Mix with locals. See for yourself what Istanbul nightlife has to offer.
Complete your Istanbul nightlife with 360 view from one of the two places below.
360 Istanbul East is a glamorous rooftop restaurant, bar and club. Take a look at magnificent Istanbul from the Asian side of the city.
Relax with a great view, tasty food and perfect service during the day. Shake off the energy after dinner hours at club’s energetic atmosphere. Remember to follow the fancy dress code 360 club has.
360 Terrace is a high-end spot of Istanbul nightlife. Come for food and entertainment with a breathtaking view. Count how many Istanbul landmarks you have seen from the rooftop here.
Get ready for a head spinning floor to ceiling glass windows and an immaculate service. Party your night away with DJs after dark. Make sure you change jeans into a nice outfit to correspond to the dress code.
What once was on top of Istanbul's nightlife, Reina club today is demolished. One of the largest Istanbul clubs under the stars and right under the Bosphorus Bridge with history of world celebrities partying their nights away there today only reminds of a tragedy.
Reina was located at Muallim Naci Street.No:44, Ortakoy in Istanbul.