Istanbul guide - Shopping
Nevizade is a neighbourhood located in the Beyoğlu and Taksim districts. Nevizade is situated right in the heart of Taksim and a unique atmosphere reigns throughout attracting all age groups, tourists, the locals there and people on a range of budgets. There visitors will find a rich variety of international and Turkish dishes to choose from in the taverns and pubs lining the street including mezes (appetisers), the Turkish dish raki-balik (rai and fish) and kebabs with live Turkish music playing in the background.
Here are some suggestions;
360 Istanbul, Restaurant & Bar
360 Istanbul is located on the top of a building in the Taksim district and offers stunning views of the Golden Horn. There is Turkish, as well as international cuisine on the menu and after eating your dinner, whilst watching the marvellous sunset, you can go out and enjoy the dynamic Istanbul nightlife. It is recommended that you book in advance.
İstiklal Cad. Mısır Apt. No: 163, Beyoğlu, İstanbul
T: 0212 251 10 42-43
Smyrna Cafe, Cafe & Bar
Smyrna Cafe is located in Beyoğlu in the Cihangir district. After enjoying a nice walk through the Cihangir streets you can stop off in this pleasant café and try some of the food on offer including their range of hot dishes, delicious soups and their fresh salads, desserts and beverages. No booking required.
Akarsu Caddesi No: 29 Beyoğlu-Cihangir, İstanbul
T: 0212 244 24 66
Tarihi Çiçek Pasajı (Flower Passage) Taverns & Restaurants
Çiçek Pasajı is located in the centre of İstiklal Caddesi. This passage is lined with nice restaurants, and live music is played creating a fascinating and magical atmosphere. No booking required.
Ana Giriş Kapısı, İstiklal Caddesi No: 172
T: 0212 244 28 67
Roumeli Fasıl Restaurant- İstiklal Caddesi Roumeli Han No: 48 B Blok Kat: 1 Daire: 15
T: 0212 244 66 04
Alem Restaurant- İstiklal Caddesi, Nevizade Sokak No: 8/10 Beyoğlu, İstanbul
T: 0212 249 60 55
Sanat, Fasıl & Restaurant-Balık Pazarı Nevizade Sokak No: 11 Beyoğlu, İstanbul
T: 0212 292 45 36
İkinci Bahar Restaurant- Tarihi Çiçek Pasajı İstikal Caddesi, Saitpaşa Geçidi No: 3/5
T: 0212 244 50 20
5. Kat Bar & Restaurant- Soğancı Sokak No: 7 Kat: 5 Cihangir, İstanbul
T: 0212 293 37 74
Asmalımescit is located at the end of İstiklal street situated between the historic buildings called the Tünel (tunnel) area. This area is slightly different from the Nevizade-Beyoğlu districts as it is a little more expensive, however it has also become a popular area for students, artists and tourists providing a cultural wealth and warm, friendly atmosphere. There you can find taverns selling raki-balik or you can just enjoy a cold beer and the night life there.
Otto Sofyalı, Restaurant & Bar
Otto Sofyalı is located in Asmalımescit, Taksim. This place has a warm, friendly atmosphere. They mostly serve delicious İtalian food accompanied by good music. Otto Sofyalı opens until 2am everyday except Sundays. No booking required.
Asmalımescit Mahallesi, Sofyalı Sokak No: 22/A-22/1 Beyoğlu-Tünel, İstanbul
T:0212 252 65 88
Galata Tower, Restaurant (Turkish Nights)
Galata tower is located in Şişhane and situated nearby to the Taksim-tunnel area which is a short walking distance away. Galata Tower is one of the most historical and oldest buildings in the world. The view from the top of the tower is stunning. During the day you can try Turkish coffee and at night traditional Turkish cuisine is on offer. The view of the city is beautiful at night and visitors can enjoy a variety of shows in the evening such as belly dance performances, harem shows and folk dancing. Galata Tower is open until midnight and booking is required.
Galata Kulesi, Şişhane, İstanbul 344201
T: 0212 293 81 80
Maya Asmalımescit- Asmalı Mescit Mahallesi, İstiklal Caddesi, Kallavi Sokak No: 8
T: 0212 251 10 10
Leblon, Bar & Restaurant- General Yazgan Sokak, Tünel Geçidi İş Hanı 3/A, Asmalımescit, İstanbul
T: 0212 252 86 36
Hardal, Bar & Restaurant- Asmalı Mescit, Minare Sokak No: 12 Tepebaşı, Beyoğlu, İstanbul
T: 0212 243 83 60
Parantez Bistro, Bar & Restaurant-Asmalı Mescit Mahallesi Sofyalı-Jurnal Sokak No: 1 Tünel, Beyoğlu, İstanbul
T: 0212 245 75 13
KafePi, Restaurant & Bar-Sofyalı Sokak No: 11 Asmalımescit, Beyoğlu, İstanbul
T: 0212 245 76 10
Sultanahmet is the historic part of Istanbul. Everything is within walking distance from sultanahmet so you can easily go out exploring on your own. There are plenty of pleasant and authentic restaurants in this district offering all kinds of Turkish and international food. The restaurants located at the Grand Bazaar market are especially renowned for the good food they serve.
Tarihi Sultanatmet Köftecisi- Divan yolu Caddesi No: 12 34422 Sultanatmet,İstanbul
T: 0212 520 05 66
Giritli Restaurant- Keresteci Hakkı Sokak (next to Armada Hotel) Cankurtaran, Ahırkapı, İstanbul
T:0212 458 22 70-71
Dubb Indian- Alemdar Mahallesi, İncili Çavuş Sokak No: 10 Sultanahmet, İstanbul
T: 0212 513 73 08
Seoul Restaurant- Cankurtaran Mahallesi Akbıyık Caddesi, Bayram Fırın Sokak No: 37
T: 0212 458 06 21
Amedros Cafe & Restaurant- Divan Yolu Caddesi, Hoca Rüstem Sokak No: 7 Sultanahmet, İstanbul
T: 0212 522 83 56
Altın Kupa Restaurant- Yerebatan Caddesi, Şeftali Sokak No: 6 Sultanahmet,İstanbul
T:0212 514 36 64
Metropolis Restaurat, Cafe & Bar
Akbıyık Caddesi, Terbıyık Sokak No: 24, Sultanahmet, İstanbul
T: 0212 517 68 26
Bosphorus is one of the busiest areas in the city and runs right through the heart of İstanbul. İt is a wonderful place to visit as the streets border the sea. It has a fascinating wealth of history and a rich selection of restaurants and clubs there.
Reina, Restaurant & Club
The Reina is located in the Ortaköy neighbourhood on the European bank of the world famous Bosphorus Strait. It is home to an array of popular restaurants offering a variety of cuisine, allowing you to choose whatever you want. The Reina is open until early morning. Booking is required.
Muallim Naci Caddesi No: 44 Ortaköy/ İstanbul
T:0212 259 59 19-21
Anjelique, Restaurant & Club
Anjelique is located in Ortaköy with fascinating views of the Bosphorus. The establishment is distributed over three floors and offers a combination of Asian and Mediterranean food. It is also famous for offering great entertainment. The Anjelique is open until 4am and booking is required.
Salhane sokak, No: 5 Ortaköy, İstanbul
T: 0212 327 28 44
Aşşk Kahve, Cafe
Assk cafe is located in Kuruçeşme. During the day it is a great place to enjoy a pleasant lunch by the sea. No booking required.
Muallim Naci Caddesi No: 170/ A Kuruçeşme/ İstanbul
T: 0212 265 47 34- 287 53 85
Bebek Lucca, Cafe & Bar- Cevdetpaşa Caddesi No: 51/B Bebek/ İstanbul
T: 0212 257 12 55
Ortaköy The Hause Cafe, Cafe & Bar- Salhane Sokak No :1 Ortaköy / İstanbul
T: 0212 227 26 99-39
Mangerie Bebek, Restaurant & Cafe- Cevdet Paşa Caddesi No : 39 Küçükbebek/ İstanbul
T: 0212 263 51 99
İstanbul Jazz Center- Çırağan Caddesi, Salhae Sokak No : 10 Ortaköy/ İstanbul
T: 0212 327 50 50 t
Beer House Ortaköy- Mecidiye Mahallesi Osmanzade Sokak No: 4 Ortaköy/ İstanbul
T:0212 260 40 42