Istanbul can be a loud and busy city from time to time. If you feel like you need some air, a nice menu or venue to get away from the crowd you can check our suggestions below.
1-Hobo Kitchen Bar
Hobo is a new venue that has opened in the heart of Ortakoy. The cocktails are amazing and the view is mind blowing. Their own recommendation is the cocktails made with fruit aromas. You can sit down have a chat while sipping your cocktail and gazing at the Bosporus. It is the best way to relax after a busy day.
Address: Ortaköy Mahallesi, Eski Vapur İskelesi Sokak, No 17
2- Emirgan Terrace
This venue will give you the homely garden feeling. It is possible to see trees all around you on the terrace and on top you will have the beautiful view of the Bosphorus. The Emirgan Terrace is a popular and busy place so we recommend you make a reservation in advance if you want to go there. It stands out from other venues with its swings and lounges.
Address: Sakıp Sabancı Caddesi 14/A, Emirgan, Sarıyer
3- Ravouna 1906
At first sight, you might notice the wooden decoration but keep on walking, the terrace will amaze you. Once you step out, you will get that summer house near the medeteranian kind of feeling. Of course, there’s no need to state that the view is absolutely gorgeous and the sofas in Ravouna are so comfortable you will want to stay there all day. It’s more of a place you would go to sit down, relax and have a chat. You should definitely go for a Sunday brunch or an afternoon cocktail.
Address: İstiklal Caddesi 201, Beyoğlu, Beyoğlu
4- Nest Karakoy
With its small and cute terrace which offers an enchanting view of the old city, it is possible to listen to some good electronic music while you are in Istanbul. Don’t forget to take your sunglasses with you so you can watch the sunset.
Address: Tershane Caddesi, Kardeşim Sokak No:45 Karaköy
5- Los Altos
If you are in Taksim then Los Altos can be your little getaway. It is possible to spend time here for hours. It is an ideal venue if you love tacos and different cocktails. There is also live music on Fridays and Saturdays/
Address: Tomtom Mahallesi, Yeniçarşı Caddesi, No 38/5, Beyoğlu