If you’re looking for museums and galleries followed by a great night out, Istanbul has it all. You can visit museums during the day and go clubbing at night. Here we guide through the best nightclubs in Istanbul.
Located on the Bosphorus, Kurucesme, Sortie is a popular and sophisticated club that combines clubbing and dining. It boasts 7 restaurants offering a vast array of different cuisines and has capacity for 1000 people during the summer months. In the wintertime the inner section of the club can accommodate up to 200 people. It’s open daily from 6am to 4 am. The prices are pretty luxurious.
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2. 360 Istanbul
As the name suggests this place offers a fascinating 360 view of Istanbul’s stunning landscape. Located in a historic penthouse building in Beyoglu, the restaurant and nightclub offer a chic but comfortable atmosphere. It’s open from 4pm to 1am on Sun-Wed and 4pm to 4am on Thu-Sat.
Looking for somewhere to get your heart racing? This modern club is one of the most popular and glamorous places to let your hair down in Istanbul. Open on Friday and Saturday from 11pm to 4am, it attracts young people with money to spend and fun to have.
4. Anton Peran
Located in the heart of Beyoglu, Anton Peran will delight you with its view of the Golden Horn and Old City. This elegant club is a great place to dine with friends, and offers all you need for a weekend break. It’s open from 12pm – 4am Wednesday – Sunday.
5. Birdy Pera
Lose yourself in this terrace club with live DJ and breathtaking views of Beyoglu! Clubbers and diners love this place for its lively atmosphere and great food in a relaxed, casual environment. It’s much more affordable compared with other places.
A sophisticated bar offering a splendid dining experience with a beautiful view of Bosphorus as a backdrop! What more could you ask for? The ambiance makes this club-dining concept a favourite stop for visitors. The drinks are a bit pricey but it’s worth it for the unique atmosphere.
Classy yet funky, Babylon hosts international and national artists and offers all guests perfect hospitality. For up to date information about what’s happening follow them on Instagram or other social media platforms. Pre-booking is highly recommended as tickets are far cheaper when bought in advance. Located in Sisli, Babylon is reasonably priced and open Tuesday – Saturday 10pm to 4am.
Open Hours: 12:00 – 04:00
Location: Merkez, Silahşör Caddesi & Birahane Sokak Tarihi Bomonti Bira Fabrikası Şişli/İstanbul
Phone Number: (0212) 334 01 90
8. Jolly Joker
If you love live music, you’ll love this place which has bands to suit all tastes. Tickets are available on the door or can be bought online. You’ll need to check their website and social media accounts for details of upcoming events.
The famous and hugely popular cabaret and musical theatre offers a very different experience and evokes a sense of mystery. An infusion of Oriental and Turkish culture, this pricey yet fun place is in Sisli/Harbiye and opens every day except Sunday from 8pm to 3am.
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