Best Places for Istanbul Nightlife
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 TL. During weekdays it is open from 18:00 to 01:00 and from 18:00 to 04:00 at weekends.
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 80’s 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 TL 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.
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 TL. It is open between 23.00-05.00 every day. It is free to enter during weekdays and 50 TL during weekends.
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 TL. It is open every day from 22:00 to 04:00.
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.
Also on premises is Club 29: it is open every Friday and Saturday night. Club 29 is “the place to be” and it is also a place where you can hobnob with clubbers and celebrities from Turkey and abroad. It is one of the most popular club’s in Istanbul where you will not only enjoy the excellent music and service, but also the superb Bosporus strait view.
Club 29 has hosted and continues to host trendy and popular DJs from around the world. They include DJ Cris from Voile Rouge in St. Tropez; DJ Sam Young (London), the recipient of the “Best DJ” award in 2007; DJ Matteo, U2’s official DJ; DJ Jacky E from Les Caves du Roy; and DJs Fitz Brown and Dan Williams from Tramps among many others.
The ones, who want to gush with Turkish music, dwelt in excellence 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. Cocktails cost 30 TL. During the weekend it is open from 22.30 to 05.00 and from 23.30 to 4.00 in weekdays.
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 Azteknight club but it is guaranteed that you will dance as you wish and spend good time. Price of cocktails is around 20-55 TL. It’s open every day between 17:00-05:00 except Sundays.
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 cocktails cost 20-45 TL. Indigo night club is open from 22:30 to 5:00 on Fridays and Saturdays.
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 cocktails 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. Cocktails prices are around 30-40 TL. It is open every day from 22:00 to 04:00.