Last Updated on August 1, 2021
The lively night time scene of Istanbul with variety of great bars, complements the city’s rich history, cultural heritage and financial capacity. Irish Pubs offer lively and very friendly atmosphere and very popular in all over the world. They are very popular spots for nightlife in Istanbul.
Istanbul also has great Irish Pubs located at the entertainment centers, streets and lively neighborhoods such as Taksim-Beyoglu-Istiklal Street-Tunel line, Nisantasi, Etiler, Levent, Besiktas, Ortakoy, Bebek on the European side, Kadikoy and Bagdat Street on the Asian side.
Below, we gathered the best Irish pubs in Istanbul that you may spend great times with your family or friends.
Top Istanbul Irish Pubs
U2 Istanbul Irish Pub – Taksim
Located near Tarlabasi boulevard in Taksim, U2 Istanbul Irish Pub is one of the popular pubs of Istanbul, offering a warm atmosphere with Irish folk music and a special Green Beer. Closed on Mondays.
Address: Şehit Muhtar Mahallesi, Bekar Sk. No:21, 34435 Taksim
Tel: +90 212 243 40 45, Web: www.u2istanbulirishpub.com
Kozmonot Bomonti Pub – Sisli
Kozmonot (means Cosmonaut) Bomonti is a lovely gastro pub situated in the Sisli district of Istanbul, near Taksim. The pub welcomes its guests with its distinctive concept and decor, inspired from space theme, as well as its specially prepared food and bar menu. There are over 100 different kinds of beer, cocktail menu prepared with different techniques and more. The kitchen offers a wide range of alternatives, starting with breakfast in the morning, a special menu at lunch times and from flatbread to salads in the evening, burgers served with unique sauces, and delicacies prepared for vegetarians and vegans. At the same time, the open kitchen concept makes it happy for guests who want to know what they eat and who care about what they eat.
Address: Cumhuriyet Mah., Düzoğlu Sok. No:2, 34380 Bomonti – Sisli
Opening Hours: open every day from 09:00 am. till 02:00 am.
Tel: +90 536 684 10 42
Maestro Pub in Asmalimescit, Taksim
Named after the Italian composer Giuseppe Donizetti, the Maestro Pub is a lively pub where you can spend a great night out in Istanbul. It is located inside the famous Palazzo Donizetti Hotel, in the Asmalimescit part of Taksim neighborhood. Maestro Pub is open every day between 09.00 a.m. and 23.00 p.m.
Opening Hours: open every day between 09:00 am. – 02:00 am.
Address: Asmalı Mescit Mah. Meşrutiyet Cad. No:85 Tepebaşı, Taksim, Beyoglu
Tel: +90 532 169 74 89
Bosphorus Brewing Company – in Gayrettepe
Located on the up-skirts of Besiktas, in the Gayrettepe neighborhood, the Bosphorus Brewing Co. is a great GastroPub serves one of the best food and special drinks. TTheir beer has a special mansion and lets visitors experience the ones in UK and Belgium. Open every day from 17:00.
Address: Yıldız Posta Caddesi No:1/1A Gayrettepe, Beşiktaş
Tel: +90 212 288 64 99, Web: www.bbcist.com
Belfast Irish Pub – Kadikoy
Belfast Irish Pub, located on Kadıkoy Moda Street and offering its visitors a traditional Irish pub experience with its high quality service and warm atmosphere, is one of the popular ones on the Anatolian side.
Address: Moda Caddesi, Dr. Esat Işık Cd. No: 28/A, Kadıköy
Tel: +90 216 418 97 06
Harp Irish Pub – Kadikoy
Located close to the coast of Kadikoy, Caferaga neighborhood, Harp Irish Pub offers an excellent Irish pub experience with its great atmosphere. It is open every day of the week from 11:00 am to 01:00 am.
Address: Caferağa Mh, Misbah Muayyeş Sk. 9/1, Kadıköy
Tel: +90 216 349 80 02, Web: theharpirishpubkadikoy.business.site
Irish Pub The James Joyce – Taksim
James Joyce is located in the vicinity of Tarlabasi boulevard in Taksim and is an Irish pub with great ambiance and decoration.
Address: Hüseyinağa Mahallesi, Balo Sk. No:26, 34435, Taksim
Tel: +90 212 244 79 73
Zeplin Pub & Delicatessen – Kadikoy
Located near the Kadikoy coast, on the Moda neighborhood, the Zeplin Pub & Delicatessen is great Irish pub with lovely atmosphere, balcony like a garden, very comfortable bar, and delicious menus. More like a definite neighborhood pub. Also has branches in Bagdat Street and Alacati (in Cesme, Izmir).
Address: Caferağa Mah. Moda Cad. No:70, Kadıköy
Tel: +90 216 700 20 02, Web: zeplinpub.com
Alternative Night-time Entertainment
If you want something exciting, unique and special with lively shows, such as Turkish classical music, belly dancing, whirling dervishes, or folkloric shows, than we highly recommend the below programs:
- Whirling Dervishes Show at Hodjapasha Culture Center (daily at 19:00-20:00) or Orient Express Hall (daily at 19:30-20:30), in Sirkeci
- Istanbul Pub Crawl (Fridays and Saturdays at 21:00-02:00)
- Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Entertainment (daily at 20:00-23:00, from Kabatas)
- Kervansaray Turkish Night Club with Dinner and Oriental Dance Show (daily at 20:00-23:00, in Taksim)