Top Best Irish Pubs in Istanbul (Insider Guide Advice)

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:

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
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.

Address: Asmalı Mescit Mah. Meşrutiyet Cad. No:85 Tepebaşı, Taksim, Beyoglu
Tel: +90 532 169 74 89

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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.

Their beer has a special mansion and lets visitors experience the ones in UK and Belgium. Address: Yıldız Posta Caddesi No:1/1A Gayrettepe, Beşiktaş
Tel: +90 212 288 64 99, Web:

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.

Address: Caferağa Mh, Misbah Muayyeş Sk. 9/1, Kadıköy
Tel: +90 216 349 80 02

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:

Top 3 Best Istanbul Pub Crawls

1. Party Pub Crawl – International Party Tour

This is also one of the best and the most attended Istanbul pub crawls. Tour operator are an all woman owned & leaded event planning company that runs Party Pub Crawls in Istanbul for more than 5 years. You’ll get party bus, drinking games, free drinks, VIP access to the best bars/clubs and party photos. It has a badge of excellence with over 290 5/5 stars reviews on Viator.

This 7-hour activity includes: Alcoholic Beverages, Entrance fees, Private transportation

Free cancellation with a FULL REFUND up to 24 hours in advance

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2. Istanbul Pub Crawl Big Night out: Rooftop parties, party Bus

This is also one of the best and the most attended Istanbul pub crawls. Tour starts by a Party Bus from the meeting point to the first rooftop party with a group of party people from all over the world and with local guides. It has a badge of excellence with over 180 5/5 stars reviews on Viator.

This 7-hour activity includes: Free entry to 3 venues, Free shots at the meeting point, Free party bus to taksim(along with the bottle of Raki), Free shot at each party, Drinking games, Professional photos

Free cancellation with a FULL REFUND up to 24 hours in advance

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3. Istanbul Pub Crawl: Big Night Outs

This is another great one of the best Istanbul pub crawl. You’ll have the chance to experience the best night out by heading to 3 of the top bars, pubs, and clubs in the city and enjoy free admission. It has a great traveler comments of over 55 5/4,5 stars reviews on Viator.

This 7-hour activity includes: Shuttle from the meeting point to Taksim, Entrance to the 3 best party spots in the city, Welcome shot, Bottle of Raki (Turkish Liquor)

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