Last Updated on March 28, 2021
Best partying, live music, DJs, dance shows hold at the best nightclubs in Istanbul. There are variety of great night clubs in Istanbul that offers great entertainment and nightlife in Istanbul with a wonderful dinner at the start of the night and than lively nights with live music, dance shows, concerts, DJs and more.
Top Istanbul Night Clubs
Majority of the night clubs in Istanbul are situated at the Taksim, Istiklal Street and Galata Tunel line, Beyoglu, Sisli, Besiktas, Ortakoy and Bebek on the European side and Kadikoy, Caddebostan and Bagdat street on the Anatolian side. Below we put together the best night clubs in Istanbul.
Kervansaray Turkish Night Club in Harbiye
Situated between Lutfi Kirdar Exhibition Center and Hilton Hotel (see google map), near Taksim square, the Kervansaray is a lively club offering “Traditional Turkish Night Show” for its guests. We highly recommend this place especially for first time visitors and for the ones who want to have a special and dazzling night that unique to Turkey.
You can have a very nice dinner in the company of shows including the most beautiful Turkish Belly Dancers performing exotic and sensuous dance shows, various Folk Groups performing traditional dance shows, Turkish singer/showman entertaining the guests with International and local songs.
You should buy tickets online in advance as they are selling out quickly. They also provide free hotel pick up an drop off. Daily at 20:15 – Show ends at 23:30 ; Address: Cumhuriyet Cad. No:52/A, Harbiye
Click the red button above to buy online tickets to guarantee your seat. And these tickets are cheaper than when you buy on location as we collaborate.
Sortie Club in Kurucesme
Situated in a wonderful location with the stunning Bosphorus views in Kurucesme, Sortie is one of the most popular night clubs in Istanbul having a complex with a combination of 6 restaurants and 3 bars. Sortie is open every day from 18.00 till 04.00.
Address: Muallim Naci Str. No:54, Kurucesme, Ortakoy, Beşiktaş
Tel: +90 212 327 85 85
360Istanbul in Istiklal Street
360Istanbul is a famous roof-top restaurant, bar and night club located in 19th century apartment building overlooking the old embassy row in Beyoglu on the famous Istiklal Street. It offers 360 degrees breathe taking views of Istanbul. 360 is open for lunch and dinner, offering a twist on the modern Turkish meze fused with international cuisine and an exclusive wine selection. 360Istanbul later on turns into Club360 night club.
Address: Istiklal Street Misirr Apt. No: 163/8, Beyoglu
Tel: +90 212 251 10 42 – 43, +90 533 691 0 360
Ruby in Ortakoy
Ruby is a lively club in Ortakoy with breathtaking atmosphere, dazzling Bosphorus view and unique flavors. Ruby is open every day at 17:00 and promises you a brand new entertainment experience. The evenings at Ruby are great that you may enjoy a great clubbing experience along the the Bosphorus from a waterside garden.
Address: Yıldız dist., Ortakoy Salhanesi Str. No:5, Ortakoy, Besiktas
Tel: +90 212 291 84 40
Klein in Harbiye, Sisli
Klein Club is a popular club located in Harbiye within a walkig distance from Taksim. Klein offers great clubbing experience for its visitors with its famous international and national DJs, electronic and techno music shows in an authentic atmosphere. Klein is open on Fridays and Saturdays from 23.00 till 04.00.
Address: Cebel Topu Str. No:4, Harbiye, Şişli, Beşiktaş
Tel: +90 212 291 84 40
Babylon Bomonti in Sisli
Founded in 1999 to host the very best of progressive good music in an emerging neighborhood in the heart of Istanbul, Babylon Bomonti transformed the city’s music scene and became a popular club for international and local music culture. Babylon moved to the Bomontiada Campus in 2015 to start a new cultural transformation and host its community at its state of the art and multi-purpose live performance center.
Address: Bomonti Bira Fabrikasi, Birahane Str. No:1 Bomonti, Sisli
Tel: +90 212 334 01 90
Club XLarge Istanbul in Maslak
Club XLarge Istanbul is a popular night club and music venue located in Maslak. Club XLarge Istanbul great clubbing atmsphere with the Dj Mus-T, professional go go girls and go go boys shows and more…
Address: Ataturk Oto Sanayi Sitesi 52. Str. No:12/1 Maslak, Sarıyer
Tel: +90 212 243 35 33 – +90 530 491 0 888
Nardis Jazz Club in Galata
Located ner the Galata Tower in Galata, Nardis Jazz Club is a real jazz club featuring live jazz during the week from 21:30 to 00:30 and from 22:30-01:30 on weekends. Nardis Jazz Club is a unique place with a capacity of 120 guests and provides a stage for concerts in a club atmosphere.
Address: Kuledibi Str. No:8 Galata
Tel: +90 244 63 27 – +90 532 244 57 78
Masquerade Club in Besiktas
Masquerade Club is popular night club in Istanbul, located in Gayrettepe neighborhood of Besiktas. Masquerade Club offers great clubbing experience with extraordinary performances, quality music, world famous DJs and artists and great artchitecture.
Address: Yildiz Posta Str. Sinan Pasaji No:38 D:26 Gayrettepe, Beşiktaş
Maestro Donizetti Jazz Club in Asmalimescit, Taksim
Named after the Italian conductor Giuseppe Donizetti, the Maestro Donizetti Jazz Club is a lively place for the ones who want to spend a great Jazz nights in Istanbul. It is situated downstairs of the famous Palazzo Donizetti Hotel, in the Asmalimescit part of Taksim neighborhood. The club aims to host young artists as well as masters. Maestro Donizetti offers great Istanbul nights with fantastic jazz experience along weekly live concerts (check them on their Facebook and Instagram pages below) and events, and welcomes all the Istanbul travelers.
Opening Hours: open every day between 17:00 pm. – 02:00 am.
Address: Asmalı Mescit Mah. Meşrutiyet Cad. No:85 Tepebaşı, Taksim, Beyoglu
Tel: +90 532 169 74 89
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)