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The House Cafe
For a safe bet the authentic Mediterranean restaurant, the House Cafe, offers 2 floors of consistent quality experience for family-style Turkish cuisine. With an outdoor, festive Turkish ambiance, this cafe offers a fresh feast in a relaxing, yet classy atmosphere. To really get into the Turkish culture, visitors can try their hand at some of the Istanbul cafe cooking courses offered on the House Cafe's lower level. The cafe is located on Istiklal Street.
Pulp Live Music Bar
If you would like to switch gears a little bit, check out the Pulp Live Music Bar, where not only can you find great drinks and dancing, but also live music of all genres almost every night of the week. Pulp Live Music Bar caters to a younger crowd, but the bar is known to be a friendly place for all travelers. The bar is also located on Istiklal Street, right near other exciting attractions, including a movie theater and other great restaurants.
For an insightful meal, step into the Ara Cafe, a very well-known Istanbul cafe. Within the walls of Ara Cafe lie not only delicious dishes, but also commemorative decorations of Istanbul's history. The owner, Ara Guler, is a popular Istanbul photographer who has taken it upon himself to bring old Istanbul to life in his own Istanbul cafe. Guests can enjoy simple servings, but the cafe is known for its great cheese and vegetable dishes. Located in the Istiklal Caddesi, Galatasaray area, travelers will be glad they stopped at this noteworthy Istanbul cafe.
Located on a popular strip for travelers, Akbiyik Caddesi, Just Bar could be considered one of the best travel locations to stop for a beer, as it has an English friendly staff, great selection of beer and a laid back presence among other great Istanbul cafe and bar stops.
Depending on what you are in the mood for, Istanbul cafes and bars have a wondrous variety in terms of size and atmosphere, and most are considered friendly travel spots. As a side note, be sure to embrace the Istanbul culture and be courteous to the locals.
Damn cool and damn cheap. Efes, a Turkish beer, costs only YTL 2.25. The music is rock, tending towards the indier side, with some Turkish and German stuff thrown in for good measure. The crowd tends towards indie as well. Pretty empty during the week, but fairly full without being crowded on the weekend. It's charmingly dingy inside, and the neighborhood stray cats are always trying to visit. Sit outside in the back to avoid going deaf. I was told that it's the last place you'd expect to find a tourist. Don't be put off by their more..
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