Close-knit environments are often combined with trendy vibes as the New Year’s parties spread across Istanbul’s bars and pubs.
Whether you’re planning to get festive at the local watering hole, a chic bistro bar, or a hole-in-the-wall, there’s are plenty of options to choose from.
Known as a trendsetting bistro bar in Bebek, Lucca prides itself on its trendy cocktails, Mediterranean and world cuisines with local twists. The bar has an award-winning mixology program and an elaborate wine list.
Some favorite cocktails include Satsuma Vodka, Chili Loco, Placebo, and Brazilian Coolers. As the evening turns into night the bar becomes a lively place where many well-known DJs have left their mark.
Located in Kadikoy, Bina is a friendly and relaxed bar. It sits on several floors in the same building. On each floor, they display a different concept. For instance, you can find a concert on one floor and an exhibition on another floor.
The idea is to appeal to as many people as possible and to ensure that every person who visits gets their desires met and are satisfied with the services.
At their interior courtyard, you’ll find a finely decorated fountain, healthy palm trees, and eye-catching statues. This is a nice place to spend your NYE if you are the kind that prefers low key celebrations.
Lost Cafe Bar
Located in Barakoy, this bar and cafe serves up some good entertainment during their New Year’s party celebrations. Open since 2007, they have been committed to providing high quality services to their customers.
Most people who visit the bar are usually from the local population, and it consists of 3 floors including the entrance as well. They serve their guests a smiling face that is considered as Istanbul’s elite bar point.
For any party, such as the New Year, they have some delicious meals prepared by their extraordinary chefs and arranged to accommodate some quietness of nature which the Istanbul residents love to enjoy.
For those who love a good pint, Taps has 15 different options from pilsener to red ale, along with the own brands which are even better. Try the Smoked Lager, Kölsch, and the Chocolate Tout as you work your way through their beer menu on New Year’s Eve.
With communal tables, small booths, tasty brews, you might not even notice the fantastic view of the Bosphorus until the fireworks start. Beyond the beer, their special New Year’s decor, DJ performance, and a great menu are the major selling points.
Pub Crawl Istanbul
While not a bar, this services allows to gain entrance to many bars and explore the hidden secrets of gastronomy and drinks on New Year’s Eve.