Istanbul is a city where you can discover it again and again by passing through completely different streets every day and at any time.
If you want to enjoy the skyline of Istanbul from the best rooftop terraces, while sipping your cocktail, eating your meal or immersing yourself in good music check out the following list.
1. Monkey Istanbul – Sishane
Monkey Istanbul can be the right choice if you want to enjoy cocktails against sea views. The music will add pleasure to your day in Monkey Istanbul, where the sunset is a different beauty. The place is located on the terrace of IKSV in Sishane in a very central place.
2. Firuzende – Galata
The most attractive aspect of Firuzende Galata, which is located on the terrace of Anemon Galata Hotel, is undoubtedly the view that allows you to see the Bosphorus and Galata Tower together. Their delicious food and cocktails make everything even more perfect and offer an Istanbul classic.
3. Mikla – Pera
Mikla, one of the top 50 restaurants in the world, is waiting for you with its interesting and must-see menu in Pera. On the one hand, you can enjoy the view and taste unique tastes at Mikla.
4. KLEIN.garten. – Beyoglu
KLEIN.garten, which opened its doors about a year ago, offers its visitors an amazing experience where summer and music meet. This terrace where you can listen to different performances every day of the week, takes you away from the stress of the city and takes you to a different place with dance and music.
5. Alexandra Cocktail Bar – Bebek
If you want to take a closer look at Bosphorus, taste the best cocktail, Alexandra Cocktail Bar is waiting for you in Arnavutkoy.
6. Terrace Emirgan
How about a pleasant break during your trip in Istanbul? If you are looking for a friendly atmosphere away from the crowds of the city, the Terrace Emirgan is for you!
In addition to the beautiful cocktails, don’t forget to eat sushi and sashimi platter with shared plates or salmon skewers with gravlax sauce.
7. 16 Roof – Besiktas
Offering a magnificent terrace experience at Swissôtel The Bosphorus, 16 Roof offers delicious food and a variety of cocktails. The spacious venue and DJ performances allow you to enjoy the summer evenings.
8. Georges Hotel Galata – Beyoglu
Georges Hotel Galata offers guests a pleasant and comfortable rooftop experience from a lively evening for guests coming from outside the hotel. It also manages to become one of the popular places with its rich menu, famous drinks, and scenery.
9. Mentha – Pera
Mentha welcomes its guests with its rich menu on long summer evenings. In addition to being the stopover point for electronic music lovers, the biggest attraction, of course, is its view.
10. Balkon Bar- Sishane
Lovely gem in Istanbul with a fun menu and friendly staff with an amazing view. It was cozy and warm even on a cold winter night!
Here are the best rooftop terraces in Istanbul with the map.