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Lonely Planet review
The gig-goers among the lively multinational crowd here enjoy the city's best locally brewed beer (the caramel brew) and gravitate towards the upstairs bi-level performance hall, which hosts Turkish rock, alternative and pop outfits. Check the website for schedules and cover charges.