Ali Baba Köftecisi
Golden Horn Ferry
Most visitors to İstanbul know about the Bosphorus cruise, but not too many have heard about the Haliç (Golden Horn) trip. Until...
Iş Art & Cultural Centre
This sleek venue in the Iş Towers hosts high-profile international musicians (mainly jazz and classical), local theatre and children’s...
This friendly company has a strong arts and culture bias. It organises a wide range of off-the-beaten-path walking tours of...
Kanyon Mars Cinema
In the city’s most glamorous shopping mall, this multiplex is a comfortable place to enjoy a flick. It screens some, but not all, films...
The city's glamour set loves this garden cafe to bits, and its weekend brunches are an institution. Go early to snaffle a table by the...
Lonely Planet review
İstanbullus cross town for the tasty köfte served at this ever-busy eatery. Enjoy them with piyaz (white beans), pide (Turkish-style pizza) warm from the oven and a dusting of dried crushed chilli.