Funded by the Vehbi Koç Foundation, this four-floor contemporary-arts space has been neck-and-neck with the Garanti Bank's SALT cultural...
Its three floors of exhibition space, bookshop, walk-in cinema and cafe make SALT Beyoğlu nearly as impressive as its Galata-based...
The most fashionable of the city's commercial galleries and the only one with a strong international profile, Galerist is owned by...
Garibaldi is tucked away in the side alley of an old Armenian Catholic church next to the Odakule complex on İstiklal Caddesi. Its...
A Beyoğlu institution, İnci is famous throughout the city for its delicious profiteroles covered in chocolate sauce. Customers squeeze...
Lonely Planet review
There are few more pleasant fates than being marooned here for an hour or so. With its classy decor, good magazine selection and wide range of English-language novels and books about İstanbul, it's one of the best bookshops in the city. There's another branch specialising in art books on the ground floor of SALT Beyoğlu .