Must-see nightlife in Mardin

  • Mezopotamya Otantik Cafe


    If the eclectic interior of bric-a-brac, chirping canaries, antiques and a random fish tank doesn't charm you, the view of the Mesopotamian plains…

  • Kültür Cafe


    One of our favourite joints in Mardin. This modern cafe, with a stone-and-wood interior offset by art prints and bookcases, is a relaxing place to while…

  • Çamli Kösk


    Join the moustachioed throngs in Mardin's most authentic tea and coffee house. In between blokey rounds of backgammon, cards and okey, the faded amber…

  • Leylan Cafe & Kitap


    Part cafe, part bookshop and part performance space with occasional live Kurdish music. Also beer, wine and a balcony looking out over Mardin's bustling…

  • Atilla Çay Bahçesi


    This simple tea garden has phenomenal views over Old Mardin and the Plains of Mesopotamia.

  • Abbabar Bar


    Either retire to the expansive terrace for views, or grab an indoor table and a cold beer and wait for the live music to kick off – from Wednesday to…

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