If you want a drink with a view, 360 is hands-down the best venue in town. In the evening, come early to score prime terrace seats with sunset panoramas of Istanbul spread out below. Due to those same vistas, this is also a cracking spot for lazy afternoon drinking sessions.
Istanbul’s nightlife scene is vibrant and immensely varied taking in everything from glam-quad rooftop bars and dimly-lit, always packed student haunts. Beyoğlu is the top nightlife hub on the European side of the Bosphorus, but across the strait on the Asian shore Kadıköy is also bar-central. To find out where’s hot and what’s on check out The Istanbul Guide (www.theguideistanbul.com) and Time Out Istanbul (www.timeoutistanbul.com).