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Chic Summer Spots in Istanbul Featured

Istanbul's food and drink scene is one of a kind. So do it right with this guide from LUXOS. 

Summer is just getting started, so we have prepared a list of must see spots in Istanbul to eat and enjoy a drink, or two, at. From a relaxed evening of contemporary meals mixed with a live DJ, to tasting Istanbul’s finest wines- you don’t have to look any further for a fool proof Istanbul restaurant and lounge guide.


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Exposed brick and industrial decor gives Unter a modern and comforting atmosphere. You can grab dinner and then join the party upstairs in the lounge for drinks and dancing. Located in the Karaköy neighborhood, this spot has perfected the dinner and lounge experience.

Related: Istanbul's Hottest Summer Restaurants

Limonlu Bahçe

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Retreat from the chaos of the city and enter the secret garden and restaurant, Limonlu Bahçe. The summer patio is the perfect spot to cozy up with a glass of wine and a fresh summer salad.

Related: Fine Dining in Istanbul


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This wine boutique and bar offers charcuterie and the chance to test out how big of a wine connoisseur you really are. Tucked away and void of tourists, this spot just might become your new favourite Istanbul spot to unwind.

Related: The 10 best places to dine al fresco in Istanbul


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This restaurant and club guarantees an unforgettable night in Istanbul. 3 stories high, each level plays different styles of music, catering to everyone in your party. Their restaurant offers fusion dishes from all different cultures.

Related: Best of dining and shopping in Istanbul

For more ideas on how to Do, Dine and Spend in Istanbul and beyond, visit our Destinations pages.