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U2 Istanbul Irish Pub

Sehit Muhtar Mah. Bekar Sok. No: 21 | Taksim, Beyoglu, Istanbul 34435, Turkey
+90 212 243 40 45
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Small pub with good beer

This pub is a small and very cool place with Excellent irish music and amazing atmosphere. The pub... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Станислав К
Best Guinness in Istanbul

Cool place, good Guinness. It’s my favorite pub. You need to visit U2 Irish Pub for taste best... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
Sedat Ö
via mobile
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Irish pub istanbul, sports bar, GAA, live irish music, rugby, st patrick's day, live music, football, irish pub, six nations, gealic football, hurling, guinness, killkenny.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good6%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
4 weeks ago
“Small pub with good beer”
10 Jan 2018
“Best Guinness in Istanbul”
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Hours Today: Closed
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Sehit Muhtar Mah. Bekar Sok. No: 21 | Taksim, Beyoglu, Istanbul 34435, Turkey
+90 212 243 40 45
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This pub is a small and very cool place with Excellent irish music and amazing atmosphere. The pub is located near Taksim Square. It has Kilkenny and perfect guinnes. The owner is fantastic!!!!
There is no kitchen, so you can have only beer and snacks....More

1  Thank Станислав К
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Cool place, good Guinness. It’s my favorite pub. You need to visit U2 Irish Pub for taste best Guinness in Istanbul.

1  Thank Sedat Ö
Reviewed 6 December 2017

While walking up Istikial Avenue after a day's of shopping, we fancied a tea time drink. Googled pubs nearby and found the U2 Istanbul Irish Bar, near Taksim Square. We were welcomed by Leo as the 1st customers of the day, not many Irish customers...More

2  Thank Stephen Q
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

The place is so small which I personally like, Irish Music and Awesome Irish beer. The bartender is funny but if he doesn't like you he will literally kick you out but in a nice way. It's a different style for a pub but it...More

Thank mostafa R
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I was there early before many people showed up, but Leo was a great host. It's just a little bar, but he was very informative, telling me all about the area and the history of the bar and all the regulars who have become his...More

Thank BigTim78
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We came across this place by accident last year when looking for the Zubeyir Ocakbasi restaurant which is just across the road (excellent place). We never expected to see an Irish bar and actually prefer going to local places so wouldn't usually go into one....More

2  Thank JePaRo
Leo L, Sahibi at U2 Istanbul Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thank you for your hearts.... Leo

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Will not be there for one more time, rude owner. He (Leo or Hikmet in real) wanted us to leave the bar before we finish our drinks.

6  Thank Korkmaz_13
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Hi everyone really if u are searching for real irsh pup and irsh beer u need go to visit u2 irsh pup Istanbul cause l wento another irsh pup they have only name but u2 real irsh pup and real irsh beer l hope I...More

2  Thank Adam K
Reviewed 19 March 2017

So we were stuck in Istanbul for the sixth week working on a project. Istanbul can get wearisome - same beer everywhere, same old food. And then we found a little bit of Ireland not far from Taksim Square. The place is small but quaint...More

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is such a lovely little bar, tucked down a back street in Taksim and you need to look carefully for it. Leo the landlord has a warm welcome for everyone, enjoys the craic, plays Irish requests and shows the sport. Walls littered with the...More

2  Thank sligo72
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal
Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night
and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights,
shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of
people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive
Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of
the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned
restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening
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Response from Leo L | Property representative |
Hi Arthur, if you write to comment section (same interpretation) it will be useful information for my new costumers. Thank you for your heart. Leo
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5 October 2015|
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Response from lilywhite26 | Reviewed this property |
I would say so! All we had to do to get the game we wanted was ask Enjoy!
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4 July 2015|
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Response from mcsoozie | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, wouldn't be able to tell you as I only ever drink white wine. Sorry again.