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U2 Istanbul Irish Pub

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Best Guiness in town

If you are looking for a great irish pub in Istanbul where you can watch rugby and other sports... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael W
Trelleborg, Sweden
Friendly bar

Me and my husband loved our visit to this bar. Leo, the owner, is instantly friendly and welcoming... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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1 week ago
“Best Guiness in town”
3 weeks ago
“Friendly bar”
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.
Hours Today: Closed
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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 1 week ago

If you are looking for a great irish pub in Istanbul where you can watch rugby and other sports together with other guiness lovers, this is the place to visit.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my husband loved our visit to this bar. Leo, the owner, is instantly friendly and welcoming and makes the effort to get to know you and introduce you to others in the bar, which is great! We had to leave for food and...More

Thank RachelLouiseLewis
Leo L, Sahibi at U2 Istanbul Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much Rachel...Say hello to your hosband....

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Great time. BT/Host Leo was so enjoyable to meet. Massive sports options on tv for patrons & cold Guinness.

Thank Arthur B
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Well I just spent a good couple of hours watching the Sweden vs Switzerland match in the World Cup which wasn’t a great game but Sweden won in the end. Leo the owner was great and we had a great conversation around football and music...More

3  Thank Rob L
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

when i came to here everybody were watching football. you can watch sports here. if you want to drink best guinness in istanbul you have to come here! the man who is the bar owner very funny and kindly. after the amazing pub i plan...More

Thank heartandbrain
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

This place is absolutely disgusting. The owner treats the customers better if he likes them and if they are girls. The way he is definitely worst. The place is very small, dirty and smells horrible. Don’t go there and waste your time and money.

1  Thank Ahmet K
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

So you walk in and it is the size of your small living room. But Leonidas (Leo), owner and bartender will make you feel at home and is sure to introduce everyone in the place. My favorite place in Istanbul. For you Liverpool fans, the...More

1  Thank KimballDW
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Good pub and Leo is a great host. Well worth a visit. He recommended a really good restaurant just round the corner

Thank 448Brian1967
Reviewed 12 May 2018

We are coming from ireland, we are very happy to find this pub.Best guinness in istanbul. Thank you Leo for everything.

2  Thank bernardbukley
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

very friendly bar with host Leo going out of his way to get extra white wine for us lady rugby fans you should definitely visit this bar if youre in Istanbul

2  Thank Samie0703
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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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Arthur B
15 October 2017|
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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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Response from lilywhite26 | Reviewed this property |
I would say so! All we had to do to get the game we wanted was ask Enjoy!
brendon k
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.