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Urban Cafe

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Beyoglu
Bar, Italian, Cafe, Pub
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Kartal Sok. No:6/A Galatasaray, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
2521325
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09:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 02:00
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Istanbul, Turkey
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129 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

We stopped by Urban Cafe for some beer. I was kind of disappointed because they didn't have Leffe. Not a bad place to stop by but not special either.

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Thank BEceF
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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126 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

So I recently found myself traveling in Istanbul for work with a bunch of people who didn't much care for Turkish food, which was too bad for me because I love it. But we ended up at this place one night and it was FANTASTIC. I have to say everything I put in my mouth was fabulous and I would... More 

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Thank JCHQ1
Istanbul, Turkey
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119 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

Located at a side road of Istiklal street, a small place which serves coffes,drinks and several choices for meals. It has actually 3 levels with few stairs between them. Nice decorated, soft music, tasty foods and friendly staff.

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Thank NeliDi
Istanbul, Turkey
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76 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

Arrived for dinner with a friend and sat at a vacant table. The waiter promptly brought three menus; two for drinks and one for food. We placed our order and chatted. We had to chat louder and louder to make ourselves heard above a gentleman talking in German very loudly at a nearby table and engaging with guests at tables... More 

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Thank Michael A
Helsinki
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

It's hard to find independent beers in Istanbul but urban had a decent amber ale which was very nice. The bar itself is modern with a good vibe and does a good selection of bar meals.

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Thank Modowl
Athens, Greece
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104 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

This little European-like cafe is hiding in a little alley just behind Istiklal street and it is a very comfy and cosy place to have a hot coffe, some drinks or even a nice meal! We discovered it on trip advisor and we are returning the great recommendation with our review! We were a group of 6 travelers who just... More 

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Thank anquitel
Weymouth
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

Not far off Istiklal and close to Galatasaray Lycee. Graffiti and a vine canopy makes this space feel quite cool and intimate. Dim light with scattered chairs and low tables add to the feel of this place. Lots of hipsters and students make up the crowd. A good place to go before or after eating.

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Thank Josh206
Istanbul, Turkey
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192 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

Tonight was unlucky day for Urban cafe. We were Group friends for bithday party. Mine was beer and my wife want red wine. As usual we prefer Merlot or Cabarnet. And he Said we don't have Merlot we have Cabarnet, then we said ok. "Cabarnet please". We paid bill seperetaly. Ours were 2 beer and 2 redwine. Bill was 78tl.... More 

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94 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

At the end of a little street with a green vegetal roof, this a good place to take a drink in a good vibes spot.

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Thank BaptistefromTours
London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

Recommended by a Turkish friend, this cafe is an excellent choice for a coffee/tea in the outside area if sunny or an early drink indoors. It usually closes at 1am weekdays which makes it a great option for an after dinner drink if tranquility is what you have in mind.Good service, good prices and nice atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Italian, Cafe, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 01:00
Monday
09:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 01:00
Thursday
09:00 - 01:00
Friday
09:00 - 02:00
Saturday
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kartal Sok. No:6/A Galatasaray, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Beyoglu
  • Neighbourhood: Beyoglu
  • Phone Number: 2521325

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Beyoglu

Neighbourhood Profile
Beyoglu
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 nightlife in close proximity. In striking contrast, Beyoglu’s less trafficked areas – such as the affluent Cihangir and the antiques district of Cukurcuma – exude Old World charm and provide contemplative calm and splendid diversion via an assortment of cozy cafes, attractive boutiques, and quiet lanes.
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