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Pretty funky little bar on the Main Street leading to Taksim. Not a huge attraction but we had an... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2015
Melbourne, Australia
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Originally local since 60s..

This small local pub is on the main street in Harbiye and since 60s run by the same owners and... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2015
Dubrovnik, Croatia
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  • Terrible7%
18 Jun 2018
“Good food, steep prices considering it's a pub...”
17 May 2018
“The best pub in Istanbul”
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Ergenekon Mah. Cumhuriyet Cad. No:143 | Harbiye, Sisli, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 246 11 36
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

I had dinner here the other night. I pass this place all the time and I had never stopped in until this past week. They had the BEST stuffed chard leaves. I have wanted to go back ever since.

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Me and my nephew was passing by then an older man with very gentle kind smiley face looked at us and said would you like to come in we heard lovely music playing then I said to my nephew let’s go in for a beer...More

Thank Ozgur C
Reviewed 6 January 2018

We went there after dinner to have some beer and enjoy live music, at first they welcomed us warmly as we were tourists, we sit and ordered 2 beer and 1 french fries, they brought us some extra items for beer such as nuts.and when...More

Thank SamanRashidi
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

I find it hard to believe that the reviews before mine were of the same Pub Avni. About five years ago I used to visit here from time to time. I stopped going because the inside restaurant/pub area was always full of smoke. But I...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Pub Avni is the most beautiful traditional Pub in the centre of Europian side. Very close to Taksim Square , friendly staff, cool drinks, fresh food and traditional turkish cuisine. At the front bar you can discuss about Martini making with Mustafa the Bar-Man :)...More

Thank Mehmet Cem T
Reviewed 8 November 2016

On a fortnights holiday, it's good to find the local place that you can use regularly.. A fairly basic menu is consistently beautifully cooked and served. One can eat inside or out, and the loos are spotless. Best of all is the friendliness and service....More

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We dined here on our first night in Istanbul. I'd discovered this place after researching pubs near our hotel before leaving home several months ago. The chicken dishes were tasty, well presented and seemed like good value (it was our first meal in the country)....More

Thank MetinPhuket2011
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

Nice place with good service ... The owner and all the staff have a good customer service and good food too.

Thank Ahmed A
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

Pretty funky little bar on the Main Street leading to Taksim. Not a huge attraction but we had an hour to kill so bought a bottle of wine. They gave us a fruit plate and nuts complementary.

Thank erdemk4
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

This small local pub is on the main street in Harbiye and since 60s run by the same owners and staff.. Well known place by locals for having a traditional Turkish style Raki and Mezes..Relaxed and in weekends life music.. Be with locals and enjoy...More

Thank Kemalk_52
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For much of Istanbul’s history, Sisli and the area
just north of Taksim Square were open countryside used
mostly as hunting grounds. These days, Sisli and its
chic streets are considered the very heart of
contemporary Istanbuli life, where an epicenter of
fashion and a thriving business district meet to
create an expressly “downtown” feel. Though largely a
residential neighborhood, luxury hotels, fine dining
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