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Taps Brewery Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Besiktas
Bar, Italian, American, Turkish, Pub
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Cevdet Pasa Caddesi No:119 | Bebek, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 263 8700
Today
11:00 - 03:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Horrible loud music along with a crap sound system that is even worse than many minibuses in Istanbul, destroyed our peaceful friday afternoon. When we asked if the volume can be lowered a bit, answer was a rude "no". Food is great, drinks are nice but what the hell is this music??!

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Thank Sibel Ö
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Taps has been my usual Sunday afternoon drinking spot for quite some time. It's got a beautiful view, usually a nice atmosphere which makes up for awful, overpriced beer and very average food. Last night when taking my parents there for a few beers, the usual quaint atmosphere has been replaced with a middled aged man trying to use some... More 

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2 Thank Alistair M
free_voyager_2010, Sahibi at Taps Brewery Restaurant, responded to this review

Firstly, we are really appreciated you for sharing your ideas about our place ‘Taps’. We always pay attention to demands and complaints of our guests for improving ourselves. We aim to increase our service quality by giving periodic trainings to our staff. Your ideas are important to us and no doubt that we will implement the necessary regulations in our... More 

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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Perfect place fir happy hours. Large selection of beers with a perfect Bosphorus view. Food is international and delicious.

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Thank devrimc2015
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

Very nice pub located by the Bosphorus. Reasonable prices for a relatively large menu, but limited beer options. I was expecting to find several beer brands from the world and more local beer alternatives in the menu. Service was OK, but the staff looked quite unhappy of what they were doing. You'd better go there using a taxi or public... More 

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Thank Erman P
Istanbul, Turkey
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

Ok, so this bar is really overly priced but the view is gorgeous. The craft beer list is LONG, but it always seems that none of the beers advertised are ever available. I come with this expectation and have always had a good time. It's out of the way and I'll usually be there if friends have organized a work... More 

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Thank amilivesinturkey
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

We went there to have dinner didn't even know how it is. Allthough it is also a brewery the food was A M A Z I N G, especially the desert with the sesam paste, you have to try it😋

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Thank Esra K
LEEDS UK
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79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

Despite doing my homework we were dissapointed to arrive and find that no beers are actually brewed on site. The choice of lager and draft beers was ok and plenty of bottled beers.

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Thank MANINAFRICA
Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

Actually when I visited this place I just drank a cocktail but it was nice,location is also beautiful and service is good! So,I advice you to visit this place and to enjoy nce evening and moreover you can have nice long walk after!!!!

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Thank Alexandra S
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2015

great location and not to badly priced , Location on the street, in ground floor bar or upstairs all good view over the Boshorus. Try the 5.5 pint instead of pint by pint. Parking difficult so rely on the valet service there

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Thank Robert J
Istanbul, Turkey
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2014

Really nice place on Borsphorus located in one of best neighborhood of Istanbul! Amazing view and very good beers!

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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
Average prices
US$10 - US$18
Cuisine
Bar, Italian, American, Turkish, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 03:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cevdet Pasa Caddesi No:119 | Bebek, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Besiktas
  • Neighbourhood: Besiktas
  • Phone Number: +90 212 263 8700

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

Staying in Besiktas

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Besiktas
In Besiktas, skyscrapers compete with palaces for space in an upscale vista replete with hilly green parkland filling in the margins. Step into this rather wealthy neighbourhood and discover a rich mix of opportunities to shop, dine, and be entertained. For folks in search of urban buzz, not to mention a constant reminder of just how important Istanbul’s waterways are to its rich history, there's the frenetic Besiktas ferry terminal or the city’s most vibrant fish market to explore. For a timeout of metropolitan proportions, head to the bucolic Yildiz Park or the chic Bosphorus-side fishing village of Ortakoy. Attractions such as the grandiose Dolmabahce Palace and a bevy of other stately residences await admiration. To be sure, this large and not overly touristy swath of Istanbul yields plenty of pleasure for all.
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