Istanbul Gay Bar - Printable Guide

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- Overwhelmingly gay clientele / g - Few gay people / gf - Gay-friendly
- Overwhelmingly lesbian /  l - Few lesbian people/ lf - Lesbian friendly
B - Overwhelmingly gay bears /  - Few bears
T - Mainly transgender / transvestites /  t: - Few transgender / transvestites
- Many rent-boys / - Few rent-boys.
H - Many hustlers and unsafe people / h - Few hustlers.
S - Mainly straight people / s - Few strait people..  
GS - Gay and straight mixed venue, with visible gay scene. 


Gay Bars and Clubs in Istanbul


Mor Kedi Cafe (G,l) : 20:00- 02:00 @ Istiklal Cad. Imam Adnan Sk. No:7 / 3 Beyoglu, Istanbul
Pinokyo Cafe Bar (G): 20:00- 02:00 @ Istiklal Cad.
Buyukparmakkapi Sk No: 26/1 Beyoglu, Istanbul

Haspa Bar (G) : 20:00- 02:00  @ Istiklal Cad.  Ipek Sokak 16  Beyoglu/Istanbul

Chaplin Cafe & Bar -20:00- 02:00 (G)  @ Istiklal Cad.  Ipek Sokak 16, Kat 3, Daire 5 - Beyoglu, Istanbul

Chianti Bar (G):  20:00-02:00  @ Istiklal Caddesi, Balo Sokak, No: 31  (2nd floor) Beyoglu, Istanbul.
Durak Bar (B,G) :  19:00 - 02:00  @ Muratpasa Sokak No:9, Aksaray, Istanbul
Kappak Club (G,r) 23:00 - 05:00  @ Buyukparmakkapi Sokak No: 26 Taksim, Beyoglu, Istanbul
Tekyon Club (G,B,r): 23:00-05:00  @ Siraselviler Caddesi, No: 63/1   Taksim, Beyoglu. Istanbul.
Love Club (G,S,l): 23:00 - 05:00  @ Cumhuriyet Caddesi, No: 349 Harbiye, Sisli, Istanbul
Super Fabric (G,S,l) 23:00 - 05:00  @ Cumhuriyet Caddesi No: 42  Elmadag / Sisli, Istanbul, Turkey
Club Cheeky (G,b,r) - 01:00-07:00  @ Tarlabasi Bulvari No: 32 Taksim, Istanbul.
Club 17 (R,g,t,h) - 23:00-05:00  @ Istiklal Caddesi, Zambak Sokak No: 17, Taksim, Istanbul
 

Lesbian Bars & Clubs


Gia Club (L):   22:00 - 04:00  @ Istiklal Cad. Ayhan Isik Sokak, No:5/1  Beyoglu, Istanbul
 

Sauna & Bath Houses  (Not explicitly gay / gay-friendly venues)


Aquarius Sauna (7/24)  @ Istiklal Caddesi, Sadri Alisik Sokak, 29/1 Taksim-Beyoglu, Istanbul. 
Davutpaşa Hamam (10:00-23:00)  @ A. Nafiz Gurman Str. No:21 Samatya, Istanbul
Firuzaga Hamam  (10:00-23:00)  @ Cukurcuma Cd. No: 6   Cukurcuma, Beyoglu
Yesildirek Sifa Hamam
(10:00-21:00)  @ Tershane Cad. No:124, Azapkapı, Beyoglu, Istanbul
Cihangir Sauna (10:00-22:00)  @ Altipatlar Sokak, No: 14 Cukurcuma / Beyoglu / Istanbul 
 

Coffe Shops (Not explicitly gay / gay-friendly venues)


Simit Sarayi Taksim (S,b,g,r,h):  07:00-22:00  @ Tarlabası Bulvari No: 6  Taksim, Istanbul.
EspressoLab Taksim (S,g,l):  07:00-24:00  @ Istiklal Avenue No: 15 Taksim, Istanbul.
Starbucks Coffee (S,g): 07:00-24:00  @  Istiklal Caddesi, No: 30-32  Beyoğlu, Istanbul. 
Burger King Taksim (S,g):  07:00-24:00 @ Address: Istiklal Caddesi No:1  Taksim, Istanbul

Gym & Fitness Centers (Not explicitly gay / gay-friendly venues)


The Marmara Taksim Gym @ The Marmara Hotel,  Osmanlı Sokak No:1/B Taksim
Inn Pera Sporting Club @ Sıraselviler Cad. No:15, Taksim, Istanbul
Flash Gym  @ Istiklal Cad. No:212  Aznavur Pasajı Kat:4 Tomtom Mh. Taksim Beyoglu, Istanbul
Aquarius  @ Istiklal Caddesi, Sadri Alisik Sokak, No:29/1, Taksim-Beyoglu, Istanbul. 
Mac Kanyon AVM  @ Kanyon Shopping Mall, Buyukdere Cad No:185  Levent, Istanbul. 

Cruising Spots (g,b,h,r)


Taksim Gezi Park, Taksim Square , Istiklal Caddesi, Kadikoy breakwater, Fatih Park  
There maybe thieves / hustlers in all cruising places. It is advised not to carry valuable things and a lot of money in such places. Check Istanbul Gay Map for exact locations of gay cruising and other venues in Istanbul.

Recently Closed)


Following venues has been closed recently and they may still be be listed on other online / printed gay guides.
Bigudi Club (L) - Rocinante Bar (G,l) - Neo
Club (G,l, s) - Sugar Cafe (G) - Ekoo Club (G,R,t) 
 


 

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