The Best Truly Local Coffee & Tea Shops in Istanbul

No matter whether you’re a coffee or tea person, Istanbul and its caffeine/theine outlets have you covered. Our locals know the best cafes and tea rooms to relax and recharge, get productive or enjoy your free time with your favorite beverage… or you may discover local preparations and completely different new drinks. Multinational chains can’t hold a candle next to our locals’ favourite coffee shops. Check them out!

Bafetto – Honest food, cozy vibe

Bafetto – Honest food, cozy vibe

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“Bafetto” Istanbul is situated in a cultural complex where I stumbled upon because of the smell of fresh baked pizza, perhaps the best pizza in town!

Full Article by Deniz Dönmez

Baylan Patisserie – Istanbul classic, new location

Baylan Patisserie – Istanbul classic, new location

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“Baylan Patisserie” is in Istanbul’s Bebek, my favorite, upscale, refined neighborhood. Their signature dessert at this café/restaurant is the coupe…

Full Article by Emre Kamar

Bazlama Kahvaltı – My favourite breakfast in town!

Bazlama Kahvaltı – My favourite breakfast in town!

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“Bazlama Kahvaltı” in Istanbul makes Turkish breakfast like no other place, and it’s quite tricky to avoid the tourist traps. Come here, eat all day long!

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Beyaz Fırın – My fit breakfast

Beyaz Fırın – My fit breakfast

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“Beyaz Fırın” in Istanbul, especially the branch in Kanyon mall next to my office, is one of my favorites for breakfast. I recommend their ‘fit plate’!

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Blum Coffee House – Perfect cafe to work or meet up

Blum Coffee House – Perfect cafe to work or meet up

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“Blum Coffee House” in Istanbul is my choice for work or leisure. I love the clean, inviting, Instagrammy decoration & their tasty, super-healthy desserts!

Full Article by Vildan Ay

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