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!

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!

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Boğazkesen Simit Bakery – Did someone say simit?

Boğazkesen Simit Bakery – Did someone say simit?

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“Boğazkesen Simit Bakery” in Istanbul has been making delicious simit since 1977. I have the perfect breakfast plan for you, so pay attention!

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Bomonti Charquterie – Local shop

Bomonti Charquterie – Local shop

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“Bomonti Charquterie” in Istanbul is a shop with lots of different kinds of food from Antakya. I recommend their hearty breakfast most of all!

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Borderline Coffee – New in the block

Borderline Coffee – New in the block

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“Borderline Coffee” in Istanbul is a new coffee maniac shop in trendy Nişantaşı. I love their beans, the signage, the long bench and their cozy atmosphere!

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But First Coffee – Always

But First Coffee – Always

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“But First Coffee” in Istanbul’s Bomonti is one of the cafes I visit regularly. I’m actually writing this article while sitting here sipping my latte!

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