One of Izmir’s best nightlife venues, you’ll see all the city’s cool kids hanging out at 1888 while dancing the night away to some of the best local and international DJs. Located inside an old and beautiful Izmir home, every weekend is like one giant house party, complete with plenty of drinks from the bar. The house-bar also hosts live music events, so keep up with their Facebook page for the latest happenings.
1888, Alsancak Mahallesi, Cumhuriyet Bulvarı, No: 248, Konak/Izmir, Turkey, +90 232 463 18 74
Gazi Kadınlar Sokağı is Izmir’s most popular nightlife street, always overly crowded on the weekends with people going to and fro between venues. The renovated historic homes that line the street, the fish restaurants with their live fasıl music, and the rock bars all come together in this amazingly lively place.
If you’re looking for some great live music while you enjoy a drink and some pub grub, then BlackJack will become your favorite spot in Izmir. The bar hosts regular events such as Mexican, Cuban, and Greek Music Nights, as well as some great local musicians. Also, don’t miss out on the daily Happy Hour between 12–7 p.m.