The Best Cafes and Coffee Shops in Moda-Kadıköy, Istanbul

Locals hanging out at the trendy Yer Cafe
Locals hanging out at the trendy Yer Cafe | © Yer Cafe
Feride Yalav-Heckeroth

Definitely the coolest neighbourhood on Istanbul’s Asian side, Moda is on the rise with its trendy boutiques, cafes and restaurants that all retain that distinctly local bohemian Kadıköy vibe. Check out some of the best places to get some coffee and linger for a while.

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Yer Cafe

Yer Cafe’s cozy interior

One of Moda’s coziest cafes, Yer Cafe’s mismatched vintage furniture, framed art from local artists and bathroom door hidden behind a thick velvet curtain are all part of its charm. From breakfast to coffee breaks and evening cocktail, the cafe is open all day and also serves delicious Turkish comfort food.


A selection of freshly prepared dishes at Dün

Yer Cafe’s other venue is just as cozy and cool but focuses more on dishes, which change on a regular basis and combine the freshest ingredients in ingeniously delicious ways. It’s definitely a place to hang out all day, especially if you like petting the street cats that like to nap on the chairs outside.

Juliet Rooms & Kitchen

The beautiful outdoor seating area at Juliet Rooms & Kitchen’s cafe

One of the newest additions to Moda is a lovely little hostel that also has an equally lovely cafe. On a summer day, Juliet’s cafe is the perfect place to sit around for hours while enjoying their freshly made sandwiches, pasta or cakes.

Naan Bakeshop

Naan Bakeshop’s delicious artisan bread and some fresh accompaniments

One of the best places in Moda to buy freshly baked sourdough bread, Naan is also a very cozy cafe and bakery where you can hang out for hours and enjoy their amazing sandwiches and desserts.

180 Coffee Bakery

The colourful decor at 180 Coffee Bakery

This is the place to go if you’re looking for American-style desserts. 180 Coffee Bakery’s excellent muffins, tarts and cheesecakes are the perfect accompaniment to your coffee and they also happen to serve real bacon with their delicious breakfasts.

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