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5 Alternative Cocktail Party Venues in Istanbul

by Harry Prince,

18 December 2022

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Come one, come all, to our tour of alternative cocktail party venues in Istanbul. If you’re looking for flair, pageantry, and wonder, you’re in the right place.

Down below there’s a selection of venues to not only wow your guests but cement your position as a big-time party planner.

From Ottoman-era mansions to idyllic wooden terraces there’s a spot to suit your style. So read on, and enjoy. All you have to do is choose your favourite. Simple, right?

1. Historical Cocktail Party Venue in Istanbul With Incredible Views

Historical Cocktail Party Venue in Istanbul With Incredible Views
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So, here we go. Kicking us off, we have this stunning historical venue with incredible views of the Haliç shoreline.

You’ll find this treasured example of 1920s Neo-Clasiciasm within striking distance of the Sütlüce Ferry Terminal.

If you’re envisioning a cocktail party in Istanbul fit for a dignitary, then here’s your venue. From the alcoves to the flowers and extravagant light fixtures, it’s a sophisticated set-up.

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And finally, capacity-wise, you’ll have a standing accommodation of 1,200 people and a seated capacity of 900 people.

2. Picturesque Outdoor Venue With Mindblowing Views for a Cocktail Party in Istanbul

Picturesque Outdoor Venue With Mindblowing Views for a Cocktail Party in Istanbul
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Up next, we have a picturesque outdoor cocktail party space in Instabul. You’ll find it around the corner from the Sariyer Ferry Terminal, with outrageous panoramic views of the Bosphorous strait.

There’s an idyllic and gentile aesthetic here, raised on the hills looking over the water. We love the delicate stylings, from the wooden decking, vintage furniture, quaint lighting fixtures, the nostalgic water fountain, and the gorgeous floral decorations.

And finally, you’ll have a total capacity of 120 guests, lovely catering options, and high-speed WiFi.

3. Spectacular Cocktail Party Venue in Istanbul in Ottoman-era Mansion

Spectacular Cocktail Party Venue in Istanbul in Ottoman-era Mansion
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Here is another of our coveted historical spaces, for your pleasure. A spectacular cocktail party space in Istanbul in an Ottoman-era mansion.

You’ll find this venue in the picturesque area of Sariyer, amongst the historic sites, fancy villas, and luscious green trees, just a short walk away from the water.

The venue itself is defined by its majestic stone walls. Thereafter, you have the refurbished wooden roof with its exposed beams. And, of course, the arching doorways and windows, typical of the Ottoman style.

You’ll also be happy to know that this space is versatile in layout and design. As for the capacity, you’ll be able to accommodate up to 200 people here. Plus, you’ll have excellent WiFi, sumptuous catering options, and a first-class sound system.

4. Opulent Cocktail Party Space in Istanbul With Pastel Interiors

Opulent Cocktail Party Space in Istanbul With Pastel Interiors
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Our next candidate for your perusal is this opulent cocktail party venue in Istanbul with pastel interiors.

This is great for a more intimate occasion – perhaps for an after-work party for your team or a member’s celebration.

There’s the reception space, with gleaming wooden flooring, a rich rug, and refined wooden bookshelves. Then there’s the boardroom with bespoke furnishings and ornaments. Sophistication all around, basically.

This is another of our locations in the charming area of Sarıyer. It has up to 137m2 to work with, allowing for up to 80 guests. Plus, have access to a high-speed WiFi connection, a projector, a screen and flat-screen TVs while catering and drinks are available upon request.

5. Emblematic Event Venue With a Grand Atmosphere for a Cocktail Party in Istanbul

Emblematic Event Venue With a Grand Atmosphere for a Cocktail Party in Istanbul
Emblematic Event Venue With a Grand Atmosphere for a Cocktail Party in Istanbul via Spacehuntr

And here we are already: the finale. And we’re going out with a flourish, with this emblematic event venue for a cocktail party in Istanbul.

There’s a guaranteed grand atmosphere here, and it’s spacious too. There’s a whopping 1,300m2 at your disposal, allowing for up to 800 standing guests and 600 guests in a seated arrangement.

The style is bold, with gleaming marble flooring, towering ceilings, imposing pillars, and, and impressive modern art.

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And finally, you’ll also have great catering options, a brilliant sound system, TV screens, and high-speed WiFi.

Wrapping up

And just like that, we’ve raced through our cocktail party venues in Istanbul before we’ve even started.

Now, to see more event venues in Istanbul covering all manner of event types, just follow that link and you’ll be in heaven.

But before you go, take a quick look at our guide to the best areas in Istanbul for hosting an event. One skim through and you’ll sound as knowledgeable as a local!

Harry Prince
Harry Prince

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