Mo – Sa 10:00 to 00:00
Sunday 10:00 to 22:00
Located in the enchanting gardens of the historic French Orphanage, between the Arnavutköy and Etiler neighborhoods, where the local in-crowd reside, Backyard provides the perfect setting to enjoy a bite and drink, or two!
We offer all-day-dining between 10am and 12pm, serving a variety of egg dishes and traditional Turkish platters with a modern twist for breakfast and brunch, and a selection of salads, pastas and entrées for lunch and dinner. Head on over to wind down after work with our Aperitivo hour tapas selection and enjoy delicious treats to share alongside a cocktail or a glass of wine in the garden.
Serving a changing menu prepared with seasonal and organic ingredients by our Head Chef Beril Şanal Talun, Backyard brings a gourmet touch to street food and staple dishes – however doesn’t forget the health conscious. We serve a variety of light and tasty bites, as well as a selection of post work out treats and juices.
Boasting a large grassy garden in the summer and a cozy winter garden during the colder months, the restaurant overlooks the Bebek bay from above and is a relaxed and sociable space to enjoy great food alongside refreshing drinks and craft cocktails.
Head to Backbar to get your drink on while resident DJs transform the space into a lively venue.
When summer hits, Backbar takes over the lush garden bar for a delightful mix of fresh fruit cocktails, funky tunes and fast bites. We have DJs spinning electronic, soul and nu disco from Tuesday to Sunday, every week. Overlooking the Bebek bay from above, Backbar provides a buzzing yet relaxed and sociable green haven in the middle of the city to enjoy craft cocktails, tasty nibbles all prepared with organic and seasonal ingredients. Take a seat on the bar across the lovely view, or enjoy the garden seating among the grass as you please.
During the winter months Backbar resides in the historic cistern building adjacent to Backyard, and provides a cozy lounge and bar atmosphere with regular theatre, stand-up and DJ performances during the week.
Music begins at 5pm and goes on until 1am, Tuesday to Thursday and Sunday, and until 3am on Fridays and Saturdays. Backbar is closed on Sundays during the winter season.