Best Bars in Bodrum
If you want to drink some nice cocktails from some of the top bars in Bodrum then this article is for you. Fantastic Bodrum nightlife is one of the reasons Bodrum is so popular with the Turks during summer time. However, tourists and foreigners don’t seem to enjoy the best of the city’s bars and end up in a sub par location and leave the Bodrum disappointed. Therefore, here is a helpful and small list of where to go if you want to drink in Bodrum.
Mandalin Sound with high Quality Live Performances
This bar is located along the coast and gives you a cozy and calming atmosphere while playing good music at the background. Most of the music styles played here include Blues, Funk, Jazz and Latin ones. Another fantastic thing about it is that you will get a view of the Bodrum’s castle in the heart of Bodrum nightlife hub. There are various fast food restaurants and cafes nearby here too.
Memories & Horribles Karaoke Pub in Gümbet
Memories & Horribles Karaoke Pub is one of top bars in Bodrum. This small bar is a must visit because of its good prices and its owner, Mehmet, who is of good character. As the name suggests, you can also do karaoke with friends too.
Gekko Cocktail & Whisky with a DJ
Gekko Cocktail & Whisky should be your first choice when it comes to cocktail bars in Bodrum. The vibe is leaning more towards being hipster friendly. However, that doesn’t make their cocktails any less affordable and delicious. You can find Gekko Cocktail & Whisky in Çarşı neighborhood.
Adamik Bar for Rock Music Fans
For having a wonderful Bodrum nightlife Adamik Bar is the place to be for foreigners. Adamik Bar is a classic bar with stools and it is a absolute must-go in Bodrum. The music here is soothing and their drinks very refreshing. What makes this bar special is its good location and friendly bartenders.
Moonlight Cafe Bar with a View of The Beach and The Castle
Moonlight bar offers a great, vast view of the sky above Bodrum and along its shore. This cafe and bar is a good place to drink, relax and enjoy the sound of sea without a care in the world.
Moonlight Cafe Bar near The Marina
The Marina Yacht Club is very famous with Turkish pop music scene. This place will get really crowded if there is a special live band or act is playing there. The view of the harbour and its unique cocktails makes it one of more especial bars in Bodrum for tourists to go.
This bar is one of the friendliest bar at the very heart of Bodrum. Also, they have really good vegetarian burgers here. Another great feature of this bar is the resident dog, Pasha the beagle which makes the time there more memorable.
*Update: This bar is not operational at the moment.
MAÇAKIZI Bar part of MAÇAKIZI Hotel
MAÇAKIZI is good place for having a wonderful Bodrum nightlife near the sea. Moreover, this is a beach bar that has a view that hardly any bar in Bodrum can match. However, since MAÇAKIZI is part of a 5-star hotel, it is more pricey than the rest.
If you are also interested in trying local cuisine, you should consider checking out top 5 restaurants in Bodrum. These restaurant offer great quality food that is generally more catered towards foreign tourists and travelers in general.
Best Bodrum Nightlife Areas
The best Bodrum Nightlife areas and neighborhoods are Gümbet and Çarşı which are interesting are close to the port. these are the areas where mostly foreign tourists hang around for some nice nightlife and where most of the well-known bars in Bodrum are also located.