As you walk or drive through the posh district of Bebek’s main street, you will immediately notice Lucca’s crowd, spilling out onto the street. A lively lounge by night, Lucca is calmer and less crowded during the day when it operates as a restaurant, which makes it an ideal place for brunch, coffee, or drinks. Later in the day, the venue gets packed with its frequent clientele: well-known Turkish and international DJs spin for the upbeat crowd focusing on jazz, funk, and house.
The venue features high ceilings and a minimalist décor; its cuisine is Turkish-American fusion with a fair sprinkling of world cuisine, including pad thai, an extensive range of tapas, eclectic seafood dishes, and sushi and sashimi varieties, all under the operation of a Spanish head chef. The menu changes every few months to offer the best of the season. Brunch is offered every Sunday between 10am-3pm from September to June, while the summer months feature an extensive breakfast menu. Lucca is famously hip, and is a winner of several awards for best brasserie-café, and best bar since its opening.
In addition to its sensational cocktails, Lucca has an extensive wine list featuring about 60 wines, with 18 wines offered by the glass. Lucca’s wine list features about 60 wines, with 18 wines offered by the glass. An ideal place for an excellent night out with great food, a lively atmosphere, and plenty of drinks to improve your night out.
Adrress: Cevdet Paşa Caddesi No.51 Bebek
Hours: Monday – Sunday / 10:00am – 11:00pm
Lucca is across the Cevdet Paşa street from Bebek Park by Bebek port (iskele). You can get a ferry to Bebek port from Arnavütköy, Ortaköy, and Beşiktaş on the European side, or from Çengelköy on the Asian side.