Tek Yön
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Tek Yön

Sıraselviler Caddesi 63/1, Taksim, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey, 34440  map 

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The biggest and most popular gay dance club in Istanbul. Tek Yön is open every night, attracting both a local crowd and visitors. Expect a crowded dance floor, especially on Saturdays.

Drag shows feature on quieter weekdays and Sunday nights. There is an open-air garden for smoking and cruising. Tek Yön started out as a bear bar and hosts occasional BayBears Club events.

Features

bar, music, dancing, karaoke

Updated: 22-Jul-2020

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  1. S Samet
    Giriş personelleri sorunlu

    “You can't enter directly at the entrance, it says there is no appointment, what will happen, as if we will have fun inside.“

    22-Jul-2021
  2. A Ames
    Not recommended

    “Not Recommended.
    Very bad service of the staff will burn the prices to tourists.“

    18-Jan-2020
  3. F Fran
    A must visit

    “I'm from Madrid and had a lot of fun there. There is a good mix of guys (age and type). I paid 35 lira for the entrance (drink included) and 5 for the wardrobe. I recommend to visit the place. Some locals I was talking to on Grindr were not recommending it, as they did like other posh places (I also went to). Guys at the club were friendly and many of them handsome (specially if u like beards). Get rid of prejudices and go to Tekyon ;) I will come back on my next trip.“

    09-Jan-2018
  4. b brada
    tekyun

    “L'endroit incontournable et convivial. Les clients sont sympa et directs. Le prix d'une boisson son excessive 7€, dommage. Faire attention à Escort boys, masseur et rent boys, notamment si vous est un daddy qui viens d'occident. C'est eux qui vous approchent en premier.“

    12-Jun-2016
  5. F Frank
    Great experience

    “I've just returned from Istanbul and I think the problem you may have experienced is that regulars or locals don't get charged entry. I think this is fair enough as they are keeping the club alive. With this entry price you get a drink.
    Staff are as friendly as any staff in any bar/club internationally.“

    06-Jan-2016
  6. a azo
    Unfriendly staff

    “Very bad unfriendly staff they should right the rolls in the internet before we come we really don't know what's wrong“

    14-Nov-2015
  7. J John
    Merhaba Tekyon

    “This place was GREAT! I went my first night out in Istanbul. It was a Sunday around midnight. They charged 22lira ($8usd). Well worth it. The place was packed with beautiful Turks, Kurds, foreigners, twinks, muscle boys with big beards, queens, you name it, they were there. And me, a big black bear Haha! I took pictures with so many guys, drank like a fish (the bartenders were very generous) and danced like a maniac. Fun! Fun! Fun!“

    07-Aug-2015
  8. G Gio
    Not nice customer service

    “As usual almost anywhere in Turkey, the way they treat customers is not the most friendly. I went on a Friday night, around 11:30pm. There were no entry charges. Because the club was still empty, I decided to go for a walk and come back later. When I returned after 1 hour, the door guy wanted to charge me 22 liras. I saw other people getting in without paying so I asked why I had to pay. He was really rude and said if you don't want to pay go away. Definitely not a nice experience. The whole gay night in Istanbul is actually not a nice experience, if you want to party Istanbul is NOT the place to be.“

    14-Mar-2015
    • G George
      Terrible experience

      “Same here. Friday night was asked for a charge. Maybe because u don't look gay externally.“

      13-Jun-2015
    • G George
      Terrible experience

      “Very bad unfriendly staff. Refused to let me in on Friday because I didn't look gay from outside.“

      13-Jun-2015
  9. L Lester
    Crowded, loud and fun. A must visit.

    “This place was recommended by a local friend, so I thought I'd check it out. A must visit if you're up for partying in Istanbul. Very diverse crowd - bears, twinks, jocks, trannies, women - you name it. Loud music (and not really my cup of tea), but enjoyed the fun atmosphere, great dancers and friendly crowd.“

    03-Jun-2014
  10. J James
    James

    “Be careful. Not very safe to pick up someone.“

    28-May-2014
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