Joke Perestroyka cafe bar restaurant is referring to the restructuring of the Soviet economy, reflecting Russia from communism to capitalism. Located In the historical Akaretler row houses former Konyalı restaurant, near the W Istanbul.
Çapamarka group is the company behind Joke Perestroyka, owner Izzet Çapa, whose name is well known amid Istanbul’s nightlife, also creator of popular places such as It’s A Joke, Cahide, Al Jamal, Longtable.
All the employees are dressed in world famous clothing brands such as Dolce & Gabbana and Dior.
The 400 square meter location is divided into several rooms with different settings from the Russian revolution, during the summer season you can party in the garden where a real war Plane has been put up.
The most ambitious location has to be the bar, Pharmacy. A special laboratory, where bartenders dressed up in doctor uniforms, are at work and serve drinks in test tubes. Special drinks such as ‘Propaganda Vodka’ and ‘Doctor Jivago Cocktail’ are prepared.
Serdar Bilgili discovered a very popular Rose wine in the bottle of Magnum during a trip to America and thinks fits perfectly with Perestroyka. The Çapamarka group team has brought 100 empty Magnum bottles from America to Turkey and had the Magnum bottles filled on special request to Sibel Kutman with Doluca Rose Wine.
A real action movie was shot to set the right mood for Joke Perestroyka with Turkish top model Tuba Ünsal. The movie was shot in Beykoz at Old Shoe Factory. With Unusual wearing a 25-pound flamethrower on her shoulder.
Very fashionable, especially in New York, the ‘will be the life brunch on Saturday. Now it’s all the rage to party on Saturdays between 13.00-18.00 at Joke Perestroyka.
This new venue will bring color to Akaretler. Forget the economic chaos, get a drink and be ready for a new revolution at Joke Perestroyka!
Update: Unfortunately Joke Perestroyka didn’t last very long and is now closed.
Suleyman Seba Cad
Istanbul 34357 – Turkey
For more information visit www.capamarka.com.tr