If you think Jolly Joker is just another bar in the popular Beyoğlu district of Istanbul, think again.
This multi-storey pub hosts a range of live music acts including rock, pop, metal and indie. DJ’s also feature. This unique bar is lined with artwork and jesters. The upstairs balcony, with glass floor and seating, is popular.
With its classy decor that features funky art work and caricature-like depictions of the court jester hailing from a deck of playing cards, coupled with the chic Hard Rock Cafe styled, guitar-shaped bar, and a piano table, this bar-cum-live entertainment venue will definitely redefine your idea of ‘swank’.
This venue is composed of three parts: the main area, lounge area in the back with chairs and tables, and a third balcony floor with a glass floor. Teoman, Kangroove, Chantage and Rebel Moves are among the bands who perform on a regular basis at Balans. There is also a happy hour every evening from 19.00-22.00. Additionally, Tonique, which opened within Balans, features live DJs often.
Also worth mentioning is that this venue has a balcony seating area that boasts of a glass floor! Besides the upbeat ambiance, Jolly Joker Balans also features impressive DJ sets and excellent live performances by rock, indie, alternative, and metal music loving soloists and bands.
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Jolly Joker Istanbul
Beyoğlu Balo Sokak 22 Numara
Tel: +90 212 249 07 49
Fax : +90 212 251 77 63