You have walked all the way down Istiklal Caddesi and yearn for a little quiet? You are about to go on a shopping spree and need a little energetic boost ? Make a short stop at the Café Français. Within the grounds of the French Consulate, at the beginning of Istiklal Caddesi, on your right you will find a charming courtyard with some showrooms and a place where you can have a drink or a quick bite to eat.
How to get there : take the funicular to Kabatas towards Taksim. Go into the Istiklal Caddesi, the Consulate is located on your right at the very beginning of the street.
Consulat General of France in Istanbul - Istanbul Fransa Baskonsoloslugu Istiklal Caddesi No. 8, Taksim