La Boom is a stylish and hip Istanbul watering hole, comprised of a bistro, restaurant, cafe and bar all rolled into one. This multi-faceted venue offers stunning views of the Bosphorus from the outdoor seating areas on the ground floor and the balcony. Inside there are smart chairs and tables bedecked with striking single flower displays and lounging areas with unique a decor of purple and pink ottomans, green chairs with decadent mirrors and modern art on the walls.
The menu is equally decadent with upmarket international offerings including, lobster starters, schnitzel, steak, grilled salmon and shiitake mushroom sea bass. Breakfast is available until 2:30pm each day and on Sunday the brunch buffet (served between 9am-4pm) is popular with the trendy Istanbul set who come to enjoy the fresh breads, homemade jams, charcuterie plates, cheese varieties, omelette bar and much more. The terrace is a great place to enjoy meals at any time of the day with a beautiful view of the water, equally to soak up the evening sun with one of the excellent cocktails.
As the sun sets and night creeps its way along the shores of the Bosphorus, the music gets turned up and the festivities begin. A hotspot for the party crowd on the weekend, La Boom is 'the' place to be seen in the Emirgan neighborhood. This stylish venue usually attracts a younger crowd who can afford the expensive prices and come to enjoy the flashy company as the DJ spins music until the early hours.