We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Nice beers

A huge place where there's lots of live music, but we were there during the day time just for a... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
maartenw2016
,
Ghent, Belgium
Great place

It's a good spot which includes live music, good beer and nice atmosphere. However, the staff... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2017
leahmacun
,
Zagreb, Croatia
Read all 39 reviews
8
All photos (8)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
26 Jun 2018
“Best Live Music Venue and Rock Bar in the Area”
4 Nov 2017
“I prefer taksim dorock bar”
About
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Dec
Jan
Feb
Contact
Neset Omer Sokak 3C | Next to Migros Shopping Center, Istanbul, Turkey
Website
+90 216 418 00 63
Call
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Istanbul
from USD 92.10
More Info
from USD 100.00
More Info
from USD 88.00
More Info
from USD 102.40
More Info
Reviews (39)
Filter reviews
7 results
Traveller rating
3
2
0
1
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
3
2
0
1
1
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Spacious, good music and always lively. Almost every night there is a live band playing. For popular bands you need to buy tickets in advance.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank kaano
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This place is quite big but employees are arrogant i prefer their first bar which is in Taksim. Good live music

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank gökhan y
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Close distant to Starbucks kadikoy, this bar is a kinda hidden gem. You will always see nice crowds here. The service is friendly. The beer selection is quite extensive. The pizzas are delicious. Live music is a big plus. Recommended !

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank TrWorldTraveler
Reviewed 31 August 2017

A huge place where there's lots of live music, but we were there during the day time just for a beer. In a nice neighbourhood, and with nice service.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank maartenw2016
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The venue is quite popular but it lacks basic security protocols such as: 1) Smoking is allowed (or tolerated) inside, and people smoke and then just toss their cigarettes on the wooden floors. On top of that there are no fire extinguishers (or at least...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank giorgioslucas
Reviewed 1 February 2017

It's a good spot which includes live music, good beer and nice atmosphere. However, the staff didn't seem so friendly so I have to give a 4 out of 5.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank leahmacun
Reviewed 16 February 2016

DorockXL is a real venue for good live music. You could listen to different kind of music here, rock, jazz or pop. All are live. Every month they have different well known groups and solists for live music. You could have a drink, dance and...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank BasarMunir
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,313 nearby hotels
MyKent Hotel
26 reviews
.16 km away
Khalkedon Hotel Istanbul
116 reviews
.17 km away
DoubleTree by Hilton Istanbul - Moda
1,744 reviews
.19 km away
Parkhouse Hotel
93 reviews
.36 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 15,515 nearby restaurants
Ciya Sofrasi
1,812 reviews
.10 km away
Ali Muhiddin Haci Bekir
96 reviews
.10 km away
Ciya Sofrasi
245 reviews
.10 km away
Iskender Iskenderoglu
160 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2,926 nearby attractions
Kadikoy Carsisi
38 reviews
.15 km away
Statue of Ataturk & Children
8 reviews
.27 km away
KadIkoy Osman Aga Mosque
21 reviews
.28 km away
Surp Takavor Church
13 reviews
.11 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Dorock XL staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines