Karabatak is a coffee shop located in Karaköy, Beyoğlu district of Istanbul.
This 2-storey old building, which is located in an area of approximately 800 square metres with small shops around it, was previously an abandoned metal workshop and industrial spare parts shops.
Renovation started in 2010 in these abandoned old workshops and opened its doors as a café in June 2011. There are 3 different sections in the cafe, quiet section, group section and normal section.
The Cormorant is the symbol bird of Istanbul and you can see many of them diving into the sea to fish in the Bosphorus. The English word for cormorant is "Cormorant".