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Address: Tiyatro Caddesi 27, Istanbul, Turkey
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+90 212 517 6163
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Decent food and drink

We went to this dinner show establishment and generally enjoyed ourselves. The food was acceptable (you don't go these places for great dining) and the show excellent. The only... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 January 2014
RUVARAH
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Istanbul Province, Turkey
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305 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

I have taken guests to Orient House many times over the years and all have enjoyed the experience. Food is pretty average but the drinks keep coming and by the end of the night everyone is usually pretty happy,

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Arlington, VA
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015

The place is kind of run down - it's a hostel. But there are nice hostels and not nice hostels. This one was a real happening scene which meant that sleep was a tough commodity to come by, especially on the weekend. The bathrooms were okay but with so many people sharing them - it was tough - only two... More 

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Los Angeles
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20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2015

This terrible and expensive dinner cruise represents 4 hours of my life that my family and I will never get back! Yuck, yuck, yuck. The weather was terrible (which is not the fault of the company) but as a result there were 300 people packed into a space meant to hold 1/2 that number. We were packed like sardines in... More 

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Izmir, Turkey
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92 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2014 via mobile

Orient House is closed for Ever But the ex managers are running dinner cruise show Aboard a boat cruising along Bosphorus. The name is orient house by Boat The show is smiliar

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2014

We went to this dinner show establishment and generally enjoyed ourselves. The food was acceptable (you don't go these places for great dining) and the show excellent. The only negative was a touch of anti-americanism by the entertainment staff who blatantly ignored the Americans in the house. Somewhat off putting

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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63 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2013

The Orient House offers a dinner and show experience in Istanbul. Very touristy! It is immediately adjacent to the President Hotel, which we stayed in, so we gave it a try. Most of the clientele are bussed in from various hotels and tour groups so seating is reserved accordingly. As we were only a party of two, we were seated... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2013 via mobile

We had taken our friends from Italy, Spain and Greece to this show and we loved it. Meal is okay not so special but our aim was to be there is the show and it was awesome. All of us loved it.

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Eastern Norway, Norway
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27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2013

If you're easily amused and like kitschy shows, by all means go ahead. The dancing was the only part people actually enjoyed. The various dancers are talented and entertaining. Their interactions with individuals in the crowd provided many amusing moments. The music is mostly loud, blaring beats or Lebanese/Arabic pop music. The food was incredibly simple and seriously overpriced! Any... More 

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Republic of Macedonia
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37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2013

My husband and I spend a wonderful night at Orient house. We would definitely recommend it if you are visiting Istanbul and would like to see a show. There were excellent belly dancers, traditional dances as well as songs from every country that had a representative in the restaurant. The food is good, but you don't go there to eat,... More 

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Taipei
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39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2013

As for an international tourist, I am lucky having a wonderful night in Oriental House with good food and a series of amazing dance performance in 2006, summer time. They offer a variety of "cultural dance" there, including national dance, local folk dance, religious ceremonious dance, sufi swirling, and of course, belly dance show. Besides, there is also interesting variety... More 

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