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Decent food and drink

We went to this dinner show establishment and generally enjoyed ourselves. The food was acceptable... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2014
RUVARAH
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
A NIGHT TO REMEMBER

I have taken guests to Orient House many times over the years and all have enjoyed the experience... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2016
kelvinwilliama2014
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Istanbul, Turkey
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15 Mar 2016
“A NIGHT TO REMEMBER”
25 Apr 2015
“Very loud, very rowdy revelers - almost impossible to sleep”
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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,

1  Thank kelvinwilliama2014
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...More

Thank Donna D
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...More

1  Thank brunobeanLosAngeles
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

1  Thank ephesusguide
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...More

1  Thank RUVARAH
Reviewed 17 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...More

2  Thank PapaSteveF
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.

1  Thank Murat_Atmaca
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,...More

2  Thank 956AndH
Reviewed 7 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...More

Thank katenaum
Reviewed 20 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...More

2  Thank Liu N
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