4.5 star rating: Recommended 28 Reviews

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  • Location:Istanbul, Turkey
  • Duration:4 hours (approx.)
Istanbul by night means floodlit mosques, a fabulous Turkish dinner and a spectacular floorshow with bejeweled belly dancers. It's the ultimate Turkish experience for your Istanbul shore excursion!


  • Istanbul evening shore excursion with dinner and floorshow
  • Four-course dinner with wine
  • Exotic floorshow featuring belly dancers and an Anatolian cultural folklore group
  • Covered by Viator’s worry-free policy: guaranteed on time return to your ship

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What You Can Expect

Istanbul Shore Excursion: Istanbul by Night Turkish Dinner and Show

Istanbul Shore Excursion: Istanbul by Night Turkish Dinner and Show

On your evening out in Istanbul you will be picked up from the cruise port and privately transferred to a first-class restaurant for dinner. The fabulous four-course dinner includes a Turkish dessert, followed by an exotic floor show. You'll be entertained by belly dancers and an Anatolian cultural folklore group.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:

We will ensure your timely return to the Istanbul port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

The driver was waiting at the port entrance about 10 minutes early with a very beautiful van. Note that the driver does not speak the entire 20 minute drive to the restaurant which was awkward. However, he was a good driver and it was a nice drive through part of Istanbul. The restaurant was beautiful and the staff was so friendly! Entertainment was amazing and so was the food and I'm picky. We loved the food and the dancers were so impressive. The last act was a man that sang national anthems or songs from the audiences native countries. It ended the night on a great note. One of the best things we did in Istanbul! Highly recommend this!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Enjoyed the dancing.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2015

We had a nice night out on this tour. As we were not with the large bus crowds, we got a great table and were served our dinner and drinks first. The entertainment was fun and the food was good.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2014

Wonderful evening! The driver picked us up on time and escorted us to the restaurant. We enjoyed a traditional 5 course meal, a bottle of wine and a very entertaining show.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2014

Our tour operator was right outside the port right on time. We had wonderful seats and the food was delicious! The show was lots of fun and even had audience participation. The man at the end carried on a bit longer than probably necessary but he was funny!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

A great night, the food was good and the entertainment excellent.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

a very enjoyable evening , show was fantastic and the dinner was great food and great service all round

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2013

Our driver picked us up as scheduled. He pointed relevant landmarks and buildings on our way to the restaurant. We had a great seating location. The dinner was delicious with a bottle of wine and bottled waters included in the price. The show was fun and entertaining. A great night!

Amy C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2012

So worth it! We were the only ones on our bus and we got there well in advance of the cruise ship crowds (on our second course when they showed up). Beautiful restaurant and delicious food. Show included 4 belly dancers, 3 folk dancing groups (the Cossacks were my favourite) and lots of singing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2012

Great evening with a nice dinner and great show. We would highly recommend this excursion.

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