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Sultana's Dinner and 1001 Nights Show

Cumhuriyet Caddesi 40 | Elmadag, Istanbul 34437, Turkey
+90 212 219 39 04
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Super cheesy show and ok dinner

I'm not sure what I was expecting with this but it was super cheesy and a bit weird, some of the... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2013
Good bellydancing but cheesy show

I wasn't terribly disappointed by the experience but it also wasn't a must-see show. The belly... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2013
Rebecca A
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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An evening of traditional Turkish entertainment. The BEST belly dancers in Istanbul, delicious food and fun for all the family. Contact us for current prices and shuttle transfers (no charge for city centre hotels).
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible18%
2 weeks ago
“Amazing show, incredible dancers and a wonderful night out!!”
4 weeks ago
“Awesome Dance Show”
Cumhuriyet Caddesi 40 | Elmadag, Istanbul 34437, Turkey
+90 212 219 39 04
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Reviewed 8 May 2013

I'm not sure what I was expecting with this but it was super cheesy and a bit weird, some of the dancers clearly couldn't be bothered and were talking amongst themselves during the show. They were also 40 mins late to pick us up from...More

1  Thank emmiemoo
Reviewed 24 April 2013

I wasn't terribly disappointed by the experience but it also wasn't a must-see show. The belly dancers were talented and the show was pretty long so it's not like you get short-changed on entertainment. That said, the show is pretty cheesy. That doesn't mean that...More

Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed 18 January 2013

The shuttle bus picked us up in front of the hotel, and we enjoyed the ride to Taksim as many other tourists were picked along the way, up and down the Sultanahment narrow streets, which was real fun. The show was interesting, and the atmosphere...More

2  Thank TexNex
Reviewed 11 October 2012

If you want to enjoy a great Belly dance show, go to Sultana's nights. The best belly turkish dancer "Didem" will make your night memorable. Highly recommended.

2  Thank Nurys M
Reviewed 9 October 2012

i just got home from my birthday extravaganza at Sultana's! we had an incredible time. we were laughing, dancing, being shoved on stage... it was wonderful! coming from being in a show, it was a really fun night to actually get to SEE a show....More

Thank rikalicious
Reviewed 19 September 2012

Poor quality dance show, with mediocre overpriced food and indifferent waitress service. Probably the worst night out I have had in Istanbul - go almost anywhere else. There are lots of great places nearby, just choose at random it will probably be better.

6  Thank rubric
The-Sultana, Manager at Sultana's Dinner and 1001 Nights Show, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2012

If you could be more specific about your complaints about the food we'd be very happy because we had great compliments on the food on the same night.

Reviewed 13 September 2012

My birthday fell on during my stay in Istanbul. I really wanted to do something special, so I decided to go see a belly dancing. I found someone to be accompanied with me, who I just met at a conference, and decided to go with...More

2  Thank demaru
Reviewed 18 July 2012

I had made my reservation with Sultana's through thier online website. I have to admit that at first my only reason was to watch Didem.I requested to be seated at the front row. Their online customer service was prompt and kept their word by seating...More

3  Thank zuhalzah
Reviewed 16 July 2012

As a bellydancer living in Istanbul, I have been to most of the bellydance shows of Istanbul and I took an American dancer to Sultana's in July so she could see Didem, one of Turkey's most famous bellydancers. The quality of the dancing, overall show,...More

3  Thank ExpatinIstanbul
Reviewed 2 June 2012

I was not expecting to witness such a wonderful show. I have seen several oriental shows and Belly dancing. Most i rated as volgur and ugly. In Sultanas, i witnessed a great show, total delight and clean that can be watched with whole family. It...More

Thank FmpAdbidri
For much of Istanbul’s history, Sisli and the area
just north of Taksim Square were open countryside used
mostly as hunting grounds. These days, Sisli and its
chic streets are considered the very heart of
contemporary Istanbuli life, where an epicenter of
fashion and a thriving business district meet to
create an expressly “downtown” feel. Though largely a
residential neighborhood, luxury hotels, fine dining
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12 November 2015|
Response from Lori K | Reviewed this property |
I am not with sultanas, I was a traveler. I connected with them on their website and they were very helpful. Give that a try