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Istanbul: Bosphorus Dinner Cruise & Show with Private Table

Activity provider: Lüfer Tekneler Grubu

Istanbul: Bosphorus Dinner Cruise & Show with Private Table

Activity provider: Lüfer Tekneler Grubu
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From US$ 38.37 US$ 28.78 per person

Explore Istanbul from the sea on this dinner cruise. Take in views of the city while listening to live music and watching stage performances over a scrumptious dinner at a private table.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Host or greeter
English
Pickup optional
Hotel pickup and drop-off is from Sultanahmet, Taksim, Sirkeci, Zeytinburnu, Bakırköy, Mecidiyeköy, Sütlüce, Kağıthane, Kabataş, Eminönü, Şişli, Aksaray, Topkapı, Karaköy, Levent, Ortaköy, Beşiktaş, and the Beyoğlu areas. Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Delight your senses with freshly prepared food and unlimited soft drinks
  • Sit at a private table gaze out the window at sights like the Maiden's Tower
  • Watch as skilled dancers perform Turkish folk dancing and Latin flamenco
  • Have the option to include unlimited alcoholic drinks and hotel transfers
  • Snap selfies on a yacht with the Bosphorus and Istanbul in the background
Full description

Enjoy magical views of Istanbul from the Bosphorus on this dinner cruise. Sail on a yacht and view a show which includes traditional Turkish Folk Dancing. Sip on unlimited soft drinks while seeing sights like the Dolmabahçe Palace, the Galata Tower, and the Bosphorus Bridge. 

Have the option to choose from a tour with hotel pickup and drop-off from select locations in Istanbul. With this option, enjoy being transported to the boat in an air-conditioned van. Select from tour options with or without unlimited alcoholic drinks.

Savor an appetizer plate with options like a seasonal salad or hot starters. Choose a main course like mixed grilled meat, seasonal fish, or a vegetarian menu. Savor fruit and finish your meal with a sweet dessert. 

Vip Menu: Starter 10 Types of Mixed Turkish Appetizers or Mixed Seafood Appetizers Hot Starters: (choice of two) -Vegetable Pastrami Pie -Fish Pastry -Shrimp stew -Fish Meatballs -Grilled Squid Main Dishes: (choice of one) -Mushroom Beef Stragozate -Beef Medallion -Mixed Grill Plate (Meatballs, Lamb Skewers, Steak, Chops) -Vegetarian Vegetable Casserole -Seasonal Seafood Grill -Italian Pasta Types (Vegetarian) Salad -Mediterranean Turkish Salad Desert & Fruit -Mixed Special Turkish Desert or Fruity - Chocolate Cake Unlimited local and alcoholic beverage

Dine on your tasty food while watching live entertainment like Turkish folk dancing, Latin flamenco dancing, and a DJ. Gaze out the window at the Maiden's Tower, which has stood since the medieval Byzantine period, and the imposing Galata Tower. 

Capture pictures of the stunning Baroque Revival architecture of Dolmabahçe Palace and Ortaköy Mosque. Admire the Bosphorus and Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridges which span the Bosphorus strait. Take in the waterside Ottoman architecture of the Beylerbeyi Palace.

Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (depending on option)
  • Cruise
  • Dinner
  • Unlimited soft drinks
  • Live entertainment program
  • Alcoholic drinks (depending on option selected)
  • Private table
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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After making a reservation, the local partner will contact you by phone and give you detailed information about where the boat is located. Look for the boat's name, Mega Lüfer.

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Know before you go

  • The roof might not be accessible during bad weather conditions
  • If you select an option with pickup and drop-off, this option only includes hotels in the Sultanahmet, Taksim, Sirkeci, Zeytinburnu, Bakırköy, Mecidiyeköy, Sütlüce, Kağıthane, Kabataş, Eminönü, Şişli, Aksaray, Topkapı, Karaköy, Levent, Ortaköy, Beşiktaş, and the Beyoğlu areas.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 163 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.4/5
  • Transportation
    4.3/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5

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The cruise was fantastic. Beautifully prepared attractions in the form of artistic performances, fantastic views, good food. The only drawback which, unfortunately, at the very end caused some disgust is the intrusive waiter Kemal who, an hour before the end of the cruise, repeatedly asked for a tip, simply tormenting him orally, and even handed over a piece of paper with the word "Tip". This final incident was unfortunately a bit distasteful due to the intrusiveness of the waiter.

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September 28, 2022

We had a pretty good time. The food is correct at a private table. The show of dancers is continuous all night and in the end we all end up dancing like in a disco, encouraged by the dancers. The waiters did their job well, although between the first and second course it took an hour, but there was no rush because you are distracted by the show or going out to see the illuminated monuments. The only bad thing is that in the end the waiters ask you very insistently for a tip and they get a little unpleasant, they even took our dessert and they didn't listen to us anymore.

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September 26, 2022

We were a group of 22 person and have booked in advance. The view on the tour was wonderful. The show was nice. Food for most of us was good. For my vegetarian colleague food was ok. Some parts of the gluten free food for my celiac colleague wasn't gluten free, so she couldn't eat it. Our bus picked us up in time and brought as back safely. The crew was nice, music was good and all of us had fun. We ended up dancing on the top floor, together with musicians and dancers. All in all it was a very nice evening, that I'd definitely do again.

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September 26, 2022

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