History

1890 - Sirkeci Station

Opening of the Orient Express Restaurant goes back to 1890. The building, built by the Prussian architect Jasmund, inspired the design of all the railway stations in Central Europe.

1950-1960

Between 1950 and 1960 the golden age. The reporters and the world's famous writers here as their second address. Such as masters like Selahattin Hilav, Fethi Naci, Edip Cansever, Oguz Atay. With the widespread of air and land transport, it has passed silent for a while. Nevertheless, there were still regular guests.

1995

The year 1995 was the milestone for the Orient Express Restaurant. Alaattin Seyhan has undertaken the business. Renovated as the name of Orient Express, the makeup has been refreshing and nostalgic image has been preserved and it has become indispensable for high quality tourists and high level culture-regulars.

2017

Orient Express Restaurant is still in service today. For you, for your friends, for your business and leisure meetings …