The first two coffee houses were set up in the year 1554 in Constantinople. These coffee houses were very nicely furnished with couches, beautiful carpets, luxurious cushions, and amazing decorations. It had a storm of people from the start which consisted of the rich, studious, cheese lovers, and proud. They were always crowded. There is a dispute about whether all levels of society went to it or not. Many law professors, science professors, and students would go to coffee houses to celebrate graduations and in order to network to find a job.
There was always something to watch at coffee houses. Some of the entertainment includes, but is not limited to: poets, story tellers, singers, dancers, instrumentalists, and professional performers.