Food Tours and Cooking Classes
Duration: Daily 09.30am Approx 5 hrs
Location: Istanbul : Turkey
Price: AUD $193 per person
  • A Taste of Istanbul – Food Tour

    Food, people, & ISTANBUL is a superb combination!

    If you LOVE FOOD & TASTING , you want a local’s look at the Istanbul food scene and a culinary adventure,

    The tastiest way for understanding Istanbul’s Cuisine is to join our walking food tour for sampling local food.  Best of all at the end of the day you’ll have a mouthwatering hit list of places to return to.

    A gourmet walking tour on two continents -Europe & Asia!

    Depart for a visit to the Spice Bazaar and nearby attractions. This extensive market was built in the 17th century.  There is plenty to discover for the “foodie.”

    Then we will take a ferry to Kadıköy on the Asian side of Istanbul  We will wander to probably Kadıköy’s, if not İstanbul’s best-known restaurant amongst gourmets to Çiya restaurant that specializes in food from the Southeastern region of Turkey, as well as a wider selection of Mediterranian food.

    The ingredients used in the dishes travel from the cities of Hatay and Gaziantep to arrive at your plate in Istanbul: aromatic red pepper, pistachios,chickpeas, olive oil and pomegranate molasses. Here we will enjoy a sumptuous meal of dishes by the reknown chef Musa and eventually hear the stories of his signature dishes; Zahter salad, kebab with pistachios, stuffed eggplant, babahannus, and many more.

    After lunch we will take the ferry back to the European side for a delicious walking food tour in Istanbul!

  • Group Size

    Small groups

    Where To Meet For Tour

    Exact meeting location in Istanbul will be emailed after booking and payment is completed.


    Children aged 7-12 yrs are welcome. Free when accompanied by one paying adult.

    What To Bring/Dress Standard

    A big appetite, camera, comfortable clothes and shoes.


    English & French

    Booking Information

    Please try to allow at least 3 days in advance to make a booking.

    Once confirmed, full payment is required to secure your booking.

    Dietary Requirement

    Please advise any dietary requirements at time of making your booking

    Cancellation Policy

    -15% of balance is totally non-refundable

    -No refunds for any reason of cancellations under 72 hours of the scheduled tour.

  • Extra Information

    Please do not have a big breakfast on the day of your tour and make no dinner reservations.

    Vegetarian diets are not challenging options for us – it’s easy being green and tasting exciting Turkish vegetarian delicacies during this tour.

    Tour from 9:30 am to 14:30 pm, ferry fares , tastings , a multi course lunch with a tasting menu offering small portions of many dishes in Çiya restaurant.