Private Food and Culinary Tour of Istanbul

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From $150.00

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Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person


Departs: Istanbul, Istanbul

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Looking for a special activity for your company, family, or friends? Our 6-Hour private Istanbul food tour will take you off the beaten path and immerse you in local history and culture. Walk with one of our expert guides as you spoil yourself by strolling through open-air markets, stepping into one of Istanbul’s most famous delicatessens, and having beverages along with food samples that vary according to the time and season.

What's Included

Bottled water

Coffee and/or Tea

Food tasting

Private tour

Professional guide

What's Not Included

Alcoholic Beverages


Transportation to/from attractions

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 0 - 9
  • YOUTH: Age: 10 - 15
  • ADULT: Age: 16 - 85

Additional Info

  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Please note: the itinerary is subject to change, based on the location's availability and weather.
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Service animals allowed
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Firstly, your local private guide will take you to a delightful little charcuterie in Karakoy for a traditional Turkish breakfast (if you prefer a morning tour) or a kebab restaurant to taste beyran soup and seasonal kebabs (if you prefer an afternoon tour)

• Admission Ticket Free

Then we will continue to Pera to soak up the atmosphere and taste Turkish coffee. We walk to famous Nevizade where you are going to taste stuffed mussels.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Kadikoy Carsisi
Then we will catch a ferry to the Asian Side of Istanbul to wander around the Kadikoy market and taste Kebab or traditional home cook style food.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Kadikoy Iskelesi
A Turkish food tour would not be complete without sampling Turkish desserts. And of course, there are our delicious secret dishes, too. Please note: the itinerary is subject to change, based on the location's availability and weather. We will end the tour in Kadikoy ferry station where you can easily take a ferry to Istanbul's old or new city.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

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