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Eat like a local in Istanbul
Eat like a local in Istanbul
Eat like a local in Istanbul
Eat like a local in Istanbul
Eat like a local in Istanbul
Eat like a local in Istanbul
Eat like a local in Istanbul
Eat like a local in Istanbul

Istanbul Food Tour

3 hours

Eat like a local in Istanbul

Baklava dripping in honey, flaky pastries and the best kebab in the city.

  • From $60.24 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 3 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English (On request: Arabic, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish)

Eat like a local in Istanbul
Eat like a local in Istanbul
Eat like a local in Istanbul
Eat like a local in Istanbul
Eat like a local in Istanbul
Eat like a local in Istanbul
Eat like a local in Istanbul
Eat like a local in Istanbul

You’ll join one of our local Istanbul hosts to weave through this vibrant city together, embarking on a culinary adventure from Europe to Asia and back again - and this time we’re not just talking about your tastebuds flitting between continents.

You’ll feast your way around the city, enjoying dishes like lahmacun, a kind of Turkish pizza at a local cafe, Şiş Kebap, a skewered kebab which believe us, tastes even more incredible once you’ve seen it come out of the hot coals, as well as some street food favorites like crunchy fish sandwiches coated in sesame seeds.

There’s always room for a dessert (or two) like baklava dripping in honey or a more unusual rose-water soaked dough known as Güllaç. Explore markets to discover the kaleidoscope of spices on offer, try street food like flaky borek pastries, stop by traditional cafes in obscure places and the best kebab joints - only a local knows where to try the best version of each dish, and that’s exactly where they’ll take you. Word to the wise: skipping breakfast might not be the worst idea before this one.

    • Discover Istanbul's vibrant food culture over 3-hours with your host
    • Get what you want out of your private and personalised experience - try the cafes, markets, bazaars and authentic local restaurants
    • Your experience, your pace - stroll through the neighbourhoods grabbing snacks on the go opt for a more indulgent approach, trying a few dishes at one or two restaurants
    • Get a unique insider’s point of view of the city's food scene and authentic local places to eat and drink on the rest of your trip
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • A private and personalized experience
    • 3 hours with your host
    • 6-8 tastings of various local food specialities
    • A glass of wine, beer or soft drink
    • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
    • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)
    • What’s not included
    • Food and drinks other than the ones included in the experience
    • Tickets to any attractions
    • Transportation costs
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

  • Cancel 14 days before the experience for a full refund

    COVID-19 Flexible Policy: you can cancel for free up to a day before the experience and receive a full refund.

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How it works

  • 1
    Tell us about you! Once you book, fill in a quick questionnaire and tell us what you’d like from your experience.
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  • 2
    We introduce you to your perfect local Build your perfect tour and experience together
    We match you with a host
  • 3
    The best part! Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there
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