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Istanbul Culinary Walks
The ultimate, off-the-beaten-path food and cultural experiences.See all Istanbul Culinary Walks - per person US$59-100
Istanbul Walking Tours
On our Istanbul walking tours, experience the historic and delicious neighborhoods.See all Istanbul Walking Tours - per person US$59-100
Our Istanbul tours will give you a deeper appreciation for this wonderful city.See all Istanbul Tours - per person US$59-100
ISTANBUL FOOD TOURS
Let us take you on a unique journey inside our favorite neighborhoods and culinary backstreets of Istanbul. Each tour includes food tastings from the best specialty food shops and local restaurants, as well as an off-the-beaten-path glimpse of life in Istanbul: the history, culture and architecture of our lively home.
Of course, the food takes centre stage, and you definitely won’t leave hungry – but, this is so much more than just a food tour. Book one of our Istanbul Food Tours today.
Explore both sides of the famous city which sits on two continents. Enjoy a traditional outdoors breakfast in the Old City, before crossing the mighty Bosphorus to Asia. Stroll through the fashionable streets of Kadıköy, sampling the best new and traditional delicacies this chic area has on offer.
Delight your tastebuds with a variety of traditional and street foods in generations-old local eateries while exploring Istanbul’s Old City and back streets surrounding the famous Spice Bazaar and Grand Bazaar. Finish your day in a truly local neighborhood with a traditional Anatolian lunch.
Enjoy a lively evening of food and fun in Istanbul’s bustling metropolitan heart of Taksim and Beyoglu. Mix with the locals, enjoy sampling the local street food, uncover types of kebab you didn’t know existed, indulge in the sweetest sweets – and wash it all down with a glass of tea.
Enjoy the best eats of an area less explored by visitors, but a hub of local activity with some of the best food in the city. Sip our famous ayran, bite into the best kebabs & street food, savour authentic Anatolian specialty dishes. And, of course, finish your tour with delicious Turkish baklava.
What Makes Us Different
We are culinary enthusiasts, cultural experts, professional tour guides who are extremely proud to share our Istanbul and Turkey knowledge with you. We are a small family business – two founders who hand-picked every experience of our tours to create your unforgettable Istanbul memory.
Only we, personally, guide every single tour you book. For us, running tours ourselves as the creators is extremely important. It is the perfect opportunity for us to impart our knowledge and share stories about our culture, history, family traditions and our relationship with our providores.
That’s why we, as the creators of your tours, GUIDE your tour – expressing our passion and our love for the streets we grew up in, and the foods we grew up eating.
Our goal has always been to introduce our guests the ultimate, off-the-beaten-path food and cultural experiences. And that’s just what we do.
Let us take you on a unique journey inside our favourite neighbourhoods. Each Istanbul Food Tour includes food tastings from the best specialty food shops and local restaurants, as well as an off-the-beaten-path glimpse of life in Istanbul: the history, culture and architecture of our lively home.
Of course, the food takes centre stage, and you definitely won’t leave hungry – but, this is so much more than just a food tour. That’s what makes Istanbul On Food and our Istanbul Food Tours different.
WHAT WILL YOU TASTE?
One of the best “Iskender Kebab” you can probably find in Turkey. Taste it on Taste of Two Continents Tour.
Künefe is a crispy, cheese-filled dessert made with ‘kadayıf’. Give it a try on Flavours of the Old City Tour.
Tantuni, tastes better than it looks! Watch it being made and try it on Taksim Street Food Tour.
Turkish Pide, one of the many seriously delicious foods served on Kadikoy Street Food Tour. You can watch it being made.
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All of the 5 star reviews are spot on. This Istanbul food tour is EXCEPTIONAL. Latif is THE best guide we have had in 25 years of traveling around the world. It was the highlight of our travels in Turkey amidst several weeks of wonderful experiences throughout the country. I will recommend their Istanbul food tours to everyone!
Talk about over-delivering! I really think the tour could have been half as long for the same price and people would be very pleased with it. That said, we loved it as is! If a friend of mine goes to Istanbul I will insist they take this tour. Latif was fantastic. Food was fantastic. We stopped at 12 places and probably tried 40 dishes, no exaggeration! This food tour will probably spoil me for all future food tours.
I would like to thank Latif our food guide for an amazing experience. This was the highlight of my Turkey trip, apart from hot air ballooning in Cappadocia. The range of foods that we had was staggering (at least 15-17 different places), and Latif brought us to authentic places patronized by locals and not tourist traps. As a foodie adventurer, I am glad that we got to try some exotic stuff such as Beef tongue soup and lamb intestines sandwiches. I will definitely do this Istanbul food tours again the next time I am in Turkey.
So glad we picked this Istanbul walking tour, I am still telling people about the food we had, one of the places we stopped (a place that specializes in one dish only) would be one of my all time favorite food experiences. I highly recommend this tour and as usual on a food tour don’t eat too much at the start, there is a lot of food!
This was hands down the best tour I have ever taken in one of the best, friendliest and most unique cities in the world. My wife and I had the most amazing time on the Taste of Two Continents tour with Latif. If you are hesitant about going on the tour because of price or not sure if you want to spend a whole day eating, don’t be. It’s worth every single penny. The tour and cuisine reflect the vibrancy of Istanbul and Korhan’s knowledge of all things Turkey mixed with his own personal stories made for an educational day and terrific tour. I would rank this as a must do in Istanbul.
On our Istanbul food tours, you are not travelling in a tour bus – you are travelling on foot, seeing the best of the city on Istanbul Walking Tour and immersing yourself in the city’s lively food culture. Suitable for all age groups and fitness levels, on our Istanbul Tours you’ll experience mouth-watering foods ( katmer, Turkish ice cream, fish sandwich, classic Turkish kebabs, Turkish coffee, asure, simit and more) from one-of-a-kind specialist markets, the best local restaurants, and eateries that have been passed down through generations of Turkish families. You’ll also receive an insider’s view into the amazing history, culture and architecture which has set Istanbul apart for centuries. Our Istanbul tours will give you a deeper appreciation for this wonderful city, by introducing you to the fabulous foods and culinary backstreets in Istanbul where the locals are eating and shopping. Book one of our Istanbul Food Tours today and make your Istanbul stay a memorable one.