The best local Istanbul restaurants

Let us take you on a unique journey inside our favorite neighborhoods and restaurants 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.

Get a taste of both sides of Istanbul.

Indulge in a market breakfast in Europe in the heart of the historic Old City, before sailing to Asia and exploring the vibrant streets of Kadıköy.

6 hours

09:00 & 09:30

2-8 pax

A tasty journey back in time.

Wander the backstreets of Istanbul’s historic Old City to discover foods cooked by the masters following recipes that have been perfected over generations.

6 hours

09:30

2-8 pax

A taste of Istanbul’s evening life.

An unforgettable tasting adventure into the city’s lively heart of Taksim and Beyoğlu. Experience the city in the full swing of the evening, the locals’ favourite time. 

3 hours

Tue, Thu, Sat,  18:00

2-8 pax

A local taste of Kadıköy life.

A journey of Istanbul’s best street foods in Kadıköy – a hub of local activity with some of the best food in the city. Indulge in a taste of Istanbul’s evening life.

3 hours

Tue, Thu, Sat,  18:00

2-8 pax

Your private introduction to Istanbul’s foodie delights.

A special way for your company, family or group of friends to experience an exciting side of our beautiful city.

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Istanbul on Food is rated 5 stars on TripAdvisor

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100+ Reviews

Istanbul on Food is rated 5 stars on TripAdvisor
Delicious and informative!Lucy, Canada
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This is a fantastic tour for anyone who wants to learn about and sample a HUGE range of Turkish food while also learning about Turkish history and culture.
Excellent food tourJean, United Kingdom
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We love a food tour and this was one of the best we have ever been on. Delicious food, great company and a superb orientation to Istanbul.
10/10 Istanbul dayJoseph, South Africa
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10/10, the best day in Istanbul! Having a small tour group makes the experience extra personal. I would recommend this tour 110%, you learn about Turkish culture in addition to their amazing food!
Comprehensive and fun!Penny, USA
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The perfect mix of walking and eating. Absolutely recommend this tour to anyone who wants to discover an insider's view of the Istanbul food scene!
The best food tour in the worldAnnie, USA
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This tour was the highlight of our travels in Turkey amidst several weeks of wonderful experiences throughout the country. An exceptional day!
Memories of IstanbulKatrina, New Zealand
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Simply the best way to get your bearings in a new city and was also wonderful at introducing the dishes and flavours of Turkey. My memory of Istanbul will always include this experience.

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