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Istanbul on Food - Culinary Tours

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Let us take you on a unique Istanbul Food Tour inside our favorite neighborhoods and culinary backstreets of Istanbul. Each food tour includes food tastings from the best specialty food shops and local restaurants, as well as an off-the-beaten-path...more
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Piyer Loti Cad. No:22 Gedikpasa/Fatih | Darüşşafaka Pasaji, Istanbul 34126, Turkey
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

The food was delicious, plentiful, and varied. Every item I sampled was excellent, with the sole exception of the olives that were part of breakfast--and those olives were excellent olives, I just am not a fan of olives, though I always try to like them....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank JP C
LeisaMW, Manager at Istanbul on Food - Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019

We Turks do love our olives! ;) But we're glad to hear that you enjoyed everything else. So much to taste! Thank you for joining us, and we hope we might see you in Istanbul again some time.

Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

We had such a fantastic evening exploring Kadikoy. I’m so happy we decided to do this tour as I don’t think we would have ventured over there by ourselves. It was a completely different vibe to the main area of Istanbul, a lot less hustle...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Jasmine565
LeisaMW, Manager at Istanbul on Food - Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019

The unique vibe is exactly why we also love Kadikoy so much. We're so happy you got the chance to experience both life and food (food = life #praise) during your visit. See you next time you're in Istanbul! :)

Reviewed 26 November 2018

Istanbul sounds as a smart idea to do our first food tour ever. As soon as Ibrahim 'the guide' introduce himself, I knew that we'll spend fabulous and funny day. Ibrahim was a very polite, informative and knowledgeable. His passion and love for this job,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Mareeeee156
LeisaMW, Manager at Istanbul on Food - Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019

Expect the unexpected deliciousness from Istanbul! ;) We're so happy you enjoyed your day with Ibrahim, and look forward to see you again.

Reviewed 24 November 2018

We joined Ibrahim on the taste of two continents food tour. His energy was absolutely infectious. It is also great to meet someone who is passionate about the city and people as they are about the food we tasted. We had great fun with the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank James O
LeisaMW, Manager at Istanbul on Food - Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019

Eat. Love. Enjoy! It's easy to feel Ibrahim's love for his home city and it's food when you're with him, right? Thank you for choosing to explore Istanbul with us! See you next time you make it to our city :)

Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed this food tour - it was a fantastic wY to see the city. Ibrahim was brilliant - very passionate about the city. He went beyond our expectations to make sure we were happy including escorting us to the Asian side of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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LeisaMW, Manager at Istanbul on Food - Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Having grown up in the city, Ibrahim is passionate about EVERYTHING Istanbul - and that really shows when you join his tours. We're so pleased you liked him as much as we do. See you next time you're in Istanbul! :)

Reviewed 4 November 2018

After 8 days of turkish food, we almost skipped the Taksim Tour we booked. But with my first bite during the first stop, i knew we made the right decision joining the tour. Never would have realized that turkish food, the real ones, were this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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LeisaMW, Manager at Istanbul on Food - Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Thank you for not skipping the tour!! We so happy you joined us so we could introduce you to some of our favourite local foods. But, is there such a thing as too much sweets? ;) We're looking forward to seeing you on your next...More

Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Had to write this first thing upon returning from this grand food tour. I mean wow, just wow! The amount of amazing juicy food we were given and put in our mouths was unsurpassable. From the mouth watering delicious breakfast start through the endless amounts...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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LeisaMW, Manager at Istanbul on Food - Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

It sounds like you had an amazing day - and that just fills us with so much happiness! (possibly, even more happiness than Ibrahim himself exudes, so that's a lot!) We love Ibrahim's passion for the city in which he was born and raised, and...More

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Ibrahim was top of the pops. He was so engaging. Here we were expecting some local food tasting and we ended up with so much more. His knowledge into areas outside of the culinary delights was very insightful. He even organised a little birthday treat...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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LeisaMW, Manager at Istanbul on Food - Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

We're so glad you had a happy birthday eating your way through Istanbul with Ibrahim! We hope to see you back in Istanbul sometime soon :)

Reviewed 22 October 2018

Ibrahim is such a warm, experienced, fun, knowledgeable guide! This was the highlight of our trip! We had an amazing group of people in our group and Ibrahim was able to take us through the streets to visit local shops, food stalls, vendors and more....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank MelaniEdwards
LeisaMW, Manager at Istanbul on Food - Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

We won't lie - we love being the highlight of our guests' visits to Istanbul ;) We thank YOU though for trusting us and for joining us. And, we hope to see you in Istanbul again :)

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We recently did a private tour for our group - 6 adults and 3 kids ( all younger than 6 yrs). Latif was our guide and he was wonderful ! He was very knowledgeable and kept us engaged. He interacted well with the kids as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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LeisaMW, Manager at Istanbul on Food - Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Isn't it funny how a lot of people assume that Turkey is all just kebabs and more kebabs - when, actually, it's also a vegetarian paradise! We love providing tours that you will be able to look back on fondly for many years to come...More

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Our tour was in English. Suggest you email them your questions via their website. They were very quick to respond to our emails and were very pleasant to deal with.
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