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Gourmet Holidays Private Culinary Walks

Istiklal Caddesi Elhamra Ishani No:130 Kat 2 | Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 533 344 60 38
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Outstanding tour

This tour was more than we could expect, even after all enthusiastic reviews. Gokcen is an... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2015
Ecaterina S
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Chisinau, Moldova
Awesome night

What a fun, comprehensive food tour. We started in the European area down by the water. Got to stop... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2015
Karen C
,
Pompano Beach, Florida
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Our culinary walks unveil Istanbul's food secrets in the uncharted territories of Pera and Kadikoy districts, where sounds, smells and tastes create the perfect harmony of many layers of the ancient city. Our guides lead you through the markets and side streets explaining what makes Istanbul so unique while you get to sample different flavours created by chefs from different parts of Turkey.
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20 Oct 2015
“Outstanding tour”
21 Sep 2015
“Awesome night”
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Istiklal Caddesi Elhamra Ishani No:130 Kat 2 | Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
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+90 533 344 60 38
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Reviewed 20 October 2015

This tour was more than we could expect, even after all enthusiastic reviews. Gokcen is an excellent guide: intelligent, passionate about food and flexible. I travelled with my mother, and he kindly adjusted the tour to our possibilities and limitations. We visited both Asian and...More

4  Thank Ecaterina S
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Reviewed 21 September 2015

What a fun, comprehensive food tour. We started in the European area down by the water. Got to stop at 3 places here, before taking the ferry to the Asian side. What an adventure.stopped at 3 places here, all of the great stops. Back to...More

1  Thank Karen C
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Reviewed 15 July 2015

I concur with all previous reviews . Gokcen - G , is a perfect and most gracious host. We contacted G for a tour of our family of 5 ( with three teenage girls ), he is flexible and worked around our plans so we...More

1  Thank andrea a
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

My girlfriend and I were in Istanbul for 24 hours and we found G on Trip Advisor in our search for how to spend our one and only evening in the city. The overwhelmingly positive reviews are what sold us and we were not disappointed....More

1  Thank Michael A
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

We were lucky enough to be guided by Samen, whose deep knowledge, engaging manner, and enthusiasm both for the food and her country are not to be missed. Next time we're in Istanbul we will absolutely be sure to take another tour with her...

1  Thank John C
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Reviewed 11 June 2015

If learning about food, politics, traditions, religion and believe that one of the best ways to experience and obtain this is with a local, then this tour is for you. G was an incredible guide. He took us to places that only a local knows,...More

1  Thank szarrate
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Reviewed 6 June 2015

We did the two continents tour, or at least G tailored the tour to what we wanted to see and do. Like most other reviews, I can rave on and on about how interesting this was, but quickly I want to give some tips. 1....More

3  Thank Katrina L
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Reviewed 24 May 2015

This was the highlight of our stay in Istanbul. An absolute must do for people who enjoy not just the food but some of the history of the food and the markets. Every minute was packed with sights, sounds and colour as well as layer...More

1  Thank Nic M
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Reviewed 22 May 2015

Easily one of the highlights of a spectacular holiday. We were picked up at the hotel and given a great local experience of the tram and the ferry. Every bite we consumed all day was full of flavour, history and tradition. The conversation flowed easily...More

1  Thank Janet R
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Reviewed 19 May 2015

We spent most of a day with Sanem on a wonderful culinary adventure. She met us at our hotel and told us to be hungry, which was good advice. The next six hours were spent exploring shops, vendors, street food, restaurants, and food markets. She...More

5  Thank Otto27
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