Istanbul Food Tours

Experience the best food and drink in the city while our expert foodies make Istanbul’s long and colourful history come alive – and have some serious fun along the way! Join us in discovering the real flavours of Istanbul. See Istanbul like a native. Become a culinary tourist!

** During the Kurban Bayrami (Sacrifice Feast holiday) and Ramazan Bayrami ( End of Ramadan fasting holiday) in Turkey we are unable to offer any tours. We apologise for any inconvenience. We look forward to seeing you for a culinary adventure outside of these holidays.

On our tours, you are not travelling in a tour bus – you are travelling on foot, seeing the best of Istanbul and immersing yourself in the city’s lively food culture. Suitable for all age groups and fitness levels, you’ll experience mouth-watering foods 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 tours will give you a deeper appreciation for this wonderful city, by introducing you to the fabulous foods and places where the locals are eating and shopping.

Daytime food tours

Istanbul Old City Food Tour  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.

 Taste Istanbul on Two Continents Explore both sides of the famous city which sits on two continents. Enjoy a traditional outdoors breakfast in the Old City on the European shore, 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.

Evening food tours

Beyoglu Culinary Walk   Enjoy a lively evening of food and fun in Istanbul’s bustling metropolitan heart of Taksim. 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.

Kadikoy Moda Culinary Tour   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, savour authentic Anatolian specialty dishes. And, of course, delicious baklava and Turkish pide.