Best InterContinental Food Tour

Flavours of Two Continents in Istanbul

/10 (1,060 votes)

Istanbul, Turkey

6 to 7 Hours

About this tour

Turkish food is a heritage of the Ottoman cuisine, infamous for its meat-full skewers, but there is more to it. Be it the main course, desserts, appetizers, or juices; Turkish dishes will surprise your taste buds. Give yourself a taste of both sides of Istanbul. Indulge in a market breakfast in Europe in the heart of the historic Old City, before you sail across to Asia and explore the vibrant streets of Kadıköy.

With your guide who is a foodie, you’ll make 10 delicious stops during your walk with a variety of samples at each – enough to fill you and gift your palate with fantastic Turkish flavours. From street foods and world-famous restaurants to traditional kebabs and Turkish ice cream, The Taste of Two Continents tour will immerse you into Istanbul’s food scene and give you a glimpse of Turkish culture and daily life.

Tour Highlights

  • Small-group tour is capped at just eight participants
  • Tour to Istanbul’s European and Asian sides (ferry tickets included)
  • Sample a wide range of dishes, enjoy Turkish coffee and breakfast, and more
  • Visit spice markets, different neighbourhoods, restaurants, and cafes
  • Practical information

    What’s Included

  • 10 uniquely different eateries and restaurants, multiple tastings at each
  • Friendly, knowledgeable and passionate English-speaking tour guide
  • A day filled with culinary, cultural, historic and personal anecdotes, with a local insider’s view
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Coffee and/or Tea

    Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • No vegetarian food options at 2-3 of the food stops
  • No vegan food options at 4-5 of the food stops
  • Additional information

    Operated by Yummy Istanbul


    /10 (1,060 votes)

    Wow wow wow! I cannot recommend these guys enough. Their service, food knowledge and genuine enthusiasm for Istanbul’s food history made this tour 100x better. Only issue I had was that I couldn’t spend longer with them tasting the various foods of the city. Will DEFINITELY be recommending them to anyone who will listen for the foreseeable future!

    Review by Seyi_E