Private Food Tour

Private Food Tour

On our private Istanbul tours, explore local food and hidden gems around the city with your company, family or group of friends.

Experience the true vibe of the city with a private food tour that explores fascinating sights around the city while tasting traditional unique delicacies.

Tour Schedule

Taste of Istanbul's Private Tours are tailored according your needs. Starting time, duration and the food stops can be customized based on your request.

What is included ?

- The tour price includes all the food and drinks through the tour. Bottled water is also provided when necessary. - The tour is instructed by one of our knowledgable, friendly and enthusiastic guides that aims to provide culinary, historical and cultural insights of the city including a local's personal suggestions.

Price and Cancellation Policy

- Please contact us to have more detailed information about the price. - The tour price is fully refundable if you cancel 24 hours before the tour starts.

What to bring

- Your appetite for sure! - Comfortable walking shoes - Umbrella if necessary. - If winter season please wear warm clothes, a hat, scarf and gloves. We will spend some time at open air and might be cold.

500+ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reviews on Airbnb Experiences, TripAdvisor and Google

  •   This tour was exceptional and was the perfect way to start our trip in Istanbul! Didem was such a wonderful guide and went above and beyond to provide the best… read more

    thumb Maria
    July 23, 2024

      We had a great tour with Didem and she went to great lengths to customize it for us to cater to our many dietary restrictions. Highly recommend!

    thumb Akshat
    July 5, 2024

      Food tour was top, we really liked the opportunity of walking around the city and trying local food icons.
    Ozcan is a great guide, very friendly, talkative and kept us interested… read more

    thumb Elie
    June 20, 2024
  •   It’s an amazing experience, much better than expected. We went to amazing places we would have not known without Ozcan! We ate delicious local food and walk in amazing places.… read more

    thumb Adhara
    June 19, 2024

      Ozkan was AMAZING! We ate the most delicious food and had a super personalized tour. Ozkan was very knowledgeable not only about food but about all of the history of… read more

    thumb Elizabeth
    June 13, 2024

      Didem and Rabia were fantastic hosts! We tried delicious foods, learned a lot about local Turkish culture and history, and explored some places we definitely wouldn’t have found on our… read more

    thumb Justin
    June 7, 2024
  •   The tour was fantastic and Didem our guide was knowledgeable about both food and history. She made sure that I had plenty to eat as a vegetarian.

    thumb Kathleen
    May 28, 2024

      sude was an amazing guide and took us to many special places! felt like a true local tour- highly recommend her and ozcan’s tour-

    thumb Sam
    May 24, 2024

      Didem was a fantastic host – warm, thoughtful and knowledgeable. We learnt not only about turkish food but also facts on turkey’s history and culture.

    thumb Yatin
    May 23, 2024
  •   A GREAT EXPERIENCE! Went to both the spice and grand bazaar, had a huge breakfast (turkish pizza, cheese, olives, tea), had a turkish coffee tasting and coffee grinds reading, sampled… read more

    thumb Lizette
    May 23, 2024

      We had such a wonderful time with Ozcan on this tour. We ended up being the only two on it and Ozcan really personalized it based on what we were… read more

    thumb Krisztian
    May 22, 2024

      This was such a great experience! Didem was a tremendously knowledgeable leader, took us to places off the beaten path, provided interesting historical food tidbits and each thing we ate… read more

    thumb Will
    May 20, 2024
  •   Didi was an excellent host that showed is the nice places with the good food and background of both the area and the food.

    thumb Scarlett
    May 9, 2024

      This tour is an absolute must, if you want to see parts of Istanbul, eat in places and try food that most tourists would not get to see or… read more

    thumb Dean
    May 2, 2024

      Ozcan was a very friendly and enjoyable guide and the food experiences were very good, what we had hoped for. A little more time than we needed spent wandering… read more

    thumb Joe
    April 24, 2024
  •   Didem was such a great guide, very knowledgeable and easy to chat with. The tour felt personal and we learnt a lot of the history along the way while enjoying… read more

    thumb Shannon
    February 17, 2024

      Lovely tour guide and ended up being a private tour due to low tourist season. However, the food itself looked very different to the pictures and the food / tour… read more

    thumb Anita
    January 12, 2024

      Of all the small group tours we have done around the world, this one was indeed one of the best and most enjoyable. Absolutely fantastic tour for a group of… read more

    thumb Anita
    January 5, 2024
  •   Very good tour to enjoy Istanbul in a different way. Didem, our guide was very interesting and precise. She gave us so many details on Turkish culture and spirit. It… read more

    thumb Rémi
    January 2, 2024

      Wunderbare Erfahrung! Ich entdecke eine Stadt am liebsten mit einer Kombination aus Geschichte und gutem Essen, das man nur als Local findet – beides wurde voll erfüllt. Klare Empfehlung!

    thumb Philipp
    December 30, 2023

      I was on the tour with Didem and she was a wonderful guide. We went to some amazing places and Didem did a magnificent job telling the stories about the… read more

    thumb Oscar
    December 30, 2023
  •   Ulku est une très bonne guide, qui parle très bien de son pays et de sa culture. Le tour est très agréable en partie grâce à elle. De notre point… read more

    thumb Aurélie
    November 9, 2023

      The tour was excellent. Didem was knowledgeable, kind and I greatly enjoyed the spots she took us to. They’re not spots I would have thought to visit on my own… read more

    thumb Daniela
    October 28, 2023

      Be prepared to eat well! We stopped at local hidden gems that you would never find on a map and it made it extra special.

    thumb Delaney
    October 28, 2023
  •   Maravillosa experiencia guiada por Didem que nos ha cuidado y tratado de forma exquisita. Una buenísima forma de conocer lugares de la ciudad a los que nunca irías… read more

    thumb Julian & Coco
    October 21, 2023

      WOW. We’re doing a 7mo wedding instead of a big wedding in California and Didem was incredible, overly nice to the point where I’m still asking her for recs and… read more

    thumb Anastasia
    October 17, 2023

      Everything was great. Food, walk, stories, hidden places one will not find on g00gle maps or guides. Also get to see some local food artisans that tourists don’t… read more

    thumb Jin
    October 4, 2023
  •   Our tour with Ozcan was amazing! We learned so much and got to try the tastiest foods in Istanbul! Definitely a great tour, and we’ll be doing his Asia side… read more

    thumb Emily
    October 3, 2023

      What an amazing day with Ozcan. More than a food tour, I learned so much on Turkiye and its history, saw the highlight spots of the City and of… read more

    thumb Alexandra
    September 26, 2023

      I left some private feedback for the host as I feel our experience may not have been a genuine reflection of how the tour typically is. We felt most restaurants… read more

    thumb Melissa
    September 26, 2023

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