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

  •   Great time! Would do it again. Great intro to the Old City, too.

    thumb Nicholas
    November 29, 2022

      Ozcan is very friendly and knowledgeable. The sights and food are excellent.

    thumb Liam
    November 28, 2022

      Super great tour! Ozcan knows all about Istanbul! And the food is so amazing! Definitely go with a big appetite and good walking shoes!

    thumb Julianna
    November 25, 2022
  •   Great first day in Istanbul started with this! The foods were delicious and fresh.

    thumb David
    November 25, 2022

      Amazing food tour! Learned so much about Turkish culture and food. Didem and Gulsum were lovely guides and made us feel very welcome. Highly recommend this experience!

    thumb Brennan
    November 24, 2022

      Do it. Captivating and thoughtful way to get a deep dive into Turkish history and culture.

    thumb Jobin
    November 23, 2022
  •   My wife and I are strong believers that one of the best ways to learn about a new place is through their food. This experience lived up to that billing.… read more

    thumb Josh
    November 23, 2022

      Our host Elif was amazing. This is definitely a must book experience for anyone who hasn’t travelled Istanbul before. We tried so many foods, learned much about the history of… read more

    thumb Heather
    November 21, 2022

      The tour was very great. Elif is very lovely and informative guide. The foods and drinks were fantastic. There was a slight confusion with the booking so that the number… read more

    thumb Christopher
    November 18, 2022
  •   Delicious food and a nice walk! Recommended.

    thumb Kim
    November 16, 2022

      This was a very fun tour. The food that we tried was absolutely delicious, and we wouldn’t have been able to do this on our own. This was our first… read more

    thumb Cristina
    November 15, 2022

      Amazing tour with Elif, who is as hilarious as much as she is interesting. Even though you will eat common foods (Turkish delight, baklava, kebap, etc), the stops she has… read more

    thumb Kera
    November 14, 2022
  •   I had a great time on the tour. Elif was knowledgeable about all things Turkish and was happy to share with the group. We ate at about 5 or 6… read more

    thumb Abigail
    November 14, 2022

      Our guide, Elif was so nice. She was super friendly and welcoming! She had so much interesting information to tell us about food and Istanbul. We highly recommend this… read more

    thumb Byron
    November 8, 2022

      Elif was amazing! She was so personable and answered all of my many questions. The food was delicious and the tour flew by. I would highly recommend this tour to… read more

    thumb Hayley
    November 5, 2022
  •   Great experience and Elif was a great guide walking us through the old city and giving us a glimpse into not just the food aspect of Istanbul, but the culture… read more

    thumb Thomas
    November 5, 2022

      Elif was the very very best tour guide!!! She is so kind and funny and knowledgeable. The pace of the tour, stops, etc. could not have been better planned. The… read more

    thumb Sam
    November 4, 2022

      Amazing experience with Elif. She provide great deal of interesting story about places and background of the food we eat. Well worth the price and highly recommended to anyone coming… read more

    thumb Eric
    November 4, 2022
  •   Great tour and introduction to Istanbul food and history – would recommend!

    thumb David
    November 4, 2022

      I really enjoyed the tour! Ozcan was great, and explained everything in great detail – from the history of Istanbul/Turkiye to the backstory of each food we tried.

    Definitely… read more

    thumb Ju Li
    November 2, 2022

      we had a great food tour with Ozcan. He showed us places we would have never found by ourselves. He also taught us something about the cities rich history… read more

    thumb Christof
    November 2, 2022
  •   Özcan creates a journey which is not only about the food all of which were delicious (except the pickle juice and black carrot juice). But about history, Turkish culture and… read more

    thumb Mohammed Akeel
    November 1, 2022

      Great way to spend half a day in Istanbul!

    thumb Siera
    October 29, 2022

      A faire absolument pour s’imprégner de l’ambiance et de la culture de cette ville incroyable! La nourriture est excellente, le tour est adapté parfaitement avec des enfants (10 et 12… read more

    thumb Agathe
    October 29, 2022
  •   Had a great time and absolutely loved trying all the delicious food! Definitely come hungry! Really enjoyed learning the cultural history behind so many of the places and foods… read more

    thumb Emily
    October 25, 2022

      this tour is a must if you’re visiting Istanbul

    thumb Fabiana
    October 24, 2022

      Well worth the money between the lenght of time, the copious amounts of food and stops you make and getting to hear the history of the area it really is… read more

    thumb Brittany
    October 22, 2022
  •   Excellent introduction to the bustling city. Ozcan was extremely knowledgeable of the city’s history and will take you to places only locals would know about. Would highly recommend on a… read more

    thumb Jimmy
    October 18, 2022

      Just finished my food tour with Ozcan and I highly recommend it – he brings you to places that you would probably not have discovered on your own & you… read more

    thumb Tricia
    October 18, 2022

      Great leisurely food tour around the Grand Bazaar area. You get to sample iconic Turkish foods from some of the best hidden gems of the city.

    thumb Samreen
    October 10, 2022

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