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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Updated 20-07-08 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-07-08 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Brew Coffeeworks Sirkeci
    Hobyar, Hamidiye Cd. No:60, 34112 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
    Getting to the Meeting Point: • Walking from your hotel in Sultanahmet – (approximately 1.3km / 15 mins from Blue Mosque) Make your way from your hotel to the tram-line. Once you reach the tram-line, walk adjacent to it in the direction of the Spice Market. As the tramline makes a curved turn toward the Eminonu foreshore at the Sirkeci Station, across the road you’ll see a large blue BANK for YAPI KREDI. Cross the road to the left toward YAPI KREDI onto Hamidiye Caddesi (Hamidiye Street). Walk straight for 200m and you’ll reach the Legacy Ottoman Hotel, on your right. Make your way to the left side of the building to our meeting point at the BREW COFFEEWORKS Coffee Shop. • Taking the tram – Once you reach your closest tram station, take the tram in the direction heading toward the Galata Bridge (if staying in Beyoglu, Taksim or Cihangir, you will cross the Galata Bridge on the tram on your way to our meeting point). Take the tram to Sirkeci tram station and disembark. Across the road you’ll see a large sign for YAPI KREDI. Cross the road to the left toward YAPI KREDI onto Hamidiye Cadessi (Hamidiye Street). Walk straight for 200m and you’ll reach the Legacy Ottoman Hotel, on your right. Make your way to the left side of the building to our meeting point at the BREW COFFEEWORKS Coffee Shop. • Taking a taxi – Please ask your taxi driver to take you to Legacy Ottoman Hotel. Once you reach the hotel, make your way to the left side of the building to our meeting point in front of the BREW COFFEEWORKS Coffee Shop. Directions for your taxi driver are below (in Turkish): LEGACY OTTOMAN HOTEL, Hobyar Mah. Hamidiye Cad. No:16, SIRKECI/EMINONU – Eminonu Istanbul Ticaret Odasina varmadan once Piyangocu Nimet Abla Sokak’indan gir. Dogubank’tan once soldaki buyuk otel Legacy Ottoman.
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    Historic Areas of Istanbul
    Stop: 2 hours
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  • 2
    Misir Carsisi (Spice Market)
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 3
    Bosphorus Strait
    Stop: 25 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Kadikoy Carsisi
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
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  • 5
    Kadikoy Iskelesi
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Kadıköy
    Caferağa, 34710 Kadıköy/İstanbul, Turkey
    The Taste of Two Continents tour finishes in Kadıköy Ferry Terminal. Your return ferry tickets are provided. Your guide will help you to catch the Eminönü ferry (back to the Spice Market) or Karaköy ferry.
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Departure Point
Brew Coffeeworks Sirkeci, Hobyar, Hamidiye Cd. No:60, 34112 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
Duration
6–7 hours
Return Details
Caferağa, 34710 Kadıköy/İstanbul, Turkey
Inclusions
  • Around 5-6 exciting and local non-alcoholic drinks.
  • 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
  • Entry/Admission - Bosphorus Strait
  • Entry/Admission - Kadikoy Carsisi
  • Entry/Admission - Kadikoy Iskelesi
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • No vegetarian food options at 2-3 of the food stops
  • No vegan food options at 4-5 of the food stops
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Maximum group size is 5 until 1st March 2021
  • Maximum group size is 8 after 1st March 2021
  • Comfortable walking shoes recommended
  • Children aged 5 years and younger are welcome at no charge
  • Tour runs rain or shine
  • Not recommended for vegan, gluten free, lactose free travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with serious allergies or food restrictions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please advise any specific dietary/allergy requirements at time of booking
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Natalie S wrote a review Oct. 15
5 contributions1 helpful vote
What an amazing tour and with an amazing tour guide Memet. Memet was full of interesting information about Istanbul and his choice in food stops was superb! We literally ate the whole time and tasted so many amazing dishes. This tour was well worth the money and if I ever go
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Ciaran S wrote a review Oct. 5
Dublin, Ireland3 contributions1 helpful vote
Guide Memet was lovely. Food experience was good. A lot of food in a short space of time. Maybe need to introduce a stop for a beer in the middle.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Amandine wrote a review Sep. 2020
Berlin, Germany6 contributions
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We vooked this tour in order to discover some more Turkish food. I was a bitbscared that I would have tried everything already but this tour really was surprising. Except for one food we didn't try anything proposed before in the one month touring Turkey. The tour will take you
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Alice wrote a review Sep. 2020
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This was a fantastic tour - Ibrahim was great at bringing the context and culture of Istanbul to life and I learned a lot about the different parts of the city. The food was all delicious (the rice in mussels being a highlight.) Thanks Ibrahim!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Mal D wrote a review Sep. 2020
London, United Kingdom192 contributions55 helpful votes
I couldn't recommend this enough! The guide is the key and Ibrahim was a superstar. Informative, friendly, chatty, super easy going, able to meet any question or ask and made the whole day an absolute joy. And every place and food stop was superb. From start to finish it was a
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Date of experience: September 2020
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By: Istanbul on Food - Culinary Tours
alexanderrX1611CF
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Amazing Food Tour
We did our tour with Ibrahim, and we were blown away! The different variations of food, and the different flavors,
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romancoat
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Two Continents Food Tour
Had a great time at our food tour with Ibrahim. Plenty of delicious, authentic food that we returned to visit on th
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117eve
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great evening
Had a brilliant time with Ibrahim. It was nice to have a local to lead us so we could put away Google maps. Delicio
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gpcarvalho
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Just perfct
The places were awesome, the food was Daly good, the guide knew a lot about food,culture, and the city. Just perfec
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Global25552549953
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Fantastic tour
Ibrahim was our tour guide. He is all shades of awesomeness. We were seven in number and he carried everyone along.
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davidrC1037NE
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Fantastic day
Way brilliant day exploring the old cityand it’s fantastic food. Next time will definitely do the Asia toor. Can’t
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scottypee
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Amazing food tour!
Aysá was a great tour guide, with excellent knowledge of the local cuisines and customs. A must do in Istanbul!
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MikkiLicop
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Just perfect
Ayse showed us everything we wanted to see and taste. It was the highlight of our Istanbul trip. I wouldn’t have it
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Raffy C
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Excellent tour
We had so much fun and all the stops are interesting. Our guide also was very informative and knowledgeable about T
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Barbara R
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Food Tour
Erol gave us a great culinary tour of restaurants in Istanbul. He was on time, and very knowledgeable
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mnowlan
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Great evening food experience from Taksim Square
Our Guide was extremely knowledgeable about all styles of Turkish food. The trip took us to places that we would ne
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AlexPolly123
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Top Notch Tour
So glad I picked this tour to do with me and my dad. Ibrahim was a wonderful guide whose number one goal was to ma
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ChrisDeBear
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Enthusiastic tour guides make the tour
The "Istanbul on Food" team are amazing. From my first initial contact via email (I had problems with the web inter
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1959Hennie
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Old city food tour
We were three couples that booked this from South Africa a while back.We were told where to book our guide.The mee
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Wanderlust5285
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Great way to experience the old city
What an amazing way to explore the city, and get to experience the tastes of Turkey! Our guide Ibrahim was really k
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