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Cookistan Istanbul Cooking Classes

Yunus Bey Sokak No:32/A Pangalti, Istanbul 34375, Turkey
+90 535 574 50 10
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Best cooking class EVER!

I try to take a cooking class in each country I visit, and this one has been the best. Aysin has... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
EllenLM
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Durham, North Carolina
Wonderful evening and culinary experience!

My friend and I attended the Cookistan class on our third night in Istanbul and, aside from the... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
Allison D
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Yunus Bey Sokak No:32/A Pangalti, Istanbul 34375, Turkey
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

I try to take a cooking class in each country I visit, and this one has been the best. Aysin has the perfect touch--extensive knowledge of the history, culture, and community, plus the organizational and cooking skills essential for an outstanding food experience. The relationship...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

My friend and I attended the Cookistan class on our third night in Istanbul and, aside from the delicious food (which was, of course, amazing), the entire evening was wonderful. We toured the neighborhood and sampled treats from the local vendors and we also got...More

1  Thank Allison D
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

If only I had had the foresight to attend the class earlier on my trip. Ayşın was a fantastic, knowledgeable instructor, host, and guide. The walking tour showed me a side of the city I hadn't experienced. The space for the class is lovely, warm,...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

We started the afternoon with Aysen touring the neighborhood where we got to learn about the inspirations behind most turkish dishes. We loved the intimate learning experience and how informative the class was. Would definitely recommend!

1  Thank Nadia A
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

This was a brilliant evening - We highly recommend this! After a short trip around the neighbourhood exploring the butchers and bakers (plus a cheeky sweet treat!) we got cooking. The cooking instruction was great and the setting really lovely. We had plenty of time...More

1  Thank Ceebuster
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Chef and x-restaurateur and tour guide 'Aysin' met us punctually at the appointed hour at a hotel central to the foodie-world of Istanbul. We were a small congenial group of 6, and were taken on a comfortable gastronomic-cultural walking tour of a district centuries old...More

1  Thank Larry H
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

What a wonderful afternoon and evening spent with Aysin and Alp. On a short walking tour of the local area we discovered beautiful bakeries and traditional butcher shops, and hidden shops full to the brim with fresh artichokes and pumpkins (which we later enjoyed!) The...More

1  Thank Maya H
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

We visited Istanbul for a short trim for my Birthday, we searched for different thing to do as a couple, this was the ideal thing to do, Aysin (the chef) met us on the street, took us for a tour in the neighbour to introduce...More

1  Thank Mohd F
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

We had a great evening with the team at Cookistan and cooked some really tasty food which we have continued to cook as we travel around in our campervan. The walk around part of the city was really informative as we learned a lot about...More

1  Thank Alan G
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We visited this cooking class at one of the last days in Istanbul. And we only regreted that we haven't done it on our first days here! It was such a cool experience! Before the cooking class, we visited some small authentic Istanbul shops in...More

1  Thank Anna_Djc
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