Istanbul is a dream come true

for real foodies

Take a walk with locals,
eating your way through our great city!

We are happy to introduce you to our unique food culture. You can choose confidently any of our tours and you will be amazed by the diversity and richness of our cuisine which was nourished by many civilisations and ethnic groups lived here in the past and present.
From street food to the Palace delicacy, you will discover our favourite neighbourhoods and their treasures.


We all know what makes Istanbul a unique place. Our city is built over layer upon layer of civilisations, cultures and cuisines.

Discover the gastronomic heritage of some of the old Istanbul neighbourhoods where ethnical diversity gives way to extraordinary flavours. From sweet to savoury.

When: 10:00 -16:00 “Except Sunday”

How many people: 2-7

How much: 75 Euros


  • go off the beaten path & mix with the locals
  • discover the hidden history of a neighbourhood through their food
  • enjoy local beer at a historic brewery


Istanbul embraces two continents, one arm reaching out to Asia, the other to Europe. In a day you can experience food specialities of both simply by crossing the Bosphorus on a ferry. Start your day in the Old Town with Turkish breakfast, breaking the bread with locals. Cross to Asia, stroll through wonderful food markets and restaurants sampling a wide variety of Turkish flavours.

When: 9:30-16:30 “Everyday”

How many people: 2-7

How much: 85 Euros


  • explore cuisine&culture of two continents in one day
  • sample the best street food in the company of a knowledgeable guide
  • enjoy traditional recipes in a popular, modern district


Every week in Istanbul more than 350 farmers market take place. This is  an old tradition that comes from Ottoman times. Don’t miss your chance  to experience the city’s oldest/cutest market. The smell of fresh produce will put you in good spirits right away. Just  what you need to cook a delicious five course Turkish meal.

When: 14:30 – 20:30 “Wednesdays”

How many people: 2-8

 How much: 85 Euros


  • market tour + cooking class
  • discover the amazing quality of our fresh products from vegetables to spices
  • listen to the stories of vendors who have been in this business for generations

Cooking Alaturka is the official partner of Imperial Travel in amazing, unforgettable culinary journeys. Our operations carry their brand quality and three decades of experience in every aspect. If you have enjoyed your time with us and are looking for ways of improving the rest of your trip either in Istanbul or anywhere else in Turkey, then Imperial Travel’s online brand Travel Booking Turkey is definitely the way to go. From day trips to fully tailor-made, multi-day all-inclusive Turkey tour packages; we can set up everything for you from scratch and with individual care. As always: “Your satisfaction, our crown.”  https://www.travelbookingturkey.com/

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