Taste of Two Continents Food Tour
Ready to taste the best food on both sides of Istanbul?
Start with a delicious traditional Turkish breakfast in Europe in the heart of the historic Old City, before you sail across to Asia and explore the vibrant streets of Kadıköy.
With your foodie guide, you’ll make 10 delicious stops during your walk with a variety of samples at each – enough to fill your belly to the brim with all the fantastic Turkish flavors!
From street foods and world-famous restaurants to traditional kebabs and Turkish ice cream, The Taste of Two Continents tour is your full-day immersion inside Istanbul’s food scene and a glimpse of Turkish culture and daily life.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Historic Areas of Istanbul, Istanbul Turkiye
The Taste of Two Continents food tour begins in Istanbul’s Old City. There, we meet to begin our tour in the heart of Eminönü, close to Spice Market.
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Misir Carsisi (Spice Market), Rustem Pasa Mahallesi, Erzak Ambari Sok. No:92 Eminonu - Fatih, Istanbul 34116 Turkiye
Market Sourced Turkish Breakfast: Visit a breakfast market in the morning and gather an assortment of Turkish breakfast items, including cheeses, buffalo cream, hazelnut paste, honey, olives, dried beef pastrami, simit, and enjoy it all with traditional Turkish tea & menemen (Turkish scrambled eggs) at a local tea house. Listen to your guide’s entertaining & interesting stories about culture and daily life in Turkey while wondering if this could be your favorite breakfast ever.
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul 34122 Turkiye
Cross the mighty Bosphorus by ferry to explore the more modern and chic area of Kadıköy, on the Asian side. Kadıköy is home to some of the best local restaurants in Istanbul, frequented a new generation of Turks who love to dine out, while still savouring the flavours of their childhood.
Duration: 25 minutesStop At:
Kadikoy Carsisi, Caferaga Mahallesi Kadikoy, Istanbul Turkiye
You will nibble, sip and munch your way through the local Kadıköy market while your guide explains the colorful stalls and products.
You'll want to bring your cameras out here to capture all the vibrancy that makes up the flavors of Turkish cuisine!
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Sureyya Opera House, Cafer Aga Mah. Bahariye Cad. No:29 Caferaga, Kadikoy, Istanbul Turkiye
As you make your way through the colorful streets of Kadıköy market, you’ll sip on freshly brewed Turkish coffee while delighting in locally-made crispy golden baklava. You’ll savor the delicious tastes of popular street foods like dolma, tantuni, and kokoreç, as well as other local favourites.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At:
Kadikoy Iskelesi, Kadikoy, Istanbul Turkiye
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.
Duration: 10 minutes
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Maximum group size is 8"
"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"
"Please advise any specific dietary/allergy requirements at time of booking"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled 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 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
Duration: 6 To 7 Hours
Brew Coffee Works, Hobyar, Hamidiye Cd. No:16, 34112 Fatih/İstanbul, Türkiye
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.