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Eat Like a Local: Istanbul Food and Culture Tour with Dinner at Local Family Home provided by Intrepid Urban Adventures Istanbul

Eat Like a Local: Istanbul Food and Culture Tour with Dinner at Local Family Home

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US$54.63
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2 adults
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Overview
Important Information
Departure Point
Pudding Shop Lale Restaurant, Alemdar, Divan Yolu Cd. No:6, 34400 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
Duration
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Home-cooked dinner, tea and soft drinks
  • Use of a shisha pipe
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Extra drinks at the teahouse
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please be aware that the standard of dress through out Turkey is conservative. To respect this and for your own comfort we recommend modest clothing. This means clothing that covers your shoulders and knees for both women and men. Turkish people do not wear shoes within the home so we suggest easy slip on shoes be worn. The weather in Istanbul is highly variable depending on the time of year. Winters range from freezing cold to extremely hot and humid in summer (June, July and August).
  • This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.
  • Maximum group size is 12.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Willy wrote a review Oct 2019
Lisbon, Portugal5 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a great time enjoying this unique night! The dinner was fabulous and the whole experience was fun, but our highlight was getting to know Feyza. She was a joy to talk to, and we learned so much about life in Istanbul and Turkey. Feyza has an infectious positivity to her,
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Karolg wrote a review Jul 2019
7 contributions2 helpful votes
Feyza was a terrific guide. You know when you walk past something and think, that looks delicious or I wonder what that is etc. We should have done this walking food tour from day one because Feyza gave us insight into Turkish Culture which put things into perspective. It was
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Date of experience: July 2019
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연재 김 wrote a review Apr 2019
Seoul, South Korea1 contribution
It was a pleasantly different and new experience, visiting a local home and having a real home & mommy cooking dishes. There were 4 kinds of cold and warm dishes (soup, two salads, chicken & rice) and unlimited Turkish tea, all of which were tasty and hommy. Trying apple
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Beth G wrote a review Mar 2019
Laguna Beach, California125 contributions32 helpful votes
This was unique. I met Atahan at The Pudding Shop, which was a couple blocks from my hotel. I like walking. We then walked about 15 minutes away to this local women's house. I love going into the local neighborhoods you would never normally know to go. We sat down and
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Christine Z wrote a review Mar 2019
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I have done two UA tours before in different countries, and this being my first time in Turkey decided to seek out what they had on offer. I decided on the Homecooked tour, which really exceeded my expectations! We were just four people, and Atahan was our incredible guide. He
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Date of experience: March 2019
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By: Intrepid Urban Adventures Istanbul
aecasey
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Not for ‘foodies’
We had high expectations when we booked this ‘evening food tour in Istanbul’. As self confessed foodies and passion
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430sin_adb
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Interesting tour but overpriced
Although the tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable, the first destination had run out of the promised food and
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We had a fantastic guide - FEYZA - young energetic and passionate about her work. We toured Taksim square and the f
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sunnyb8484
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Picnic on Two Continents
I had a lovely afternoon with tour guide Feyza. We purchased cheese, pastrami, dried fruit, and Turkish delight fro
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cherylc122
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Well worth the cost
We thoroughly enjoyed our tour. We are a party of five and all had a great evening. The food we tried was all diffe
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Justis11
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Beyza adn the picnic was great!
We had a great afternoon with Beyza as she went through the spice market and bought turkish delight, nuts, olives a
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faz9092
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Great food and knowledgable tour guide
We booked this tour expecting to be going on a little adventure throughout Istanbul and the neighbouring continent,
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daviesmob
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A Special experience
I was told of this night tasting tour by another traveller and it is just as the information in the brochure says i
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sandeepkler
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Dinner with a local family
We were visiting Turkey as a couple for the first time and our Local guide was Ataman. He is very knowledgeable abo
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ChristianB1118
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Really good tour with knowledgable guide. Helped me navigate istanul for the rest of the trip and pointed out thing
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We did the half day walking tour called Istanbul Uncovered. The tour was amazing - nice small group, seeing Istanbu
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parkerchs
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Learning-filled adventure with local insight
The first thing I do when visiting a city is taking a tour to check off the must-dos and see which areas to come ba
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Mats G
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A splendid adventure!
We had a lovely evening in Istanbul, with a tasty dinner in a family. music and interesting conversations with the
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jaclyn m
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Delicious!
Our food tour experience was amazing. Our guide, Salih, was super knowledgeable and took us to some great places. W
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Key Details
  • Sultanahmet District, Intrepid Urban Adventures Istanbul
  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 4 days in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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