Get a taste for both sides of Istanbul. Indulge in a market breakfast in Europe in the heart of the historic Old City, before going to Asia and exploring the fashionable streets of Kadıköy ... More info ›
Get a taste for both sides of Istanbul. Indulge in a market breakfast in Europe in the heart of the historic Old City, before going to Asia and exploring the fashionable streets of Kadıköy. We’ll make more than 10 different stops during our walk with a variety of samples at each – enough to fill your belly to the brim with all the amazing Turkish flavours! From home-made dishes and street foods, to traditional kebabs and Turkish ice cream – the Taste of Two Continents tour is your chance to immerse yourself inside Istanbul’s food scene and acquaint yourself with Turkish culture and habits.
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Stop At: Historic Areas of Istanbul, Istanbul Turkey
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 hours
Stop At: Misir Carsisi (Spice Market), Rustem Pasa Mahallesi, Erzak Ambari Sok. No:92 Eminonu - Fatih, Istanbul 34116 Turkey
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 minutes
Stop At: Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul 34122 Turkey
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 minutes
Stop At: Kadikoy Carsisi, Caferaga Mahallesi Kadikoy, Istanbul Turkey
We will eat at 8 different restaurants & food shops in Kadıköy. Sip on freshly brewed Turkish coffee while enjoying locally-made baklava. Taste delicious dolma, tantuni and kokoreç, as well as other favorite foods of the locals. Finally, finish your day with the cool, refreshing flavours of the best Turkish dondurma (ice-cream) in Moda.
Duration: 4 hours
Stop At: Kadikoy Iskelesi, Kadikoy, Istanbul 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.
Duration: 10 minutes