Cooking Class Tour Istanbul

Everyday Guarantee Departures
1 Day
1 City
15 Reviews

Places to Visit

  • Istanbul
  • Turkish Cuisine
  • Cooking Class
  • Culinary Delights of Istanbul
  • Traditional Dishes
  • Istanbul Spice Market

Tour Program

  • 08:30 AM: Pick up from your hotel
  • 9:00 AM: Meet your guide at a pre-arranged location and head to a local market to purchase fresh ingredients for the cooking class.
  • 10:00 AM: Arrive at a cooking school or a local family's home and start the cooking class. Learn how to prepare traditional Turkish dishes such as Turkish meze, stuffed grape leaves, and Turkish delight.
  • 12:30 PM: Enjoy the delicious dishes you have prepared for lunch.
  • 2:00 PM: Take a break from cooking and visit a local tea house to sample some traditional Turkish tea.
  • 3:00 PM: Continue the cooking class and learn how to make Turkish baklava, a sweet pastry made with layers of phyllo dough, honey, and nuts.
  • 5:00 PM: End the cooking class by enjoying the freshly made baklava and some Turkish coffee.

Tour Details Tour ID 27

Culinary Delights of Istanbul: Cooking Class

Whether tucking into a tasty kebab, feasting on mezes or indulging in sweet baklava – Turkish cuisine is a treat for adventurous foodies.


Uncover Istanbul’s culinary secrets on this 5-hour cooking class and learn to cook your traditional dishes under the guidance of a real Turkish House wife!

✅ Get hands-on as you make typical Turkish dishes like stuffed vine leaves
✅ No experience necessary: suitable for all abilities
✅ Choose from multiple class times available throughout the day

✂ Fully customizable itinerary

Departures : Everyday

Starting Point : Istanbul Spice Market

Duration :  5 Hours

Language : English


  • Turkish Cuisine
  • Cooking Class
  • Culinary Delights of Istanbul
  • Turkish Kebab
  • Traditional Dishes 
  • Baklava

When you open the booking form ( after you click make reservation button) you will see optional activities, so you can add them in your tour and you can customize it as you wish.

✅ Inclusion :

  • Professional licensed guide
  • A professional cooking instructor
  • All ingredients 
  • Transportation to and from the cooking location

❌ Exclusion :

  • Personal expenses
  • Drinks

Q: What is a Cooking Class Tour Istanbul?

A: A Cooking Class Tour Istanbul is a guided tour that includes a cooking class, where participants can learn how to prepare traditional Turkish dishes from local chefs.

Q: Where do the cooking classes take place?

A: The cooking classes take place in a local kitchen or restaurant in Istanbul.

Q: What types of Turkish dishes can I learn to cook on the tour?

A: The dishes you can learn to cook will depend on the specific tour and class you choose, but some common dishes include Turkish meze, stuffed grape leaves, kebabs, baklava, and Turkish coffee.

Q: Do I need any prior cooking experience to participate in the class?

A: No, prior cooking experience is not necessary. The class is designed for all levels of cooking experience.

Q: How long is the Cooking Class Tour Istanbul?

A: The tour can vary in length depending on the specific itinerary and tour operator, but typically lasts between 4 to 5 hours.

Q: What is included in the Cooking Class Tour Istanbul package?

A: The package typically includes a professional cooking instructor, all ingredients and equipment needed for the class, and transportation to and from the cooking location.

Q: Is it necessary to book the Cooking Class Tour Istanbul in advance?

A: It is recommended to book the tour in advance to ensure availability, especially during peak travel seasons.

Q: What should I wear and bring to the Cooking Class Tour Istanbul?

A: Wear comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes, as the class may involve some standing and cooking activities. Aprons and hairnets may be provided. It is also recommended to bring a camera to capture the experience.

Q: Can the tour be customized to fit my dietary restrictions?

A: Yes, tour operators may offer the option to customize the tour to fit your dietary restrictions and preferences, but additional fees may apply.

# For cancellations made more than 7 days prior to the scheduled activity or service, there will be %20 of the total amount as penalty.

# If you like to re-schedule the tour date instead of refund. You can re-schedule your tour without any penalty 1 time. And you can tell your new travel date until 15 days of your arrival date. And this re-schedule right is valid 2 years after postponing the actual tour date.

# For cancellations made less than 7 days prior to the scheduled activity or service, there will be no refund.

# If you like to re-schedule the tour date instead of refund. You can re-schedule your tour with only %10 penalty 1 time. And you can tell your new travel date until 15 days of your arrival date. And this re-schedule right is valid 2 years after postponing the actual tour date.

After you submit your reservation please send copies of passports of all participants, and your arrival/departure airport transfer informations via email [email protected] For further assistance please feel free to call +905434428069

Taylor L.

The Turkish cooking tour provided an immersive and educational experience into the flavors of Istanbul. Under the guidance of a knowledgeable Turkish House Wife, I learned the techniques and ingredients behind iconic Turkish dishes. From the sizzling kebabs to the irresistible baklava, it was a truly rewarding culinary journey.

Sheila T.

Participating in the Turkish cooking class tour was a culinary delight. The opportunity to learn from a Turkish House Wife allowed me to delve into the secrets of Turkish cuisine. The hands-on experience of cooking traditional dishes and the flavorsome results made it a memorable and tasty adventure.

Rachel N.

The Turkish cooking class tour in Istanbul was a delicious and enlightening experience. Learning from a real Turkish House Wife added an authentic touch to the cooking process. From preparing kebabs to mastering the art of baklava, it was a culinary adventure I won't forget cheekyyes

Karen S.

The culinary tour in Istanbul was a delightful experience. Learning to cook traditional Turkish dishes with a knowledgeable Turkish housewife was a fantastic way to immerse myself in the local culture and savor the delicious flavors of Turkish cuisine winkyes

deliannys a.

I had the most amazing experience at a cooking class in Istanbul!blush
The food we cooked was absolutely delicious.
We made a variety of dishes, from appetizers to desserts.
The class was hands-on and we each had our own workstations.
The atmosphere was relaxed and friendly.

jania tabatha e.

The group size was perfect - small enough to get individual attention but large enough to meet new people.
I can't wait to come back to Istanbul and take another cooking class!



helen h.

We got to enjoy the fruits of our labor at the end of the class.
It was a great way to learn about the culture through food.
We learned how to make traditional Turkish dishes that we can now replicate at home.


The kitchen was well-equipped and clean.


The instructor was patient and answered all of our questions.


The class was suitable for all skill levels.

petta g.

I would definitely recommend this cooking class to anyone visiting Istanbul.

sinai francys kilian g.

The class was held in a beautiful kitchen with stunning views of the city.
Our instructor was knowledgeable and made the experience fun.
I learned so much about Turkish cuisine and cooking techniques.
The ingredients we used were fresh and high-quality.yes


valentina j.

The experience was worth every penny.

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