Private Istanbul Cooking Class Tour

Everyday Guarantee Departures
1 Day
1 City
26 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
  • 09:00 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 301

Taste the Flavors of Istanbul: Private Cooking Class Tour

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

✅ Private Local Guides 

✅ VIP Entrance Fees to museums and attractions

✂ Fully customizable itinerary


Departures : Everyday


Starting Point : Istanbul Spice Market


Duration :  5 Hours


Language : English


Highlights

  • 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 private licensed guide
  • VIP Entrance Fees to museums and attractions
  • A professional cooking instructor
  • All ingredients 
  • Transportation to and from the cooking location

❌ Exclusion :

  • Personal expenses

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

Comments
Annie D.

Participating in this cooking class tour resulted in an unforgettable Turkish feast. From preparing traditional dishes to tasting our creations, every moment was filled with culinary delight yes The personalized touch and genuine Turkish hospitality made it a top-notch experience heart

Christopher N.

Embarking on a cultural and flavorful journey through this cooking class in Istanbul was a delight. Learning from a Turkish housewife added cultural depth, and the six-course menu showcased the diversity of Turkish cuisine. Tasting our creations was a satisfying and delicious conclusion.

Sophia M.

An authentic cooking atmosphere was produced by using fresh ingredients under the supervision of the housewife. After tasting our concoctions, we felt like we accomplished something, which made the tour enjoyable and fulfilling.

Benjamin Z.

The private cooking class tour in Istanbul was a gastronomic delight. Tasting our creations, complemented by boutique Turkish wines, was a highlight, making it a must for food enthusiasts.

Mia S.

The hands on approach, coupled with the expertise of the Turkish housewife, made it a memorable experience. The diverse six course menu allowed us to explore the rich tapestry of Turkish flavors, creating a lasting impression yes

Samuel R.

Learning traditional dishes from a Turkish housewife felt like a family affair. The lunch, featuring our own creations, fostered a sense of accomplishment and camaraderie, making it a truly heartwarming experience.

Emily J.

In the center of Istanbul, this cooking class trip was a gastronomic masterclass. Getting knowledge from a Turkish homemaker gave it a genuine feel yes It was an extensive and pleasurable examination of Turkish cuisine because of the focus on seasonal ingredients and the chance to sample our creations heart

James O.

The housewife's guidance made the recipes accessible, and the seasonal ingredients added depth to the dishes. Tasting our creations for lunch was a rewarding conclusion, turning the learning experience into a delicious adventure yes

Isabella Q.

This cooking class tour engaged all senses, from the aromatic spices to the hands-on preparation. The six-course menu was a journey through Turkish flavors, and the tasting session allowed us to appreciate our culinary creations, making it an immersive and delightful experience heart

Matthew C.

The cooking class tour showcased charming Turkish hospitality. Learning traditional recipes from a local housewife felt like a genuine cultural exchange wink The six-course menu, with its diverse flavors, and the opportunity to taste our own dishes, made for an unforgettable experience yes

Ava K.

Participating in this cooking class tour in Istanbul unleashed culinary creativity. The six-course menu, crafted with fresh, farm-to-table ingredients, offered a rich Turkish experience. Tasting our own creations for lunch was a rewarding and flavorful conclusion to a hands-on, educational adventure.

Joseph H.

The housewife's expertise and guidance made the dishes tantalizing, and the hands-on approach made them easy to replicate. The culmination of tasting our creations was a delightful feast.

Zoey V.

This cooking class tour provided a deeply personalized Turkish journey. The real Turkish housewife's guidance made the dishes approachable, and the use of fresh ingredients added authenticity heart Tasting our creations for lunch, accompanied by boutique Turkish wines, created a uniquely enjoyable experience yes

Christopher Y.

Uncovering Istanbul's culinary secrets in this cooking class was a joy. The emphasis on seasonal, farm to table ingredients made the dishes exquisite. The six course menu we prepared showcased the diverse flavors of Turkish cuisine, leaving a lasting impression.

Harper G.

The private cooking class tour in Istanbul was a memorable home cooking experience. Learning from a Turkish housewife made the recipes feel genuine and achievable. Tasting our creations at the end, paired with boutique Turkish wines, created a delightful and satisfying culinary memory heart

Nicholas L.

The friendly Turkish housewife shared her culinary secrets, making the dishes easily replicable at home. The lunch, featuring our own creations, was a highlight, providing a true taste of Turkey yes

Madison F.

This cooking class tour offered a delightful immersion into Istanbul's culinary culture. The hands-on experience of preparing traditional dishes allowed for a deeper understanding of Turkish cuisine. The use of fresh, seasonal ingredients made the entire process not just educational but also incredibly enjoyable.

Alexander I.

Learning from a Turkish housewife added an authentic touch to the experience. The six-course menu was not only delicious but also easy to recreate at home. The highlight was savoring our creations, perfectly paired with boutique Turkish wines.

Riley P.

Istanbul private cooking class tour was a hands-on culinary investigation of Turkish cuisine. The food was more approachable after being prepared with a local Turkish housewife yes Enjoying our six-course meal and specialty Turkish wines was a delightful and satisfying finish heart

Andrew H.

Learning from a Turkish housewife added a genuine touch to the culinary experience. The emphasis on using fresh, seasonal ingredients showcased the authenticity of Turkish cuisine yes

Grace D.

It was a pleasure to take part in the private culinary class trip in Istanbul. Making the traditional foods with a Turkish housewife by your side made them approachable and enjoyable. The meals gained freshness from the emphasis on seasonal ingredients heart

Daniel F.

Cooking with a local Turkish housewife made the experience authentic and enjoyable. Tasting our creations, accompanied by boutique Turkish wines, was a culinary journey to remember yes

Victoria C.

Taking part in the exclusive cooking class tour in Istanbul was an incredible culinary experience. Because of the practical instruction provided by an actual Turkish homemaker, the recipes were simple to duplicate. The meal's memorable ending was tasting the six-course menu we designed, along with excellent Turkish wines.

Benjamin T.

The experience was enhanced by the focus on using fresh, in-season ingredients. Our six-course meal, paired with specialty Turkish wines, allowed us to sample our efforts in a way that was both delicious and incredibly engaging.

Lucy B.

Embarking on the private cooking class tour in Istanbul was a gastronomic adventure. The hands-on experience with a Turkish housewife made the traditional dishes accessible yes The six course menu, crafted with farm to table ingredients, showcased the richness of Turkish cuisine. Tasting our creations, paired with boutique Turkish wines, was the perfect conclusion heart

Samuel N.

Learning from a local Turkish housewife added an authentic touch to the experience. The dishes were surprisingly easy to replicate, and tasting our creations at the end was a highlight. The use of fresh, seasonal ingredients made it a truly personalized and unforgettable culinary journey.

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