Private Tour - Istanbul Food Walking Tour of Kadikoy with Breakfast

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  • 5.5 hr

Take your tastebuds on a trip around Istanbul’s Asian-side district of Kadıköy on this 5.5-hour, small-group culinary walking tour with a food-loving guide! After a classic Turkish breakfast in Karaköy, take a ferry across the Bosphorus to experience the markets, delis and cobbled lanes of Kadıköy, one of Istanbul’s up-and-coming neighborhoods. Sample delicacies at the fish market, enjoy ‘baklava’ (filo pastry with syrup) and other sticky treats at local eateries, and savor traditional cuisine at a top restaurant. Finish your tour with a Turkish coffee in an authentic coffee house.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Plan Tours

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Stop At: Balik Pazari

Visit different shops at Kadıköy. Fish Market and meeting new tastes of Turkish Cuisine. Typical delicatessen, muhallebi or baklava. At the fish market (Balik Pazari), browse the stalls selling fresh fish, mezes and deli-style goodies, and perhaps sample some delicacies such as olives and grilled fish. Then, call at different eateries and shops to try some mouth-watering, classic baklava or other desserts — all proof of the Turks’ sweet tooth!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Bosphorus Strait

You will have cnahce to see the Bosphorus while you are passing by the ferry to Kadıkoy

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kallavi Kadikoy

Toward lunchtime, visit one of Kadıköy’s best-loved restaurants, Çiya Sofrası, whose chefs recreate dishes from around Turkey. Dig into delectable specialities such as ezogelin (red lentil soup), güveç (oven-baked meat and vegetable stew), pirzola (lamb chops) and katmer (flaky pastry filled with pistachio nuts), and other foods inspired by traditional regional recipes. Then, finish at an authentic coffee house with a cup of classic, strong Turkish coffee.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Karakoy Rihtim

Pass tempting baklava shops and cafes and head inside a restaurant for a delicious kahvalti (Turkish breakfast). Savor delights such as kaymak (clotted cream made from buffalo milk), menemen (scrambled eggs with tomato and peppers), and sucuk (spicy sausage), as your guide explains how they’re prepared.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Kadikoy Iskelesi

Afterward, catch the ferry back to Karaköy, where your tour ends.

Duration: 20 minutes
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