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Delicious Istanbul

Acibadem Kadikoy, Istanbul 34718, Turkey
+90 216 348 70 17
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Food Tour

This is a great insight and a different view of Istanbul to that you would see if you wandered the... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2012
auckland,new zealand
Wonderful Tour!

We thoroughly enjoyed our foodie tour with Ozge in Istanbul. We stopped at many select vendors and... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2012
Odessa, Florida
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Looking to experience the real taste of Istanbul? Join Olga Irez in exploring the local markets, visiting hand-picked vendors and food makers, tasting famous and lesser known local treats and, finally, cooking a Turkish feast at Olga's kitchen.Olga cooks and eats full time in Istanbul and also publishes popular food blog Delicious Istanbul, so her insights and tips put you on the fast track of learning all about Istanbul food.
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6 Apr 2017
“Turkish sweets”
20 May 2015
“A year later still enjoying”
Acibadem Kadikoy, Istanbul 34718, Turkey

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Reviewed 29 May 2012

This is a great insight and a different view of Istanbul to that you would see if you wandered the streets on your own. You get to see where and what the locals eat and are introduced to very interesting places. We felt welcomed by...More

Thank ajay042
Reviewed 25 May 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed our foodie tour with Ozge in Istanbul. We stopped at many select vendors and enjoyed our treats as Ozge explained each treat in detail. We were impressed with the delicious foods and would not have stopped at the small shops she knew...More

Thank Lexaqua
Reviewed 19 May 2012

We met Osge and immediately regretted having breakfast as we were taken on a whirlwind tour of taste and experience. A charming and knowledgable guide who was very open about other aspects of Turkish culture which we found fascinating . A little expensive but totally...More

Thank RobBerman
Reviewed 27 April 2012 via mobile

We met Olga, our Russian food tour guide, a very smart, hip young woman who has set up a fabulous opportunity for Istanbul tourists. She is married to a Turkish man and helps her mother-in-law with the family restaurant business. This allows her to know...More

Thank drstretch2
Reviewed 25 April 2012

We were so glad to take up this tour even though we were thinking of cancelling it at the last minute (thank goodness, we did not) due to exhaustion and jet lag. The tour started with meeting Ozge outside of a confectionery shop in a...More

2  Thank esw1215
Reviewed 22 April 2012

Olga was delightful, knowledgable, and friendly. My only regret here was that we didn't do he your earlier in our stay do we could have applied more of what we learned! We traveled several parts f the city, met vendors, tasted food, and more. Olga...More

1  Thank Lisagw
Reviewed 15 April 2012

We were hesitant to book the tour because we thought it was pricey, however, once we were done walking around Istanbul and tasting delicious food with Olga... it was absolutely worth the money! 5hrs may sound like a lot to some, but it goes by...More

1  Thank TravelEatSleep1
Reviewed 13 April 2012

My husband and I had a wonderful day with Olga showing us around Istanbuls markets and food shops. Olga is a lovely person and soon we thought we had already known her for a long time. We were lucky and had Olga completely to ourselves....More

1  Thank KarenE
Reviewed 5 April 2012

This tour was a great introduction into the food and lifestyle in Instanbul. Olga was a great guide, extremely knowledgeable. The tour went to several market stalls and shops on both sides of the city sampling the different delicacies along the way. I would highly...More

2  Thank Ann M
Reviewed 8 March 2012

Based on a friends' recommendation I booked the cooking tour with Olga. My expectations were high - and have been exceeded! Olga took us on a tour through her local market (including stopovers for tasting Baklava (heaven!), Turkish coffee (strong and very, very good) and...More

Thank Bettina N
karkusha, Owner at Delicious Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2012

Thank you Bettina for the wonderful day and great company! I was excited to learn that you are are doing a similar thing in Belgium and I wish you the best of luck with running your Enjoying Brussels!

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