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Reviewed 23 April 2018
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Wonderful experience!

This was one of the most memorable experiences we had in Istanbul! The recipes were interesting and... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
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Cooking Alaturka offers daily Turkish cooking classes, either from 10:30 to 14:30 or from 16:30 to 20:30, to groups ranging from 2 to 11 persons. You cook five authentic Turkish dishes together with other travellers, under supervision of Rocco and...more
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Akbiyik Caddesi 72A | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

really really good experience!really really good experience! really really good experience! really really good experience!

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

This was one of the most memorable experiences we had in Istanbul! The recipes were interesting and delicious and the team was hospitable, friendly and very dedicated. We would love to go back!

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed two cooking classes at Cooking Alaturka. Very informative, delicous food and these guys also made the class fun with their sense of humour. It was one of the highlights of my trip to turkey.

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Visited for dinner, and was welcomed as a true guest! Warm and personal interaction, as is I was invited to their own home. Needless to say, the food (4 courses) was very delicious, and also accommodated my vegetarian preferences. Every dish was explained in detail....More

Thank Guy D
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I managed to sneak into an evening of cooking at the last minute when they had a group of four hobby chefs attending, and I’m so glad I did. I’d never heard of the dishes we were eating, except one, dolmades — which I’ve never...More

Thank Steffani C
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We LOVED the Cooking Alaturka class! A friend that has lived in Istanbul recommended and it was no surprise that it exceeded expectations. The class itself was fun and insightful; the food was high quality and delicious; and the hosts were amazing! I would HIGHLY...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Cooking Alaturka was the highlight of our trip. Both Leyla and her husband were very helpful in explaining the origins of Turkish cooking, making you feel at home and introducing you to the best flavors the country has to offer. I loved my conversations with...More

Thank Tylee P
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Attending a class at Cooking Alaturka was one of the highlights of my trip. I’m glad that I decided to do this at the beginning of my Istanbul week as I had the chance to learn more about the different types of cuisine and the...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Cooking lessons at Cooking Alaturka has been a big highlight of my trip. Not only is it the best food that I have eaten, but also the most fun and best personal connections with locals and fellow travelers. Not to be missed when visiting Istanbul!

1  Thank Caitlin_Freya
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I am a chef, visited Istanbul for taking a cooking classes. Good team, host gave me a details before lesson, diligence. Chef who is a mother, kind, works very tidy. it was a good opportunity to feel home cooking. Support chef who is Italian, used...More

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With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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5 April 2017|
Response from cookingalaturka | Property representative |
Hi there. Sorry if i cannot be of much help, as you probably understood browsing on line no one offer you that kind of know- how. Actually nobody that i know would be willing to share their secret baklava recipe, off course... More