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A highlight of my Turkish holiday..

I was the most fortunate person in Istanbul two days ago! I was looking out for the address I had... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2016
Mary B
Grahamstown, South Africa
Six course dinner

Thank you, Melis, for an engaging cooking demonstration. I learned all about the spices and key... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2016
Olga R
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25 Sep 2016
“A highlight of my Turkish holiday..”
3 Mar 2016
“Six course dinner ”
Learn to Cook Istanbul is the leading Turkish food and wine workshop in Istanbul. Our goal is to teach everybody interested in Turkish cuisine and beverages some of the iconic dishes of the Turkish kitchen as well as an introduction to Turkish wine...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Mesrutiyet Caddesi, No: 5, Kat:4, Istanbul 34430, Turkey
+90 530 108 98 26
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

I was the most fortunate person in Istanbul two days ago! I was looking out for the address I had been directed to, when the tea boys in the building called to me the word I needed to hear... Melis ?... and pointed upwards. I...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Thank you, Melis, for an engaging cooking demonstration. I learned all about the spices and key ingredients that make familiar products take "Turkish". She also taught me about Turkish wines and poured me a shot of raki!

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed 7 December 2015

Melis runs the show at this cute, centrally-located kitchen, where we learned how to source and prepare delicious Turkish food. Fresh ingredients from the local market get turned into a mouthwatering meal which (obviously) you get to eat at the end - which is the...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank h212h212
Reviewed 21 November 2015

We were in Istanbul for a long weekend last week. My wife and I have been to Turkey a few times before, but it was my first time to Istanbul - what a great city ! I love good Turkish food and a friend had...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank Sam M
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

I took the four hour class when I visited Istanbul recently and had an amazing time. The class was in a lovely studio in the centre of town and we got fully involved in the preparation and cooking so I'm looking forward to making some...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank Nicola L
Reviewed 21 November 2015

We had fun together, she is an amasing teacher, very positive, patient and enthusiastic to teach :) I am looking forward to have the next class...location is very easy to find, and there is a very charming balcony...Best part is, once you finish cooking, your...More

Date of experience: November 2015
3  Thank vedia zeynep A
Reviewed 20 November 2015

I am usually quite lazy in writing reviews but this place is definitely worth the mention. I really love good food - and enjoy Turkish food - but I was very surprised to discover that kebabs are only a small part of Turkish cuisine. So...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Fraskita
Reviewed 20 November 2015

This is the best thing I did on my trip to Istanbul! I can't wait to try and make some of the dishes when I go back home. If you want to learn how to make delicious Turkish food and try some really nice wines...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank ABritOr2
Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

I was there for Italian food cooking class.Melis chef was brilliant and happy women.She was so calm according to my nonsence questions, and trying to teach everything whatever she knows about kitchen.. You should try one of her classes, next month will be Mexican food...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Cıcek O
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Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal
Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night
and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights,
shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of
people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive
Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of
the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned
restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening
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