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About Cooking Alaturka
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 his Turkish chef. Our classes are hands-on and fun, as well as informative. They are suitable for both professional chefs and kitchen novices. Afterwards, enjoy your cooking efforts over lunch or dinner with some local wine. We also function as a regular lunch and dinner restaurant, offering a daily-changing four-course menu. Reservations are recommended due to limited space.
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
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Hobyar Mahallesi Hamidiye Caddesi No:84, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My daughter and I attended a cooking lesson at Alaturka on 18th January 2019. It ended up being an intimate class for 2 of us due to a last minute cancellation and one guest getting the date wrong . It was a fun evening where...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Guprn
Reviewed 5 days ago

First time to Istanbul I found this cookery school and as I am a bit of a foodie and love home cooking I wanted to do some authentic Turkish cooking and later be served the lovely food seated restaurant style with your fellow cooks (and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mike D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I try to take a cooking class anytime I travel, and invariably it ends up being the best part of my trip - my evening with Nazli & Rocco was no exception! I would highly recommend skipping lunch - the food was sensational, and after...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank katygoessolo
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I took the class on a cold and rainy morning in January. It was just the two of us and the three instructors, Rocco, Leyla, and Nazli. Prior to the course, we discussed over email and agreed upon menu options, given our...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mdaal
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took this cooking class on the 31st of December and had a great time with the team! The recipes are challenging without being too difficult and dishes that I hadn't cooked before. The class was perfect as it wasn't too big and was relaxed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank catrionay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for the ultimate foodie experience in Istanbul, look no further! We loved learning about Turkish cuisine in the clean cheerful kitchen environment of Alaturka. The atmosphere was so fun and the food we produced the best we’ve tasted in our weeks...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank meeg1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had taken a class at a la turka > 10 years ago and really enjoyed it as an intro to Turkish food, history, and culture. We decided to do it again with my parents on our return visit in 2019. Great...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GravyDavyFtFun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking to have a unique experience and you are a foodielover, then I highly recommend you to do the food tour with Leyla and take the cooking class with Rocco and Nazli. They are amazing people who definitely know how to guide...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank anabel_no222
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An experience not only to learn about Turkish customs and food but also an insight into local life and culture. Delicious and easy cooking - with a sociable dinner together afterwards with other students and local wine. Wonderfully inclusive fir vegetarians. Super friendly teachers who...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dogchook
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you enjoy cooking or just want a nice meal, Alaturka is a great choice. Ambiance of the dining area was wonderful. The kitchen was well appointed and spacious. Ingredient quality was very high. Our hosts were absolutely amazing. We immediately felt welcome and left...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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April 4, 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