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Cookistan Istanbul Cooking Classes

Yunus Bey Sokak No:32/A Pangalti, Istanbul 34375, Turkey
+90 535 574 5010
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The Best Cooking Class Yet

Where to start? This was not only the best experience I had in Istanbul, but the best cooking class... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2017
Queens, New York

We cannot express how amazing this evening was! My daughter and I went together and I am not an... read more

Reviewed March 20, 2017
Barbara F
Nice, France
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Yunus Bey Sokak No:32/A Pangalti, Istanbul 34375, Turkey
+90 535 574 5010
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Reviewed April 22, 2017

Where to start? This was not only the best experience I had in Istanbul, but the best cooking class I have taken in other city away from home. I feel so lucky to have met Aysın and her sister Aysun. Aysin is pure reflection of...More

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Reviewed March 20, 2017

We cannot express how amazing this evening was! My daughter and I went together and I am not an avid cook like she is but the way the evening was presented made me feel passionate about cooking even if it was only for one night!...More

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed October 30, 2016

Great evening! We startet together with a couple from Saudi Arabia on its honney moon trip with the interesting trip trough the neighborhood of Aysin. She presented to us some tipical street food points of Istanbul, local bakery, grocery, butcher and many others explaining also...More

1  Thank Piotr_MM
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Four friends, three from Australia and one from England met up with another two ladies from Canada. Aysin took us around her community and we met many of her local shopkeepers and learnt about their traditions and history. We then proceeded to her beautiful home...More

1  Thank Sue B
Reviewed August 21, 2016

We had a wonderful evening! Ayşın started by taking us on an incredible tour of her neighborhood -- complete with visits to a butcher shop, local charcuterie, artichoke shop, and local bread store. We then were invited into her home for a fabulous 6 course...More

Thank alefevre
Reviewed June 22, 2016

This was the first time my husband and I signed up for a cooking class while traveling and we are so glad that we did! It was at the end of our trip and we were so tired of eating kebabs at this point. We...More

1  Thank Riti M
Reviewed June 15, 2016

My husband and I have taken 9 cooking classes around the world, and I can say Cookistan was one of the best. We started evening class with a quick tour around the neighborhood Aysin, our teacher, lives in. Then we went to her beautiful home...More

Thank Katie D
Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

I am visiting Istanbul for the first time, and I am so glad that I took this class. I had so much fun learning about the surrounding neighborhood and meeting new people, and of course, eating the delicious food. Aysin and her sister warmly welcomed...More

Thank Brooke K
Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I took this cooking class last week. You could not find a better ambassador for Turkish cuisine than Aysun. She makes the whole experience fun and enjoyable. First we went on a morning walk to better understand the local food, the people...More

Thank Jean-Claude N
Reviewed April 27, 2016

Aysin met us in front of the Ramada Plaza hotel, then proceeded to take us on a short (4 or 5 block) walk through her neighborhood. On the way, we mentioned the need for a tailor to fix a bag, and she stopped in and...More

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just north of Taksim Square were open countryside used
mostly as hunting grounds. These days, Sisli and its
chic streets are considered the very heart of
contemporary Istanbuli life, where an epicenter of
fashion and a thriving business district meet to
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