The 7 Best Wine And Dine Tours In Istanbul 2024

Top 3 wine and dine tours we recommend: 

#1 Dazzling Delights: VIP Bosphorus Dinner Night Cruise with Belly Dance Show

Immerse yourself in the vibrant nightlife of Turkey with our exclusive VIP Bosphorus Dinner Night Cruise, highlighted with a mesmerizing Belly Dance show. Enjoy the comfort of luxury seating, as we guide you through the smooth waters of the Bosphorus Strait, where the enchanting melodies of local music meet the sensuous rhythm of the belly dance. Relish the exquisite flavors of traditional Turkish cuisine, finely paired with a selection of local wines, while the spectacular Bosphorus Bridge forms the backdrop to your unforgettable evening.

Why Join This Tour?

  • Spectacular Entertainment: Turkish Belly Dancers offer a dazzling performance, enhancing the cultural richness of your evening cruise. This authentic Turkish experience, alongside local music, is sure to add an exciting touch to your night.
  • Breathtaking Vistas: Behold the majestic Bosphorus Bridge, one of the two magnificent suspension bridges linking Europe and Asia. Enjoy this spectacular sight from the serene waters of the Bosphorus Strait.
  • Indulgent Dining: Savor an exquisite dinner featuring local Turkish cuisine. Whether you have specific dietary requirements or are open to trying everything, our culinary team is committed to providing a memorable gastronomic experience.
  • Unlimited Local Drinks: Benefit from our open local bar, where you can sample a variety of local drinks, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic, adding to the celebratory feel of the cruise.
  • Hassle-free Experience: With our hotel pick-up and drop-off service provided by air-conditioned, non-smoking tour coaches, your comfort and convenience is our priority.

Wrap up your unforgettable evening as you cruise down the Bosphorus Strait under the twinkling stars. The combination of gourmet dining, local wines, breathtaking sights, and mesmerizing belly dance performances makes this VIP Bosphorus Dinner Night Cruise an indulgent affair that’s a must-join when in Istanbul.

#2 A Night to Remember: Istanbul’s Bosphorus Dinner Cruise

Unfold a night of luxury, gourmet dining, and captivating panoramas on the majestic Bosphorus with our uniquely crafted dinner cruise tour. This unforgettable journey takes you from Europe to Asia and back, all while basking in Istanbul’s glittering skyline. Historical treasures such as the Dolmabahce Palace, Bosphorus Bridge, Ortakoy, Rumeli Fortress, Fatih Bridge, Beylerbeyi Palace, and the Maiden’s Tower parade before you as you revel in delicious cuisine, fine wine, and enchanting live music.

Why Join This Tour?

  • Unrivaled Views: Experience the surreal beauty of Istanbul from a fresh perspective as you cruise through the strait that straddles two continents. The stunning panorama offers unmatched views of iconic landmarks such as Dolmabahce Palace, Bosphorus Bridge, Ortakoy, Rumeli Fortress, Fatih Bridge, Beylerbeyi Palace, and the Maiden’s Tower.
  • Gourmet Delights: Indulge in a luxurious gourmet dinner while cruising the Bosphorus. This fine-dining experience, coupled with the mouthwatering wine experience, is sure to delight your senses.
  • Live Entertainment: Our professional DJ and traditional show performances will add a dose of thrill to your enchanting night. Choose to sway with the music or simply sit back and savor the vibrant ambiance.
  • Ease and Convenience: Enjoy the convenience of our pick-up and drop-off service from your hotel, eliminating any stress or hassle. This ensures a completely relaxed and enjoyable experience from start to finish.
  • Mingle with Istanbul’s Nightlife: See Istanbul’s famous nightclubs from the water. As you dine and dance the night away, you’ll get a taste of the city’s lively nightlife scene.

Concluding your magical night on the Bosphorus, you’ll realize that no other Istanbul experience can match the blend of this romantic ambiance, mouthwatering cuisine, spectacular vistas, and vivacious entertainment. Whether you choose to dance to the rhythm of the music or simply sit back with a drink, absorbing the breathtaking view, this Bosphorus Dinner Cruise is sure to etch unforgettable memories in your Istanbul visit.

#3 Enchanting Evenings: Bosphorus Sunset Cruise with Dinner

Delight in the magic of Istanbul at dusk with our Bosphorus Sunset Dinner Cruise, an experience that combines the mesmerizing allure of a setting sun with the city’s unparalleled beauty. Step aboard our chic vessel as we present an exquisite journey of fine dining and romantic views. Sip on handcrafted cocktails and savor locally-inspired appetizers, dinner, and dessert, all set against the backdrop of Istanbul’s captivating sunset. Our live tour guide enriches your voyage with informative commentary, while the contemporary Turkish dining experience adds a culinary twist to your evening.

Why Join This Tour?

  • Sunset Spectacle: There is nothing quite like watching the sun set over the stunning skyline of Istanbul. As you cruise the Bosphorus, the changing hues of the sky will surely capture your heart and create the perfect ambiance for a romantic evening.
  • Innovative Dining: Our 3-course contemporary Turkish dinner, accompanied by a selection of fine wines, combines traditional flavors with modern culinary techniques. Complementing your dinner, the locally-prepared appetizers and dessert provide a wholesome dining experience.
  • Live Commentary: Our live tour guide will enrich your cruising experience with intriguing insights into Istanbul’s history and culture. Whether you’re a history enthusiast or a curious traveler, you’ll appreciate the fascinating tales and anecdotes shared.
  • Exceptional Comfort: Our newly designed boat ensures an exceptionally comfortable journey, offering stylish and relaxed seating for you to enjoy the captivating views and sumptuous dinner.
  • Ideal for Celebrations: This sunset cruise is an ideal prelude to a celebratory evening or a serene retreat after a day spent exploring Istanbul. It’s a wonderful opportunity for families, couples, or individuals seeking a tranquil yet memorable experience.

Join our Bosphorus Sunset Dinner Cruise for an enchanting evening that beautifully blends Istanbul’s romantic sunsets, fine dining, and excellent wines. This cruise promises to add a unique and unforgettable chapter to your Istanbul story.

#4 Vintage Voyages: Full-Day Wine and Dine Tour from Istanbul

Embark on a delightful journey through the historical region of Kirklareli with our Full-Day Wine and Dine Tour from Istanbul. Explore the heart of ancient Thrace and the scenic foothills of the Strandja Mountains, where boutique wineries await your arrival. Indulge in the flavors of exquisite wines, as you sample four varieties at each of the three carefully selected wineries. Immerse yourself in the art of winemaking, uncover the unique characteristics of cabernet sauvignon, merlot, zinfandel, and more, and discover the perfect food pairings to enhance your tasting experience.

Why Join This Tour?

  • Unveil Hidden Gems: Visit three boutique wineries in the Kirklareli wine region, known for its rich wine-making tradition. Delight in the discovery of lesser-known gems that produce exceptional wines.
  • A Taste of Variety: Savor four wines at each stop, featuring a diverse range of grape varietals including cabernet sauvignon, merlot, zinfandel, and more. Expand your palate and appreciate the nuances of each wine’s unique flavor profile.
  • Expert Guidance: Benefit from the insights and knowledge of our professional tour guide, who will share captivating stories about the region’s wine-making tradition and its Thracian roots. Learn about the history, techniques, and passion behind each bottle.
  • Enhance Your Culinary Journey: Gain a deeper understanding of the ideal food pairings for each wine, elevating your gastronomic experience. Discover the harmony between flavors and textures as you explore the perfect marriage of food and wine.
  • Convenience and Comfort: Enjoy the ease of hotel pickup and drop-off in an air-conditioned vehicle, ensuring a comfortable and stress-free journey from Istanbul and back.

Immerse yourself in the art of winemaking, relish the flavors of exceptional wines, and discover the stories behind each bottle on our Full-Day Wine and Dine Tour from Istanbul. This enchanting experience offers a perfect blend of exploration, education, and delectable indulgence, promising a truly memorable day for wine enthusiasts and culinary adventurers alike.

#5 Wine and Dine Extravaganza: Istanbul Private Wine Tasting and Dining Tour Through 3 City Wineries

Embark on a culinary adventure like no other with our exclusive Wine and Dine Tour through 3 enchanting city wineries in Istanbul. Led by certified wine experts and sommeliers, this private tour offers a perfect blend of wine tasting and exquisite dining experiences. Immerse yourself in the world of Turkish wines as you indulge in the flavors of 6 handpicked wines, thoughtfully paired with delectable local bites and a tantalizing cheese platter.

Why Join This Tour?

  • Private Wine Expertise: Your personal sommelier will guide you through the fascinating world of Turkish wines, sharing their expertise and knowledge. Gain insights into wine-making traditions in Turkey, explore different regions, and discover native grape varieties, all while tasting wines from across the country.
  • Exquisite Dining Experiences: Elevate your culinary journey with carefully curated food pairings that perfectly complement the wines. Delight in local bites and a tantalizing cheese platter, specially selected to enhance the flavors and create a harmonious dining experience.
  • Authentic Wine Culture: Uncover the centuries-old wine culture in Turkey, a hidden gem often overlooked by many travelers. This tour offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich wine-making heritage of the region and gain a deeper appreciation for the art of viticulture.
  • Personalized and Memorable: Enjoy the exclusivity of a private tour, allowing for a personalized and tailored experience to suit your preferences. Your sommelier will provide detailed explanations, answer your questions, and offer recommendations on selecting your favorite Turkish wines.
  • Unforgettable Wine and Dine Experience: Indulge in a sensory journey of flavors, aromas, and stories behind each wine, while savoring exquisite local bites. This tour is a true celebration of the marriage between fine wines and delectable cuisine, creating an unforgettable experience for wine and food enthusiasts.

Experience the ultimate Wine and Dine Extravaganza as you delight in the finest Turkish wines, savor mouthwatering dishes, and immerse yourself in the vibrant wine culture of Istanbul. Let our private guide and sommelier lead you on this culinary adventure, where every sip and every bite promises to ignite your senses and leave you with lasting memories.

#6 Savor the Splendors: Bosphorus Dinner Cruise, Turkish Night Show & Endless Alcoholic Delights

Step into a world of enchantment as you embark on our unforgettable Bosphorus Dinner Cruise, Turkish Night Show, and indulge in a selection of delightful alcoholic beverages. Experience the perfect blend of a romantic ambiance, delectable cuisine, and mesmerizing entertainment as you sail along the Bosphorus. Delight in a sumptuous dinner featuring a variety of cold mezes, a fresh seasonal salad, and a choice of mouthwatering main dishes. Be captivated by the dynamic performances of the Sword Dance, Whirling Dervish, Belly Dancer, Traditional Turkish Folk Dance, and Caucassian Folk Dance. To further enhance your evening, our professional DJ will provide an exhilarating musical experience. Throughout the night, enjoy unlimited local alcoholic drinks, including a selection of local wines, beers, raki, vodka, gin, and soft drinks.

Why Join This Tour?

  • Romantic Ambiance: Immerse yourself in the unique romantic ambiance of Istanbul as you cruise along the Bosphorus, offering unparalleled views of the city’s iconic landmarks. The shimmering lights and gentle breeze create an atmosphere like no other.
  • Culinary Delights: Delight in a scrumptious dinner experience featuring a variety of 10 cold mezes, a fresh seasonal salad, and a choice of main dishes including grilled fish, chicken steak, meatball, or a vegetarian option. Indulge your taste buds with the flavors of Turkish cuisine.
  • Mesmerizing Entertainment: Be enthralled by the dynamic performances of the Sword Dance, Whirling Dervish, Belly Dancer, Traditional Turkish Folk Dance, and Caucassian Folk Dance. The captivating rhythms and graceful movements will transport you to the heart of Turkish culture.
  • Exhilarating Music: Our professional DJ will keep the energy high with a fantastic mix of music, ensuring a vibrant and lively atmosphere throughout the night. Dance the night away or simply relax and enjoy the beats.
  • Unlimited Alcoholic Delights: Raise a glass and toast to the night with our unlimited selection of local alcoholic beverages, including wines, beers, raki, vodka, gin, and soft drinks. Sip on your favorite drink as you take in the breathtaking views and enjoy the company of your loved ones.

Experience an evening of enchantment, fine dining, captivating performances, and unlimited alcoholic delights on our Bosphorus Dinner Cruise, Turkish Night Show, and Alcoholic Delights tour. This unique combination promises a truly memorable night that will leave you with cherished memories of Istanbul’s vibrant nightlife.

#7 Istanbul Super Saver: Bosphorus Sightseeing and Turkish Culinary Delights

Immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of Istanbul, where East meets West, and indulge in a sensory journey with our Istanbul Super Saver tour. This incredible package combines two of Istanbul’s best-selling tours, offering you a value-packed experience that showcases the city’s rich history, stunning landmarks, and delectable cuisine. Embark on a full-day sightseeing adventure, including a 2.5-hour cruise along the Golden Horn and Bosphorus, visits to the Spice Bazaar, Dolmabahçe Palace, and the Rüstem Pasha Mosque. Then, savor the authentic flavors of Istanbul during an evening food tasting tour, where you’ll sample mouthwatering mezes, simit, kebabs, and more, all accompanied by live Turkish music.

Why Join This Tour?

  • City Highlights: Discover Istanbul’s iconic landmarks and hidden gems during the full-day sightseeing tour. Cruise along the picturesque Golden Horn and Bosphorus, explore the vibrant Spice Bazaar, soak in the breathtaking views from Camlica Hill, and admire the architectural wonders of the Rüstem Pasha Mosque and Dolmabahçe Palace.
  • Culinary Delights: Treat your taste buds to an evening food tasting tour, where you’ll indulge in a variety of delectable Turkish dishes. Sample flavorful mezes, sink your teeth into freshly baked simit, savor succulent kebabs, and experience the vibrant culinary scene of Istanbul. All while enjoying live Turkish music that adds a special ambiance to the experience.
  • Unforgettable Experiences: Immerse yourself in the rich history, culture, and flavors of Istanbul. From cruising along the shimmering Bosphorus to exploring bustling bazaars and savoring authentic Turkish cuisine, every moment of this Super Saver tour promises unforgettable experiences that will leave you with cherished memories.
  • Convenience and Value: Take advantage of this value-packed package that combines two top-selling tours at a discounted price. Enjoy the convenience of transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle, a delicious lunch, and even alcoholic beverages, ensuring a hassle-free and enjoyable experience.

Experience the best of Istanbul’s sightseeing and culinary delights with our Istanbul Super Saver tour. Immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of the city, indulge in mouthwatering flavors, and create lasting memories as you uncover the rich tapestry of Istanbul’s history and cuisine.