Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

4.5 stars

Editor's summary:

This small group Turkish Flavours of Melbourne Food Walking Tour along Sydney Road in Brunswick will introduce you to some of the oldest Turkish restaurants in the city. You’ll enjoy a progressive lunch at three superb family-owned eateries, and learn more about Turkish culture and customs along the way. This tour is a delicious way for foodies to get a true taste of multicultural Melbourne.

Pricing & Dates

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Highlights

☆ Visit some of Brunswick’s oldest and most cherished Turkish restaurants

☆ Learn the history of Turkish cuisine 

☆ Get an introduction to the use of Turkish spices

☆ Enjoy a mouthwatering progressive lunch of pide, dolma, pilaf and baklava

☆ Maximum group size: 10.

Inclusions

☆ Guided small group walking tour

☆ Services of a friendly local guide with expert commentary

☆ Generous shared plates of Turkish delicacies at three eateries (more than enough for lunch)

☆ Guided visit to a Turkish spice and grocery store.

What you can expect

This Turkish Flavours of Melbourne Food Walking Tour will take you on a fun and food filled stroll along Brunswick’s historic Sydney Road, to sample the cuisine of the local Turkish community. Your local guide will take you to a selection of the area’s authentic family-run eateries, which you would be unlikely to discover on your own.

At the first stop on your progressive-style lunch you’ll get straight into it with a fabulous ‘meze’ plate of dips and breads. This Turkish restaurant has been a stalwart of Sydney Road for decades, but it’s easy to miss. As you sample your first tastes of Turkey, your guide will relate some of the history of the cuisine and where the flavours originated.

The next stop on this Turkish Flavours of Melbourne Food Walking Tour is another fabulous local eatery for your main course. Here you’ll dine on a generous selection of stuffed pides, kebabs, dolmas and other specialties. You can watch the chefs and pastry makers at work and admire the glass cabinets of colourful Turkish delight.

Next you’ll visit a spice market and traditional grocery store to learn more about the use of spices and other key ingredients in Turkish cuisine.

This Turkish Flavours of Melbourne Food Walking Tour winds up at a bustling bakery, where you’ll sample sensational baklavas and other sweet treats.

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Important information

This tour has one meeting point: Sydney Road, Brunswick, which is easily accessible by public transport. Once your booking is completed, a confirmation document will be sent to your email address, including tour departure details and operator contact information for the day. Please print the confirmation or have it available on your smart phone. Please refer to the booking confirmation for your confirmed tour meeting point and departure time.

Minimum numbers are required for this tour to operate, and there is a possibility of cancellation if there are not enough participants to meet requirements. If this happens, you will be offered an alternative or a full refund.

Please advise us of any dietary requirements at the time of booking. Some requirements can be catered for with prior notice.

Private tours can be arranged.

Please wear suitable footwear. Walking time equates to 30-40 minutes in total.

This tour operates in all weather conditions.

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