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Cappadocia Home Cooking

Closed Now: 11:00 - 21:00
Open today: 11:00 - 21:00
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Incredible home to table restaurant

A spectacular restaurant find in an out of the way little sleepy village. Stopping for lunch in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Warne, NC
Traditional home cooking

Tolga and his wife Tuba and his mother welcomed us into their home where we were able to experience... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steve B
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“amazing food”(12 reviews)
We renovated and restored our traditional stone arch house to accommodate the Cappadocia Home Cooking School and Restaurant, which is located in the small village of Ayvalı, just 10 km. faraway from Ürgüp. Cooking school run by a family, this is why...more
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Ayvali Koyu, Ayvali, Urgup 50400, Turkey
+90 537 340 80 79
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A spectacular restaurant find in an out of the way little sleepy village. Stopping for lunch in between our visit to Sinasos and the underground city of Ozkonak this incredible cooking school and farm to table restaurant really laid out the red carpet for our...More

Thank mrtravelingpat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tolga and his wife Tuba and his mother welcomed us into their home where we were able to experience a fun lesson in simple Turkish home cooking. Tolga’s English was excellent and his friendly and helpful demeanor made us feel very comfortable and welcome. We...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had wonderful time during the cooking class. Owners are amazing, took great care of us and made us feel at home! The cooking class was informative with handy recipes, and we could participate also in helping out! And the food from local ingredients was...More

Thank Chouko
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a good night with Tolga and his family, learning to cook new dishes and making new friends. There was so much food! Make sure that you wear your eating pants. We highly recommend to everyone who comes to the area. Its worth...More

Thank Matt W
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have been traveling for a few months now and when we reached Cappadocia, we didn’t have much planned. I happened to find this cooking class on google and figured we’d give it a shot. I cannot tell you how amazing this...More

1  Thank Nashiram424
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I absolutely loved the cooking class. The recipes were easy to follow and tasted delicious. We especially loved the soup, spinach pastry, stuffed eggplant, and the dessert. Such a sweet family. Thank you so much for a wonderful experience.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful time with Tolga and his lovely family eating our way through a multi course meal. We helped cook some of it but it was more of a restaurant and culinary experience. We would have come back for the family to cook us...More

Thank Nycpennylane
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

If you’re someone with an unyielding love for eating but finds cooking a daunting experience, like myself, worry not! Tolga and his family were super friendly, kind, and attentive. The family’s beautiful home boasts an impressive vegetables and herbs garden. Many of the ingredients in...More

Thank 208chit
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Me and my wife had an amazing experience with Tolga and his mother, in a nice cosy house with a own vegetable garden. We cooked and assortment of turkish dishes (metzes, stuffed eggplant, manti, desserts) while learning about Turkish and Cappadocian customs, culture and history....More

Thank dowenga
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Tolga and his family were so welcoming. We learnt how to cook delicious food in their beautiful kitchen, with recipes so straightforward we will definitely attempt them again at home! Tolga’s mother was so warm and encouraging, and the whole family got involved in teaching...More

1  Thank J3dda
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