Meet with your tour guide in Icheri Sheher metro station entrance/exit and begin your 4-hour tour and stroll around the Old City and learn about Azerbaijan gastronomy and visit some top local restaurants. Delve into the traditional cuisine stories narrated by guide. Since ancient times food have been symbol of generosity and wealth in Azerbaijan. As you walk you will visit several food stops to sample up specialities of Azerbaijan cuisine.
What is included/excluded
Dinner - 2-course dinner
Coffee and/or Tea
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Departure & Return
Icherisheher, Baku, Azerbaijan
What to Expect
Explore traditional Azerbaijani cuisine on a 4-hour tour with combining of Old town walking. Stroll along the picturesque Old City and visit the traditional restaurants. Led by a local guide, the tour includes food stops and during this tour you will be informed about the history of traditional Azerbaijani dishes. You will have the opportunity to visit restaurants for traditional snacks and main courses. The tour will end with popular in Azerbaijan tea table.
• 4-hour Baku food walking tour led by a local, friendly and informative guide
• Delicious dinner of traditional Azerbaijan dishes
• Tea table
• Learning about Azerbaijan culinary history, main ingredients and specialities from a guide
Since ancient times food have been symbol of generosity and wealth in Azerbaijan. The use of nearly 10 types of ovens, original and diverse utensils, geographic location on the crossroads of caravan ways, the richness of flora and fauna as well as other factors created the wonderful Azerbaijani cuisine. In the process of its formation and development, the Azeri cuisine not only took over the best and acceptable from the cuisines of many nations it got in touch with, but also gave much to other cuisines.
According to the tradition, our tour will finish with tea table which is served to go with with the traditional sweets and jams.
Sample dinner menu:
Mangal salad (Vegetables cooked on a grill)
Kutabs with herbs and meat (Minced mutton or greenery in thin dough with sumax or qatiq)
Dolma (Dish prepared from minced mutton, rice, verdure and wrapped in grape leaves)
Variety of kebabs
Sadj ichi (Dish with meat, mushrooms and vegetables which is fried in special reversible cast-iron pan - Sadj)
Plov or pilaf (Basmati rice with variety of second helpings)
Ayran (cold yogurt (clabber) beverage)
Tea with jams
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate