Turkish Coffee Culture & Fortune-Telling Workshop

Taksim - Galata, Turkey

Experience hosted by Miko And Roza

  1. 90 mins
  2. Hosted in English and Italian

What you'll do

Turkish Coffee is tradition, art, ritual, culture.
Discover the culture and rituals of Turkish coffee in the best coffeehouse of Istanbul, by a small alley of Beyoğlu.
Come &discover the basic of Coffee Grounds Fortune Telling.

In all the Levant, Balkans and Caucasus, people developed an art of divination by reading the coffee grounds in the cup.
You will meet your Turkish coffee expert, on Istiklal caddesi, the main boulevard of Istanbul, and together we will go to drink the best Turkish coffee cup you ever tasted. Guaranteed!
There are few old authentic coffee houses left, on the small side-alleys: we selected the very best one, where the coffee is densely creamy, the aroma strong and tasty as it should be. 50+ years of activities is the best reference!

After drinking your coffee the rituals of KAHVE FAL may start! The coffee grounds in your cup (and plate) will show images, that only experience and talent can recognize and translate into fortune telling. We will try to see and interpret them: with the help of a complimentary booklet, with plenty of images and examples, and their meanings.

COVID Update: the experience is perfectly compatible with general health recommendations regarding avoid contagion during pandemic. Protective masks are mandatory in Istanbul, social distancing will be respected, open air sitting is preferred
Other things to note
We are NOT telling your fortune, reading your past/future, wishes/worries.
We do NOT believe in fortune telling as a divination. We will introduce you the the art and rituals of Turkish coffee
Turkish Coffee is tradition, art, ritual, culture.
Discover the culture and rituals of Turkish coffee in the best coffeehouse of Istanbul, by a small alley of Beyoğlu.
Come &discover the basic of Coffee Grounds Fortune Telling.

In all the Levant, Balkans and Caucasus, people developed an art of divination by reading the coffee grounds in the cup.
You will meet your Turkish coffee expert, on Istiklal caddesi, the main bo…

What's included

  • Drinks
    - The cup of Turkish coffee.

    - The "Coffee Cup Fortune Teller Bo...

Meet your host, Miko And Roza

Host on Airbnb since 2012
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Every Turkish woman is good at making Turkish coffee, but not everyone can master the fortune telling art. Join me, Roza, to the discovery of the rituals of Turkish Coffee.
I am a Turkish girl and mother, fluent in English, German and Italian.
I am also actually managing my Airbnb houses and I am an experienced guide to original cultural and culinary Walking Tours to the discovery of hidden gems and secrets of this amazing city (feel free to ask for more details if interested).
I love to travel ...my own way, with particular attention to authentic local experiences. I am friendly, talkative, positive ...most of the time :)

We are only showing how coffee grounds can be read as fortune telling. We do NOT encourage you to actually believe it; but we urge you to be curious, open-minded and ready to be amazed and surprised
Every Turkish woman is good at making Turkish coffee, but not everyone can master the fortune telling art. Join me, Roza, to the discovery of the rituals of Turkish Coffee.
I am a Turkish girl and mother, fluent in English, German and Italian.
I am also actually managing my Airbnb houses and I am an experienced guide to original cultural and culinary Walking Tours to the discovery of hidden gems and secrets of this amazing city (feel free to ask for more details if interested).…
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Where you'll be

Best coffeehouse in the city of Turkish coffee!!
After meeting on Istiklal Caddesi, the main historical boulevard in Beyoğlu, with a short walk by amazing buildings, in a small back-alley we go to the best coffeehouse in town: more than 50+ years of activity for the best coffee you can get in the capital of Turkish coffee!
You only need to say before how sweet you want it, and the coffee will come...Dense Tasty Creamy and Hot as it should

Rated 4.97 out of 5 from 272 reviews.

Elena
January 2022
This was a real gem in our short trip. Not only we learned about the Turkish coffee. But also some interesting facts about the Turkish culture and traditions. And of course we had fun reading the coffee. Really enjoyed this experience and the company of Roza.
Nikolay
January 2022
Roza is a very nice host, with a great knowledge of Turkish history, traditions and Turkish coffee. It was lovely experience in a very cozy place. You won't regret coming here to have a nice start of your day
Vivi
January 2022
It was a super cool and interesting experience. Roza is very smart and kind and she made this coffee workshop very special. Defiantly a must do if you like to get to know Turkish culture.
Samia
January 2022
the best turkish coffee i had in Istanbul , i went back daily for more. the host is such a warm and friendly person. i really enjoyed this experience and would highly recommend
Julian
January 2022
I really enjoyed this experience. Rosa knowledge of Turkish coffee is amazing and her sharing a bit about the rituals and customs around coffee was illuminating . I would highly recommend
Yasmina
January 2022
A very nice, insightful Turkish experience! Roza shared interesting historical information and her reading was shockingly accurate. The coffee was delicious and in a great location. I really enjoyed it and definitely recommend trying this workshop. We had lovely chats too!

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Things to know

Guest requirements

Guests ages 13 and up can attend, up to 4 guests in total. Parents can also bring children under 2 years of age.
All participants must wear a protective face covering and practise social distancing.

What to bring

Protective Mask (during Covid pandemic)

Cancellation policy

Cancel up to 7 days before the Experience start time for a full refund, or within 24 hours of booking as long as the booking is made more than 48 hours before the start time.