Kadikoy's food market offers culinary walks to those who are interested for food and beverage. There are many shops, offering a wide range of local food from seafood to veggies & from appetizers to sweets. Few shops here are serving home made dishes at their backyard. Especially CIYA Restaurant serves a delicious Turkish gourmet cuisine.The visitors can easily take one of the ferries from Eminonu or Karakoy, to cruise to Kadikoy in 20 minutes.
Feeding sea gulls with sesame rings from the upper deck of the ship is almost a tradition for decades.
Kadikoy market should be a part of Istanbul trip for any visitor, searching hidden gems of the city. While in Kadikoy, one can spend a great afternoon at Bagdat Avenue, the famous road of the Asian part. Fashion brands, modern urban citizens and relaxing boardwalk coffee lounges make you astonish again with a different Istanbul picture.