A Taste of Melbourne
Explore the best food city in Australia on a Melbourne food tour with a local expert to the mouth-watering fresh produce markets and artisan stores that put this city on the map.
We begin at the Queen Victoria Market, the jewel in the crown of this food-lovers city since opening in 1878. There is no better place to learn about Melbourne's fascinating culinary history and modern multicultural society.
Visit the meat and seafood hall, explore the stunning deli hall and be guided through aisle after aisle of fresh, seasonal produce. Enjoy perfectly made coffee, delicious Greek dips, freshly opened oysters and warm-from-the-oven Turkish pastries.
We’ll go to the renowned Books for Cooks store, Melbourne’s best place to find new and old books about wine, food and the culinary arts.
A local tram will bring us to the center of Melbourne’s historical arcades precinct. Enjoy stunning handmade chocolates at the Ganache Chocolate Salon and visit the Gewürzhaus spice store to learn about native Australian ingredients. Plus, tastings of regional Victorian honey and nougat.
We will explore the food-filled precinct around Degraves Street and Centre Place. By the conclusion of this Melbourne food tour you will understand why this city is the undisputed culinary capital of Australia.
COST – $450 covers up to 2 guests. Each extra guest costs $100pp
Contact us for a tailored quote on smaller or larger private bookings.
Note - This private tour is available on a daily basis and can be booked at a time to suit guests. Includes an expert local food guide and all tastings as listed.
Note – Queen Victoria Market is open Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. On Monday and Wednesday, we replace the market with tastings through Chinatown and the underground Cheese Room.
LOCATION - This event is held in Melbourne’s CBD and runs for approximately 4 hours. We recommend guests wear comfortable shoes and dress according to the weather.