The Cape Town Essentials Food Tour

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From $94.35

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Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 4 hours

Departs: Cape Town, Cape Town

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Take to the streets of Cape Town and indulge in the vibrant food and beverage scene the city has to offer. With our culinary experience, you will discover why so many people fall in love with our home.

From pre-colonial culinary traditions to contemporary global delights, Cape Town is a mosaic of local and international influences. Engage with local food artisans and learn (and taste) how they contribute to Cape Town's evolving food scene.
From traditional Cape Malayan dishes, Portuguese delights, coffee, spices, local sweet treats and South African liquor!
Explore the area of De Waterkant that is overflowing with a colourful cultural and delicious history and immerse yourself in a Capetonian lifestyle! In a relaxed and safe environment, we'll show you why this city was voted BEST city so many time.

This energetic, personal and backstage 4-hour experience will show you the secrets of the Cape Town culinary scene along with the city's incredible history and culture.

What's Included

Alcoholic Beverages

Alternative beverages provided for those who do not consume alcohol.

Coffee and/or Tea

Food and Drink tastings.

History Tour of the area.

Local, professional guide.


What's Not Included


Transportation to/from tour.

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 5 - 99

Additional Info

  • A moderate amount of walking is involved, approximately 2 Km.
  • Cape Town has paid street parking available. We do recommend making use of Uber or Hotel provided services. We do not finish the tour were we start from. 
  • Dress code is comfortable, including comfortable walking shoes.
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not wheelchair or stroller accessible.
  • Please make a note on you booking if you have any dietary restrictions or allergies, our guides book the food in advance to avoid missing out on any of dishes.
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Tickets are non-refundable, they are however exchangeable/transferable with a minimum of 48 hours notice prior to tour commencing.
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • We CAN accommodate no seafood, shellfish and pork allergies/food restrictions.
  • A maximum of 8 people per booking.
  • Allergies or dietary requirements bookings please note: This tour is base on our local food and dishes from Cape Town, if you cancel out meat, carbs or alcohol is does change the story and experience.
  • Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Dress for comfort.
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Tour runs in slight rain but depending on how extreme, please not the guide will contact you.
  • We CAN accommodate gluten free, wheat free, nut, dairy, halal or kosher allergies/food restrictions.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Cape Town Culinary Tours
Guests are to meet the guide at the meeting point confirmed upon booking your tickets.

We will be walking between 5 different restaurants which each tour covers around 2.5 kilometres of walking where we will be sampling different local food and drink. Included into the tour are our city history, food culture, local vendors, full-time tour guide and much more secrets hidden within each different area.

We look forward to hosting you soon.

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10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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A stunning area that is full of life throughout the week. Here lie over 200 years of old and new history.

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