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Cape Town Culinary Tours

Explore Cape Town
One TASTY bite at a time.

Our Foodie Experiences

Each of our experiences are designed to showcase Cape Town’s local foods as you meet the incredible people who prepare and serve them. Join us and find out why our culinary tours are a must try in Cape Town!

The Cape Essentials Tour

Join us as we explore the colourful neighbourhood of Bo-Kaap where the city's culinary heritage comes alive, through to the vibrant area of De Waterkant. Come experience the diversefood and history the Mother city has to offer. Get ready for the culinary wonders of Cape Town!

A Taste of Africa Tour

Discover the vibrant flavours of Africa on our Cape Town culinary journey. Join us for a local food experience through the historic city centre, exploring hidden gems and savouring the diverse tastes of African cuisine through a local’s “lunch break” stops.

The Cape Coffee Experience

Explore Cape Town’s vibrant coffee scene, discovering hidden gems and local hotspots. Immerse yourself in the diverse world of aromatic brews and experience the city’s unique charm through its passionate coffee community. Join us to discover why Cape Town runs on coffee!

How It Works

Choose a tour date
and book a tour
of your choice.

Step 1 

After ticket purchase
receive meeting point
location and directions.

Step 2

Meet us at
the designated
start location

Step 3

Eat, drink and explore
the Mother City.

Step 4

Other Tour Options

Customise your private tour with us today.

Private Tours

Prefer a private tasting experience? Book one of our tours exclusively for your group and let us design the perfect day customised to your groups needs and itinerary.

Corporate Team-building

Our corporate experiences are great for office parties, incentives, unforced team-building, and more! Get in touch and let’s build the most inclusive experience for your group.

Give the Gift of Food

Purchase a gift voucher from us!

Tour vouchers are the perfect gift for all your foodie friends and family. Our virtual voucher will allow them to pick a time and date on any of our tours whenever they are ready.

Our Tour Partners

Experience the best of Cape Town

We go out of our way to handpick every tasting on our food tours. Most of our tour stops are off the beaten path eateries and because of this we can guarantee a true local experience.

What Our Guests Say About Us

261 reviews on tripadvisor

  • star rating  Great experience and tour.
    We had a fantastic day, highly recommended. Alongside the food and drink that we fully enjoyed, the tour around the neighbourhood and the history that Justin shared with us made this a memorable occasion and one of the highlights of our holiday. Justin was a great guide and nothing was too much trouble. We booked this tour through Trailfinders and we will also share our recommendation with them. Thanks Justin!

    avatar thumb JanM500UK1
    February 17, 2023
  • star rating  A great taste of Cape Town - First off Elsje was amazing since we had to rebook this tour 3 times due to the pandemic. Very flexible and accommodating, which was really appreciated. The tour was great. Not just the food and drink but an overall informative experience learning about Cape Town. Our guide Justin was on point with everything. I am not even a coffee drinker but enjoyed the coffee at Origins. My wife and I learned so much about coffee including how it is made decaffeinated. The food at Cafe Charles was very good, especially the Bobotie, which we look forward to making ourselves with the spice kit we were given when we get home. The pairing with the sparkling Sauvignon Blanc was perfect. The next stop was fun, casual, sports bar vibe - The Fireman's Arms. Here we enjoyed 3 different types of beer and the food of choice for us was the Cornish inspired puff pie. Good sports talk with Justin here. The last stop was at the Misfits the by Ideas Cartel for a gin tasting. My wife isn't a gin drinker but did like the varieties that didn't have the "piney" taste. The most unique part of this was that each gin was paired with a homemade ice cream. All the ice creams were good, but the basil ice cream is a must. Justin then took us to a Biltong shop where sampled and purchased some Biltong before ending our day. Excellent way to learn some about Cape Town and experience a variety of their food culture.

    Matthew G
    August 3, 2022
  • star rating  Great Experience - Awesome morning out doing a coffee tour, highly recommend any of the tours for some great knowledge and history of all things Cape Town and African. thanks Justin

    T3115EUsteveh
    July 25, 2022
  • star rating  Tasty Foodie Experience - This was an AMAZING experience ... one that I would recommend to anyone and everyone. Not only was the food delicious, but the experience was also great. Well done to Elsje and her team!

    KajD
    April 13, 2022
  • star rating  Perhaps the best way to get to know Cape Town! - Wow! This operation rocks. They have something for everybody. From coffee, to bobotie, to koesisters, to wine. Oh, and there's a good dose of culture and history thrown in too. Justin has been our guide twice and he is a wealth of great information. Do yourself a favor and take this amazing tour.

    andrewrice
    January 29, 2023
  • star rating  So much fun! - We are in agreement with all the other reviews .Justin is AWESOME!!! It was just us with him and he made us feel like I stand friends! We had so much fun and had an awesome afternoon learning some Capetown and SA history while learning about the food and wine of this amazing country. Take the half day to spend with Justin.you won’t regret it!

    Also the communication with Elsje was very friendly and welcoming.

    sunnyarbormom
    December 18, 2022
  • star rating  Exceptional food tour! - Justin was a fantastic tour guide. He was easy to talk to and he quickly brought our small group together for a great day. Starting off with a coffee tour was an incredible surprise and very educational. Overall the quality of the food and beverages was top notch and the conversation fascinating.
    This is a must do if you visit Cape Town.

    ArnieJ_12
    January 3, 2023
  • star rating  This is a MUST DO event in Cape Town. The tour is of a really cool district rather than a city, but it is a lovely little district.

    The tour guide Justin was brilliantly professional and really approachable. His local and national history and knowledge was deep and insightful. Great conversation through the day.

    The 4 locations we visited were spectacular. Super food, great drinks and lovely people.

    The time flew by. Justin also was happy to recommend other places to eat, visit or travel to.

    I would 100% recommend this tour to anyone visiting Cape Town

    avatar thumb pieboyinspain
    January 27, 2023
  • star rating  This is more than a food tour, but, trust me, the food is highly varied and outstanding. This tour truly finds the heart of Cape Town cuisine and give you an introduction. It was all great, and to me, the highlight was the food at the Vasco de Gama taverna. The wings, the beef, and the chorizo were so flavorful. I have a friend coming in from the States, and that’s where I’m going to bring him for real Capetonian “pub” fare.

    But more than the food, you’ll be immersed in Cape Town and South African history, culture, Justin is a font of knowledge in these areas. Coming from the US, it’s a great introduction to the incredible complex country that is SA today.

    This is a valuable and enriching CPT experience on all levels.

    avatar thumb Neil P
    November 9, 2022
  • star rating  A great food tour with an expert guide - We had such a great experience with Justin as our guide. We booked this for the start of our trip to Cape Town so we could ‘get our bearings’ so to speak and get expert advice on places to visit (and avoid) for great food and drinks. We also wanted to experience great African cuisine and wines and learn more about the history, the people and the culture the area. Justin did not disappoint with his expert knowledge and engaging style. We learnt so much and it got our trip off to the ideal start

    m_lawson90
    November 19, 2022

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