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Do you have an avid foodie in your life? A tour gift voucher is the ideal gift. Purchase tickets with an open date, allowing the recipient to choose a day that suits them best.
 
Vouchers are currently available for both our Cape Town Essentials Tour and our Taste of Africa Tour. To buy one, visit the tour pages linked below and click “Buy Gift Card”. Upon checkout, the voucher will be emailed to you, ready to print and surprise a lucky recipient.

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The Cape Town Essentials Tour

From the borders of Bo-Kaap through to the colourful area of De Waterkant, come experience one of Cape Town's most delicious quarters.

A Taste of Africa Tour

Join us on an African inspired culinary journey through Cape Town's historical city center.

What Our Customers Say About Us

261 reviews on tripadvisor

  • 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
  • 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  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  Great into to Cape Town! - We had a wonderful tour with Justin. We ended up touring on a national holiday, so they had to adjust the plan ahead of time, but we thought it was perfect! We loved all the places we went and felt like we got a good feel for Cape Town. Justin also gave us a great history lesson and is very knowledgeable which I'm so glad was a part of the tour. We compared all bobotie to the first taste we had on this tour and we loved the blind wine tasting at the end. Justin walked us back to our car and sent us recommendations for other restaurants while we were in town. This is a must-do in Cape Town!

    annmarieb278
    January 16, 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  Must do! - Our guide Justin was excellent- he had an amazing knowledge of Cape Town history and culture. Each stop in the food tour was integrated into the history of this amazing city, and the food and drinks- from cape Malay dishes to gourmet coffees and guns were all both delicious and a great way to get to know the mother city that bit better.

    Steveco9
    August 7, 2022
  • star rating  Very Solid Tasting Experience - We enjoyed our tour and it was a great way to eat and learn about the different cultures in South Africa. The way the tour was oriented was for two bigger meals at two local restaurants, followed by a wine tasting and gin/chocolate tasting. We might have preferred to learn a bit more by stopping at more places and trying lots of different things instead of the big meals, but overall it was a tremendous experience and our guide was very helpful!

    William B
    January 18, 2023
  • star rating  Delicious food with incredibly hospitable guide - We had a great time on this tour! The food and drinks were great and our guide Justin was incredibly informative about Cape Town's history and culture. There were two native South Africans on the tour with us which was a pleasant surprise. We loved the stop where we tasted Bobotie served with the MCC sparkling wine the most.

    After the tour, Justin personally walked us to the bar where we were looking to have a post food tour cocktail at Cape Town's oldest gay bar. We were very happy with this food tour experience. Would highly recommend!

    Casey S
    September 20, 2022
  • 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  More than food! - More than just food! This tour included loads of information about the ecology and history of Cape Town, presented in an engaging way that even kept kids interested.

    tamaraf379
    June 23, 2022