A Culinary Expedition in Cape Town!
Immerse yourself in the Taste of Africa Tour, a culinary voyage through Cape Town’s historic heart. With Cape Town Culinary Tours, explore the rich tapestry of South Africa’s gastronomy, influenced by neighboring nations and agriculture. Kick off at the Meeting Point restaurant, then indulge in aromatic beef stew and vegetable curry on bustling Long Street. Be charmed by Madam Taitou’s ambiance and the historic tales of Green Market Square. Conclude with a secret dessert treat and a curated wine experience at Openwine. Designed for teens, adults, and vegetarians, this tour is a bite-sized adventure of Cape Town’s culinary wonders.
Join us for a taste of Africa’s essence!
What Our Customers Say About Us
Phenomenal tour - One of our favorite parts of our 3 week trip to Cape Town. Highly recommend this tour early in your trip to acquaint yourself with local history and culture. Ask for Justin, who was a fount of knowledge and an in incredible guide. He caters to your personal preferences and his love of SA shows in his attention to detail.
April 21, 2022
What to Expect
Experience the vibrant flavours of African cuisine as we take you on a culinary adventure through the historical city centre of Cape Town. At Cape Town Culinary Tours, we pride ourselves on showcasing the rich cultural connections between South Africa and its neighbouring countries. Agriculture has played a pivotal role in shaping our diverse culinary landscape, and we invite you to celebrate these traditions with our authentic African dishes with us.
Your journey begins at the aptly named Meeting Point restaurant, where you’ll rendezvous with fellow food enthusiasts and our knowledgeable tour guide. We kick off the day with a refreshing local beer or a glass of wine, setting the tone for an exceptional culinary adventure. Indulge in a traditional meal featuring tantalizing beef stew and vegetable curry—delicately infused with aromatic, sweet Asian flavours. Complementing these delectable dishes are African staples like maize meal pap, adding authenticity to your culinary experience.
As we wander down the vibrant Long Street, aptly named for its seemingly endless stretch, we make a stop at Madam Taitou. Be enticed by the fragrant spices that welcome you at the door, and step into an African-inspired interior that will captivate your senses.
No journey through Cape Town is complete without a visit to the historically significant Green Market Square. Meander through an enchanting array of souvenir shops and spaza stores where a treasure trove of trinkets, tales, and timeless history await.
Prepare your taste buds for a delightful surprise as we venture to a secret location to savour traditional local desserts—a tantalizing cherry atop your gastronomic quest. And what better way to conclude this extraordinary experience than by sampling some of South Africa’s finest boutique-style wines? We invite you to Openwine on Wale Street, where you’ll discover rare and unique wines that not commonly found in local liquor stores.
The Taste of Africa Tour is suitable for young teens, adults, and vegetarians, ensuring an inclusive and unforgettable experience for all. We eagerly await the opportunity to host you on this extraordinary culinary journey through Cape Town.
Embrace an unparalleled African culinary adventure in Cape Town. Reserve your seat at the table now!
Our experiences are held rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, we will be able to go inside many of the establishments on the tour. However, we advise to check the weather conditions for your days event and dress appropriately. If we believe the weather will significantly jeopardize the quality of your experience, we will offer you plenty of notice in the event of a cancellation.
To maximize your chances of getting the day, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book well in advance as spots fill up quickly. Tickets can be purchased with a Visa, AMEX, or MasterCard from our website or by calling our team directly. Cash and/or walk-up traffic the day of the tours are not accepted.
Absolutely not! Our tours combine architectural commentary, historical facts, local culture and culinary insight into a unique experience. Imagine walking through Cape Town eating our local artisans most delicious foods while learning the neighborhoods from real locals. Let us show you how easy it is to fall in love with Cape Town!
Yes! While our tours are offered daily in English, we also offer tours in Afrikaans by request. Please contact our team for more details.
We do our best to accommodate your dietary and allergy needs. As long as we are given advance notice at the time you book your experience, we can arrange for alternative tastings. At this time, we are unable to accommodate vegan and gluten-free diets. You are absolutely more than welcome to join us on the tour, just keep in mind that there may be some tastings that you may have to avoid. Should you have any questions, please reach out to our operations team directly.