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The Cape Town Essentials Food Tour

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You'll start at
Origin Coffee Roasting
28 Hudson St, De Waterkant, Cape Town, 8001, South AfricaSituated on Hudson Street close to the Cape Quarter shopping center. Origin Coffee Roasting is in a very old, beautiful building. 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. 
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    Cape Town Culinary Tours
    Stop: 4 hours -
    Guests are to meet the guide at the meeting point confirmed upon booking your tickets. We will be walking between 5-6 different restaurants which each tour covers around 2.5 - 3.5 kilometers 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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You'll end at
V&A Waterfront
19 Dock Rd, Cape Town, 8001, South AfricaThe tour ends in the popular Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. 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. 
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Important Information
Departure Point
Origin Coffee Roasting, 28 Hudson St, De Waterkant, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Return Details
V&A Waterfront, 19 Dock Rd, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
  • Local, professional guide.
  • Guided walking tour where you will learn more about the culture and history of the area.
  • 5-6 Food tastings.
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Alternative beverages provided for those who do not consume alcohol.
  • Snacks
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from tour.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Allergies or dietary requirements bookings please note: This tour is base on our local food and dishes from Cape Town, if you cancel out Red Meat, Cheese or alcohol is does change the story and experience. If you do not eat meat there is a spot on this tour that is a butchery, you will unfortunately miss out on this tasting.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Dress code is comfortable, including comfortable walking shoes.
  • A maximum of 10 people per booking.
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved, approximately 3 KMs.
  • Dress for comfort.
  • Not wheelchair or stroller accessible.
  • We CAN accommodate seafood, shellfish, pork and poultry allergies/food restrictions.
  • We CANNOT accommodate gluten free, wheat free, vegan, nut, dairy, halal or kosher allergies/food restrictions.
  • Tickets are non-refundable, they are however exchangeable/transferable with a minimum of 48 hours notice prior to tour commencing.
  • Tour runs in slight rain but depending on how extreme, please not the guide will contact you.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • 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. 
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator
By: Cape Town Culinary Tours
New York City, New York
Unique and fun food and city walk
Ally was a delightful and friendly guide. She really was like a new friend guiding us and sharing her city. Lots
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Morgan C
Ocala, Florida
Great way to learn lots about the town & enjoy great food!
Justin was wonderful - super informative and incredibly friendly. He has a vast knowledge of history of Cape
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
We have done several food tours in different parts of the world. This has to be one of the best we have ever
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Pamela W
Lisburn, United Kingdom
Awesome Tour
We thoroughly enjoyed this food and beverage tour. Our guide Justin was very informative and friendly and the food
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London, United Kingdom
Informative and FUN
If you like food and architecture with a light touch history lesson thrown in this is the tour for you. Elsje, our
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Sharolynn W
Yellowknife, Canada
Hands-down the best food tour we've taken!
This tour, through Capetown Culinary Tours, is probably the best food tour we have taken (and we have been on many
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You won't go hungry on this brilliant culinary tour of Cape Town!
Fantastic and interesting afternoon on a culinary tour around the city. There were 5 stops in total starting at
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Woodbury, Minnesota
Delightful tour with a super guide
This tour was a bit out of my comfort zone, but I was curious! As it turned out, I loved all of the unique
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London, United Kingdom
Perfect introduction to colourful Cape Town!
A fun informative tour with a brilliant guide. Great mix of history, local knowledge and best cuisine and
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Melting pot of flavours & interesting Cape Town stories! A Must-Do Activity
I feel this should totally be a "bucket list" activity when visiting Cape Town. I was completely new to food tours
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  • Duration: 4h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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