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The Cape Town Essentials Food Tour

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US$ 75.87
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    Stop At: Cape Town Culinary Tours, 67 Strand Street Cape Town City Center, Cape Town Central 8001 South Africa

    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.

    Duration: 4 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Origin Coffee Roasting, 28 Hudson St, De Waterkant, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
    Departure Time
    11:00 AM
    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.
    • Beer tasting, 1 sparkling wine and or wine pairings (all tasting sizes)
    • Alternative beverages provided for those who do not consume alcohol.
    • Coffee.
    • Snacks
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • 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 travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    All reviews bobotie culinary tour origin coffee de waterkant food scene culinary offerings amazing coffee wide selection potstickers perfect food amazing city highly recommend this tour to anyone different cultures south african food great conversationalist wine and cheese great job
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    My wife and I decided to take the Cape Town Essentials Food Tour as a way to introduce ourselves to Cape Town and learn some of the cultural elements of the city through food. This ended being a great decision! Elsje was energetic, full of...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank AdamLipton1
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Ellie was amazing as a guide to the Cape Town food and beverage scene. She gave information on the area as well as the different foods we tried. The walk down to the Waterfront was enjoyable and not difficult. She is personable and made sure...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Rizel O
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Great food, very good and dynamic guide. This is the perfect way to discover Cape Town. I learnt a lot! Thanks!!

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank gaelleschauli
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Ellie Erasmus, tour director, does a fabulous walking food tour through very interesting neighborhood in Cape Town! Ellie is very upbeat and energetic, knows her stuff, history, food and drink in Cape Town, and is great fun to spend a few hours with. This family...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank SeaShore613
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Elsje was an absolute delight to lead this tour. Loved every stop and the history lesson along the way. A must do activity when in Cape Town! Local cuisine experience was eye opening and delicious! Expert pairing of food with wine/beer! Cannot recommend highly enough!

    Thank actionstarjo
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    24 June 2019|
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    Response from mariagZ1086JM | Reviewed this property |
    She was very flexible with the no pork no alcohol people.
    31 July 2018|
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    Response from denaeerasmus | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, they are able to substitute if you have dietary restrictions just remember to make a note of this in the booking process
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