It was surveyed as a village in 1840, near the junction of the Diamond Creek and the Yarra River and is home to a densely treed region dubbed ‘the green wedge’ or ‘Melbourne’s lungs’. The main street and shopping area meld city sophistication with country charm. On our tour we get to breathe in the freshness of the native flora and flora while we explore the history and flavours of the local bakers, butchers, coffee makers and restaurants. Relax and stroll through the boutiques, gift shops and book shops as we get to know the traders and learn their stories, some of whom have been there for over 25 years. Don’t forget a shopping bag, you never know what goodies you find to take home with you!
ncluded in your tour is:
A progressive tasting through 3-4 eateries including stories around the history behind the foods and flavours of the shops
A wander through local spice shops, butchers, and delis sharing their unique history and stories while sampling their delicious foods
Visit to local retail outlets to browse through the arts and crafts of the region. (subject to opening hours)
Visits to some of the iconic areas of Eltham
Meeting point- Outside Eltham Station.
Duration – 3 hours
Tour starts: 5pm
Tour concludes: 8pm
Tour starts: 11.30AM
Tour concludes: 2.30pm
What you will learn
- Visit to local retail outlets to browse through the arts and crafts of the region. (subject to opening hours)
- Visits to some of the iconic areas of Eltham
What you will get
- 3 hr walking tour with tastings
What to bring
- Your interest to learn!
What to wear
Anyone wanting to learn
For centuries people have travelled around the world in search for food. Foodie Trails has been travelling around the world to share this food. Following the spice trade across the Indian Ocean and Africa to Europe or across Asia to Turkey, cuisine and spices are more interrelated that you could ever imagine.
Ours is the love for food and culture.
Melbourne being the cultural capital of Australia, the diversity of its people is reflected through the numerous eateries. You'll find everything from Indian to Italian, Greek to Mexican, Turkish to Asian and everything in between.
We invite you to join us on a journey to open your mind and taste buds.
From an afternoon exploring a cuisine in Melbourne on a foodie trail or trying your hand at one of our cooking classes. If you want something more join us on an international trip to some of the most exotic food capitals of the world.
Go on… Try something different.
Taste the blend of flavours. Experience the culture. Explore the regions on a Foodie Trail.
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Cancellations & Refunds
You are entitled to a full refund.
You’re welcome to send someone in your place.
You may cancel anytime before class starts and claim a full refund or transfer or credit note.
We recommend the refund upgrade option upon checkout in case you’re not able to attend the class. Learn more about refund upgrade option.
Terms & Conditions
Confirmation will be received at time of bookingA minimum of 4 people per tour is required for the tour to proceed.Vegetarian and vegan option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.If you need any special assistance during the course of the tour please make this known at the time of booking.Fitness level required: easy. It is a walking tour, but the walks are easy and on public roads. You are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes.
The tours offer an opportunity to sample food and eat a meal at a local restaurant, while we have taken reasonable precautions in suggesting these restaurants; we suggest you apply your own discretion to enjoy your meals there.
The tour price includes pre-selected food and drinks. If you would like to order an item off the menu, you may do so at your own cost. Each ticket is entitled to one drink, you are welcome to order additional drink at your own expense.
If you have advised us of any dietary/ allergy requirements we would have informed the restaurants of this at the time of booking however please mention this to your tour host and the wait staff at the restaurants on arrival. We will not be responsible for medical conditions and allergies not advised at the time of booking.
Tours are run on a schedule and will leave according to times stated on itineraries. We are unable to make compensation for late. We accept no responsibility for passengers failing to be at designated start point at designated times, no refund is provided for passengers failing to meet our tour at designated times.
We cannot accept responsibility for lost or stolen property.
Passengers must be able to prove age over 18 years for consumption of alcohol at restaurants.
All fares are in Australian Dollar.
We reserve the right to alter any part of the itinerary without notice.
Payment will be accepted by VISA / Mastercard however 1.5% accounting fee applies
Waiver for Foodie Trailsto be signed by all guests on the tour.
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY.
As a participant of the Foodie Trails walking tour and as consideration for being allowed to participate in the Foodie Trails walking tour , I acknowledges, appreciate, understand, and agree to the following:
I understand and agree that Beacon Holidays Pty Ltd T/A Foodie Trails (Foodie Trails) is not responsible for the foods or beverages consumed on this tour.
I understand that Foodie Trails acts solely as agent in arranging tours and transportation and facilitating venue visits and other services and does not assume liability for accidents, delays, injuries, loss or damage due to any act or default of any company, organization or person which on its behalf is engaged in transporting participants, rendering service, or carrying out arrangements for any tour or by the act of default of any restaurant or shop or its employees.
I understand that Foodie Trail tours are run on a schedule and will leave according to times stated on the relevant itineraries. I acknowledge and understand that should I be late to arrive at the designated place for the tour on the designated day, I forfeit my ticket and lose any prior fee paid for participating in the tour. I understand that no refund will be made available to me for failing to meet the tour at the designated time.
I hereby waive all claims of liability against Foodie Trails, its owner(s), employees, and tour guides to the extent permitted by law for any illness/injury to me on this tour and/or loss/damage/theft to my property while I am participating in this tour. As a participant, I understand that I will walk and participate in this walking tour at my own risk and henceforth waive any liability against Foodie Trails, its owner(s), employees, and tour guides to the extent permitted by law.
I agree to grant Foodie Trails a worldwide, royalty-free, fully paid up license to use my photographic, video, or digital likeness solely for their promotional and/or commercial purposes.
Alcohol Waiver: Brewery and/or restaurant visits may involve alcoholic drink tasting before, during, or after the tour. As a participant on a tour that involves consumption of alcohol, I affirm that I am over the legal drinking age of 18. I further accept full responsibility for my behaviour, well being, and health throughout the tour should I choose to consume alcohol during the tour.
The tour may also involve walking through unfamiliar corridors, gangways, stairways and driveways. I knowingly and wilfully accept these risks and take complete and total responsibility for my behaviour, well being and health during the tour. I further agree to hold neither Foodie Trails Tours nor the hosting brewery and/or restaurant or facility liable in any way should any harm come to me during the tour.
I am aware and acknowledge that the tour price includes pre-selected food and drinks. I further acknowledge that should I wish to order an item from the menu, I will do so at my own cost. I understand and acknowledge that each ticket is entitled to one drink and that I will pay for any additional drinks at my own expense.
I have advised Foodie Trails of my dietary/ allergy requirements (if any) to intern let the restaurants know. We recommend that you talk to the staff of the cafes and restaurants before consuming anything. Foodie Trails takes no responsibility for any food reaction that participants may have (and we don’t want you to get sick; we want you to have a great time!). I will not hold Foodie Trails responsible for any medical conditions and/or allergies that occur during the tour.
I further acknowledge and agree to Foodie Trails altering any part of the itinerary for this tour without notice to me.
By purchasing the ticket to this tour, I affirm that I have read, fully understood and agree to the above Terms and Conditions, Waiver and Release of Liability.