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Explore the best food city in Australia on a Melbourne food tour with a local expert to the mouth-watering fresh produce markets and artisan stores that put this city on the map.
We begin at the Queen Victoria Market, the jewel in the crown of this food-lovers city since opening in 1878. There is no better place to learn about Melbourne's fascinating culinary history and modern multicultural society.
Visit the meat and seafood hall, explore the stunning deli hall and be guided through aisle after aisle of fresh, seasonal produce. Enjoy perfectly made coffee, delicious Greek dips, freshly opened oysters and warm-from-the-oven Turkish pastries.
We’ll go to the renowned Books for Cooks store, Melbourne’s best place to find new and old books about wine, food and the culinary arts.
A local tram will bring us to the center of Melbourne’s historical arcades precinct. Enjoy stunning handmade chocolates at the Ganache Chocolate Salon and visit the Gewürzhaus spice store to learn about native Australian ingredients. Plus, tastings of regional Victorian honey and nougat.
We will explore the food-filled precinct around Degraves Street and Centre Place. By the conclusion of this Melbourne food tour you will understand why this city is the undisputed culinary capital of Australia.
Note – Queen Victoria Market is open Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. On Monday and Wednesday, we replace the market with tastings through Chinatown and the underground Cheese Room.
Note - This private tour is available on a daily basis and can be booked at a time to suit guests. Includes an expert local food guide and all tastings as listed.
- Discover the latest and greatest of Melbourne's restaurants, food stores and culinary icons
- Visit iconic food stores and restaurants
- Explore lanes, alleys and grant boulevards to find the latest foodie hot spots
- Cameras to document your experience
Comfortable shoes and dress according to the weather on the day
Perfect for local food-lovers, tourists to Melbourne, corporate entertaining, conference groups, staff and team events.
Vendor since 2012
Melbourne is renowned as the food capital of Australia. There are literally thousands of restaurants and bars to choose from. The challenge is knowing which ones are the very best.
Melbourne Food Experiences was founded by chef and author Allan Campion to solve this problem. He draws on decades of experience and long-standing relationships with the award-winning chefs, restaurants, cocktail bars and artisan producers who have created this amazing food-lovers city.
Interactive food tours and restaurant dining experiences are perfect for food-lovers, tourists to Melbourne, private celebrations, entertaining clients, conference groups, staff and team events.
Explore Melbourne with a local expert on a private food tour visiting the top eateries, hidden bars, artisan stores and fresh produce markets.
Experience outstanding corporate entertaining on a hosted dining experience at a stunning private dining room with a VIP service, a tailored menu, matched drinks and MC’s drawn from from among Melbourne’s most celebrated and experienced food writers, sommeliers and industry experts.
Skip the queues and taste the best of Melbourne with signature dishes and matched wines at award-winning restaurants. Enjoy the very best hospitality at outstanding bars with outstanding cocktails and matched food.
There is always something new to discover with Melbourne Food Experiences.
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Melbourne Food Experiences requires 48 hours notice in writing for a full refund or transfer.
In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.
Melbourne Food Experiences requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer. Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing.
We do not offer refunds for missed events. There are no fees for refunds or transfers.
For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email Melbourne Food Experiences to organise a refund or transfer.