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London Private Food Tour with Traditional and International Dishes

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Experience something more than traditional English fish-and-chips getting on our 3-hour London food tour. The gastronomic adventure blends classic and popular British dishes with international cuisine that has been thriving for a long time in Great Britain.

Take a trip to the rich Borough Market that is going to impress you with a great diversity of cuisines to taste. Get pleasure from traditional English tea, Indian spicy specialties, exclusive cheese, and a lot more. The journey will introduce you to the multicultural gastronomic scene. Revel in the flavors and smells and feel the interconnection of the cultures.

• Your expert guide will show you the best places to taste the diverse dishes
• Explore the multifaced gastronomic picture of the capital
• Savor just prepared culinary delicacies
• Taste some classic English drinks

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Itinerary
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Stop At: London Bridge, London SE1 9DD England

Join your host near Evans Cycles and be introduced to the food tour you’re about to experience, enjoying a marvelous view of the London Bridge. Get to know the history behind the bridge that for a long time was the only bridge across the river, why it replaced the original structure, and which one was the first to cross the River Thames at this place.


Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Southwark Cathedral, 1 London Bridge Montague Close, London SE1 9DA England

Marvel at the oldest gothic church in the city and listen to the captivating story about the events it witnessed in the past centuries standing at one of the most important crossing points, the legends of its origin, and the times when it fell into disrepair. Explore the wonderful medieval architecture of the 12th-century cathedral, and additional and restoration layers of other times.


Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Old Operating Theatre, St. Thomas's Church 9A St. Thomas Street, London SE1 9RY England

Stop by the Old Operating Thetre, where you can begin tasting the capital with a cup of tea! Pay a visit to a family teahouse, and get to know why this beverage is so popular in the United Kingdom. Perfect start with a perfectly crafted tea. This tour is ideal for those who like full immersion into the culture.


Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TL England

Eat your way through Borough Market. If you want to buy fresh food, taste traditional Britain dishes prepared in an old way, or feel London’s flavor this place is just for you. The most famous and the oldest market in London with 1,000-year history dates back to the early 11th century.

In the 20th century, it still was a wholesale market, where the restaurant owners from across London bought up the food. Nowadays everyone can go shopping here and buy the produce of English farmers: meat, fish, eggs, fresh vegetables, fruits, etc. You’re going to find an artisanal cheese especially intriguing, as you won’t be able to taste it anywhere in the world.

Start your gastronomic journey from a bar snack. For example, order a Scotch egg, a popular picnic, or party snack with Indian and Pakistani origins. Try this soft-boiled egg, wrapped in sausage meat and breadcrumbs. The combination of a crispy coat and soft yolk inside will make an impression.


Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TL England

Spend time wandering around the market and smell the mouthwatering flavors here and there. Explore the variety of world cuisines and try some Indian snacks called Bhaji, usually prepared with onion but have different types and also filled with vegetables making them tasty fried fritters.


Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TL England

Experience new South Indian delicacies and get to know the features of its preparation. You may hear some cooking secrets and explore what dough is made of. Fall in love with a climate around you and keep that moment in your memory.


Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TL England

Get a taste of chips with the curry. Perfect chips will be crispy outside but fluffy inside and the curry will add an incredible flavor to all that.


Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Winchester Palace, Clink Street, London SE1 9DG England

It’s a perfect time to grab some local ale, and gaze at the remains of medieval Winchester Palace, once one of the biggest and most important buildings in England that was almost demolished by fire in 1814 leaving only a few walls. Hear the facts about its importance and the milestones of its history, admiring its impressive 700-year old rose window.


Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TL England

Come over to the store that rescued the Borough Market and didn’t let it get closed, and taste different types of cheese brought here by the producers from all over the UK and Ireland. Stroll through the endless rows of cheese stalls to find something for your taste.

Eating makes some of the most memorable travel experiences. Broaden your horizons and visit the Haward family that has been running their oyster business for more than 200 years. You can buy some to take away or sit down, take a sip of white sparkling wine, and watch the hustle and bustle from the side.

Savor some cold cuts of all types of meat at a store with tasty sausages and choose the best for you.

Find out why the Brits love pies so much by getting a taste of one of them. Excellent quality meat and the delicious dough will answer your questions when you try the award-winning pies. There is plenty of vegetarian selection as well. Revel in different tastes and fillers.


Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Old Operating Theatre, St. Thomas's Church 9A St. Thomas Street, London SE1 9RY England

Listen to the story behind a fudge that supposed to be a “flaw” and be surprised at your uncontrollable desire to add “-less” at the end of the word. The site is nearby the Old Operating Theatre.



Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The George, Se1 77 Borough High Street, London SE1 1NH England

Finish your memorable and rich food tour with a pint of fine George Ale near the medieval public house. Delight in the colorful climate of the place while emptying your pint. Let your host tell you some more about what and where to eat before you go, we bet he has something to add to all that you’ve experienced.


Duration: 10 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please advise at time of booking if you have any specific dietary restrictions
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • We are serious about taking extra precautions to stop the spread of this virus by practicing regular hand washing and sanitization. We practice social distancing measures through providing private tours only.This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Local Soft Beverage
  • Lunch
  • Friendly local guide
  • Private walking tour
  • Multiple start times available
  • London culinary scene
  • Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tour


Exclusions
  • Extra food and drinks not included in tour
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off


Duration
3 hours

Return Details
George, 75 Borough High St, London SE1 1NH, UK


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