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The V.I.B (Very Independent Brighton) Walking Food Tour provided by Brighton Food Tours

The V.I.B (Very Independent Brighton) Walking Food Tour

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  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 17/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from The V.I.B (Very Independent Brighton) Walking Food Tour
Reduced group sizes from 10 to 6 pax. Tour mostly outside - pls bring own face mask to legally enter shops. If you have symptoms, do not attend. We will transfer your booking to another date. There are no sharing samples between households & guides will work hard to maintain social distancing.
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Updated 17/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Join our award-winning, signature V.I.B Food Tour to get down and dirty with some of Brighton’s best independent food producers and street-food vendors. Over approx. 3 hours and 7 stops, The V.I.B (Very Independent Brighton) Tour takes you on a magical mystery tour of some of the best foodie hotspots that quirky, independent Brighton has to offer. Hear the stories, passions and politics behind the food and, best of all, try lots of tasty samples... You might visit off-the-beaten-track street food stalls, hear about sustainable food systems, meet food industry revolutionaries, re-live old-school seaside Brighton… and a whole lot more. Suitable for omnivores, vegetarians and vegans - please let us know of any dietary requests Also available as a private tour (min. 8 people) - Please contact our Customer care team
Important Information
Departure Point
St. Bartholomew’s Church, Ann St, Brighton BN1 4GP, UK
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All food tastings are included along the way, equivalent to a light meal
  • Local guide
  • Exclusive discounts at participating establishments (should you wish to purchase anything)
Exclusions
  • You may like to bring a bottle of water with you
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Additional Info
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Let us know your accessibility requirements when making your booking enquiry and we’ll do our best to ensure the tour is suitable: hello@brightonfoodtours.com
  • Our tours are not suitable for children under 10 year olds and have been designed with adults in mind. Please let us know when booking if your group includes children: hello@brightonfoodtours.com
  • A few of our route stops have seating, but you’re not guaranteed a seat. You can expect to be standing or walking for the whole tour.
  • The tour is a total of approx 2.5 miles – broken up into about 6-7 stops – at a leisurely pace.
  • Our tours go ahead in all weathers so be sure to come prepared for all eventualities. Umbrellas don't really work in Brighton (it can get very windy!) so if it’s wet we recommend waterproof coats with hoods etc.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Simon T wrote a review 10 Oct.
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Finding out about all the areas and hidden gems in Brighton was a revelation. Thanks to Ashley for his knowledge.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Catriona L, Owner at The V.I.B (Very Independent Brighton) Walking Food Tour
Responded 6 days ago
Thanks for the review Simon. We have sooooo much here to be proud of. So pleased you enjoyed it.
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Rose-Ellen T wrote a review 3 Oct.
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Ashley was an amazing tour guide and the food was delicious. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Catriona L, Owner at The V.I.B (Very Independent Brighton) Walking Food Tour
Responded 2 weeks ago
So pleased you enjoyed it! Thanks for taking the time to review us. 👍
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Georgia W wrote a review Sep. 2020
Elsenham, United Kingdom4 contributions
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Booked onto the VIB food tour with my family and had the best time! Claire, our tour guide was fabulous! So much knowledge, and a great sense of humour which made it so much fun. Everywhere we stopped the food was delish and we got some wine too! One thing to add- some of our
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Response from Catriona L, Owner at The V.I.B (Very Independent Brighton) Walking Food Tour
Responded 14 Sep. 2020
Oh a win, win tour! So pleased we gave you a great tour. Claire is fantastic and we are proud to have her on our team. Come back again as we have so much more to show you!
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Will wrote a review Sep. 2020
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Highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Brighton! Especially anyone unsure of where to go out to eat. We'd been exploring Brighton for a few days already and this tour showed us the fantastic places that we'd missed. Not only do you get a lot of tasty food along the way,
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Catriona L, Owner at The V.I.B (Very Independent Brighton) Walking Food Tour
Responded 14 Sep. 2020
Thanks for your kind words and we really do hope you come back and visit all those establishments. They all need your support. We also really, really appreciate your kind words on how we have adapted to the se challenging times. Thanks again!
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Chris G wrote a review Sep. 2020
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Ashley was our walking tour guide. Gregarious and interesting throughout. Was a fantastic blend of food tasters (think ‘tapas with a good walk’!). Was really special to see some of Brighton’s independents and to see And hear their passion for what they do. Learnt a little about
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Catriona L, Owner at The V.I.B (Very Independent Brighton) Walking Food Tour
Responded 14 Sep. 2020
Hi Chris, Thanks for the great review. We aim to please! Ashley is fab guide and I do hope you get to go to some of the other places that were recommended to you. Cat
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Fab Food Tour - it’s a must!
As there were six of us we had our own private tour and visited eight different places. Hummus, falafel & pitta was
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An absolute must when in Brighton
Going on a BTN Food Tour feels like being shown around town by a friend who knows all of the best spots and happens
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lukehM7206IR
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Great fun!
Booked a private tour as part of a stag-do and had a great time. Loads of fantastic food and drink, and our guides
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MrsWalletshaker
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Absolutely Nr1 "Must do" when in Brighton
Going along with Brighton Food Tours is definitely the 1 thing you must do when in Brighton. Exploring the city thr
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N1962COlaurad
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Brilliant wine tour, paired with delicious snacks from Brighton surprises!
I really enjoyed the Wine Rebellion tour, it was friendly, informative, relaxed and a fantastic way to spend an aft
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Pete D
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VIB Food Tour
What a fantastic tour! Our guide Ashley was very enthusiastic and knowledgable. We had some great little tastes and
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ds436
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Kemptown tour
I'd already been on the Brighton Food Tour and really liked it so I thought I'd check out the new Kemptown version
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Brighton food tours
The guide was great fantastic and lots of local knowledge which was brilliant. The food we had was wonderful - (alt
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Caroline B
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Brighton Food and Drink Walking Tour
What a brilliant way to spend an afternoon with friends in Brighton. Not living very far away I didn’t expect to vi
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731clairef
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A Great Day Out with Friends
We booked a private food tour and having all lived in and around Brighton for many years asked that we were taken t
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aniwatson
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Octoberbest Special Food & Drink Tour
Excellent - highly recommended. A really good insight into some of Brighton's best restaurants whose hospitality,
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lisahU6320SG
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Amazing Tour With Delicious Food!
I had a lovely afternoon on this tour and I can't recommend it enough. I learnt a lot about Brighton that I hadn't
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Gillian N
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Highly recommended!
Great tour of independent food outlets off the beaten track with lots of tastings and interesting information. We
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Debnet
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Fantastic food tour
This was a great tour which took us to parts of Brighton we would not have found without it. A very diverse range
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AnnaBbad78
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A thoroughly interesting and enjoyable afternoon.
We used to live in central Brighton so knew a few of the establishments already but that didn't take anything away
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  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English
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