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Tastes of Soho Afternoon Food and Cultural Walking Tour in London

  • 3.5-hour afternoon food and culture walking tour of London’s Soho quarter
  • Learn about Soho’s history and international food scene from an expert local guide
  • Enjoy up to 10 tastings of world cuisines from places as diverse as Japan, Mexico and China
Tastes of Soho Afternoon Food and Cultural Walking Tour in London
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Tastes of Soho Afternoon Food and Cultural Walking Tour in London
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Get a flavor of the cosmopolitan cuisines and culture of Soho, one of London’s trendiest neighborhoods, on this 3.5-hour afternoon walking tour. With an expert local guide, stroll around this buzzing area, whose multicultural roots have spawned a profusion of world food eateries and outlets. Learn about Soho’s colorful past and folklore, and enjoy up to 10 delicious international food tastings. Sample creations like 'dim sum' (steamed dumplings) in China Town, Japanese sushi and enticing Mexican tacos alongside other tempting morsels. Numbers are limited to 12 people, ensuring an intimate atmosphere.
What to Expect
Join up with your food-loving guide in central Soho in the afternoon, and set out on your 3.5-hour walking tour of this charming and historical neighborhood.
A honeycomb of roads tucked behind some of London’s most famous shopping streets, this buzzing district is packed with eateries, cafés, pubs and other outlets that offer an incredible fusion of international cuisine, from Chinese and Mexican to Japanese, Italian and classic British.
Learn how this culinary melting pot has its roots in the late 18th century, when immigrant communities moved in to find cheap housing. The district became known as London’s ‘French Quarter,’ and as the newcomers opened up cheap eating houses, it became the ‘in’ place to eat for the capital’s intellectuals, writers and artists.
As you explore, enjoy up to six food stops at places popular with the locals. Get insider tips from your guide on avoiding the tourist traps, and develop a great, first-hand feel of the real, everyday Soho — the one that’s not always immediately obvious.
Stop at various food outlets, including a historic, tucked-away foodie courtyard, and taste different world foods. Samples and stops on each tour vary according to availability, but expect to taste dishes such as dim sum in Chinatown, scrumptious Mexican tacos and Japanese seaweed-rolled sushi.
Chat to the vendors about their creations as you eat, and in between stops, soak up the vibrant, villagey atmosphere. Hear stories about Soho’s fascinating history and the famous figures, including writers, artists and poets, who have shaped its culture and folklore.
Your 3.5-hour tour finishes in Soho in the late afternoon, when your guide bids you goodbye.
Reviews (8)
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile
International blast!

Today my husband and another dear couple of ours went on the International Tour of Soho. We LOVED it! Our guide James was not only entertaining and informative but helpful on some special requests. He definitely went above and beyond of other guides I’ve had....More

Thank avidtraveler5668
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile
Great Food Tour!

James was our tour guide and he was amazing! We were only in London for one day and this was the perfect introduction into some of the culture and foods London has to offer. We loved that he told us about the various murals and...More

Thank Cosmopolitan587269
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile
Amazing Food Tour

We had an amazing time on the food tour. Our guide Sarah was extremely knowledgable and passionate about the area and the food we were trying. All the food we tried was amazing and we will definitely be going back to the restaurants. The time...More

Thank travellingmum100
Reviewed 31 May 2018
Best Food tour in London

I have done food tours all over the world but I can't say that I have ever done a better one. Sara was personable and one of the best at what she does. This isn't a generic tour it's a tour of fabulous places with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ShaneF223
Reviewed 19 May 2018
Best part of our trip to London!

Our tour guide James was an absolute delight. He had an unbelievable knowledge of the restaurants we visited as well London's overall history. Would highly recommend to anyone who's visiting London for the first time.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AugustErickson
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Response from Rebecca H | Reviewed this property |
We met our tour guide in the middle of Golden Square. We just took the tube and walked to the square.