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“turkish food”(8 reviews)
“walking tour”(11 reviews)
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Hadn't been to Auburn in over 25 years. It has changed from a boring small suburban shopping area to a vibrant, thriving, food hub. Turkish food predominates but there is Afghan, Chinese and others all mixed in. Our 2 guides met us in a local...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nick P
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Had lots of new food and cultural experiences. We were treated like we were family at all of the places we visited, this included turkish bread bakery and sweets, Afghani food and kebabs cooked on an open fire. We were able to sample food and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank suedocherty56
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Went on the turkish walking safari to celebrate on of my sisters birthdays. We met up @ 9.30 finished with lunch around 2.30pm The guide for this tour was Ulki Gani who is a local to the Auburn area so she was able to introduce...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dioshannessy
Reviewed 23 September 2018

For lovers and explorers of food and culture (or even if you are just curious) this is a fantastic way to spend a day, especially when your guide is the knowledgeable, helpful, warm, welcoming and fun Nino. He and driver Peter took us on a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

We did the Korean walking safari of Eastwood today with the wonderful Heather Jeong - one of the nicest people you could ever meet. Heather was incredibly knowledgeable about Korean cuisine. The day started with a cooking demo from Heather folllowed by a tour if...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Craig B
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Don’t you love it when your children give you what you want for Chrismas. We got to go on the Turkish gourmet food safari at Auburn, Sydney and we weren’t disappointed. Our two wonderful guides were excited about their food, their suburb and their culture...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Cateduffy
Maeve O, Owner at Gourmet Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Oh happy day...those are the reviews we love to read on a Monday after one of our carefully crafted Gourmet safaris tours into the exotic food villages on our doorstep. Cate - hope you can get the same present every year!

Reviewed 28 March 2018

A novice to Lebanese cuisine and food tours in general, I booked the safari not really knowing what to expect (though it was always high on my list of "most looking forward to" things to do in Sydney). My only regret is that it has...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank MiMi_Nick
Maeve O, Owner at Gourmet Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

What a delight to read your response to the jewel of a suburb that is Punchbowl. Each of our safaris is a cleverly curated series of tastes and an introduction to often new ingredients and recipes. Each safari is led by a guide who is...More

Reviewed 25 March 2018

The Victorian High Country Tour is a marvellous experience. Beautiful countryside, delicious meals, outstanding wines, and all superbly organised. The highlights are meeting the food and wine producers on their properties. Warmest thanks to Maeve, Peter, Suzy and Franca for an unforgettable week. Bellissimo!!!More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Charles G
Maeve O, Owner at Gourmet Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Isn't it fascinating how much of Italy you can find when you start exploring parts of Australia! We are blessed so many people from all over Italy came to our country and brought their skills and passion for food and wine ... not to mention...More

Reviewed 24 March 2018

Just completed an Italian Gourmet Safari to the Victorian High Country. A wonderful experience to meet and sample locally produced food and wine from hard working genuine people who are passionate about their produce. If you're a foodie, you must do this trip. Heartfelt thanks...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Michelle M
Maeve O, Owner at Gourmet Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Its wonderful to organise a perfect week that we know will be a feast of tastes and experiences...but what really MAKES these safaris is the joy that guests get from them and share with our various hosts. Thats the gold...and what keeps us striving to...More

Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

I can highly recommend the 6 day tour of the Victorian Highlands with beautiful food, great wineries, visits to farms and food producers and to local families generously showing and sharing their way of life, food and recipes. The tour has an Italian theme, but...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Maeve O, Owner at Gourmet Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

Our Italian High Country Safari is indeed full of some the best good and wine experiences in the country. Thank you for this brilliant review of our perfect week .. and you’re right - it’s the generosity of the people that shines and makes this...More

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