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Gourmet Safaris

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 8969 6555
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The perfect date for discerning foodies

Loved our French food tour with Alex. We loved his rich knowledge of food history, cooking... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Italian Classics Safari on a sunny Saturday

Three of us headed out bright and early to meet our wonderful guide Nino at Central Station, to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
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“walking tour” (11 reviews)
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 8969 6555

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our French food tour with Alex. We loved his rich knowledge of food history, cooking techniques and all things Sydney food. As with all tours, you get the best out of it if you fully engage and Alex was very able to answer all...More

1  Thank Julesgoesglobal
Maeve O, Owner at Gourmet Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for this glowing review Jules! We love highlighting the culinary gold on our doorstep...and we love the food focussed conversations when a group of like-minded people set out on an adventure. Alex is a terrifc guide - and has such a great knowledge of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three of us headed out bright and early to meet our wonderful guide Nino at Central Station, to embark on a journey of all things Italian. After starting off with a smooth short black with Aldo & Mina at Di Lorenzo coffee we headed out...More

1  Thank Albie_Three
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a great day. As a solo traveller I needn't have worried that I might have been lonely. Nino our guide and all the other lovely patrons on the day were a happy group. We ate spectacular cake, sampled cheeses from all over the...More

1  Thank vanvin27
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

4 of us decided to do a food Safari in our home city to be able to eat and learn more about Turkish food, and to experience an area and its people, we had never been to before. When we travel overseas we will often...More

Thank HJP1972
Reviewed 16 July 2017

On Saturday some friends and I joined a group of like minded foodies for a Turkish walking Tour of Auburn with the Maeve OMara Gourmet Safari tour I hadn't been on one of these walking tours for a few years and it was great to...More

1  Thank cls556
Maeve O, Owner at Gourmet Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

WE love reading glowing reviews like yours. Its so satisfying hearing your appreciation of the Aladdin's Cave of ingredients and foods available in Auburn... the day really made by our two Turkish guides Ulku and Songul who share their cuisine and culture...great to hear you...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017

Sunny Sydney in May, with Maeve and Anton and Pete the bus driver. A great day started with coffee, bikkies and breads at Pioik, The off to Vics meats a smoking and BBQ sensation, a mini Barbecue expo with Nick. A crazy lunch with Ben...More

Thank Greg T
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful hosts Maeve and Anton took us to meet a wide range of fire specialists from across Sydney on their fire themed food safari. The company has excellent connections with top food specialists across the city for all the tour themes I've participated in so...More

Thank NatiaE
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

What a great experience, we hoped on our bus at 0830 went for coffee and cake , then off to a Hungarian Patisserie followed by a Russian deli. We then proceeded out to a croatian small goods outlet we bought some fabulous meats off ivan....More

Thank zemackie
Maeve O, Owner at Gourmet Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Our European Safari taps into so many family businesses who create delicious food from their many backgrounds... every day we say 'Thank God they came!' Such a terrific way to spend a day exploring your own city. Thanks for this great review @zemackie

Reviewed 20 May 2017

I have just done the walking Turkish Tour of Auburn...wow! what an experience! Ulku and Songul are the most delightful guides, so friendly, knowledgeable, passionate about food and went out of their way to ensure that everyone in the group was included. This wasn't just...More

Thank Lynne1955_11
Reviewed 19 March 2017

What a wonderful day we had touring the streets of Auburn with our fantastic guide, Ulku, tasting the delights of Turkish cuisine, learning about Turkish culture and listening to the fascinating and inspirational stories of the family businesses we visited. This is an experience of...More

Thank Kim F
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