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Auckland's number one food tour experience. A fun and flavour filled insight into the excellent cuisine, markets, restaurants and producers Auckland has to offer. The Big Foody Food Tours have an excellent choice of tours to give you the ultimate...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Auckland Central, Auckland 0629, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our morning eating our way through Auckland with Elle was one of our favorite highlights during our visit to New Zealand. Every stop we made introduced us to a new side of Auckland's vibrant food scene and helped us to connect to the people and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I booked the Tastebud Tour in Auckland when our cruise ship stopped there. Being big foodies, we were both super excited for this tour. Elle did not disappoint. From contacting us early in the morning to confirm pick up location and send...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank flexwong
TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was so lovely to meet you both and spend the day with you! I'm so delighted you enjoyed the tour and I can't wait to show you more next time you come back! Have an amazing Christmas! Big Hugs Elle

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great way to experience a tiny fraction of the food culture of Auckland. The owner Elle was incredibly easy to communicate with. Our guide Colleen was a delight. She picked us at our location and then shuttled us around to behind the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank alanlP3589QE
TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much! Colleen rocks and I'm so glad you all had such a fun day out! We'd love to see you all again in the future or in Oregon! Big hugs to you all Elle and Colleen

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent the morning with the gorgeous Colleen, who took me on the walking Queen Street Foody Tour. It was amazing!!!!!! I've been to Auckland quite a few times and knew a few good local spots but was stunned to find some fabulous foody spots...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kate B
TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much Kate! I'm so glad we went out with you. It's a glorious city and we're delighted to show it off. We look forward to seeing you again. Best wishes Elle and Colleen

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ellle made this tour a vibrant, energetic and enjoyable experience :). Whilst it didn’t feel that we had a great number of stops we did try a range of truly delicious foods. Minor downside is that I basically wanted to stuff my face with everything...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AlistairR613
TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Well it is a face stuffing kinda tour! Thanks so much. It was a great fun tour and I'm delighted your enjoyed it. Enjoy the rest of your time in NZ. Big Hugs Elle

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Wow!! What a fun afternoon!! The variety (and amount!) of beers was fantastic, the places we went were great but the highlight by far was our guide ,Chris!!! He is so personable, knowledgeable and just plain FUN! We felt like we had met a new...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Thanks Beth! Chris had such a great time and I'm so delighted you loved the tour. It's a great way to see the city and check out some amazing beer! Thank you for your kind words. I'll definitely pass it this onto Chris! Best wishes...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Colleen was entertaining, extremely knowledgeable, and organized. I was really looking forward to this food tasting tour, and the experienced far exceeded my wildest expectations. We learned about coffee, cheese, native New Zealand syrups, oils, spreads, chocolate, fish (including fish auctions), even vegan food. When...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MaryAnne B
TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Wow! Thank you so much! Your feedback was delightful to read and huge thanks for telling the hotel! Colleen is a gem and we're lucky to have her! I hope you have a fabulous time in New Zealand and happy eating! Cheers Elle and Collen

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I had an amazing time with the wonderful Colleen, tasting my way around Auckland city. The food was amazing, Colleen’s local experience and knowledge was invaluable, even finding some local delicacies I never would have considered, and she’s so wonderful, happy and bubbly, a real...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lindsay G
TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thanks Lindsay. I'm so pleased it all worked out. Please stay in touch and if you're in Auckland again do let us know. Best wishes and Big Hugs Elle and Colleen

Reviewed 30 September 2018

This tour was better than I expected. We were on holiday and decided to do this tour. I wished I had booked more tours with her during this entire trip. We got to taste coffee, chocolate, cheese and our tour guide was Elle. Elle was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you so much!!!! It was such a great morning. Thanks so being so much fun! I hope you had a great rest of the holiday and make sure you come back and see us! If you're in Portland, ORE, go and meet Laura and...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

The tastebud tour was fantastic. We visited several locations, tried coffee, cheese, vegan “meat” pie, amazing ice cream and also shared a seafood platter which was delicious. Colleen was our guide and did a marvellous job. Can highly recommend this tour

Date of experience: September 2018
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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely feedback.I'm delighted you enjoyed your tour with Colleen so much. She is a legend! Happy Travels and Big Hugs. Elle and Colleen

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